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Winter Weather Advisory for March 7

For Immediate Release: 3/6/2018 6:59 pm

In preparation for tomorrow’s winter storm which is expected to bring a high-volume of snow accumulation to the area, the City of Worcester has taken the following precautionary steps for Wednesday, March 7:

  • The Worcester Public Schools will be closed. Head Start, before and after school activities and programs are also cancelled. Administrative offices will be open. A decision about school on Thursday, March 8 will be determined on Wednesday night.

  • A declared winter parking ban will go into effect at 8 a.m. Ticketing and towing will be strictly enforced in order to keep roadways clear.

  • All City board and commission meetings are cancelled.

  • The main branch of the Worcester Public Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt, and Tatnuck Magnet branches will be closed.

DPW crews are pre-treating roads this afternoon and into this evening. A full complement of equipment will be available for snow operations throughout the duration of the storm.

Travel may be difficult at times and motorists are urged to stay off the roads if at all possible tomorrow afternoon and evening during peak hours of the storm. If travel is absolutely necessary, motorists should use extreme caution when driving.

To report any issues during the storm, the public should contact the DPW Customer Service Center at (508) 929-1300.

City of Worcester
Customer Service Line
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
508-929-1300
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