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Coastal Storm Could Bring Record Flooding to Boston’s Waterfront

Friday’s Nor’easter will be a major coastal storm with flooding forecasted to be as bad, if not worse higher than during the January 4th snowstorm. With a 3 to 4 foot storm surge, the high tides could reach over 15 feet. Further, this storm will last over at least three high tide periods into Saturday. The Read More…

Government

Mayor’s Column: A Challenging Winter, A Strong City

A note from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Public Works Commissioner Michael Dennehy: With the cycle of what seemed like never-ending snowstorms, this winter has tested me as a Mayor, and Boston as a community. I’ve been struck by how Bostonians have pulled together throughout this record breaking season of storms, which surpassed the Read More…

Congrats! Boston Sets Record for Snowiest Season Ever

Boston wins again! But, this title is not one where there will be a parade. The National Weather Service has declared this has been the snowiest season on record in Boston. Total snowfall has reached 108.6 inches after last night’s precipitation. This beats the previous 1995-1996 record of 108.6 and achievement goes back to 1872 when they started Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Trashed Car Becomes Victim of Parking Wars

  When record snowfall buries Boston, the scarcity of residential parking spaces becomes more acute. Some use space savers, others literally don’t move their car and those who do sometimes get territorial. These photos are from Endicott Street where someone threw trash and other things on top of the car (that had a residential sticker). Read More…

Storm Bringing Snow and Rain; Clean Catch Basins and Watch Roofs

Light snowfall is expected to start Saturday afternoon before turning to rain that is expected to last up to 12 hours into Sunday. Officials are worried about the amount of water that will be produced between the rain and large amounts of melting snow. In an effort to help prevent flooding, residents are encouraged to Read More…

Photos & Videos

Snow Photos Gallery!

We are collecting snow photos of the North End, Waterfront & Downtown Boston from this weekend’s snowstorm. Send in your best snow pictures to info@northendwaterfront.com and we’ll display them in this gallery! If you post them on Twitter, tag us at @NorthEndBoston. (Click any thumbnail to start a full page slideshow.) Norwegian Chef at Living Room conquers Read More…

Photos & Videos

Latest Snowstorm Brings Boston Total to 3rd Snowiest on Record

As this latest storm starts to subside on Sunday, it will have brought another 14+ inches of snow accumulation to Boston. That brings the total to 90″ for the season or the 3rd snowiest season on record, according to the National Weather Service. Oh, and more snow is now forecast for Tuesday, unbelievable! As of Read More…