Jen Smith photographed I Street before and after the blizzard.
Alice Murphy noticed an unusual snow formation on Comm. Ave. between Clarendon and Dartmouth.
The Newton Fire Department reports firefighters and EMTs responded to a call today for "a finger amputation by snowblower," adds:
Folks, please turn the machines off first before you clear the blockages.
The Mass. Emergency Management Agency warns even that isn't good enough:
Never, EVER, put your hand in a snowblower. Even after the snowblower is turned off, tension can be stored in the rotor blades.
They were sledding on Erin Smith DeMarco's street in Charlestown today.
Jackie Ellis photographed Strathmore Road at Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton this afternoon.
Dan Santry watched the waves at the seawall along Winthrop Shore Drive around 10 a.m.
Jack Romain looked down Walnut from Mt. Vernon yesterday and today.
Statewide driving ban to be lifted at 4 p.m.
Mamajoan looked out her window in East Somerville to see a guy who may not realize what'll happen to all his work when the first plow comes through.
Jenni shows the view out her house in Brighton.
Katia forwards these before and after pics.
The Channel 7 reporter has been stationed on Plum Island since yesterday. This morning, she reported from a porch that had waves crashing into its base as debris from destroyed neighboring houses floated out to sea.
Then her signal went dead. Anchor Adam Williams then assured viewers: "Our crews don't stand in areas that are dangerous or are susceptible to any damage."
We learned 30 or so minutes later that Tran was safe, as she reported - by phone - that she had moved to a new location. In fact, she was inside, inside a house whose owner assured her it was designed to handle these conditions. Then she casually mentioned she was hearing "booming" from where waves and debris from destroyed houses were crashing into the house's foundations. Williams asked if she was sure she was safe.
What do several hundred BU students do? Descend on Storrow Drive and the Esplanade. Police, of course, arrived not long after to break things up. More video (snowball fight starts about 1:00).
What do several hundred BU students do? Descend on Storrow Drive and the Esplanade. Police, of course, arrived not long after to break things up.
More video (snowball fight starts about 1:00).
Jeanette Andrew photographed her street in JP.
Katie Painter went out tonight and managed to snap this photo of a Brighton snowbank.
Geoffrey Grove tweets:
Very large coyote roaming in Chestnut Hill... People plowing/shoveling beware!
Matt Laskowski photographed Comm. Ave. at Griggs around 7:30 p.m.
El Pelon Taqueria reports these guys wandered into its Chestnut Hill outlet a little after 5 p.m.