The Boston skyline at sunrise

Boston No Longer Has the Worst Income Inequality in the Country

Boston has relinquished a crown we never wanted to have in the first place. Income inequality in the Hub is a tremendous problem—so much so […]

A snow plow in Boston

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of New England

After Mother Nature rang in the new year with the lovely double-punch of dangerous cold and bombogenesis, the last few weeks have seemed mild by comparison. […]

The red, large moon during a total lunar eclipse

The Best Photos of the Blue Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

For the first time since Andrew Johnson’s presidency in 1866, a trio of lunar events coincided to create a super blue blood moon. The three […]

A lawn chair and vacuum cleaner in shoveled-out parking spots

Marty Walsh Threatened to End the Space Saver Rule in Boston

Threats are generally frowned upon, and Mayor Marty Walsh is scowling. Since 12.6 inches of snow were dumped on Boston last week, the shovel-toting masses […]

A three-story building covered in ice

Firefighters Battled Frigid Temps During Dorchester Fire Saturday Night

A colony of icicles has replaced the flames that engulfed a multi-family home in Dorchester on Saturday night, making the structure look like it would […]

A fire burns on the side of an icy street

Gas Main Fire in Roslindale Extinguished

The sun rose, then set, and then rose again, but still the fire burned on. After more than 36 hours, a gas main fire on […]

Bundled up fans walk an icy path toward Gillette Stadium

The Best Photos of Boston’s Cold Snap

There’s nothing quite like a multi-day stretch of sub-zero temperatures to make you intimately familiar with the sights and sounds of the great indoors. But […]

Water shoots in the air and coats a street sign in a layer of ice

Water Main Break on Huntington Ave. Leads to Temporary Road Closures

An impromptu ice rink shut down roads near the Boston-Brookline border Monday night after a huge water main break coated the surrounding area in a […]

A red car sinking into an icy pond

Man Rescued from Car Sinking into Icy Pond in Winchendon

A man in Winchendon lived out a scene from an action movie early Sunday morning when he was dramatically rescued from the top of his […]

Powerlines on a city street

Eversource Energy Gets Approval for Rate Hikes Across Massachusetts

Your electric bill is probably going to go up, and not just because those Christmas lights are sucking up extra power. The state Department of […]


Boston Is Ready for a Snowy Winter

Massachusetts is no stranger to salt: salty oceans, salty residents, salty pigs, and, apparently, a lot of literal salt. Boston is equipped with 44,000 tons […]

The Boston skyline engulfed in rain and fog

Boston’s Weather Is Changing Your Personality

Boston’s weather is scientifically proven to turn you into a grouch. According to a study published by Nature on Monday, the climate you grow up […]

Apples in an orchard

The Most Popular Thanksgiving Google Searches in Boston

Thanksgiving weekend means a lot to Boston residents: eating fresh turkey while reassuring your niece from Belmont that she’ll definitely be accepted to Harvard; eating leftover […]

A snowy street lined with brick buildings

Record Cold Could Hit Massachusetts This Weekend

Ask a teen: Being chill is good. Ask someone who wishes they were in Miami: Being chill is bad. Ask a meteorologist: We’re all going […]


This Year Was Boston’s Second-Warmest October Ever

Around here, we know a little something about a last-minute comeback (not sorry, Atlanta!), and in October’s final hours, the city’s weather pulled off an upset […]