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Jay Harvey worked to board up the windows of his home on Ocean Street in the Brant Rock neighborhood of Marshfield on Thursday.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Along coast, officials ‘expect to lose homes during this storm’

A powerful storm is expected to lash the state’s coast into the weekend, whipping up high winds and towering waves.

// Trooper involved in shooting has history of racist online posts

The Massachusetts State Police trooper who fired his rifle during a confrontation with bikers and ATV riders on I-93 posted racist and profane comments online.

// Revenue Dept. failed to deliver timely child support payments

Union officials who represent Department of Revenue workers say the issue is greater and has disproportionally affected poor parents.

Police search around a home in West Brookfield, Mass., Thursday, March 1, 2018. Several people have been found dead inside a home in Massachusetts. (Allan Jung/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via AP)

Allan Jung/Worcester Telegram & Gazette via Associated Press

Woman and three children found dead in West Brookfield home

The victims were suffering from “burn type” injuries when their bodies were discovered Thursday, a law enforcement official said.

// Trump keeps talking about opioids, but critics want action

Another day, another discussion panel at the White House focused on an epidemic that experts say needs less talking and more urgent action.

Shirley Leung

// On gun reform, what Washington can’t do, Corporate America can

Corporate America is starting to take a stand on gun control, and now it’s time for more Boston money managers to say something, do something.