DCR reports Morrissey Boulevard is shut southbound at UMass due to, of course, flooding, from the nor'easter-whipped high tide.
And when life gives you snow during Mardi Gras, make a Mardi Gras snow bar, as Kim Foley MacKinnon of Roslindale shows us.
Bob Shaffer spotted these two guys and their big boi on Mission Hill today; reports they told him it only took them 45 minutes.
The Boston Fire Department is thanking James and Joshua, two Roslindale kids who shoveled out one of the city's roughly 13,000 hydrants today.
Meanwhile, City Councilor Matt O'Malley is once again giving out JP Licks gift certificates to any kids who tag him (or whose parents tag him) with a photo of them shoveling out a Boston hydrant.
Shortly after 9 a.m. WHDH's Steve Cooper visually summed up his entire morning: He pointed to snow, shoveled some of it as he stood atop a snow mound, took some snow out of the shovel, made a snowball and tossed it at the camera, then swung the shovel to toss the rest of his snow, got off the snow mound, showed us Scooper, the snowman he'd built (with the help of a viewer who brought a carrot for his nose) and then got out a golf ball and club and a tee, and hit the ball as he yelled "FORE!" into an empty parking lot.
But Boston community centers remain open, the city announced this morning.
No school in Boston tomorrow: The mayor has called the whole thing off, after looking at a forecast now calling for up to 10 inches, with a lot of that coming in the morning.
ScaryHiggy shows Charlie and Eli, both 5, who have built up enough stocks to have a classic snowball fight in West Roxbury.
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