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Two upcoming storms to drop up to 6 inches of snow each

The storms are expected to hit after midnight Thursday into Friday and Sunday into Monday.

97-year-old Yarmouth man found dead near exhaust vent outside home

A 97-year-old Yarmouth man was found dead in deep snow outside his home Wednesday evening, police said.

Two Boston men arrested for shooting in MBTA Forest Hills station that wounded two bystanders, Transit Police say

Two 18 year-old men are due in West Roxbury Municipal Court Thursday to face charges stemming from a shooting at the Forest Hills MBTA train station that wounded two innocent bystanders, one of whom was critically injured, official said.

Images, reports on Red Line evacuation

The evacuation took place around 7:20 a.m. and caused severe delays on the MBTA line.

Dartmouth to ban hard alcohol, forbid Greek life pledging

The school will also roll out a mandatory sexual violence prevention program as part of a slew of policy changes.

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Hudson wins Mass. snowfall jackpot

The Blizzard of 2015 and 36 inches of snow brought this small community a state championship.

Nick Flores (left) got help from his friends Moses Vasquez (middle) and Angel Rentas to clear the snow around his sister-in-law’s bakery in the Lower Mills section of Dorchester.

Resourceful Bostonians rise to a ritual challenge

Many of the city’s residents spent the day bent over, shovel in hand.

Artist Robert Guillemin, aka

Yvonne Abraham

Remembering social activist Sidewalk Sam

Bob Guillemin came to prominence at a time when a broken city desperately needed more magic.

Current restrictions require that House Speaker Robert DeLeo step down in 2017.

In reversal, Robert DeLeo opposes term limit

The House speaker successfully championed the limit on his post in 2009.

Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the June 2013 death of Odin L. Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial starts Thursday

It appears Hernandez’s lawyers are poised to blame Odin Lloyd’s death on a drug-impaired friend.

Aaron Hernandez on trial



The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

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.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Data desk

//[1].jpg A sampling of what gets produced in New England every day

Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.