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In Scituate, sunny skies but a town without power

SCITUATE -- The sun illuminated this snow-covered seaside town Sunday, melting ice that encased power lines and tree branches while providing a bit of warmth after another frigid night.

Rick Colvin said parts of his girlfriend’s house in the First Cliff neighborhood registered 44 degrees Saturday night. But Colvin, his girlfriend, and her children muddled through with the aid of a wood-burning stove and a heap of blankets.

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