Quincy's animal control officer wants to make sure people remember their four-legged friends in the frigid cold. Steve Scherer said pet owners must take special precautions while the area experiences unusually low temperatures.
The cold winds of December have arrived. And with them have come some accompanying snow flurries. That's making Mark Holtmeyer busier. "Our busiest times are when we have extreme weather conditions, both cold and hot," said Holtmeyer, who owns Spring Street Automotive.
The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.