Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the first winter storm to hit the region, NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, welcoming in the New Year, and the Patriots loss in the AFC Championship game in Denver.
Globe photos of the month, December 2016 - The Boston Globe
Millions of arachnids escape rising floodwaters. Trees cocooned in spiders webs after flooding in Pakistan, 'An unexpected side-effect of the flooding was that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters.
For the first time since a federal judge put a halt to all executions in California in 2006 after ruling the state's death penalty was unconstitutional, reporters were allowed inside San Quentin State Prison.