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How Would You Rate Coventry's Plowing During First 2014 Storm?

Are you satisfied or frustrated with how the roadways were maintained before, during and after this week's snowstorm. Let us know by posting a comment below.

Now that the snow has fallen, it’s your time to rate how Coventry's plows handled the significant amount of snow that fell Thursday and Friday.

Feel free to give praise or thanks, express frustrations or offer up constructive criticism in the comments below.

Click here to view our Coventry Winter Storm Center for everything that was posted about the storm.

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Sandy Lukowicz January 04, 2014 at 08:03 AM
Excellent as usual! Our Town employees are one of the finest in the Valley. And no, I'm not bragging because my son works for the Town. Long before that I've always had the upmost respect for our DPW workers. Stay safe out there guys!!!!
Ellen Jane Botelho January 04, 2014 at 08:10 AM
The Coventry plows were pretty good down here on Seneca st. But were stingy with the sand and salt earlier in the day. They also need to focus on keeping the driving area as wide as possible, as it becomes an impassible one lane road very quickly, with subsequent snowfall. Up at the corner of Elton and Mead Streets, the plow leaves too much snow as they cut the left turn too soon. What this does, is makes it impossible for people in cars making the left turn onto Mead, to see down Elton Street to look for oncoming cars. It is very dangerous. The town needs to do a lot of tree trimming near telephone wires and over the streets in this entire neighborhood. This has been neglected for quite a few years.
Starship Trooper January 04, 2014 at 08:15 AM
Missed a day of work because the street did not get plowed until 11:30 am. More passes needs to be more since 4 feet of snow remains on each side of the road.
Lynn Duncan January 04, 2014 at 09:06 AM
as much as I appreciate what these guys have done...I also know that 2 years ago I paid to have my stonewall repaired.220.00..after living here 5 years....THEY HIT IT...I called them up...they fixed it.....next storm....DECIMATED it to the point the rocks were in my neighbors yard....called them again...they told me they would not repair it....AND that I should move the wall back.if they moved the wall, they wanted the rocks.......WHAT I have lived here 7 years...and the year I pay to get the wall done you hit it....and the next 2 years you hit it...I don't fix it...and it didn't get hit...and I did put up markers after the first time...AND still they hit it!.....SO....I am just happy they did not hit the wall AGAIN! but my front yard still looks like crap because I won't fix it for them to hit again!
Cadre January 04, 2014 at 12:36 PM
More satisfied than Starship Trooper (obviously). So, Mr. Melancholy, I have advice for you! Click on the link below my script. UPS will deliver you a shovel. No one likes to hear that you missed a day of work, you poor soul. http://www.amazon.com/b?node=13755561
RS January 04, 2014 at 01:11 PM
missed work???? It was a small snow storm. My wife drove to work from the western end of town in a Honda Civic and didn't have any problems......
Brian Jusczyk January 04, 2014 at 03:08 PM
A good job as usual, except Viola seems to be forgotten til later in the day. Laforge St is done first for the school and then Centennial Street but sometimes Viola Street gets skipped til later. I know it is a couple of cul de sacs and takes time but an early pass would be nice.
coventry taxpayer 2 January 04, 2014 at 09:22 PM
At least he helps his fellow neighbor, Who have you ever helped but yourself? Typical Bagger!!
Douglas Ryan January 04, 2014 at 10:41 PM
Great Job as usual! Over the years Coventry Snow Plow Crew has cleared the roads better than any town or city I've driven in within RI. I drove for FedEx for 30 years all over the State.
Einstein January 05, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Coventry Taxpayer 2; I work to keep your TAXES LOW, but I understand your need to Feed the Pig. Sorry.
Einstein January 05, 2014 at 12:43 PM
I heard a rumor that VespaDude8262 was out shoveling show for handicapped and elderly people during his copious free time. Good for you, VespaDude8262. A Tip of My Hat to You. Best part is we got a reprieve from you spewing your hatred and crap on-line.
coventry taxpayer 2 January 05, 2014 at 07:38 PM
Well I had to feed your wife and man can she gobble!!
Starship Trooper January 05, 2014 at 08:01 PM
Cadre I appreciate your recommendations of shovels and there is such a variety to choose from. The entire neighborhood was done very late so there was no way people in general were going anywhere in my area. Feel free to come on over with one of those shovels you suggested I am sure some of the senior citizens in my area would have appreciated it.
Cadre January 06, 2014 at 12:38 AM
No free handouts.
Harry Hood January 06, 2014 at 01:31 PM
I think they did a great job! Appreciate them doing the best they can.
cubby217 January 07, 2014 at 06:49 AM
Our street was nicely plowed as usual but inconsiderate neighbors with their snow blowers made the road unsafe. I had my driveway plowed and he did a wonderful job making sure that NO snow ended in the street but it seems that those with snow blowers need to learn how to use them and not send the snow into the street. They should be fined!

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