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Matt Roberts (right) and his wife, Vicky, along with their daughter Guenevere, and dog Lucas at their renovated home in Essex. The Roberts house burned down after they bought it but before they moved in.

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Matt Roberts and his wife, Vicky, along with their daughter, Guenevere, and dog, Lucas, at their renovated home in Essex. The Roberts house burned down after they bought it but before they moved in.

What to do when disaster strikes your home

Three families share what you need to know when a fire, tornado, or flooding strikes. By Kara Baskin

Home of the Week

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wiggs_Home_l279470.jpg North End condo feels like boutique hotel

The living room is splashed with sunlight from a long bank of windows that look out on Charter Street.

Feds investigate safety of Lumber Liquidators flooring

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it is investigating Lumber Liquidators Chinese-made laminate flooring.

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Mention Sturbridge and many New Englanders recall watching costumed settlers on a school field trip to Old Sturbridge Village. But there’s more to the town than that.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/032215LLLbennetts.jpg What your money buys in Sturbridge

A sampling of homes for sale in Sturbridge includes a 2,200-square-foot waterfront contemporary.

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On the fence about whether to get your license? Get a taste of the test with this sampling of prep questions.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/01/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Home_exterior.jpg Hardy Northerner gets cold feet about winter

I actually remember the Blizzard of ’78 as something of a fun event. The Blizzard of 2015 has been anything but jolly.

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Top-notch advice on chimney caps, crows

Rob Robillard answers your questions about leaks, chips, cracks, tools, and more.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.

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Recent transactions: city

A collection of homes for sale in Allston, Charlestown, Roslindale, and more.

Recent transactions: north

A collection of homes for sale in Lynnfield, Medford, Tewksbury, and more.

Recent transactions: west

A collection of homes for sale in Acton, Boxboro, Shrewsbury, and more.

Recent transactions: south

A collection of homes for sale in Canton, Hingham, Kingston, and more.

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Location, location, location

Sturbridge Common.

location, locaiton, location

What is it like to live in Sturbridge?

Mention Sturbridge and many New Englanders recall watching costumed settlers on a school field trip to Old Sturbridge Village. But there’s more to the town than that.

Room to love

room to love

Designing a three-season porch that enhances the view

A three-season porch in West Newton Hill was designed to bring the outside in, rather than having the space compete with the natural world.