Have you been off-campus lately?
Meanwhile, the rest of Middletown’s a bit of a snowy mess. Cars are still buried. “I don’t know what they’re going to do [with all the snow],” says Mayor Guiliano. Which is probably why he is considering buying a snow-melting machine, which makes a hell of a lot of sense if you’ve seen the massive snow piles surrounding streets in and around Main Street, impeding visibility at all sorts of intersections, forcing pedestrians to use driving lanes:
City crews were working all night into Saturday morning to remove snow and ice from the streets. Figuring out where to put it after yet another storm this month is becoming increasingly difficult, the mayor said.
“We’re running out of places to put it,” he said.
Crews have received permission to dump snow at the former Holley Dodge dealership on Newfield Street and have also piled snow up at Veterans Park. Dumping it in the river, which has been suggested in some towns across the state, has been discouraged by the Coast Guard due to the possibility of ice barriers forming.
“I don’t know what they’re going to do (with all the snow),” Giuliano said. “It’s not going to melt anytime soon.”