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Hartford Digs Out After Another Storm



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    People in Hartford are digging out after yet another winter storm.

    City crews worked to clear sidewalks and plow school parking lots Monday night so classes can resume Tuesday.

    Drivers who normally park on the streets have had to find a new place during parking bans.

    “I’m ready for spring. I’m really ready for spring,” said Aaron Smith, of Hartford.

    The end of the ban on Monday meant winter weary drivers could retrieve their cars, hoping to make the trek for the last time this season, but staying optimistic nonetheless.

    “It’s awful. It could’ve been worse. We have to enjoy,” said Hartford resident Wayne McMahon.

    Plow truck drivers were going non-stop Monday.

    “It’s been crazy. Been a lot of snow, a lot of plowing. This is the second time I cleaned this lot today,” said United Contractors driver Harold Rodriguez.

    While it’s good money, the series of winter storms means long days living in the truck and lots of coffee.

    “It’s been a rough winter so far,” said Rodriguez. weather.

    The city of Hartford said most residents complied with the parking ban. Those who were towed and ticketed face a bill of nearly $200.

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