How Would You Rate North Reading's Plowing During the Blizzard of 2013?

Are you satisfied or frustrated with how the town handled the area’s 5th largest snowstorm in history? Let us know by posting a comment below.

Now that the snow has fallen, and started to melt, it’s your time to rate how the town’s plows handled the more than two feet of snow that fell Friday and Saturday.

Feel free to give praise or thanks, express frustrations or offer up constructive criticism in the comments below, and keep in mind, the blizzard was the 5th largest snowstorm in New England history.

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Kathy February 12, 2013 at 08:18 PM
I think the town did a great job keeping up with the plowing. I live on a main road and it was pretty clear throughout the storm. Also, kudos to the governor for keeping traffic off the streets so the plows could do their job.
Charles Durham February 12, 2013 at 09:33 PM
I found that the streets are great but the sidewalks are a different story. I went to Reading today and the sidewalks were just as bad. What was done, they left a mound close to the road, so if you parked a car a passenger would not be able to get out.
John Intorcio February 12, 2013 at 10:09 PM
Related discussion: http://northreading.patch.com/articles/school-canceled-in-north-reading-monday-feb-11
Barry February 12, 2013 at 11:22 PM
Geez, how long will the site continue to beat the proverbial dead horse? We had a lot of snow. The roads got plowed. This is New England, not Florida. End of story.
Stephen Miscowski February 12, 2013 at 11:38 PM
Laurel Road and Hickory Lane were poorly done. There is still 4 inches of slush as of today, three days later.
Meg Hagearty Robertson February 13, 2013 at 01:04 AM
The DPW did a great job & continue to do a great job in cleaning up the snow off roads. The sidewalks which were plowed by the town are ok. I just wish they would re-plow as they do roads & maintain as melting occurs. Also it would be great if residents and commercial owners could clear and maintain their sidewalks as well. Thanks to all those who have cleared their sidewalks!
Heather February 13, 2013 at 02:56 AM
We are forced to walk our children in the road because the sidewalks are not cleared. This is common for every storm, every year and will take weeks to be plowed. Either care for the sidewalks or require the residents to clear them. Otherwise this auto loving town has beautiful clear streets.
Joe Veno February 13, 2013 at 12:06 PM
the DPW and the private contractors did an outstanding job as they always do on our roads..
John Intorcio February 13, 2013 at 01:22 PM
Thanks Joe! That settles it.
JIM February 13, 2013 at 02:05 PM
North Reading DPW did the best job out of all the surrounding towns
JIM February 13, 2013 at 02:07 PM
Whatever happened to the new law that Main St businesses must clear their sidewalks or be fined ?
pattie d February 13, 2013 at 07:46 PM
DPW , great job, thank you!
Meg Hagearty Robertson February 13, 2013 at 11:57 PM
THe sidewalk snow removal by-law is driven by complaints to the Police Dept., Call the Selectmen to ask them to enforce the by-law & find a way to encourage residents to clear sidewalks and hydrants infront of their homes.
John Intorcio February 14, 2013 at 02:24 AM
Today I found the path to my mailbox plowed in. So I'm lowering my rating.


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