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Snow Removal

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Assistant coaches Patrick Lapage (bow) breaks up ice on the Charles with Ian Accomando.

An icy welcome

Though it’s now spring, frozen Charles River hampers Harvard’s crew season



“This year was almost a month straight of plowing, salting, and moving snow,” said Paul Smith, who oversees the University's snow removal team. “That’s the most salt we’ve ever used since I started keeping track.”

The snow man

Smith keeps Harvard up and running through long, hard winters