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Videos from the blizzard of 2015

The massive storm dumped nearly three feet of snow in some areas of the state. Here are scenes from the storm and the preparations.

Baby arrives, oblivious to blizzard

This baby apparently didn’t check the weather report. State Police came to the rescue of a woman who was headed to the hospital to give birth Tuesday morning.

Marshfield resident vows to rebuild after high tide damages home

“I’ve rebuilt eight times,” Joe Hackett, who lives near the breached sea wall, said. “This is God’s country, you know.”

2-alarm fire in Worcester displaces 7

A two-alarm fire in Worcester displaced seven people Tuesday, including a pregnant woman, officials said.

Juror names must be included in criminal case files, SJC says

The Supreme Judicial Court cited the longstanding rights of public access to court proceedings in its decision.

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Blizzard brings heavy snow, winds

The state is getting hammered by a mixture of powerful, gusting winds, relentless snow, and rising tides.


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.

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

Years of battering took toll on 1980s Patriots star Mosi Tatupu

Mosi Tatupu, a Patriots fan favorite in the 1980s, underwent a heartbreaking metamorphosis toward the end of his football career. Now, his family knows why.

Bob Guillemin, also known as “Sidewalk Sam,” created chalk and paint artwork in the streets.

Sidewalk Sam dies; he turned streets of Boston into his canvas

Known for decades as “Sidewalk Sam,” Bob Guillemin used chalk and paint to recreate masterpieces on sidewalks.

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.

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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.