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February 12, 2013

Trudging back to class

Kerble weathers complaints as school resumes


Kerble also thanked residents as a whole who have done the work of shoveling out the sidewalks in front of their homes, as is their responsibility per city ordinance, and urged others to do so for the safety of students who use them daily on their walks to school.

To those who registered complaints either by phone, email or on Facebook about Newburyport’s history of resistance to snow days, Kerble good-naturedly reiterated that residents of the city are accustomed to bad weather.

And for parents who remain concerned about sending their children to school due to weather conditions or travel complications, Kerble encouraged them to use their best judgment.

“My advice to parents is if you’re really worried about the weather, use good judgment and either come in later in the morning or keep your child at home,” he said.

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