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  1. Gov. Baker heads to Nantucket for damage survey after stormRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has made a last-minute decision to visit Nantucket, one of the communities hardest hit by this week's blizzard. About 3,500 customers on the island remained without power at mid-day Wednesday, nearly half of the state's total.

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  2. Gov. Baker wrestled with non-essential travel banRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members of his administration tried to strike a balance between public safety and civil liberties.

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  3. Scituate seeks aid after storm sets quarter-century record for damageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Officials in the coastal town of Scituate are asking the state for help in the wake of this week's blizzard, which brought in whipping winds and surging floodwater that caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. "We're asking the government to bring in some heavy equipment - the largest front-loaders that the state has," John Daheney, Scituate chairman of the Board of Selectmen, told the Herald.

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  4. Gov. Charlie Baker to visit blizzard-damaged townsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard that left up to three feet of snow in some communities. After stopping by the state Transportation Department operations center in Boston on Wednesday morning, Baker and Lt.

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  5. Heslam: TV crew gets a bit too close to stormRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    Storm chasing can be a risky business as one local TV news crew shooting the surf off storm-battered Scituate found out during the blizzard. WBZ-TV reporter Chris McKinnon and a photographer were covering the action on the South Shore yesterday when things got a little hairy, forcing them to put a call in to town hall for help.

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  6. Editorial: Surviving a blizzardRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boston Herald

    For most school kids it's Day 2 of the best mid-winter break ever. The sledding on Boston Common has never been better.

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  7. Jim Cantore: Despite totals, Juno an arctic blast for someRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boston Herald

    The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore made his debut on "America's Morning Headquarters" from Boston Common with a record-setting blizzard as a backdrop. All in a day's work.

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  8. Storm just the start: Watch the VideoRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boston Herald

    State officials are tallying up a bill expected to run in the tens of millions for what will go down as one of the most expensive snowstorms in Massachusetts history, even as another winter wallop is expected to hit here Friday. "We identified the snow and ice account as a potential issue - and not because there wasn't any money in it, Just because we weren't sure if there was going to be enough if we had a traditional winter," Gov. Charlie Baker said yesterday, adding that the response to this week's crippling blizzard will eat a "significant" chunk of the state's snow budget.

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  9. Scenes from Juno: Winds whipping, water rising in ScituateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Scituate town employee Donald Pipes gets hit with a gust of blowing snow as he clears the sidewalk in front of the Town Hall. Herald photo by Alex Denniston.

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  10. On sleds and skis, hardy Bostonians brave the blizzardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Bostonians are a hardy breed, and many weren't about to let a mere blizzard cramp their style. Some voices from those who ventured out into the teeth of the storm: On most days, Brooke Finan gets around Boston on foot.

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  11. Scenes from Juno: Marshfield seawall crumbling, homes condemnedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    South Shore officials have condemned two houses in Marshfield and are evaluating more, including one where emergency responders were lifted into the house by a front-end loader to avoid dangerously high flood waters and save an injured man amid the state's raging blizzard. The ocean-side town is already grappling with floodwaters after an 80-foot section of seawall was washed away this morning, according to the Marshfield Fire Department.

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  12. Not many people in Massachusetts sheltersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Not many people are taking advantage of the dozens of emergency shelters set up around Massachusetts for people left without power during the blizzard. A spokesman for the state Emergency Management Agency says fewer than 200 people have reported to shelters with a combined capacity of more than 7,500.

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  13. Ferocious waves wash away 80 feet of seawall in MarshfieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    As of 9:20 a.m., Marshfield police, Marshfield Fire Department and Marshfield Department of Public Works were at the scene. Across the South Shore, officials are girding for this afternoon's expected high tide after parts of Scituate saw as much of 5 feet of flooding during the opening surge of a massive blizzard and officials rescued an injured man in Marshfield.

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  14. Gov. Charlie Baker: 'So far, so good' for Bay State in Blizzard 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    The morning high tide pushes water onto Revere Street in Winthrop as a heavy and powerful snowstorm continues to batter the region on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Staff Photo by Mark Garfinkel The morning high tide pushes water onto Revere Street in Winthrop as a heavy and powerful snowstorm continues to batter the region Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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  15. Massachusetts lashed by heavy snow, wind but has few outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts was pounded by heavy snow and lashed by strong winds early Tuesday, but state officials reported fewer power outages than expected from the winter storm and no catastrophic flooding along the coastline. "So far, so good," Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said at an early morning briefing at the state's emergency management bunker in Framingham.

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  16. High tide floods parts of Scituate, batters MarshfieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Boston Herald

    South Shore officials are girding for this afternoon's expected high tide after parts of Scituate saw as much of 5 feet of flooding during the opening surge of a massive blizzard and officials rescued an injured man in Marshfield. Whipping winds, with gusts as high as 78 miles per hour on Nantucket, have battered the state, particularly south of Boston, where coastal floods has wreaked havoc on many streets near the water.

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  17. Some lucky travelers escape to sun, sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Boston Herald

    A few lucky travelers flew out of Logan International Airport ahead of the blizzard yesterday - and they're probably having a better time than you are now. "It will be margaritas, mojitos and sand between my toes," said Jake Jones, 64, of Scituate, who was on his way to San Juan, Puerto Rico, with his girlfriend.

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  18. For lucky, smug few at Logan, plans for 'margaritas, mojitos and sand'Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Boston Herald

    Jet Blue customers at Logan airport's departure terminal try to get out of the city before winter storm Juno approaches on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. As many as 1,000 flights will be cancelled tomorrow as a foot to two feet of snow is expected to fall on the area.

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  19. Ann J. Horrigan, clerk, a resident of HinghamRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Boston Herald

    Wife of the late John J. Horrigan and John F. Malloy Sr., Mrs. Horrigan is survived by four sons, John Malloy of Plymouth, Kevin Malloy of Scituate, Edward Malloy of Georgia, and Daniel Horrigan of California; nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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  20. RoseMarie Skane, at 74, Scituate homemakerRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Mrs. Skane was born in Malden. She had lived in Melrose for 27 years and in Scituate for the past 11 years.

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