The once-beautiful, snow-covered landscapes have transformed into a moonlike surface full of pock-marks and grime. Snow-white has been replaced by snow-grey.
Driving North into Nashua, New Hampshire, you find a much different storm than south of Boston. There they received about 13 inches of light, fluffy snow over the past few days. The challenge for everyone there: where to put it.
Waltham snow removal took to the streets in full force Saturday, taking snow away from neighborhoods – a job they haven’t done in many winters.
“You gotta run facing traffic. You gotta keep your head up and pay attention.” They’re the running rules of the road from a veteran marathoner.
A front end loader and about two dozen other pieces of heavy equipment in Methuen have been moving snow from streets and snow banks, putting it in dump trucks and taking it to the snow farm.
Many towns are still plagued by snow from last week’s blizzard. In central Massachusetts spots like Millbury, a number of sidewalks are still covered in ice and snow.