(Gananoque, ON – originally written March 5, 2023, with Town’s comments added March 7 (a.m.)) The snow situation is getting out of hand and Gananoque seniors are tired of it. Although there are snowploughs for the streets, and other ploughs for the sidewalks, as of March 5, snow between the sidewalk and the street is a hazard that many of them are finding extremely difficult to deal with.
“Gananoque is a town full of seniors, but if you park on the main street your passenger can’t get out of the car for the snowbanks,” said Lynette McLellan, local resident. “The snowbanks up the street are terrible. The driver must fine a small, shoveled part to let off their passengers or we have to walk a way in the road to get to the sidewalk. A few storekeepers shovel a way through so people can get to their stores, but cars often park in front of the spaces. Gananoque needs real answers to this problem and not just ‘we are doing the best we can.’”Continue reading