The storm is long over, but many Waltham streets are still just as snow covered as they were Saturday morning.
Many Waltham streets are still covered with snow, according to Waltham residents who have vented their frustrations on Twitter and Facebook. Waltham Patch readers have emailed and sent photos via Twitter of streets in their neighborhoods saying their roads are in still in roughe shape more than 24 hours after the storm ended. The City of Waltham has been working to clear the streets, but at least one City Councilor, Ken Doucette, hass been taking plowing requests and notifying. Tweet him at @KenDoucette. If your street needs to be plowed, list it in the comments. Photos are helpful also. NOTE: To request your road be plowed, call the Waltham Consildated Public Works Department at 781-314-2855.
Troopers from all over New England want to help local drivers stay safe and prevent crashes during the holiday season.
The holidays are upon us, and many residents will be traveling this week to see family and friends all across New England. State Police are doing their part to help ensure these visits don't end in tragedy because of impaired or distracted driving. The Massachusetts State Police joined forces with other New England State Police divisions at headquarters in Framingham to explain their C.A.R.E (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) program. Increased patrols this week will be cracking down on impaired/drunk driving, texting while driving and seatbelt law violations, among other things. "We aren't trying to discourage people from going out and enjoying themselves," Massachusetts State Police Col. Timothy P. Alben said. "We just want to make …