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By - 3/19/13 - 7:46 am

Enough snow already

Enoch Pratt noticed this sign outside a South Boston church on Sunday.... Read more

By - 3/18/13 - 8:24 pm

UPDATE, 8:42 p.m.: Our phone rang and the kidlet picked it up. As soon as she began jumping and yelling, I knew: School is canceled in Boston tomorrow. Barring any more snow days, this means Boston Public Schools will get out for the year on June 28. All Boston Centers for Youth and Families sites will be open tomorrow, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Somerville... Read more

By - 3/11/13 - 10:14 am

Greg Hum shows off his two-wheeled drumming during the Friday snowstorm.

By - 3/8/13 - 10:55 am

Amy Chandler shows us one of the features of living right on the ocean.

Also see Shirley Street in Winthrop.

By - 3/8/13 - 9:35 am

Allston snow bike

Kyle W. Kerr enjoyed watching all the bicyclists in the snow this morning as he waited for the bus on Brighton Avenue in Allston.... Read more

By - 3/7/13 - 8:14 am

Wicked heavy traffic, wicked high tide at Neponset River Bridge. Photo by Boston Harbor Beacon.Wicked bad traffic into Boston, wicked high tide at Neponset River Bridge. Photo by Boston Harbor Beacon.

State Police,... Read more

By - 3/6/13 - 10:09 am

MuckRock has put together an interesting chart and map based on data about tickets issued by city inspectors for failing to shovel sidewalks after the February blizzard.

Via Matt Carroll.

By - 3/5/13 - 4:48 pm

We're now under a Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday night through Friday:

STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY WET SNOW WILL WRAP TO THE N OF THIS LOW...LIKELY AFFECTING PORTIONS OF EASTERN MASS... THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY...BUT CONFIDENCE GROWS THAT THIS STORM WILL HAVE A MODERATE TO HIGH IMPACT ON SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.

THIS WILL BE A LONG DURATION STORM...WITH SNOWS BECOMING HEAVIER EARLY THURSDAY

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By - 2/23/13 - 10:32 am

As weather computer models churned late yesterday and spit out results that showed far, far less snow this weekend than originally predicted, some of our local forecasters braced for criticism. Some discussion on Twitter last night:

By - 2/22/13 - 8:52 am

Watch and listen (audio NSFW).

Don't worry, Bostonians, Masshole Carl Spackler here works (worked?) in Lowell, WBZ reports.

By - 2/16/13 - 7:40 pm

At least as of 6:30 p.m., no Snow Emergency or Parking Ban has been declared in Boston.

The news is unlikely to please either the East Boston resident who filed a formal complaint asking for action against somebody who "moved our space saver and stole our shoveled spot" or the person in Dorchester who filed a formal complaint asking for action against... Read more

By - 2/16/13 - 7:28 pm

Chansky's in Brighton kept track of the top daily purchases in the days just before, during and just after the blizzard.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 2/15/13 - 9:53 am

The mayor, who apologized to locals a couple days ago about the pace of snow removal, went on national TV this morning and gave the city an A+ for snow removal.

By - 2/14/13 - 8:38 am

The local National Weather Service says we could get some snow this weekend - and then several days of frigid temperatures:

WHILE TODAY IS VALENTINES DAY...CERTAINLY THIS NEWS WON'T WARM THE HEART.

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By - 2/13/13 - 2:33 pm
Gauche sign in the South End

A shocked South End resident cannot believe this sort of sign is now popping up on places like West Brookline Street:

This is a highly disturbing sign. South End Neighborhood Associations do not support space savers. Please have DPW begin removing these items.

By - 2/12/13 - 9:49 pm

An outraged citizen reports from E. 4 St. in South Boston:

Spent 1.5 hours shoveling my elderly grandfather out in Southie. This New Yorker comes along and moves his statue and takes his spot! Give him a nice fat ticket courtesy of Menino! Yankees suck!

By - 2/12/13 - 9:45 pm

Sign vs. chair

A confused citizen in Jamaica Plain seeks guidance from his municipal elders about that 48-hour period after the end of a snow emergency:

Does a parking spot placeholder negate a No Parking sign?

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By - 2/12/13 - 8:05 pm

Sidewalk chair

Cara ran across this chair (well, not literally) in Charlestown tonight.

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