City of Worcester – Snow Update

The City released this information earlier today, so we thought in case you hadn’t rolled out of bed yet to see the blizzard outside of your window – or you needed the number for DPW –  this info might be of use! – DM


City of Worcester – Snow Update

Worcester Public Library is closed to the public.

Worcester Senior Center is closed.

Worcester Public Schools – Administration Building is closed.

All Other City Departments, only essential personnel are directed to
report to work. This will assist in keeping our roads clear of traffic.
If the public is conducting business at City Hall, they should call
departments in advance of driving to the building.

Questions relative to snow and storm should be directed to Customer
Service Center at 508-929-1300

DPWP, Worcester Police and Fire, Communications and National Grid have
been coordinating resources and responses.

Plowing operations have commenced and will continue until the storm’s

Worcester Police Department will prioritize and respond to emergency
calls first.  Citizens should call 9-1-1 for all Emergencies.

Citizens are asked to clear hydrants near their homes and snow should
not be piled on or near a hydrant.

National Grid – The 24-hour Customer Service Line is 1-800-322-3223 for
all power outages/emergency assistance. Downed wires should be reported
to National Grid.  Some of these wires may be telephone or cable wires
BUT all downed wires should be considered dangerous and NOT handled in
any way.  Everyone should be kept clear of the downed wires.

Residents should continue to report down tree limbs, blocked roadways,
or other issues to the DPW Customer Service Center at 508-929-1300.

City Curbside Trash Collection and Recycling Services scheduled for
Wednesday, January 12 is cancelled.  Trash will be picked-up the
following day.

There is a declared winter parking ban in effect.  Illegally parked
vehicles are the biggest obstacle to effective snow removal efforts.
Vehicles that violate the winter parking ban or otherwise hinder snow
removal will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

Stay put today folks!


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