Boston braces for a blizzard

Workers at Bell’s Cash Market in South Boston stocked milk Thursday for customers picking up storm provisions.

The predicted 2 to 3 feet of snow will be lashed by winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour into drifts as deep as 5 feet, the National Weather Service said.

Many residents remained nonplussed as a blizzard homed in on the Bay State.

With storm looming, Bostonians vow: I’ll shop tomorrow

Mild winters and dire forecasts that went bust have helped produce a plethora of procrastinators who aren’t panicking for emergency storm supplies.

Calle Cronk (center), who spends much of her time undergoing medical tests, enjoyed a recent dance class.

5-year-old Calle Cronk, her family fight rare illness

Calle’s parents have raised $100,000 to support an ambitious clinical trial that aims to cure a disease that has spawned a tumor in her brain.

Kevin Cullen

Whitey Bulger’s wily ways

If I were Whitey, I would think I had immunity, too. Whitey’s problem is the immunity was in his head.

Mass. to lower cap on emissions by power plants

Massachusetts and eight other states are slashing by nearly half the amount of carbon dioxide power plants are allowed to emit.

Boston school chief knew about of investigation of headmaster

Carol R. Johnson has known since November that Queon Jackson was part of a US Secret Service fraud probe, but she took no action because officials swore her office to secrecy.

Mike Eruzione is selling all of his 1980 Olympic memorabilia but his gold medal and his ring to benefit his family and a local charity.

Heritage Auctions via AP

Mike Eruzione is selling his Olympic memories

The captain of the gold medal-winning “Miracle on Ice” team says he’s selling everything but his medal and ring to benefit his family and a local charity.

Kobe Bryant (right) was sitting late, coach Mike D’Antoni (second from left) sparing him the indignity of a blowout.

Christopher L. Gasper

Celtics, Lakers at opposite ends of the court

The two flagship franchises of the NBA share a pedigree and a rivalry, but that’s all they have in common right now.

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From the Archives | Photo Gallery

//[1].jpg The 1940 Valentine’s Day Blizzard

The Boston area was surprised by the Valentine’s Day Blizzard of 1940, which left cars and people stranded overnight, and 31 New Englanders dead.


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“Solomon Enthroned,” a folio from a 16th-century manuscript of the “Shahnama” (“Book of Kings”), from the “In Harmony” exhibit of Islamic art at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

The appeal of the Persianate

The beguiled collection of Islamic art the late Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood donated to Harvard University is on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.