A confused citizen in Jamaica Plain seeks guidance from his municipal elders about that 48-hour period after the end of a snow emergency:
Blizzard of 2013
The kidlet and I went in search of creative space savers today. After quickly realizing people in Roslindale are pretty boring (cones, chairs and trash cans, yawn), we headed over to South Boston, of course. They did not disappoint, although I had to shoot fast - the drivers there seem to object to you getting out of your car for the perfect shot of a floral space saver.
A visit this morning confirmed that the weekend blizzard did little to dislodge the sailboat blown onto Carson Beach during Hurricane Sandy.
The MetroWest Daily News reports a Natick man acknowledged in court yesterday he was plowing while drunk on Friday.
Roving UHub photographer Neil roved himself up the Pru yesterday.
Mike Bergquist stopped to snap this truck wedged in a snow ridge on Comm. Ave. by Joshua Tree this morning.
Josh Ormsby videoed his son Aidan, a 7-year-old first grader, on the slopes of New England's newest ski resort.
EVEN THOUGH, TECHNICALLY, LOGAN ONLY HAD 35+ WINDS FOR TWO STRAIGHT HOURS:
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WERE REACHED AT MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING THE STORM ON FEBRUARY 8 AND 9. THUS IT IS SAFE TO CALL THIS THE BLIZZARD OF 2013 FOR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. CERTAINLY PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THIS EVENT WAS THAT IT WAS MOST DEFINITELY A BLIZZARD.
But for now, Boston Public School students can rejoice: No school on Tuesday.
The Daily Free Press reports BU campus police don't have tasers and that what some people thought was a taser was, in fact, a flashlight the cop was using to signal a fellow officer during an Esplanade snowball fight at the height of the storm. Police say the student was captured and released after throwing a snowball in the cop's face.
A train died on each line, a suspicious package showed up on the platform at JFK/UMass, there was a medical emergency at Kendall, commuter rail had snow issues, but, yes, the trains ran (except the Mattapan Line, which was replaced by a bus).
Joshua Dawson spotted this ad-hoc toll gate in the Back Bay this morning.
Leslee spotted this couple on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall today.
City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) spent eight hours on snow patrol on a DPW dump truck today. And he apparently took requests:
At 3:39, a constituent tweeted:
standing outside my house no plow in sight- nice thick 6 inch ice ridge in the middle of the street.
About 10 minutes later, she tweeted a truck had just come by.
That was me. Top of street hit, you section needed. Smaller truck. Any luck since I left?