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This day in history

Today is Shrove (preceding Ash Wednesday) Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2016. There are 326 days left in the year.

The New York Rangers posted their first three-game winning streak since November with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden on Monday night.

Walsh asks BRA to rename Marine Industrial Park after Ray Flynn

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is asking the Boston Redevelopment Authority to rename the Marine Industrial Park after one of his predecessors, Raymond L. Flynn, who worked as a union dock worker at the South Boston port before launching his legendary political career.

A N.H. city that’s notably good at picking winners

Since 2000, the results in Laconia have almost perfectly reflected the statewide vote in the primaries for both parties.

Providence says goodbye to colorful ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci

Providence said goodbye on Monday to former Mayor Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking king of one-liners who led the city during a turbulent and troubled six terms.

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A prediction of snowfall totals issued by the National Weather Service early Monday.

National Weather Service

Some parts of area expecting 18 inches of snow

Plymouth County and Cape Cod could see a foot and a half. Eight to 12 inches are forecast in Boston.

// GOP hopefuls build on, recover from Saturday debate

Sunday’s campaign events featured large crowds and candidates who were pointed in their criticism of their rivals.

// Hillary Clinton’s team tries to downplay expectations in N.H.

Even some top Clinton supporters acknowledge that a win Tuesday looks nearly impossible.

// New local FBI chief vows collaborative approach

Harold Shaw, who grew up on the South Shore, took over in October as special agent in charge of the Boston office.

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.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

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.