Up to 8 inches of snow now expected in some areas

Forecasters said road conditions will rapidly deteriorate through early this evening, affecting the evening rush hour.

Snow totals in Massachusetts and the Northeast

Up to 8 inches of snow is expected in some places in Massachusetts.

Midwood, a New York development company, released plans for its 59-story tower in Downtown Crossing, the second tower that would be built in that part of the city. (Adrian Smith +  Gordon Gill)

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

Another huge tower could be coming to Downtown Crossing

New York-based developer Midwood released images of a 683-foot tower it would build at Washington and Bromfield streets.

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Parade organizers said that they had learned of ?intolerant? comments made by Woburn Police Officer Anthony Imperioso.

Dozens protest GE event downtown

The demonstrators voiced their objections to the grants and tax relief that have been pledged to the company.

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The Boston public school system will be the biggest beneficiary, receiving $25 million over five years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_development6_biz.jpg Mayor Walsh backs raising minimum wage from $10 to $15

The move could anger some business interests, and the mayor?s stance appears to be at odds with key Beacon Hill leaders.

Harvard, MIT defend tax-exempt status for their endowments

The move comes as lawmakers are looking into the escalating cost of tuition and the resulting debt loads burdening graduates.

A portrait of Omowunmi Martins is part of Mary Beth Meehan?s installation ?SeenUnseen? in Providence.

Lisa Hornak for The Boston Globe

Urban art installation helps Providence see the big picture

It?s hard for a passerby not to get drawn in.

Shirley Leung

Gay Talese explains his comments on lack of female role models

The legendary journalist told a BU audience filled with women writers that female scribes of his generation did not inspire him.


The power of sorry

The power of acknowledgement was immeasurable for a woman who never gave up on her Catholic faith.

Opening Day | Tuesday at 1:10 p.m.

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Inclement weather in Cleveland has forced Monday?s game to be pushed to Tuesday.

Alex Speier

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Five years later, nearly a quarter of the team?s Opening Day roster is composed of players signed that draft season.

Alex Speier

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As he begins his final season, it?s worth revisiting how it came to be that Ortiz landed in Boston.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff


Mid-century modern house gets 21st-century update, addition

Mid-century modern home underwent significant renovation that added a master suite with views of the woods.

ty burr

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Will Screening Room revolutionize moviegoing? Some bigshots like the idea, while other Hollywood names aren?t happy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_suzanne_wedel.jpg Dr. Suzanne Wedel, Boston MedFlight CEO, dies at 60

Dr. Wedel led the nonprofit through a quarter century of expansion.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/5af8aecfcfe14f12b8ce16d5c2200cc5-71a1ae8b723c42849d4419bf05ebbac2-1.jpg The GOP?s lose-lose situation this summer

Republicans, scrambling to figure out how to best organize the national convention, are discovering there might not be a best ? or any good way ? to do this.

The Big Picture

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

2016 World Figure Skating Championships

Boston hosted the prestigious World Figure Skating Championships for the first time, bringing the top skaters from around the world to TD Garden.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Geoghan[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/31/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner_new-5907.jpg Making movies the ?Moneyball? way

The Boston office of Legendary Entertainment crunches ?big data? to help the film studio make key decisions, from casting to marketing.


John Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen-1570.jpg A guide to decoding Catholic reaction to Pope Francis

Pope Francis is massively popular around the world, but somewhat divisive inside the church itself.

Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/DNEsensation.jpg Circular Sensation

In the latest issue of Design New England, a one-of-a-kind design combines aesthetics and functionality for harmonious living.