Slush, slick roads keep Midcoast road, emergency crews busy

By Beth A. Birmingham | Nov 16, 2018
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham A car ended up in a ditch on Route 17 across from Chickawaukee Pond in Rockland just before 10 a.m. Nov. 16 because of slick conditions. This was one of several mishaps reported during the season's first snow.

Area public works and emergency crews were busy Nov. 16 as the season's first snow fell.

A Winter Storm Warning was in effect for all of Midcoast Maine until 4 p.m. Friday, with widespread accumulations of 4 to 8 inches of snow. Schools are closed and some businesses delayed opening.

 

 

A plow clears the way for those out and about in Camden Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Under cover of umbrellas, a couple make their way along Main Street in Camden Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
While the sidewalk is cleared of snow, a pair of bundled pedestrians make their way along Main Street in Camden Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Boats are tossed in the waves off Snow Marine Park in Rockland Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Boats in Camden harbor are protected from the season's first snow Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Festive wreaths along Bay View Street in Camden wear a light cover of snow Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The sidewalk on Main Street in Rockland is cleared during the season's first storm Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A plow rounds the corner from Main to Beechwood Street in Thomaston Nov. 16. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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