Past decade was snowiest 10-year stretch in Boston

Snow-covered cars were seen in South Boston last February.

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A total of 533 inches of snow fell in Boston between the winter of 2005-2006 and the winter of 2014-2015.

// Man shot, killed in Dorchester

Detectives believe the victim, who was shot multiple times, was targeted by his attackers, an official said.

SWAT team members were on the scene in Canton early Tuesday, where a man barricaded himself inside a home on Washington Street.

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Man seriously injured in Canton barricade incident

A man involved in the hours-long incident has ?very serious, life-threatening injuries? that were self-inflicted.

// Where do the millionaires live in Mass.?

The state released its latest report on millionaire residents in each town and city.

//[1]-8884--90x90.jpg Homelessness, addiction also a scourge on Cape

The tourist haven?s problems are jarring against a tableau of beach mansions, sand dunes, and sun-bleached cedar shingles.

// Activision gets mobile with $5.9b bid for Candy Crush maker

The deal combines a console gaming power with King Digital Entertainment, an established player in the mobile gaming field.

Low turnout expected in Boston as voters hit polls

The most significant opponent in the City Council election may be voter apathy.

Egyptian military members approached the wreckage of the crashed passenger jet bound for St. Petersburg on Sunday.

What could have caused the Russian plane crash?

The Metrojet plane broke up just 23 minutes after the Russian-operated jetliner took off from the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Halibut special with clams, chanterelles, and sweet corn.

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Eastern Standard has become a tradition

Eastern Standard is not a four-star restaurant, but so often, stars are beside the point.

// Cambridge?s Chew is a studio, lab, and kitchen

Chef Adam Melonas?s new innovation lab is looking to change the way food companies create snacks, breakfast foods, juices, and more.

// Top IndyCar driver likes what he sees on Boston course

Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 champ, toured the street circuit and shared his views on Boston?s race.

// ?It was crushing,? mayoral aide says of ADHD struggle

After childhood difficulties, Daniel Koh, now the chief of staff for Mayor Walsh, soared academically and professionally,

//[1]-1647--90x90.jpg Newton tackles ?unrelenting? stress of college admissions

School Superintendent David Fleishman hopes a Dec. 2 forum will ?shift the perspective? on success.


Winter Travel

Trendy Tulum, Mexico, has an eco-friendly vibe

A Boston family took its first warm-weather vacation and discovered the pleasure of doing a whole lot of nothing in a Mexican resort town.


// Though homeless, Melvin left his mark in Kenmore

A fixture in the square for more than 30 years, he died of an apparent overdose on Oct. 16.

// Which apps do you use to track the MBTA? Agency wants to know

The agency is launching a survey this week to ask riders which apps they rely on most to track approaching buses and trains.


// Time for Red Sox to move on, replace Clay Buchholz

NoIf he could put together the physical with the mental, you?d have a Cy Young winner. But you can?t wait forever.

// Goat on loose, approached by police, licks cruiser window

Granby police had been called to West Street after a resident reported that the goat attempted to enter a home.

Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

// Paul Ryan?s ?do as I say, not as I do?

The new speaker of the House fought to protect his family time. Too bad he won?t do the same for all Americans.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Who is rooting for Jeb Bush?

Bush is right that Americans love a good comeback story, but only if they see a candidate they can root for.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, October 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including fall colors, presidential candidates, and other events.


// 10 years ago, Mark Zuckerberg said to Harvard, ?I?m not coming back?

Zuckerberg?s was skyrocketing, prompting him to confirm he wouldn?t return to school.


// Amid leaks scandal, new Vatican book exposes greed and waste

?Merchants in the Temple? paints a picture of a bureaucracy entrenched in a culture of mismanagement, waste, and secrecy.