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N.H. voters drawn to big, bold ideas — probably

Four dozen interviews across the state over the weekend revealed an electorate still casting about, torn between candidates saying what they yearn to hear and candidates they might have voted for before the rupturing force of this election.

UMass Dartmouth launches campaign to deter heroin use

After two apparent heroin overdoses, one fatal, the university is launching a campaign to educate the campus about the dangers of the drug.

Citizen’s Bank robbed in Chelmsford Stop & Shop

The incident took place Sunday as customers were shopping for Super Bowl snacks.

Mayor Walsh’s full statement on Monday’s snowstorm

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh issued the following statement Sunday evening about a snowstorm forecast for Monday.

Boston schools to close Monday due to winter storm

The announcement comes as the region braces for a winter storm that is expected to arrive in Massachusetts as early as midnight.

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Governor Charlie Baker (right) praised Chris Christie Saturday for his work fighting the opioid epidemic.

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Thousands pack into weekend campaign events in N.H.

State officials say the primary will probably generate a record number of voters Tuesday.

// For N.H. primary tourists, campaign is a political party

They come from the ends of the country — and the world — to experience it.

Yvonne Abraham

// Open hatred surfaces in New Hampshire

It’s a lousy time to be an American Muslim, and it’s especially lousy in New Hampshire.

Falling tree limbs claim two lives in Canton

Thomas Gunning, 48, and Kaleigh Kenyon, 6, died after they were hit by falling limbs in separate incidences.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.


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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.