snow emergency

By - 2/10/17 - 5:29 pm
Space saver and heater in Cambridge

Robert Alvarez spotted this on Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain today.

By - 2/8/13 - 6:09 pm

"a totally clueless action by the media."

As has been well reported by several news outlets (and on this blog), a total travel ban is now currently in effect in Massachusetts. Yet, at least one of the local stations is continuing to broadcast traffic reports.

By - 12/20/08 - 10:00 am

The Snow Emergency and Parking Ban in Boston was lifted this morning at 9:00 am.

This was confirmed by the Mayor's helpline 617-635-4500 and Boston's snow webpage:

"12/19 10:00pm: The snow emergency and parking ban will be lifted at 9:00 am Saturday morning."

By - 12/18/08 - 10:34 pm

After hearing about cities all scurrying to cancel school tomorrow, I asked a few people what their towns were doing. One town government member - who declined to be identified or to identify his town - told me his mayor was being shortsighted and knee-jerkish.

According to my source, this Boston-area community has handled this first storm of the season with a complete lack of common sense. I've written a post over on my blog about the situation, and here's an excerpt...the entire piece.