Worcester, MA (March 15, 2017) - Worcester Public Schools' cancellation on Wednesday gives residents a chance to get their sidewalks clear to make sure tomorrow's trip to school is a safe one. The City of Worcester has 50 pieces of equipment still out clearing and sanding city streets and sidewalks today, as the cleanup from yesterday's major snow storm continues.
Here are a few updates:
Because of Tuesday's storm, pickup was delayed by one day for every area this week.
Modified trash pickup:
Any questions, please call Customer Service, (508) 929-1300.
The City is reminding residents they have up to 10 hours from the end of a winter storm to clear the sidewalks abutting their property of any snow and ice. This ordinance was implemented to ensure safe passage for children, seniors, those with disabilities and everyone throughout the City. Residents who are able are also asked to clear snow around fire hydrants in their neighborhoods.
More information is available on the City's website. Some highlights of the ordinance include:
More winter storm safety tips are attached and available on the City's website.