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Boston blizzard update: MBTA back running; Snowfall breaks record in Worcester

It was one for the record books -- in Worcester, Mass. at least.And more is on the way.While New Yorkers seem to be bellyaching that they missed out on the Blizzard of 2015, folks in Massachusetts wish they were only so lucky.Worcester got more than 33.5 inches of snow, blowing past the 33 it got...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:06pm

Boston snow day: Sledding, skiing, slipping, sliding and cocktailing

There's no denying that Snowstorm Juno walloped Boston, but despite the power outages, travel headaches and shoveling, the blustery blizzard did something magical.It turned the city into a snowball-loving, all-bundled up, slipping around like we don't-give-a-damn winter wonderland.A travel and...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:48am

Young, homeless Bostonian opens up about snowstorm survival

"I'm just trying to get some rest first before I go panhandle. But I'm really scared to go out there," said Jade Hosie, 23, as she set up her bedding on the floor in front of South Station's ticketing area. "There's really no where to go. We knew it was going to be open at North and South station...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:07am

PHOTOS: Boston left frozen by Winter Storm Juno

Although New York and Philadelphia might have been sparred the wrath of Snowmagedon 2015, Boston was not so fortunate with some reports of the city receiving 32 inches of snow.A Metro photographer roamed Boston to capture the scenes of cleanup, fun, and eeriequietness of the frozen city.Follow our...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 2:29am

Travel ban lifted in western Mass.

(State House News Service) -- Gov. Charlie Baker lifted the travel ban for western counties of Massachusetts just after noon Tuesday, but declined to speculate on how long the ban might last for Worcester County and the eastern areas of the state.Baker said the travel ban would remain in effect on...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:54am

'We expected it. It's New England.'

The storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas of eastern Massachusetts is not done with New England, according to the National Weather Service, which has predicted heavy snowfall and high winds to continue for most of Tuesday.The service, in a forecast released at 10 a.m. Tuesday...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:37pm

Baker mid-storm assessment: 'So far, so good'

(State House News Service) -- After forecasts of an historic blizzard, dawn broke across Massachusetts on Tuesday after what Gov. Charlie Baker called a "relatively incident-free night.""I mean, so far so good," Baker said at 7:20 a.m., wrapping up a 15-minute storm update from the state's...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 8:17pm

What #@!% Blizzard? #SnowJob2015; storm spares Philly, NYC -- not Boston

You got a lot of ‘splainin to do, National Weather Service.We’d thought we’d be writing how now the big digging begins. But we can’t even do that. Cause it wasn't that big. At least not in Philly and New York.After scaring 29 million people in the Northeast that it was End Times, Blizzard 2015 was...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:49pm

Boston blizzard update: 25k without power in Mass.

A total of 11.8 inches of snow had fallen on Boston as of Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.There were no reports of any deaths or major emergencies in Boston over night. Utilities in the state are reporting more than 25,000 Massachusetts customers have been left without...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:09pm

(UPDATE) Snowstorm Juno Day 2: School closures, flight delays, what's open and everything else you need to know

Day two of Snowmageddonis upon us. Are you prepared? Some people will be enjoying fun snow day while other's will have to work from home. And there are those people who have to make their way in to the office. Good luck with that.The latest:OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Find out which businesses didn't let a...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:30pm

Bombing survivor Michele Mahoney carries onward as trial gets underway

Since twin explosions tore apart her world on April 15, 2013, Michele Mahoney has not only survived, she has flourished.The 27-year-old lost part of her left leg – though she narrowly avoided the loss of her foot – after the Boston Marathon bombing, a terror attack that claimed the lives of three...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 3:46am

Blizzard bullet points for Boston

As Boston preps for a winter storm that may bring high winds and more than two feet of snow to the region, here’s some things you might want to know:-Gov. Charlie Baker, in declaring a state of emergency for Massachusetts, has directed all non-emergency personnel to stay off the roads as travel...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 3:44am

Tedious Tsarnaev jury selection stalls with storm

Jury selection entered its fourth day in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston bomber. The federal trial has already been running behind schedule, and Tuesday’s snow is not helping to move matters along.Nearly 200 jurors were questioned by the end of court Monday, a day that was slated...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 3:07am

Dropkick Murphys to potential GOP presidential contender: Stop using our music

Boston’s favorite sonsDropkick Murphys have sent a message to Wisconsin’s Republican governor:“Please stop using our music in any way…we literally hate you!!!”That was the tweet the band sent to Scott Walker, the politician who is perhaps best known for clashing with unions in his state. Walker...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:55am

Pats fans foster siege mentality at Super Bowl send-off

Tom Collins reflected the mood that was in the frigid air at Boston’s City Hall Plaza late Monday morning.Yes, said the 48-year-old ironworker from Weymouth, the New England Patriots would beat the Seattle Seahawks in next Sunday’s Super Bowl. No, Deflate-gate was not a big deal. No, the Pats didn’...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:41am

NHL Power Rankings: Ducks start second half in No. 1 spot

1. Anaheim Ducks (31-10-6; last week-2) – The Ducks entered the All-Star break with the most points in the NHL and they are tied for the longest current win-streak (5 games). Anaheim is 8-2-0 in their last 10 games and they look like a good bet to grab the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference for...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 1:55am

Update: Snow will fall as heavy as four inches an hour

Experts warn that Snowmageddon 2015 will pound Boston with up to four inches of snow an hour.The blizzard warning officially begins at 7 p.m. tonight and is not expected to be lifted until 1 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Taunton said this morning.Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 1:04am

MBTA cancels service Tuesday for Boston blizzard

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has announced it will suspend all public transportation service as Winter Storm Juno hits the Boston-area Tuesday night.MBTA service will halt Tuesday at midnight, and will remain shut down throughout the day Tuesday, the T said Monday.The blizzard,...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 1:03am

Live Coverage of the Snow Storm – Gov. declares State of Emergency

UPDATE:Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters Monday that all train and bus service in New York City will shut down as of 11 p.m.Asked if service is expected to resume in time for morning commutes on Tuesday, Cuomo said no."The feeling is the storm has gotten worse," he added.The Port Authority also said...

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:58pm

(UPDATE) Snowstorm Juno: Road closures, school closures, flight delays and anything else you need to know

PREVIOUS:Ladies and gentleman, Snowmagedon 2015 has arrived, and with meteorologists expecting a winter's worth of snow in one day, there are bound to be closures galore. As of 9:00 AM on Monday, New York City and Boston schools are still open with only after school activities for NYC public...

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:33pm