You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Weekend storms sap local budgets

For all their wearisome hassle, this month’s winter storms have at least had the courtesy to arrive on weekends, sparing commuters slick, snarled rides to work.

But that timing is proving decidedly inconvenient for Massachusetts communities that must shell out costly overtime pay to have the streets plowed in a month that could break snowfall records.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week