PORTLAND, Maine — Travel is getting back on track for trains, ferries and airlines following a snowstorm that dropped record amounts of snow on parts of northern New England.
Amtrak's Downeaster, which travels between Boston and Brunswick, Maine, resumed service Sunday with a few schedule adjustments. Bus service was also getting back to normal.
Major airports in Manchester, N.H., Burlington, Vt., and Portland and Bangor, Maine, were reporting only a few delays and cancellations Sunday morning.
In Vermont, ferries between Charlotte, Vt., and Essex, N.Y., and Grand Isle, Vt., and Plattsburgh, N.Y., were running on schedule on Sunday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont is dispatching snow removal crews to assist in the storm cleanup in Massachusetts.
More than 30 VTrans employees left Sunday for Foxborough, Mass., to help with cleanup. WCAX-TV (http://bit.ly/V7Ht3b) says the workers will be helping with snow removal for the next four days.
Deputy Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says the state learned from Hurricane Irene that it's important to help neighbors. The last time Vermont was asked to help Massachusetts was following the blizzard of 1978.
The request for aid is part of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
Thousands Still Without Power
BOSTON — More than 345,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity following the massive snowstorm that swept across the Northeast, with most outages in hard-hit Massachusetts.
Utilities in Massachusetts are reporting more than 243,000 of their power customers still in the dark Sunday morning, down from more than 400,000.
The storm started Friday night and dumped up to 3 feet of snow and knocked out power to more than 650,000 homes and businesses from Maine to Pennsylvania.
About 73,400 customers in Rhode Island and more than 25,000 in Connecticut still were without power Sunday morning.
Power still had not been restored to 3,000 customers in New York, down from nearly 12,000.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.