FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2017
Contact: Blake Collins, email@example.com, office: (401) 762-6400 ex: 2963, cell: (508) 838-3371
City of Woonsocket announces winter storm parking ban and cancellations
WOONSOCKET, RI: The City of Woonsocket has announced a parking ban, a delay for trash and recycling pickup, and cancellation of municipal court in advance of winter storm “Stella,” which is expected to bring significant snow accumulation to the region.
A city-wide parking ban will be in effect from midnight tonight until further notice. On-street parking is prohibited during this time to allow crews to effectively and safely clear all roads. Further information regarding the City’s parking ordinance can be found here: http://www.woonsocketri.org/press-releases/news/winter-parking-ordinance-and-parking-ban-permit-program-reminder
Trash and recycling pickup will not take place on Tuesday and will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. In the event snow accumulation is significant enough to cause further pickup delays, the City will issue advance notice.
- Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday, March 15.
- Wednesday’s route will be picked up on Thursday, March 16.
- Thursday’s route will be picked up on Friday, March 17.
- Friday’s route will be picked up on Saturday, March 18.
All trash and recycling carts should be kept off sidewalks tomorrow, March 14. Please contact the Woonsocket Department of Solid Waste with any further questions or concerns at (401) 767-8880.
All Woonsocket Municipal Court sessions scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, in Harris Hall will be postponed to Wednesday, April 19. Please contact the Municipal Court Clerk with any further questions or concerns at (401) 767-9250.