Snowfall sets scene for New Year’s party ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Marcella Bourasa, 2, experienced her full snowfall on Sunday. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Walter helped to dig out friends in Milford on Sunday morning. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Braden Stephens, 6, of Denham Springs, Louisiana reveled in a morning of sledding in Hopedale, Mass. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff George Hudgins, and his niece Cassie Marsden, both of Meford, dug out their cars on North Street in Medford. Brian Snyder/REUTERS A boy built a snowman in Somerville, Mass. following an overnight snow storm. Brian Snyder/REUTERS A woman jogged along the Charles River in Cambridge. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Precipitation in Boston was a mix of rain and snow in the early evening, but other parts of the state already had several inches of snow. John Tlumacki/ Globe Staff A major winter storm that could dump up to a foot of snow started pummeling Mass. this afternoon. John Tlumacki/ Globe Staff Snow fell on shoppers leaving the Home Depot in Avon. Kristen Mullen/The Citizens' Voice/ AP The storm dumped five inches of snow or more on parts of Pa. That didn't deter this US Postal Service employee. Andy Matsko/Republican-Herald/AP Children went sledding in Minersville, Pa. on Friday. MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA Much of the Midwest was hit with snow before the storm headed for the Northeast. Keith Bedford/REUTERS A girl tried to catch snowflakes as she made her way through Times Square.