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By adamg - 3/15/23 - 12:35 pm

Looks like we have competition for fretting about whether or not we're really world class. The Chicago Sun-Times reports one city alderman (like one of our city councilors, only with more ald) is backing a pilot proposal to have city crews plow certain sidewalks rather than relying on recalcitrant property owners because that's just what a world-class city would do. Like Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/23 - 12:08 pm
Map showing snowfall totals in southern New England, low along the cost, high further west

The National Weather Service posted this map of snowfall totals in southern New England.

The analysis uses interpolation methods, so it may not perfectly reflect your back yard. Still, clearly shows the huge differences in short distances.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 12:02 am

The MBTA reports it will be keeping the old trolleys snug in their yard during the nor'easter. Also being kept off their routes: ferry boats. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/23 - 7:36 pm
Amis Treasure in Chelsesa Creek

This afternoon, Michael Campbell was in East Boston, watching the Amis Treasure come through Boston Harbor on its way to the Chelsea salt pile on Chelsea Creek with a fresh load of Chilean salt, picked up from the Punta Patache Terminal in Chile.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 9:13 am
Accumoose showing less than two inches of snow in North Cambridge

Darren Buck looked outside this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/23 - 1:36 pm
Snow Big Deal MassDOT truck

MassDOT today announced a flurry of new names for its snow-plow and salting trucks, selected from entries by public-school kids across the state: Flurry Fighter, Luke Snowalker, Plower Ranger, Sherlock Snowmes, Snowdrop, Arctic Beast, Sled Zeppelin, Snow day No Way, Blizzard Wizard, Snow Big Deal, Snow Time to Lose, and Blizzard of Oz. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/23 - 10:40 am
Snowy Arboretum just past the Archdale bridge

Mark Smith walked under the Needham Line arch at the end of Archdale Road in Roslindale and into a snowy Arnold Arboretum this morning.

By adamg - 12/12/22 - 9:31 am

NBC Boston reports the snowstorm and something going on at Delta in particular left lots of grumpy people spending the night at Logan, where workers set up cots in Terminal A. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/22 - 5:57 pm
Guy on a scooter in the snow

Ari Ofsevit captures a local man doing what a local man must do at first snow.

By adamg - 11/17/22 - 1:38 pm

Our own Cybah took some video of the snow that wasn't supposed to fall on Chelsea, or anywhere else within 128, but did (update: Or didn't, since it was graupel): Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/22 - 1:15 pm

A pilot program by Boston Public Works last winter to dig out busy sidewalk corners, crosswalks and handicap ramps has become permanent and the city will try to expand it to cover more parts of the city, City Councilor Kenzie Bok says. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/22 - 1:45 pm

Brookline Town Meeting next month will consider a proposal to cut the amount of time residents have to clear their sidewalks after a snowstorm from the current 30 hours to just 6 daylight hours - and to increase fines on snow slackers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 12:47 pm
Snow covered reeds along the Charles River

On a walk in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, Mary Ellen looked across the Charles at reeds covered in snow that would soon melt.

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 8:47 am
Snow at Malibu Beach in Dorchester

Napoleon Blownaparte went for a walk along Malibu Beach in Dorchester last night.

By adamg - 2/26/22 - 9:07 pm
Snow dinosaur in Brighton

Riptor spotted this snow Reptar in Brighton's Joyce Playground yesterday.

By adamg - 2/25/22 - 11:48 am
Mercedes covered in snow

Photo via State Police.

State Police show us the Masshole one trooper stopped in Boston this morning - with a reminder to not be that guy: Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/22 - 11:00 pm

All trial courts in Massachusetts will be closed tomorrow due to the forecast storm. This includes any hearings that were scheduled to be held remotely. People affected by this should contact their court on Monday to reschedule.

By adamg - 2/19/22 - 6:32 pm
Snow coming down in Dorchester

In Dorchester, Jay Kenney watched the snow squall that quickly moved through Boston around 5:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/22 - 10:21 am
Harvard Square mammoth

Matt met Michelle the Mammoth in Harvard Square yesterday. OK, she's actually Michelle the Blue Elephant, but she seemed more mammothy in the snow yesterday.

By adamg - 2/13/22 - 12:34 pm
Women with umbrellas in the snow in Allston

Chris in 02134 captured the scene on Commonwealth Avenue this morning.

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