Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tell us how you feel about the recent snowstorms that have hit the Winchester region by posting a comment below.
With a couple feet of snow already on the ground in Winchester following the blizzard of 2013 and possibly more coming this weekend, we want to know: Have you had enough snow yet this winter? Are you a fan of winter and loving all the snow? Or are you a warm weather person that wants to see the snow melt as soon as possible? Let us know where you stand by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Several readers complimented the Winchester Department of Public Works and the job they did clearing snow-covered roads during the blizzard.
We asked you, our readers, how you would rate Winchester's plowing during the blizzard and one thing is certain: you are proud of the work done by the Winchester Department of Public Works. Compare and Contrast Some of the readers compared the job done by Winchester to nearby communities and private contractors, and the consensus was that the town did a better job. "Winchester DPW are the best in the state. Excellent work!" wrote reader elisa on Winchester Patch. "Excellent job compared to many surrounding communities!" wrote reader Town Crier. "I am normally a critic of the plowing job the town does," wrote reader RT. "I must say that with this amount of snow, I doubt that anyone else could do much better." Reader BAV added, "I was …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Are you satisfied or frustrated with how Winchester 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 Winchester’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. Winchester Storm Center PHOTOS: Blizzard of 2013 in Winchester
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Winchester Department of Public Works concentrated their post-blizzard cleanup efforts in the downtown area Monday night into Tuesday morning.
The Winchester Department of Public Works concentrated their cleanup efforts in the downtown area Monday night into Tuesday morning. "Winchester Center is really bad...so we will shut down the downtown area and bring equipment in and concentrate on cleaning up the sidewalks," Gill said on Monday afternoon. No parking was allowed in the downtown area from 10 p.m. Monday through 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to Gill. DPW crews have been working long hours to cleanup up the estimated 30.2 inches of snow that fell in town during the blizzard Friday into Saturday. "The guys are very tired," Gill said, adding that many of his employees have worked 40 to 50 hours the past couple days. "Fortunately, no one has been hurt during the cleanup." Snow …