Daily Archives: December 27, 2010

Photos: Boston Buckles Under Big Blizzard

Published December 27, 2010

The first big storm of winter wasted no time in make its presence felt.

Up and down the East Coast cities towns struggled under the weight of inches, and feet, of snow.

Gov. Deval Patrick urged businesses to close and keep their employees at home. Do you have a Snow Day? Snap a few pictures of how you’re coping with the Boston Blizzard and send them our way on Twitter @WBUR.

Monday Morning: Grab Your Snow Shovels

Published December 27, 2010

What’s news on this snow-battered Monday morning?

Massachusetts is blanketed in snow after a blizzard wrought havoc along the East Coast from Delaware to Maine. (WBUR)

Gov. Deval Patrick is urging workers to stay home as state authorities work to clear the roads and rails in the wake of the fierce storm. (NECN)

Boston teachers enjoy the benefits of a fund that has paid over $8 million in perks, according to the Boston Globe. In recent years, the fund has paid over $45,000 to cover expenses for teachers that have nothing to do with teaching. (Boston Globe)

A Woburn police officer and a robbery suspect died after a shootout at a department store in the city. (Herald)

Wondering what Boston is saying about the Boston Blizzard? Follow #bostonsnow on Twitter.