‘Pax’ storm hits Maine

 

Storm-struck, Norway and Paris digs out from over a foot of snow on Friday morning. Schools in SAD 17 were closed Friday, a trend across Maine and New England as the massive snow storm – named Pax, Latin for ‘peace’, by the Weather Channel – delivered its fury in all but the Downeast region of Maine.

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Paula Staples shovels a pathway from her front door to the end of her driveway. With her SUV’s tires spinning in place, a coworker is driving her to work.

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Road crews were working around the clock to clear snow ice from the streets and sidewalks .

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Shop owners shovel to keep doorways clear for customers.

Shop owners shovel to keep doorways clear for customers.

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