Health & Environment

CDC Recommendations For Staying Safe During Extremely Cold Weather

It’s winter in New England and the temperature has dropped low. The CDC has provided a list of tips for how to protect yourself against the cold. Try to stay indoors during extremely cold weather. Make any trips outside as brief as possible, and remember these tips below to protect your health and safety.  Take Read More…

Health & Environment

Snow Emergency: Parking, Shoveling & School Closure Information

PREPARATIONS, SNOW EMERGENCY, SCHOOL CLOSURES FOR WINTER STORM Tuesday’s winter storm is anticipated to bring up to 12 inches of snow to Boston. Snow will be heavy, and will bring poor visibility and winds up to 20-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Boston’s Emergency Operations Center will activate at 7 Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Winter is here to stay.. shake out the cold with a NEMPAC Early Childhood Music Class!

Fighting that yearly cabin fever?  NEMPAC’s Early Childhood Education Program is the perfect solution. Get your kids moving and grooving in the following music classes, which have spaces available for our Winter Session beginning next week! NEMPAC’s Early Childhood Program is a great stepping stone to Private Music Instruction or after school classes. To register, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Breathtaking Harbor “Sea Smoke”

This spectacular “sea smoke” sunrise view on a frigid Sunday morning comes from Lincoln Wharf, by Sona Frissora.  “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: It’s Not Raining, It’s Just the Icicles

Some of the largest icicles ever seen in the North End are starting to fall. Watch out below! “Thank goodness this is in the back of the building and not the front,” says Janine Coppola who shares this photo. “So much melting, that it sounds like it’s raining out.”   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular 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…

Winter Storm Warning into Monday with ~10 Inches of Snow Expected

Just in time for the post-Super Bowl celebrations, another snow storm is expected to hit on Sunday night and all-day on Monday, February 2nd. According to NOAA, conditions for rush hour on Monday will be difficult during both the morning and evening commutes. There will be a lot of blowing and drifting snow with Boston getting Read More…