Brought to you courtesy of a very observant
OCICBW... reader called Susan.
In Peabody, north of Boston, some residents were evacuated, and downtown businesses piled sandbags at their front doors and nearby streets were closed.
Demetri Skalkos, co-owner of McNamara's liquor store, said about 3 feet of water stood in the basement. He said he was worried about losing business over the traditionally busy Easter period.
"This is the Holy Week," he said. "If we don't do business now, when are we going to do business?"