The City Council tomorrow considers an ordinance proposed by Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) that would exempt homeowners over 60 or who have disabilities from having to shovel their sidewalks after a snowstorm. Read more.
A roving UHub reporter noticed a new splash of green on the gate to Spectra Energy's new metering and regulating station at Grove and Washington streets in West Roxbury this afternoon. Read more.
Mark Novak convinced him to pose for a photo tonight.
Channel 7's Steve Cooper was out trudging in the snow in Sandwich with his wind-gauging garbage bag and polychromatic goggles, and various other reporters stuck rulers in snow mounds and dusted snow off benches and talked to plow operators, but, well, ho hum, we've seen it all before. It took newcomer Perry Russom at NBC Boston, fresh off stints at stations in Binghamton and Providence, to show us there's still new tricks in snow coverage, specifically, a bowling ball: Read more.
UPDATE: NBC Boston reports the person died.
Happened shortly before 6 p.m. at Hillside and Sunset streets. The homicide and accident-reconstruction units were called in due to the severity of her injuries. First responders had some trouble getting to the scene due to the slippery roads.
From three years ago, but still relevant.
Joe Pesaturo gives us the bird's eye view of South Station and Dewey Square on a snowy Saturday.
UPDATE, 12:35 p.m.: 60-minute wait to check out at the Chestnut Hill Star Market.
Also, getting word from Jenny M. that while the Brighton Whole Foods has plenty of milk and bread, they are OUT OF BANANAS! Read more.
Michael Ratty strolled through the snow in the South End's Union Park this morning.
There's jumping the gun and then there's shooting yourself in the foot with it. Last night, I posted this submission as an example of your basic Boston snow space saver. In fact, as folks point out in the comments, the cones were there before the snow to warn people away from a plate covering some utility work.
OK, maybe not quite that dramatic, but how can you write "thundersnow" without an exclamation point? And despite the presence of some thundersnow truthers out there, here's some video from Hyde Park from shortly after 8 p.m. (the action starts at 0:22): Read more.
Deep in Stony Brook Reservation is a lost valley where it always snows on Christmas Eve, or, at least, it did yesterday.
No points added to the score for creativity for this Everett Street spot, but the judges awarded bonus points for throwing down a chair and a bucket in a space that wasn't fully cleared, as Christopher shows us.
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