It just takes one stubborn snow bank to put you in pain for the rest of the winter. So while shoveling, remember to lift with your legs and not your back.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
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With the blizzard settling over Massachusetts, the need for up-to-the minute info is even more important. At Patch, we will be working around-the-clock to cover the storm, but as with of our reporting, the more interaction we get from users the more comprehensive our coverage will be. Lexington Patch is as much your site as it is ours. So in the run-up to the blizzard, here’s how you can use Patch: 1. Get the news. When we know about storm-related news, so will you. From important town announcements, damages, power outages and floods, Twitter feeds and polls, we’ll have all the news covered 24-7. Check out our info center article for all the latest news and updates. 2. Comment. Have relevant information to add to the info center or to an…
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
Stay connected on up-to-date information for the potential blizzard.
9:32 p.m. -- Superintendent of Schools Paul Ash shared the message sent tonight to the parents and guardians of LPS students, encouraging them to consider driving their chidren to school. Here it is: Dear Parents and Guardians: I am writing to let you know that all schools will be open on Monday, February 11. DPW has assured me that all streets and school parking lots will have been plowed. Since it will take a few days to clear all town sidewalks, please consider driving your child(ren) to school(s). Principals will allow extra time in the morning for students to arrive. Dr. Ash 9:15 p.m. -- Sources say Lexington parents have received an automated call encouraging them to drive kids to school on Monday, Feb. 11, with principals allowing …
Here's the latest on how you need to prepare for Winter Storm Nemo in Lexington.
Looks like Nemo is going to find us ... (Come on, you knew we couldn't get through this storm without at least one Pixar reference). As the day of Winter Storm Nemo's arrival draws closer, the forecasts aren't getting any less hairy. Looking at a couple of accumulation maps reveals that 16 inches for the Lexington area appears to be the bare minimum. Eighteen inches minimum actually shows up on more maps, and the maximum numbers are at two feet or more. Fox 25 meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz told Patch via a tweet that he'd recommend people head home by 3 p.m. Friday ("to be safe"), especially if they plan to use the T. If you drive to and from work, plan to be home around noon, Fox 25 Meteorologist Shiri Spear said on a morning newscast. …