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Storm buries Mass. with snow, flooding

A worse-than-expected storm brought flooding to coastal communities and as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas.

Menino defends decision to open schools during storm

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino said officials received conflicting forecasts.

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// Storm scenes

Flooding in Marshfield and Scituate, a toppled house on Plum Island, and more photos from the snowstorm.

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// Snowfall totals

See how much snow the massive storm dumped in your area.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Ideas

How to make stress work in your favor

New research suggests it can be invigorating — if that’s what you expect.

A baby zebra named Nemo, born on Feb. 9 at the Franklin Park Zoo during the blizzard named Nemo, appeared outdoors for the first time on March 5.

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Globe photos of the week

A baby zebra at the Franklin Park Zoo, a statue with a facelift at the Museum of Fine Arts, and more of the week’s best images.


Charter school results too good to ignore

This state’s charter school results have become too compelling for policymakers truly concerned about education to ignore.

Statue of the ancient Greek philosopher and teacher Socrates.

Opinion | Cathy Young

In defense of ‘dead white males’

The West is attacked as uniquely oppressive even though it has gained unprecedented rights and freedoms for women, for gays and lesbians, and for individuals in general.

Rajon Rondo was lost for the season to a knee injury.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Bob Ryan

The Rajon Rondo conundrum

The Celtics have played much better since Rondo went down to injury. Could it be that having him dominate the ball in search of assists was not best for the team?


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“People who wrote us off didn’t know really who we are,” Garnett said of the Celtics.

Retooled Celtics are very much alive

The Celtics loom as a playoff dark horse, much to the chagrin of their detractors and their Eastern Conference rivals.


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BLO music director David Angus will be joined by Caroline Worra, John Tessier, Emily Hindrichs, and Sarah Coburn for performances in the upcoming season.

Boston Lyric Opera announces new season

The 2013-14 season will feature new productions of four operas: Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” Bellini’s “I Puritani,” and Jack Beeson’s “Lizzie Borden.”

Globe Insiders

Editorial Event | March 20

// Insider videography session

Get tips on shooting video from award-winning Globe videographer Darren Durlach.