Tim Charette, of Ashfield, Mass., an employee for the Asplundh tree service in Watertown, Conn., works to clear ice from trees around power lines for Northeast Utilties, Sunday in Torrington, Conn., where much of the town was without power after an ice storm.
David Jankoski makes his way through ice-covered trees in his backyard in Bristol, Conn., Sunday. New England's first major ice storm of the season spread freezing rain across the region Sunday, downing trees and knocking out power to thousands of homes.
Elijah, left, and Kathy Emerson detour around ice-covered branches, Sunday as they walk through the Old Port in Portland, Maine. New England's first major ice storm of the season spread freezing rain across the region Sunday, downing trees and knocking out power to more than 140,000 people.
Ice covers downed utility poles on Route 69 in Bristol, Conn.
Patrick Dzurilla, 10, of throws a brush from his front lawn as he helps his family clean up after the ice storm in Torrington, Conn.
Ed Pepin of Pepin Tree Expert Co. trims branches Sunday from a tree that fell on a house in Worcester, Mass.
Police Officer John Raymer stands atop an overturned vehicle in Deerfield, Mass., checking on the driver, Arnold Egloff Jr., of Leyden, Mass., until rescue crews arrive to transport Egloff to a hospital for treatment. Massachusetts State police reported dozens of minor accidents and at least one serious accident, in Andover, north of Boston.
Carol Hinrichsen skis on a sidewalk on her way to run errands Monday in Burlington, Vt. A nor'easter packing a dangerous mix of snow and freezing rain spread a destructive layer of ice across parts of New England, leaving thousands of people without electricity.
Ice covers pine needles on a tree as a car slowly makes its way down a hill in East Greenbush, N.Y., Sunday. Freezing rain and ice in the area made for slow going for those who ventured out.
Springfield Terminal Rail Road Company workers clear snow and ice from switches and rails at the East Deerfield Rail Road Yard in Deerfield, Mass., Sunday after a snowstorm blanketed the area.