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Portlanders may get more time to clear snow from sidewalks during winter storms

Leroy White uses a snowblower to clear snow in front of a stairway to a home during a storm Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

If there’s one thing that gets Portland residents excited, it’s shoveling snow! In a general sense, Portlanders are responsible for clearing snow and ice from the public walkways and sidewalks alongside their homes and businesses during winter storms. It’s a chore everybody really loves. Tonight at 5:30 p.m., the city’s Department of Public Services will […]