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February 9th, 2005


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02:59 am - in which we ask the burning questions
...why the hell is there a bulldozer pushing clumps of snow down the street outside at 3 AM, and why is its backup beeping louder than a car horn?

Let's hear it for the City of Somerville.

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From:markm
Date:February 9th, 2005 11:23 am (UTC)
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I'm guessing they're preparing for Thursday's storm-of-the-century-until-the-next-one-comes snowstorm.

PS beep beep
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From:triplehdm
Date:February 9th, 2005 12:12 pm (UTC)
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and people wonder why I run to Salem whenever it snows.
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From:bedfull_o_books
Date:February 9th, 2005 02:46 pm (UTC)
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Wow.

Where in Somerville do you live? We didn't get any bulldozers. Ever. I feel so deprived.
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From:marphod
Date:February 9th, 2005 03:11 pm (UTC)
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Monday morning, bulldozers were blocking off Broadway just south of 16, moving snow. Made my morning commute lovely.

my faith in the Somerville DPW is non-existant at this point.
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From:lindalee
Date:February 9th, 2005 03:46 pm (UTC)
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So that's what those really loud noises were. I was too sleepy to go check.

I actually complained to the city the other day about the fact that the snow-emergency sides of the streets (you know, the ones that we need to move our cars from during a snow emergency, so they can plow?) hadn't really been plowed, and that ironically, the only available parking places were on the non-snow-emergency sides of the streets, where the cars had been parked. I wonder if I had any effect on this action...but I swear, I never said, "And oh, by the way, could you attempt to fix this at 3am, waking up me and all of my neighbors? Because that would be swell."

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