Utilities emerge from storm with fewer outages than feared ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page The storm dumped nearly three feet of snow in some areas of the state. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Snow fell against a darkening sky as high tide came in on Plum Island. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Paul Kelly got lifted onto a National Guard truck by Scituate firefighters Geoff Downing and John Reidy. Paul Kelly and his wife Mary Kelly have owned their home since 1965. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff People shoveled off their cars on Brent Street in Dorchester. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff Icicles hung from the light illuminating the Dorchester Center Post Office. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff A wave slammed into a part of the Scituate town sea wall as a evening high tide approached in Scituate. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Aiden Birchell (left) ran through flooded Ocean Street to help a resident evacuate his oceanfront home in Brant Rock at the 5 p.m. high tide. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff At 5:30 p.m., at the height of high tide, homes and businesses were surrounded by the ocean flooding over the seawall in Brant Rock, Marshfield. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Michelle Suh, (left) the owner of Kaju Tofu House in Allston, and her boyfriend Ailton Moreira, shoveled the sidewalk in front of Suh's restaurant with what they had on hand - one shovel and a baking pan. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Ice encrusted the exterior of the Pilgrim Sands Hotel on Long Beach in Plymouth. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Ocean waves smashed over a seawall and home deck in Scituate. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Emma Landry, 6, got a tow from her yellow lab, Sam, on Babcock Street in Brookline. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Downed power lines along the roadway in Scituate. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff Icicles and snow adorned the Talbot Avenue MBTA station in Dorchester. Barry Chin/Globe Staff A passerby surveyed the scene along Warren Ave. in Plymouth as waves begin to pound the sea wall as high tide approached in the evening. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff A lone pedestrian made his way down Seaport Boulevard. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Children sledded down Pleasant Street in Charlestown during the blizzard. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Noah Bicchieri, 29, leaned against the wall as he walked between his house and his neighbor's house with his dog, Caruso, in Plum Island. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff A chair reserved a shoveled out parking spot in Dorchester. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Jeremy Armstrong bundled up as he walked down Harvard Street in Allston. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Homes along the shore of Brant Rock were destroyed by the force of the ocean during the blizzard. Resident Simon Adkins from Marshfield braved the wind to survey the damage. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Large rocks filled homes along the shore of Brant Rock in Marshfield. John Blanding/Globe Staff Cathleen Cahill made her way through deep and drifting snow while walking her dog Chikita in downtown Rockport. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Pedestrians passed some unlikely tropical friends atThe Pet Shop on Harvard Street in Allston. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Jamie Fogel (left) and Ian Page played football on a field next to Magazine Beach in Cambridge. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The Victory Baptist Church in Brant Rock looked like the Mt Washington Observatory as another band of heavy snow hit the area. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff An empty Seaport Boulevard on Tuesday morning. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Amy Grace, 10, played on a mountain of snow on Tremont Street in the South End. John Blanding/Globe Staff Dirt Murray shoveled snow and slush from a friend's lobster boat docked in Lobster Cove in Gloucester. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff In the South End, Mike Poremba walked his dog, Cali, past snow covered cars. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Local residents surveyed a large section of seawall in Marshfield that collapsed at the height of the blizzard, damaging several homes. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff An open wall was exposed to the ocean after a large section of seawall collapsed in Marshfield. David L. Ryan/Globe staff Empty toll booths on the Mass Turnpike during the blizzard. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Scituate police and the National Guard helped out a WBZ news crew. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Thomas Flaherty used his snow blower during the blizzard to remove drifting snow in Scituate. John Blanding/Globe Staff Drifting snow outside a house in Gloucester. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Kevin Eggan skied down Mrytle Street on Beacon Hill in Boston. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Whiteout conditions enveloped two people walking on the oceanfront street Bay Road. Stan Grossfeld/Staff Globe Squantum residents dug out on Crabtree Road. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A snow-clearing crew made its way down Chauncy Street in downtown Boston. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff MaryKate Moriarty,14, took a leap off a porch in Quincy. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff Adam Keene, 7, of Lexington, offered his dog, Astro, a kiss during the blizzard Tuesday morning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff A house in Chatham took on a picturesque look as wind and snow continued to pelt the area. Barry Chin/Globe Staff There were near whiteout road conditions on Orleans Road near the North Chatham Post Office. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A worker shoveled off the roof of Macy's in downtown Boston. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Turner Road in Scituate was flooded Tuesday morning. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff A pedestrian made his way through Copley Square early Tuesday. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff A pedestrian made her way up Cambridge Street in Boston. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier Tuesday morning. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff A nurse on her way to work in Acton stopped her car on the side of the road to clear her windshield wipers. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Crews were out on St. James Street in Boston early Tuesday. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Haven Ladd shoveled out in Charlestown. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Bill Blackwood made his way onto the beach to walk his dog on Plum Island early Tuesday. Lane Turner/Globe Staff An MBTA employee kept switches on the Green Line clear of ice just before midnight in Coolidge Corner in Brookline. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff A woman and child battled the swirling wind and snow while leaving the North Quincy MBTA station. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff National Grid crews worked in the Cedar Point section of Scituate during blizzard conditions. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The snow was blowing sideways across anempty parking lot of the Plymouth. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Snow fell in Harvard Square late Monday. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Cancellations streamed in at Terminal C at Logan Airport Monday. Bill Greene/Globe Staff A woman walked her dog as snow swirled around the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Skiers were undeterred at the Weston Ski Track on the Leo J. Martin golf course in Weston. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff The owner of TW Cleaning Services, Wesley Toledo, mopped up inside of Mad Martha's Cafe which will be closed Tuesday. Josh Reynolds For The Boston Globe Employees including Director of Emergency Management Meg Femino converted a conference room into makeshift sleeping quarters at Beth Israel Deaconess medical Center. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Pedestrians struggled in the building wind and snow in Copley Square. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Olivia Cincotta took her boyfriend's dog, Rosie, for a walk in Copley Square on Monday. Barry Chin/Globe Staff The light from the Chatham Light cut through the night as snow and winds hit the Cape Monday.