Brunt of snowfall in Boston likely to happen overnight

Boston, MA- 3/7/2018 - Rudy Hersh (cq) takes his dogs for their nightly walk as snow swirls around the Bunker Hill Monument during a snowstorm (Bill Greene/Globe staff

Bill Greene/Globe Staff

The latest forecasts call for up to 8 inches of snow in Boston, with precipitation continuing possibly to 8 a.m. Thursday, potentially slowing the morning commute.

// Snowfall totals from around the region

How much snow has fallen in your area amid the nor?easter? Here?s a look, according to the National Weather Service.

Boston, Ma., 03/01/18, Causeway Street flooded and was closed down, but pedestrians still struggled to walk through it. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Newly found documents show that recent storms were historically strong

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

// Coastal communities scramble amid second nor?easter in a week

Coastal communities in Massachusetts on Wednesday were feverishly at work preparing for the second major nor?easter in less than a week.

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// What to expect as the nor?easter sweeps through Mass.

The storm is on target to wallop much of Southern New England with snow and heavy rain.

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 12: Tight end Martellus Bennett #88 of the New England Patriots walks off the field after a 41-16 win over the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Patriots release tight end Martellus Bennett

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The waves in Boston Harbor quickly rose last Friday amid a nor?easter.

Talking Points

A Boston Harbor sea barrier isn?t crazy talk anymore

After watching chilly seawater lap at downtown doorsteps last weekend, local leaders probably won?t dismiss a giant harbor barrier.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

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Winchester suspect had two dozen encounters with police in 6 years

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

Winchester Public Library.

Chilling 911 calls released in Winchester stabbing

Witnesses to the horrific fatal stabbing last month of 22-year-old Deane Kenny Stryker inside the Winchester Public Library made frantic 911 calls to report the attack and plead for help.

// Allegations of employee mistreatment roil renowned Brookline trauma center

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, a best-selling author whose research has attracted a worldwide following, has been fired following complaints that he bullied and denigrated workers.

// IRS agent indicted in alleged rape, strangulation of 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.

// Teen identifies himself as owner of Airsoft pellet gun found near Somerville school

The 17-year-old said he had thrown the replica weapon out in the trash, police said Wednesday night.

// Head of VA New England retires under pressure

The network of eight hospitals and 48 clinics had come under intense criticism for inadequate care and poor accountability.

// NYPD says it has considerable evidence in Harvey Weinstein rape case

However, it?s up to the district attorney to decide whether to pursue an indictment against the disgraced media mogul.

//,3.3.16(LizaVoll)-5882.jpg Accuser stands by claim against Boston Symphony Orchestra

A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a BSO guest conductor reiterated that an orchestra manager was aware of previous improprieties involving the conductor, despite a BSO denial.


// Florida shooting turned recruiting trip into hours of tension for Nichols officials

They were in the football office with the coach and four players when everything suddenly changed.

Modeling?s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

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