Re: Winter officially begins in our neck of the woods.Dec 21st, 2009
Greetings VI; we haven't chatted in awhile. Anyway, that sounds a bit Orwellian, the reporting that is. Most places I've lived, reporting someone is usually the last resort after averything else has failed. Sidewalk cleaning in Halifax is always a bone of contention this time of year, they too must be cleaned by the property owner, but as snow accumulates there is nowhere to put it in the more cramped areas of the city; it gets pushed onto the sidewalk byt the plows and pushed back onto the road by the property owner, and they cycle continues, (glad I'm not a city dweller). The other irritant is the parking ban. Vehicles must be off the street between, (I believe) midnight and 7:00 a.m. from Dec 1st to, I think March sometime, or face a $50 pinch. Apparently a whole whack of vehicles got nabbed Dec. 1st for this, and there was no snow in sight and none forecast. But the law is the law. And this goes for the entire Halifax Regional Municipality, which covers quite a large land mass including rural and semi rural areas.Quote has been trimmed, See full post:
We missed the brunt of the weakened nor'easter that hammered the East coast this past week. We got about 6" last night, but I guess Halifax and Dartmouth got it worse. Funny though, The plow went by about six times, 3 of which were after the snow stopped. Our tax money hard at work.