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Snow Emergency Effective Midnight Tues/Wed. - No School Wed.
In accordance with the City’s Snow Emergency Procedures, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone has declared a snow emergency for the City of Somerville to go into effect at midnight., Wednesday, January 28th. During snow emergencies, parking is allowed on the odd-numbered side of the street only (unless otherwise posted). Cars not moved by 4 a.m. Wednesday morning will be subject to ticketing and towing. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27th, residents unable to find a parking space on the odd-numbered side of the street may park in any municipal or school parking lot for the duration of the emergency. A list of available city lots and other relevant information may be found on the City’s website at www.somervillema.gov.
Photo: Tree with snow, Somerville, MA, Cedar St, Winter 2002 by cfdls.
The Somerville Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday.
Residents who have not already done so may visit the City’s website, www.somervillema.gov, to view snow emergency procedures, download the snow procedures brochure or sign up for Connect CTY telephone and email alerts and other time sensitive messages from the City. Residents may also sign up for Connect CTY calls and email by calling 311.
In addition, flashing blue lights installed at 22 key intersections and entryways to the City will be activated immediately after the declaration of a snow emergency, and remain lit for the duration of the snow emergency. As in years past, prerecorded information is also available on the city’s Information Hotline, 617-628-SNOW.