New England’s elusive ski season cut short 
- Temperatures that soared into the 80s this week are wreaking havoc on spring skiing. A few days ago, half the trails in Vt. and N.H.were open; now only about quarter remain.

New England’s elusive ski season cut short

- Temperatures that soared into the 80s this week are wreaking havoc on spring skiing. A few days ago, half the trails in Vt. and N.H.were open; now only about quarter remain.

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Snow removal companies facing the unthinkable 
- After last winter’s heavy weather, many companies readied for anything this year, except that strangest of occurrences: a winter with almost no snow.

Snow removal companies facing the unthinkable

- After last winter’s heavy weather, many companies readied for anything this year, except that strangest of occurrences: a winter with almost no snow.

Up to six inches of snow could blanket some areas of Massachusetts on Saturday.

Up to six inches of snow could blanket some areas of Massachusetts on Saturday.

Region weathering unseasonable lack of snow
- It’s the question on the mind of anyone who steps outside during this so-called winter: Where’s the snow?

Region weathering unseasonable lack of snow

- It’s the question on the mind of anyone who steps outside during this so-called winter: Where’s the snow?

With no snow, ski business is slow
- Many local ski areas, in what is normally a busy week, are well below capacity because of a lack of natural and manmade snow.

With no snow, ski business is slow

- Many local ski areas, in what is normally a busy week, are well below capacity because of a lack of natural and manmade snow.

Vermont ski area getting second life
- Six years ago, Magic Mountain lost half a million dollars. Snowmaking covered only a quarter of the southern Vermont ski area, and the chairlifts had a reputation for being so unreliable that some skiers didn’t feel comfortable letting their children ride them.

Vermont ski area getting second life

- Six years ago, Magic Mountain lost half a million dollars. Snowmaking covered only a quarter of the southern Vermont ski area, and the chairlifts had a reputation for being so unreliable that some skiers didn’t feel comfortable letting their children ride them.

State unveils ‘mega-plows’
- The state today unveiled one of five new “mega-plows” that will help it clear snow and ice more efficiently, part of an effort to cut costs of road-clearing by nearly half over two winters, Secretary of Transportation Richard A. Davey said.

State unveils ‘mega-plows’

- The state today unveiled one of five new “mega-plows” that will help it clear snow and ice more efficiently, part of an effort to cut costs of road-clearing by nearly half over two winters, Secretary of Transportation Richard A. Davey said.

Residents dig out, thousands without power
- Some 621,000 utility customers are without power this evening in the wake of a major nor’easter that dumped up to 30 inches of heavy wet snow in parts of the state, forcing some of the hardest hit communities to declare a snow day in October and to postpone Halloween because of impassible streets.

Residents dig out, thousands without power

- Some 621,000 utility customers are without power this evening in the wake of a major nor’easter that dumped up to 30 inches of heavy wet snow in parts of the state, forcing some of the hardest hit communities to declare a snow day in October and to postpone Halloween because of impassible streets.

The East Coast ski season has begun
- Last night, the kids from Famous Internet Skiers hit up Killington, where they reported a foot of snow at summit.

The East Coast ski season has begun

- Last night, the kids from Famous Internet Skiers hit up Killington, where they reported a foot of snow at summit.

Up to 3 inches of snow could fall this evening
- The season’s first snow is expected across the region this afternoon through this evening, ranging from flurries to accumulating snow.

Up to 3 inches of snow could fall this evening

- The season’s first snow is expected across the region this afternoon through this evening, ranging from flurries to accumulating snow.