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The Boston need-to-know about the (yet again) snow

More than a foot has already fallen in some areas

You know the drill: Dig, dig we must.

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You know this already if you rolled up the blinds: It's snowing -- and how.

Already, some areas have recorded a foot or more of snow: Norwell, Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg and Ashby, to name a few.

Boston has approximately seven to nine inches.

Speed limit on the pike is down to 40 mph, but while it is pretty out there, it's not pretty. You know?

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Monday morning:

SCHOOLS: Boston and most area municipalities have shut down schools for the day. Click here for list.

STATE GOVT.: Gov . Charlie Baker announced state offices will be closed Monday and ordered all non-emergency state employees to stay home due to the ongoing storm. He also encouraged businesses to allow employees to work from home to ensure their safety and allow for efficient road cleanups.

MBTA: The MBTA plans to run Monday, but will provide a “limited level of service with possible delays.”

LOGAN: Major delays.

"This storm marks our third major snow storm we have experienced in nearly two weeks and the cumulative effects of the total snowfall is forecasted to cause many challenges for the Commonwealth,” Baker said through a statement. “After discussing the forecast with the National Weather Service, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and emergency personnel, we will close state office for non-emergency personnel, encourage all businesses to allow employees to work from home or stay home and ask everyone to stay home and off the roads during the storm if possible. The MBTA plans to operate but will run schedules on a lighter service level for the T. Please stay informed, respect parking bans, help your neighbors shovel sidewalks, driveways, nearby fire hydrants, and be safe as road crews work on snow cleanup.”

SCHOOLS: Boston and most area municipalities have shut down schools for the day. Click here for list.

STATE GOVT.: Gov . Charlie Baker announced state offices will be closed Monday and ordered all non-emergency state employees to stay home due to the ongoing storm.He also encouraged businesses to allow employees to work from home to ensure their safety and allow for efficient road cleanups.

MBTA: The MBTA plans to run Monday, but will provide a “limited level of service with possible delays.”

LOGAN: Major delays.

"This storm marks our third major snow storm we have experienced in nearly two weeks and the cumulative effects of the total snowfall is forecasted to cause many challenges for the Commonwealth,” Baker said through a statement. “After discussing the forecast with the National Weather Service, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and emergency personnel, we will close state office for non-emergency personnel, encourage all businesses to allow employees to work from home or stay home and ask everyone to stay home and off the roads during the storm if possible. The MBTA plans to operate but will run schedules on a lighter service level for the T. Please stay informed, respect parking bans, help your neighbors shovel sidewalks, driveways, nearby fire hydrants, and be safe as road crews work on snow cleanup.”

 
 
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