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Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Scituate, Mass. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding.
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How the March Nor’easter Affected Massachusetts

More than 71,000 Massachusetts residents are still without power as of 9:47 a.m. after a nor’easter barreled into New England on Friday with hurricane-force winds and […]

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Suffolk Construction Is Suspending its Push for a Helipad in Roxbury

Is there any piece of infrastructure more reviled by the general public than the helipad? Once again, a proposal to build one within city limits […]

The Boston skyline on a foggy day
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A Nor’easter Is Headed for the Boston Area

Updated at 11:40 a.m. on March 1: The nor’easter headed for New England is poised to pack a punch in eastern Massachusetts. Meteorologists from the National […]

The Boston skyline at sunrise
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]

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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
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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 […]