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Rudy Hersh took his dogs for their nightly walk as snow swirls around the Bunker Hill Monument during a snowstorm  oon Wednesday.

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Rising seas made the latest storm surges more potent, and newly discovered records help prove it

Centuries-old records found at MIT and Harvard show that the two recent, massive nor’easters were among the most powerful storms since the 1800s.

Jeffrey Yao is brought into Woburn District Court, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 in Woburn, Mass. Yao is arraigned on murder charges and attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a woman to death and attempting to stab a man to death in the Winchester Public Library. (Faith Ninivaggi/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

Police records on Winchester suspect detail odd, threatening behavior

Winchester police repeatedly brought Jeffrey Yao to the hospital for psychological evaluations before Yao allegedly stabbed a woman to death in the town library.

From left, East Bridgewater's Peri Snow, and Kate Smith defend Madison Park's Francisca Barros-DePina, during their first round game division 3 game, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise)

A 93-7 rout and a host of concerns after a blowout high school girls playoff game

When the buzzer sounded last week, news of East Bridgewater’s runaway win over Madison Park began to ping across the country, eliciting strong negative reaction.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/22mystic205.jpg For charter schools, recently it’s been bad news galore

A stream of unflattering news comes as charter schools are trying to recover from a defeat at the polls in November 2016.

The Boston IRS branch operates out of the JFK Federal Building.

IRS agent indicted on charges of rape and strangulation of summer intern

James Clarke, a special agent in the IRS’s criminal investigations office in Boston, has not been arrested, but rather has been summonsed to appear for arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court.