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As a Cambridge real estate agent, the city squares of Cambridge, Somerville and Medford and the town centers of Arlington, Watertown and Belmont, Massachusetts are my home turf. And as a lifelong New Englander who’s lived within twenty miles of Boston most of my life, I can introduce you to other nearby towns as we search for your new home. If you’re planning to sell your home in Cambridge, MA or nearby you’ll find plenty of info about the home selling process here too. Questions? Send me an email or call me at 617-504-1737.

Getting Around Town

Last weekend’s blizzard was fun – for a day or two.  But getting around town is no easy feat this week.  Luckily, the daytime temperatures have been above freezing since a whole lot of melting is needed before we can easily get around Cambridge again. 

Getting Around Cambridge May Be a Challenge

Getting Around Cambridge May Be a Challenge

Cities just aren’t designed to have this much snow.  Cambridge sure isn’t.   Driving is nervewracking with so many people walking in the narrow streets.  Snow piles make intersections hazardous.  Two-way streets are reduced to one lane.  And parking?  Forget about it.  Parking will be a challenge until spring.

Somerville, as usual, is doing a fantastic job of snow removal.  City workers are on the job around the clock with convoys of dumptrucks taking away the snow that bulldozers have cleared.   The other night Ball Square was blocked off by the police for snow removal.  I noticed today that there is NO snow left in the square.  Now, that’s the way to do it.

This recently erected sign strikes despair in Cambridge drivers’ hearts.  Expect delays – ok – what else is new?  But for TWO YEARS?  How depressing is that?  The next screen announces work on Western Ave that will be tying up traffic for two years.  Ugh.   From bad to worse.

But enough griping.  We New Englanders are a hardy lot.  Spring will be here soon and a little – or a lot of – snow makes it all the sweeter.

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