If ever there were a silver lining to global warming, it might be the prospect of milder winters. After all, it stands to reason that a warmer climate would generate less snow. But a new MIT study suggests that you shouldnâ€™t put your shovels away just yet.Read more
MassDOT announced that MBTA service on Saturday night will stop at 12:50 a.m., rather than run to 3:30 a.m., so that T workers can try to get a jump on snow fighting.Read more
Boston EMS reports transporting nine people to the hospital with carbon-monoxide poisoning since Jan. 26. All have survived, but two needed intensive treatment, Boston EMS and the Boston Public Health Commission say.
City officials say the cases underscore the need for residents to be especially careful in the cold weather: Homeowners should make sure they have working CO detectors and clear away any vents near...Read more
As roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko noticed on Townsend Street in Roxbury, the key is digging out the sidewalk next to the space you dug out and voila: Two parking spaces. Because, really, who needs a sidewalk in the snow?Read more
Roving UHub photographer Lisfnord spotted this hopeful sign in West Newton today.Read more
Mayor Walsh was the bearer of the bad news - which also includes school going right through June 30. He said school officials are still figuring out what to do if we get more snow days.
Walsh said the T has assured him T buses will be running and that trains will be running on at least a limited schedule.
Walsh made the school announcement...Read more
State officials have begun talking to FEMA about a declaration, which would free up federal funds for responses to the snow, in particular to the initial blizzard.
Meanwhile, the Vermont National Guard is sending us some heavy equipment to help with snow removal - in addition to the 500 Massachusetts Guard members who were deployed yesterday for the same purpose. New York and Pennsylvania National...Read more