Boston

By - 2/12/17 - 4:13 pm

The city just announced Boston Public Schools are closed on Monday.

For adults, another snow emergency starts at 8 p.m. - so no parking on designated emergency routes (but when it's all over, you get another 48 hours to claim your space, wherever it is you wound up parking).

By - 2/11/17 - 2:43 pm

It's beginning to feel a lot like 2015, only with not quite as much snow (yet): We haven't even gotten through the Sunday/Monday bombogenesis and already the National Weather Service is warning us we could get more snow Wednesday and Thursday. Or as the NWS sums up: Read more.

By - 2/9/17 - 8:36 pm

And you know what that means: Yep, residents can save their shoveled out spaces until 8 a.m. on Sunday - except in the South End, where space savers are banned, banned, banned. Also, parking will be OK on snow-emergency routes at 8:01 a.m.

By - 2/9/17 - 5:56 pm

the MODERN LOVERS "Roadrunner" 1972

Although it's been a while, I've cruised these roads for leisure with the radio on. I bet you have too.

Roadrunner strikes me as a love song although not a typical "boy meets girl" love song but homage to an experience you and your friends value and enjoy, experienced in familiar surroundings.

"Roadrunner" was released in 1972. Can you think of other songs released since that have the same feel no matter the musical genre or for that matter, any piece of art?

By - 2/9/17 - 1:18 pm

Starting shortly after 1 p.m., people started reporting thundersnow, from West Roxbury and downtown to East Boston, from Fenway and Charlestown to Roslindale.

WFXT's Kevin Lemanowicz cautions: "Lightning is still dangerous, even in the snow."

By - 2/9/17 - 1:11 pm

Mayor Walsh just announced that BPS schools will be closed tomorrow. "I'd rather be safe with our kids than not," he said.

By - 2/8/17 - 9:29 pm

Needham Snowday 2017-02-09

And, of course, it wouldn't be a Boston snow day without a video by Tory Bullock: Read more.

By - 2/8/17 - 3:38 pm

BPS has just canceled school for Thursday.

By - 2/8/17 - 1:44 pm

A city council committee will look into setting up a pilot defense fund for immigrants facing possible legal action under any measures passed by the federal government. Read more.

By - 2/8/17 - 6:30 am

A flurry of single and multiple-car, black ice accidents have closed roads throughout the Boston area. Read more

By - 2/6/17 - 5:16 pm

Saul Blumenthal gives us a little time lapse of the clouds moving in over Kendall Square this afternoon. Read more.

By - 2/5/17 - 1:36 pm

CherryOMighty asks:

My Haitian (and Haitian food loving) brethren of Boston recommend a restaurant. I want a place your mama would go.

By - 2/4/17 - 10:27 pm

Oh, don't worry, we're not expected to get a Mega Killer Nor'easter or anything like that in the next week (just some snow and rain Tuesday into Wednesday), but unusual weather patterns in the northern hemisphere are causing angst at the local National Weather Service office.

By - 2/4/17 - 7:44 pm

The Globe reports the state court system has put Felix Arroyo, Sr. on leave as it investigates something about the way he's done his job after replacing Patty Campatelli, who was put on leave during an investigation into various infractions, including allegedly punching a subordinate.

By - 2/4/17 - 3:44 pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren's 2017 Progressive Congress Strategy Summit Speech

If Google News finds an article written about Sen Warren's speech I'll post an excerpt and link here.

What do you like about Warren's analysis? What do you dislike?

By - 2/3/17 - 11:37 am

In a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the first Logan immigration case, eight universities in the Boston area and Worcester say they have 535 students and 217 professors and researchers from the seven countries affected by the government's ban on travel from predominantly Muslim countries. Read more.

By - 2/3/17 - 9:43 am

Small restaurants in outer neighborhoods could soon be letting their customers bring a bottle of wine or some beer with them to enjoy with their meals.

On Monday, the Boston Licensing Board begins accepting applications for BYOB permits for restaurants with fewer than 30 seats that don't already have liquor licenses. The board will then schedule public hearings on the permit requests.

By - 2/2/17 - 9:16 am

Tory Bullock tries to set the record straight about Boston for people who live westa Worcester.

By - 2/1/17 - 8:09 pm

WBUR reports the proposed budget has no program cuts, unlike last year's initial numbers.

By - 1/31/17 - 10:34 am

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.