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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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Nor’easter Bombards Boston with Heavy Rain and Wind Gusts

With reporting by Lisa Weidenfeld, Spencer Buell, and Hayley Glatter. Update 5:45 p.m. After a day of widespread coastal flooding, the National Weather Service is warning […]

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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 […]

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70 Degree Temperatures in Boston Are Breaking Warm Weather Records

If you haven’t already, find a reason to get outside and enjoy this unseasonable warmth we’re having in Boston today. Not only are the 70-degree […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The “Bomb Cyclone” Brought Flooding, Rivers of Ice and Slush to Boston

As the powerful “bomb cyclone” battered the region with powerful winds, thundersnow boomed, and high tide rolled in, Boston and other coastal areas saw roads […]

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Thundersnow Reported Across New England During Bomb Cyclone Snow

[10a] Coastal front is slowly eroding S/E across Southeast MA as precipitation picks up across the region; gathering reports of 2-3″/hr snowfall rates along w/ […]

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Speed Limit Reduced on Mass. Pike as Bomb Cyclone Arrives

The state Department of Transportation has lowered the speed limit on the entire length of the Massachusetts Turnpike to 40 miles per hour as the […]

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How to Get Out of Boston Before the Snowstorm

Boston is starting to feel like a real-life version of that escape room you begrudgingly participated in as a show of office camaraderie: fun only […]

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Boston Public Schools Canceled Due to Bomb Cyclone Snow Conditions

Boston Public Schools will remain closed for the second-straight day on Friday due to the winter storm pummeling the city with high winds rapidly falling snow, Mayor […]

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The Freezing Cold Weather in Boston Is Actually Good. I Like It.

Hate this cold snap? Annoyed about how it messed up your New Year’s Eve plans, slowed down your commute, infected you and your loved ones […]

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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 […]