Heavy snow, strong winds batter Mass.

A mixture of powerful, gusting winds, relentless snow, and rising tides triggered a virtual shutdown of the state.

A plow cleared a street in Lexington early Tuesday morning.

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A plow cleared a street in Lexington early Tuesday morning.

High winds whipped up snow during high tide on Plum Island.

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High winds whipped up snow during high tide on Plum Island.

Heavy plows were at work in Coolidge Corner in Brookline Monday night.

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Heavy plows were at work in Coolidge Corner in Brookline Monday night.

Fish pier in Chatham was flooded at high tide early Tuesday.

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Fish pier in Chatham was flooded at high tide early Tuesday.

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Henrique Freitas and Goustavo Gonzalez shoveled snow in Coolidge Corner.

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An MBTA employee worked to keep Green Line tracks clear in Brookline.

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A pedestrian walked through Harvard Square as snow fell.

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Snow blew across a parking lot in Plymouth.

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Plows waited near the Allston toll booths.

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A man walked down Becket Street in Dorchester.

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Employees set up cots at Beth Israel Deaconess for hospital staff members.

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A pedestrian walked in Boston Common.

As darkness set in, a tractor worked on Nantasket Beach in Hull.

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As darkness set in, a tractor worked on Nantasket Beach in Hull.

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Terminal C at Logan was almost empty Monday.

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David O’Neil walked his dog Callie on Conant Road in Lincoln.

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Keep track of power outages throughout the state.

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How much snow has been dumped on your area? See a map of snowfall totals.

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Dispatches from the storm

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KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-7938.jpg Blizzards can seem like the end of the world

These storms are like roller coasters: they’re only fun if they scare the bejeebers out of you.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/turner012615METROblizzardbrookline100-4000--90x90.jpg For small businesses, storm’s punch can be especially painful

Losing a day’s worth of sales or a valuable customer because of the weather can have a painful impact.

Pedestrians gather in Times Square following road closures in New York.

Millions in path of fierce storm

While the storm failed to live up to predictions in some areas, eastern Long Island north through Maine were expected to fare the worst.

New England Patriots fan Anthony Monaco waited in line for his flight to Phoenix.

Phoenix-bound jet soars past guilt to Super Bowl

One of the last Super Bowl-bound non-stops before the blizzard hit left Logan Airport as planned Monday afternoon.

NFL playoffs

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kraft%20obf%20488--90x90.jpg Robert Kraft wants apology from NFL if team is exonerated

“I want to make it clear that I believe unconditionally that the New England Patriots have done nothing inappropriate,” Kraft said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/461782662-6887.jpg NFL eyes Patriots’ locker room attendant in probe, report says

The attendant had access to the Patriots’ game footballs after the officials inspected them, Fox Sports reported.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-6926.jpg This time, it’s the Patriots against the world

Around here, fans believe Bill Belichick gave the Patriots their swagger back; everywhere else, the view is harsher.

Mosi Tatupu’s brain showed evidence that the former Patriot had chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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Hard hits led to devastating illness for ex-Patriot

The family of former Patriots fan favorite Mosi Tatupu is sharing for the first time the player’s odyssey with CTE.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

Healey opposes deal with Partners HealthCare

Attorney General Maura Healey said she’ll file an antitrust suit if a state judge rejects the pact Partners signed with Martha Coakley.

Opinion

Steven Pinker

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We must have the reasons at our fingertips when this right is called into question.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Yemen

The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week following a rebel takeover of the country.

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