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Construction Activity - Week of November 27th 350 11/22/2017 @ 1:04 pm
Construction Activity - Week of November 20th 417 11/17/2017 @ 11:42 am
Construction Activity - Week of November 13th 1230 11/9/2017 @ 8:58 am
Construction Activity - Week of November 6th 815 11/3/2017 @ 9:35 am
Construction Activity - Week of October 30th 1064 10/27/2017 @ 1:45 pm
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  • The Declared Parking Ban is lifted as of 2:00 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 10. Municipal Garages will resume charging normal rates after ban is lifted. Thank you for your cooperation. - Sun 12/10/2017 01:36 PM
  • Did you know that there are over 6,000 Fire Hydrants in Worcester? Please help by shoveling around the hydrant near your home or business. Shovel a 3 foot clearance on all sides of any hydrants close to your residence or business. Thank you for your assistance! - View Photo - Sun 12/10/2017 10:48 AM
  • It's a busy night in Worcester tonight with many events taking place as scheduled. City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks has nearly 300 pieces of equipment out on the roads and working hard to clear and treat all streets. If you are out and about tonight, use caution and remember the Declared Parking Ban is in effect. Click here for more information about the Parking Ban - View Link - Sat 12/09/2017 08:02 PM
  • City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks has begun general plowing. We ask for your patience as equipment begins making its way to all City streets. The Declared Winter Parking Ban remains in effect. Follow the DPW&P on Twitter @WorcesterDPW and @SnowParkingBan - View Photo - Sat 12/09/2017 03:14 PM
  • Below are a list of Winter Resources: DPW&P Storm Center - (508) 929-1300 Police/Fire Emergency - 911 Non-Emergency Police - (508) 799-8606 National Grid - (800) 322-3223 NStar Gas - (800) 592-2000 Verizon Telephone - (800) 837-4966 Charter Communications - (800) 634-1008 Parking Administration - (508) 799-8656 WRTA-Buses/Public Transit - (508) 791-9782 Elder Affairs - (508) 799-1232 Inspectional Services-Housing - (508) 799-1012 Calls for service should be avoided early in a storm, since it may take several hours for plows to make their way to your street. The FASTEST WAY to get a complaint resolved is by calling the DPW&P Storm Center (508) 929-1300. - Sat 12/09/2017 12:54 PM
  • As you prepare for the first snowfall of the season, here are a few cold weather safety tips. City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks crews have been out since daybreak pretreating the roads but please be reminded that the Declared Parking Ban is in effect. Municipal garages are open at no charge during the Declared Parking Ban. - View Photo - Sat 12/09/2017 09:04 AM
  • The City of Worcester will implement a declared parking ban starting at 8 a.m. Saturday due to the probability of plowable snow Saturday evening into Sunday. There is NO PARKING on either side of main arteries, bus routes and streets in the downtown area. Parking is allowed only on the odd numbered side of all other streets unless otherwise posted. Vehicles not in compliance with the ban will be towed. Residents can visit the city's Winter Parking Ban page to search for the rules on their particular street > Municipal garages will be open at no charge during the declared winter parking ban > Residents are responsible to know when the winter parking ban is in effect. For up-to-date information on the winter parking ban, residents can follow @SnowParkingBan and @WorcesterDPW on Twitter; sign up for ALERT Worcester at; call (508) 929-1300; or visit the City's Winter Parking Ban page. - View Photo - Fri 12/08/2017 04:52 PM
  • The Division of Youth Opportunities is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as Programming Leads for Recreation Worcester. Do you know anyone looking for part-time work? Please share this rewarding position in an enriching field with them! Deadline to apply is December 15th > - View Photo - Fri 12/08/2017 04:11 PM
  • As Rand Whitney Container expands in Worcester, we are reminded once again of how much economic development is taking shape in our city. Creating jobs and providing opportunities is and will continue to be a priority here in the Heart of the Commonwealth. - View Link - Fri 12/08/2017 02:39 PM
  • 12/08/2017: Six years ago today Firefighter Jon Davies perished in a catastrophic building collapse while searching for a victim at a 3-alarm three-decker fire. Firefighter Davies' legacy lives on through two of his sons within the Worcester Fire Department today. Please keep Jon and his family in your thoughts and should you see any first responder today, thank them for their service. - View Photo - Fri 12/08/2017 09:09 AM
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