Clearing the streets

Clearing the streets Fred Savoie and other employees of the Vermillion Street Department were up bright and early Monday morning clearing city boulevards of approximately two inches of snow that fell the night before. Fred Savoie and other employees of the Vermillion Street Department were up bright and early Monday morning clearing city boulevards of approximately two inches of snow that fell the night before. Despite the light volume of snow, roads were treacherous because a steady rainfall preceded the white stuff. Just when crews had streets virtually clear by late Monday, a second storm � this one almost primarily freezing rain � hit Vermillion, forcing street crews to break out their road graders and sanding trucks once more.

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