Blizzard Warning (10-14 Inches) Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 & 15; MBTA Closed Sunday

The US National Weather Service has officially declared a Blizzard Warning for Saturday night into Sunday. Travel will become dangerous Saturday night into Sunday across much of the region, but especially in eastern Massachusetts where whiteout conditions will combine with bitterly cold wind chills at times. Boston is looking at another 10 to 14 inches of Read More…

Business

Top 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets of the Week: Clearing Hydrants, Parking Ban Problems and Trash Delays

The Twitter world around @NorthEndBoston has been consumed with the unbearable amounts of snow in the #NorthEnd and #BostonWaterfront. Whether it is the delays in garbage pickup, the parking ban, or making sure fire hydrants are accessible on our sidewalks – the wintry tundra outside has brought many quality of life concerns to light! The Top 10 North End Read More…

Government Transportation

Downtown View: The Scoop on Snow Plows

In a snowstorm, we’re lucky to live downtown. The electricity stays on. Many shops stay open. We don’t need to drive. Outside it is silent, at least until your neighbor starts to shovel. If you’ve got a fireplace, so much the better. If someone decides to make soup, even more comforting. Now we have something Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Another Snow Emergency: Trash Pickup Cancelled Monday; Schools Closed, Parking Ban

Snow Emergency Updates Due to the snow emergency, trash and recycling pickup in the North End / Waterfront area is cancelled for Monday, February 9th. The next pickup will be on Friday, February 13th. Do not put out your trash on the street until Thursday, February 12th, 5:00 pm at the earliest. Boston Public Schools has Read More…

Photos & Videos

Winter Storm “Linus” Sets Snowfall Record and Delays Patriots Victory Parade [Photos]

It’s official, the past 7 days of snow accumulation totaling 34.2 inches through Monday afternoon in Boston set a record for the most in one week.  The quick succession of snowstorms is responsible for the record accumulations. Is it more than the “big one” in 1978? Well, there were 2 storms then that left 48.5 inches, but they Read More…