Lisa reports the cream, cheese and yogurt shelves at the Porter Square Star Market were empty today, not because of a frenzied rush by storm-maddened shoppers, but because something made the power go out to that section of the store and workers had to throw everything out.
Kr McRae took a stroll through the Public Garden last night.
Local TV stations covered our first snowstorm of the season just like you'd expect: Reporters stood by the side of highways (I-93 in Andover seemed especially popular today for some reason), made snowballs, cleared off cars, climbed snow mounds and stuck rulers in the snow.
And then there was Steve Cooper on Channel 7. Not only was he next to I-93 in Andover, he reported while wearing snow shoes and goggles and holding ski poles - except for the moment captured by KMV, when he swapped out the snow poles for boxes of Devil Dogs and other pastries.
Rick Macomber covers the waterfront:
The Helsinki Bridge cargo ship was towed by tugboats tonight from Boston outer harbor back to Conley Pier in South Boston after being torn away in the wind storm on Tuesday.
Mayor Walsh said this morning it's steady as it goes for the city's informal rule that lets residents save parking spaces they've shoveled out after the end of a snowstorm serious enough to require declaration of an emergency declaration. Read more.
The island at the north end of Jamaica Pond faded in and out of view during the rain late this morning.
Closer to shore, the coots were as plain as the rain rolling off their backs: Read more.
Matt Frank watched a salt ship unload in Chelsea Creek last night in preparation for the winter to come.
Looks like not all the water fountains in Boston got turned off before the first freeze, based on reports filed with the city 311 system over the past couple of days. Read more.
Lee McGuire spotted this bedraggled Meleagris gallopavo in Harvard Square this morning - and reports he wasn't alone.
Trees fell, power lines snapped and cats raced through apartments looking for a safe space as the Great Sou'easter of 2017 roared through the state overnight. Read more.
A satellite view of the two storms smushing into one, taken at 2:45 p.m.