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City: Snow Emergency in Effect 6 p.m. Saturday

The following is from the City of Medford.

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Acting DPW Commissioner Paul Gere has called a Snow Emergency in the City of Medford for Saturday, December 14, 2013, commencing at 6 p.m.

No parking is allowed on main roadways and residential parking reverts to the odd/even parking restrictions, this year being the side of the street carrying odd street addresses.

Ticketing and towing will be enforced.

The following streets are designated as emergency arteries and parking is not allowed during a snow emergency:

Boston Avenue, Central Avenue, College Avenue from George Street to Boston Avenue, Forest Street, Fulton Street, George Street, Governors Avenue, Grove Street, Hancock Street, Harvard Avenue, Harvard Street, High Street, Lawrence Road, Main Street, Medford Street, Mystic Avenue from Main Street to Crescent Street, Playstead Road, Riverside Avenue, Salem Street, Spring Street, Washington Street, Webster Street, Willis Avenue, Winthrop Street and Woburn Street.
Keith December 14, 2013 at 08:47 PM
8:45 PM, tons of cars still parked on Forest St., none of which have tickets, including many that haven't moved in weeks let alone 48 hours. That's around $2000 worth of easy revenue for the city (painting crosswalks, picking up litter) gone. If I parked in Boston during a "street sweeping" overnight parking ban, you better believe I'd get a ticket the second it started...
Joe Viglione December 14, 2013 at 09:03 PM
Very excellent points, Keith
Theresa & Linda Turino December 15, 2013 at 07:35 AM
In Boston on street sweeping day, you get a ticket and tow. Always. Never fails
Lisa December 15, 2013 at 09:43 AM
The tow truck brigrade was on my street about 1:30 this morning taking cars away. Remember folks, it's a good size city. They can only cover one area at a time. I'm sure they have the city mapped out on a grid with a plan of attack set up.
Ron Swanson December 15, 2013 at 10:26 AM
There were a couple cars parked illegally near my house last night. Police came by around 8:30 PM and the owners then moved. Not sure if they got a ticket, probably given the chance to move in lieu of one...which seems like a fair policy.
Ken Krause December 15, 2013 at 12:20 PM
Keith, I suspect that at least some of those cars on Forest Street last night belonged to people attending the Cape Ann Big Band Holiday Concert at Chevalier Theatre. Perhaps that is why they were not towed.
cathie December 15, 2013 at 03:46 PM
there HAS NOT BEEN ANY PLOWS down fountain court area....big time safety issue
Frank Mulligan December 15, 2013 at 07:09 PM
When it Snows in Medford. They do a lousy JOB. Thank Medford MAYOR. They tag cars when they want to. Medford will Never get into Parking Meters amd maids. WHY. Thank Mc Glynn. Malden streets are plowed very good. Tickets enforced.DAILY.

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