Crews started plowing in Grafton at 2 p.m.; that was after treating the roads.
Provided the forecast proves true and snow starts falling Friday night at a rate of 2 to 3 inches an hour, those responsible for keeping Grafton's streets clear are going to be going nonstop. "We'll take occasional breaks but if we get the snow they say we're going to get, you need to keep going to stay with it," said Highway Superintendent Dave Crouse. Crouse said the governor's banning of vehicles on the roads after 4 p.m. was welcome news, and that he hoped people would stay off the streets. Grafton doesn't have a parking ban, but the DPW may have vehicles removed that interfere with plowing and keeping the roads clear, Crouse said.
After years of study, the feasibility committee makes a recommendation.
After years of study, a committee recommends land at Estabrook and Old Westboro roads as the future site of the Department of Public Works building. The land, which is owned by the town, was recommended by the Public Works Facilities Feasibility Study Committee, selectman chairman Peter Adams, who also sits on the study committee, announced at the Feb. 7 selectmen’s meeting. The committee, which has been meeting for more than five years, will now bring this recommendation to the Planning Board for its feedback, Town Administrator Timothy McInerney said. The board will look at whether the site fits into the master plan and whether other plans are in place for that building, he said. From there, the issue goes to the Board of Selectmen …