Many people were concerned about the side roads as well as the highways.
"It's starting to get bad, it's starting to pile up as you can see," said contractor Mario Molina.
In Wetherfield, mother nature gave an early holiday present to private contractors such as Joshua Viola.
"It's been pretty crazy. It's been intense," Viola said. "We went out about 7 this morning to treat all the parking lots with salt. Then once it was coming down, sticking, we were out again scraping and salting. "
For Viola, he said the big priority was clearing parking lots because of the rush of holiday shoppers.
"You don't want anybody slipping and falling," Viola said. "You don't want anybody to slip into things, that's the biggest concern."
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Portland city leaders are considering a plan to build tiny houses for homeless people to help get them off the streets. The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at TheMore >
The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at The Caravan Tiny House Hotel in northeast Portland.More >
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A South Mississippi teacher has admitted to investigators that he molested at least eight boys who were his students, and the abuse spanned a period of 20 years, according to an affidavit. More >
A South Mississippi teacher has admitted to investigators that he molested at least eight boys who were his students, and the abuse spanned a period of 20 years. That's according to an affidavit released Thursday. William Richard Pryor, 68, is in federal custody charged with transportation of minors with intent of sexual activity. (WARNING: This story contains explicit details that may be offensive to some readers.)More >