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Map shows expected snowfall in upcoming storm

The National Weather Service said part of eastern Mass. could get up to 2 feet of snow.

Oncoming storm could drop 1-2 feet of snow on region

Forecasters say a storm could bring blizzard conditions and 1 to 2 feet of snow in some areas between Monday evening and Tuesday night.

Maine landlord seeking to demolish site of fatal fire

The landlord of a Portland, Maine, apartment building in which six people died in a fire last November wants to tear down the building.

Holbrook car crash seriously injures 2 drivers

The head-on collision in Holbrook left two drivers with serious injuries

FairPoint strike reaches 100 days; talks continue

Workers marked the occasion with events across the region and by expressing hope that the two sides will soon reach an agreement

Kevin Cullen

Nobody comes up roses in latest NFL fiasco

‘Deflategate?’ For the NFL, this is ‘Deflectgate’, an opportunity to pretend it cares more about the integrity of the game than its $45 billion net worth.

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A snow shoveler crosses a street during a winter snowstorm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 24, 2015. Up to 8 inches of snow is expected to fall over parts of the Northeast this weekend, and a wintry mix could make for a messy Monday morning commute in New York, Boston and other cities, the National Weather Service said on Friday. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

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After first significant snowfall, another storm on tap for Monday

After the season’s first serious snowstorm left some areas with 9 inches, meteorologists say another storm is expected Monday evening.

‘Deflategate’ leaves Patriots fans undeterred

Mayor Walsh said the entire brouhaha seems blown out of proportion and expects it won’t keep fans from Monday’s rally.

Kevin Cullen

Nobody comes up roses in latest NFL fiasco

‘Deflategate?’ For the NFL, this is ‘Deflectgate’, an opportunity to pretend it cares more about the integrity of the game than its $45 billion net worth.

Nicole Bollerman’s teaching and generosity gave her third grade class at UP Academy Dorchester many reasons to smile.

Support for Dorchester teacher after ethics concerns over gifts

The teacher donated her essay prize winnings to her charter school and received a check and donations from Ellen DeGeneres.

Yvonne Abraham

Ensuring privacy in the mailbox

For some, the mailings sent out by health insurance companies after a doctor’s visit can be source of embarrassment – or of fear.

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.

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Coverage of Thomas Menino


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