Friday, February 8, 2013
With another historic blizzard hitting Massachusetts, let's take a look back at the Blizzard of '78.
The Blizzard of ’78 has to be the most photographed and videoed winter storm in New England history. Images of stranded cars, battered coastlines and children playing in giant snowdrifts are all vivid memories of that historic storm. As New Englanders, we commemorated the 35th anniversary of the storm earlier this week – and now Mother Nature is celebrating herself with what could be one of the biggest snowstorms in history. As we hunker down for this storm, let’s take a look back at the Blizzard of ’78. Here are some fun videos from TV and radio broadcasts before, during and after the storm, as well as home movies on YouTube… Let’s start off with the TV news weather reports Here’s a radio broadcast from WBZ An old WEEI broadcast during …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The incoming snow storm could become a blizzard.
A snow emergency has been declared for Waltham as of 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, according to the Consolidated Public Works Director Michael Chiasson. On-street parking is prohibited. Violators are subject to tow. Residents may park in any of the city’s school lots until 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Residents must move their cars from school lots by 10 a.m. on Sunday, according to Chiasson. Residents may park in any of the municipal lots on Saturday and Sunday, regardless of whether they have a parking permit, Chiasson said. On Monday, Feb. 11, parking enforcement officers will resume regular ticketing in city lots. As we prepare for the winter storm, we want to make sure that Waltham stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be …
With the blizzard on the horizon, events are being cancelled and offices are being closed already.
Thursday, February 7
The specter of Winter Storm Nemo has people preparing early for the expected heavy snow storm to hit Waltham, and some events have already been cancelled and offices closed. Here is the list of closures and cancellations in and around Waltham. Check back on Waltham Patch to see what has been added to the list. Do you know of other cancellations? Let us know in the comment section below. As we prepare for the winter storm, we want to make sure that Waltham stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Waltham Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Also, you can subscribe to our free daily newsletter.