Friday, February 8, 2013
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
New England may be in shutdown mode as a giant blizzard barrels through the area, but the conversation is alive and well on Twitter and the rest of the Web. Follow our live chat from Friday morning through the duration of the storm for updates in your neighborhood and around the rest of the state. Patch editors will provide continuous updates, and Twitter feeds from public officials, safety personnel and residents will let you know what's happening outside your window. If you'd like to ask a question during the chat, simply add it in the comment section above. We can't get to every question but will try our best to provide as much information as we can.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Trash will be collected Friday.
Thursday, February 7
The following is from the Town of Arlington. Snow Emergency/Parking Ban Declared For February 8 The Town of Arlington has declared a snow emergency/parking ban, effective Friday, February 8th starting at 2 p.m. This is a major snow event with high winds and heavy snowfall predicted. The ban will be lifted when conditions allow. Another Town Notice will be sent when that happens. During a Snow Emergency, a parking ban is in place on all streets and municipal parking lots. It is crucial to keep cars off the streets during this time to allow the Town to clear the roads. Any vehicles parked on the streets during these hours will be subject to ticketing and towing. Trash Will Be Collected Friday Friday’s trash route will be collected. JRM will …
Arlington Patch's continuing coverage of this weekend's blizzard.
Sign up for Arlington Patch’s breaking news alerts, “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Snow & Ice Information from the Town of Arlington. Monday, Feb. 11— 5:23 p.m. The Arlington Public Schools will be open Tuesday. Students will be dismissed at 1 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Updates on the East Arlington parking ban, trash collection and school Tuesday. Morning Briefing Schools Arlington Public Schools, Arlington Catholic and St. Agnes are all closed today. The town’s public schools are closed because there is still clearing that needs to be done in front of and around schools, Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine said Sunday. He also said snow banks near crosswalks have to be lowered to make walks to school safer. “We don’t want kids coming out …
It's officially a snow day in Arlington.
Update 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7 The Arlington Public Schools will be closed Friday, joining Arlington Catholic and St. Agnes School, according to 7News. ----- Update 2:37 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7 Arlington Catholic will be closed Friday as well, Principal Stephen Biagioni announced in an email to parents. ----- St. Agnes School will be closed on Friday due to the impending blizzard, according to 7News. A number of area towns and cities have already decided to close Friday as well, but there is still no word from the Arlington Public Schools or Arlington Catholic. We'll have updates as soon as they become available.
How much snow will Friday's nor'easter 'Nemo' bring?
By now you probably know that the National Weather Service has issued a “Blizzard Warning” for all of eastern Massachusetts, including Arlington. The nor’easter, aka “Nemo,” is expected to start with some snow showers Friday morning and pick up with heavy snow Friday evening into Saturday morning. Winds are expected to be about 15-20 mph Friday afternoon and 22-29 mph Friday night with gusts as high as 65 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The daytime high is 32, the overnight low around 22. But what you really want to know is how much snow is Arlington going to get? Here are a handful of predictions as of 1:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8. 7News (WHDH): 16-24” CBSBoston (WBZ): 18-24” TheBostonChannel (WCVB): 16-24" Fox25News: 18-24” …
Monday, October 29, 2012
A Halloween storm is nothing new in the Northeast.
A year ago today a freak October snowstorm, which took on the name “Snowtober,” wreaked havoc on the Northeast, downing tree limbs and wires and knocking out power. Arlington Patch bloggers Ken Girard and Judy Mintz wrote about the storm at the time in “The Aftereffects of the First Snowstorm,” and “Death of a Tree,” respectively. What do you remember about “Snowtober”? Let us know by posting a comment below, and feel free to upload any of your “Snowtober” photos by clicking the “Upload Photos and Videos” button below the attached photos.