Send in your photos and stories
Where were you during the infamous Great Blizzard of 1978, the storm to which all other storms since have been compared?
We want your stories, photos, letters, and recollections.
The blizzard hit on February 6, 1978, and businesses started sending people home early, but it was still too late. Snow fell at more than an inch per hour and thousands of people got stranded on the highways. More than 3,000 cars and 500 trucks got stuck on Route 128 alone. Snow drifts completely covered cars. Fourteen people died from carbon monoxide poisoning as they sat in their cars trying to stay warm.
Huge waves and high tides devastated shoreside communities all over Massachusetts.
If you have a story and/or a photo (or a few) to share, please email NeighbNews@comcast.net, or call 508-979-5593, to arrange scanning and pick-up.
DEADLINE: 2/9/18. We are hoping to to run this special feature in our 2/15/18 issue.
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