Boston lifts snow emergency as New England digs out
Heavy snowfall covers the Boston Public Garden.
January 13th, 2011
11:51 AM ET

Boston lifts snow emergency as New England digs out

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino lifted a city snow emergency Thursday, one day after blizzard conditions pounded the city and created hazardous travel conditions across New England.

Hundreds of schools remained closed in Massachusetts as crews continued to clear snow and to salt icy roadways, according to state Emergency Management spokesman Peter Judge.

The state's 250 National Guardsmen - who were mobilized as a precautionary measure on Wednesday - were relieved from duty by Thursday morning, Judge said.

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  1. Sees All Evil

    Thoughts and prayers for those effected by this natural disaster. May God be with you all.

    January 13, 2011 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. End 'O' Days

    If you can? Get out now! get together with family & friend's...enjoy these times...

    January 13, 2011 at 8:22 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Scotty

    Are you kidding me ? It's the middle of Winter in Boston ! Grow up and be a man for Gods sake.

    January 13, 2011 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Mr.Green

    you tell'em Scotty! rub some dirt on it! put your Yaz Tee on,get a 12 pk! get back in the game!

    January 13, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
  5. NuOrlns

    Damn right. It's only snow – dig it out of your way. We all could use the cardio exertion anyway. Where's the damn shovel!

    January 13, 2011 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |