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Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun

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Those headed into the town for work on Tuesday could not have been thrilled as they cleared off their vehicles and slid into city this morning. But youngsters having fun with a day without work from college, and their fortunate pets, wasted no time having fun with wintertime actions in Greater Boston. Here’s a have a look at the nice, the dangerous, and the ugly within the aftermath of this season’s first snow occasion, a three-day humdinger.

Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Snow blankets Boston Common as the primary winter storm of the season impacts the area on Tuesday. —Scott Eisen / Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
An umbrella is a key accoutrement if you happen to’re going to be checking your cellphone throughout a snowstorm — simply ask this girl on Boston Common Tuesday. —Scott Eisen / Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Snow hampers commuters on their solution to Boston as they journey by Melrose Tuesday morning. —JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP through Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
David Chu shovels snow from his sidewalk in entrance of his residence in Malden Tuesday. —JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP through Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Snowballs are on the agenda for these youngsters having fun with a day without work from college in Boston Tuesday. —Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
A girl walks previous two staff clearing snow from a sidewalk close to South Station Tuesday. —Scott Eisen / Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
People commute within the blowing snow close to South Station on Tuesday. —Scott Eisen / Getty Images
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Appleton Street in Boston’s South End had a recent blanket of snow Tuesday. —Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Residents spent Tuesday morning clearing off their vehicles on Shawmut Street in Boston’s South End. —Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
The first storm of the season was nothing however fun for Luisa Pereira of Framingham, however not a lot for her brother who needed to brush snow off the roof of his truck. —Suzanne Kreiter / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Luisa Pereira wasted no time making snow angels at her residence in Framingham Tuesday. —Suzanne Kreiter / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Dog walkers didn’t let the snow cease them from taking to the woods within the Middlesex Fells Reservation throughout the first storm of December. —Jessica Rinaldi / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Dylan Alexander, 11, takes cowl throughout a large snowball struggle along with his siblings as they get pleasure from a snow day in Wilmington Tuesday. —Jessica Rinaldi / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
A Hull police automotive passes on storm patrol as excessive winds and snow blanket the coast. —Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
Maddie Alexander, 14, places her palms as much as block a snowball from her brother Collin, 16, throughout an all-out snowball struggle in Wilmington as they get pleasure from a snow day that resulted from the primary storm of December. —Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe
Photos: Boston digs out, and enjoys some snow-day fun
The first storm of the season arrived in Natick, and Jazzy, an 11-month-old Labrador retriever, was thrilled with the chilly snow. —Suzanne Kreiter / Globe Staff

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