The editorial board of the Connecticut Post writes, in response to the city’s snow removal effort, ”whatever planning occurred was a nightmare, a city of largely rutted, slippery byways more reminiscent of a medieval village than the state’s largest city.” Does Finch deserve the blame? Or did Public Works leadership let him down? Or maybe this was a once-in-a-lifetime storm and they did all they could?
Mayor Bill Finch can talk about the “yahoos” whose cars got stranded at the height of the storm, but the fact is at least some of those “yahoos” were hard-working people coming home from a job. Not everyone has the luxury of skipping work in bad weather.
It’s clear the storm got ahead–way ahead–of the city’s response.
Read the full editorial here.