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Why Carry an Umbrella in the Snow?

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com There are 151,944 crashes each year because of slick and dangerous icy roads. Getting ready for the hazards of winter driving is key, but you can also give insureds an …

New England Digs Out From Latest Winter Storm, Braces for More Snow

Snow-choked New England braced for more winter grief later in the week as people dug out from another 2 feet of snow Tuesday amid below-freezing temperatures and stranded Boston commuters scrambled to find other ways to get to work. Officials …

Massachusetts Coastal Communities Hit Hard by Blizzard

Some of the areas hardest hit by the blizzard that tore through Massachusetts were on the coastline, where oceanfront homes took the brunt of raging seas. In Marshfield, Massachusetts, officials were still assessing the damage but said at least four …

AIR Worldwide Reports on This Week’s Northeast Blizzard

A blizzard in the Northeast this week primarily impacted eastern Long Island in New York, southeastern Connecticut, Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod and the islands, New Hampshire, and Maine, with record and near-record snowfall, high winds, and monumental …

New Englanders Facing Snowy ‘Big Dig’ After Blizzard

New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out Wednesday, grudgingly praising forecasters who got grief from New Yorkers and others spared its full fury. The storm buried the Boston area in more than …

New York City Blizzard Proves Dud as Weather Forecasters Miss Mark

Reopen Broadway, start up the trains, get the commuters back on the road. The great New York City blizzard of ’15 was a bust. Not that there was no snow — Manhattan’s Central Park had 7.9 inches (20 centimeters) as …

Blizzard Sweeps Northeast U.S., New York Spared Its Brunt

A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, dropping as much as 2 feet (60 cm) of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact on New York City fell short of dire predictions. The governors of …

N.Y. Region Revives With Travel Bans Lifted as Blizzard Fizzles

The New York region lurched back to life after a storm advertised as a potentially life-threatening blizzard ended up as a mundane winter snowfall. Travel bans for automobiles in New York and New Jersey were lifted and New York City’s …

New York, Northeast May Get 3 Feet of Snow in Historic Storm

A blizzard forecasters call “life-threatening” that may drop three feet of snow from New York to Boston has caused more than 1,800 flight cancellations and will likely block road and rail traffic, close schools and knock out power across the …

New Hampshire Officials Warn Snow Poses Roof Collapse Danger

New Hampshire emergency management officials are warning the third major snowstorm in a month is increasing the danger that roofs could collapse under the weight of the snow New Hampshire Acting Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Perry Plummer …