Gloucester City Offices 1 Hour Delay for Weds (3/14); Schools Closed Tomorrow
(Updated) Gloucester has announced a 1 Hour Delay for City Offices (City Hall, Annex)tomorrow, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Gloucester Schools are CLOSED tomorrow.
As always CALL 911 for any emergencies. Updates will be forthcoming so please check the City of Gloucester website and social media for further updates at http://www.gloucester-ma.gov.
Trash pickup will operate under a one-day delay / holiday schedule. Please see additional DPW notices for more information on the city’s website or call Public Works directly. Parking ban is effective as originally announced unless otherwise notified so please check for updates.
National Grid has been reporting power outages in different areas across the North Shore, including Gloucester. If any outages do occur in your area, it is imperative that they be reported via the National Grid Customer Service or Outage Reporting phone lines as listed below. Every outage phone call that we receive is logged into our outage tracking system and better enables us to pinpoint the location of the issue. The sooner National Grid can identify the location of the issue, the quicker a response can be sent.
The Customer Service Line is: 1-800-322-3223
The Outage Reporting Line is: 1-800-465-1212
REMINDERS/ SAFETY INFORMATION
All residents and businesses are reminded that they are responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks adjacent to their property.
Please make every effort to shovel out hydrants at or near your homes, and please check on your elderly and disabled.
Your cooperation during this snow emergency/parking ban is necessary for efficient and safe snow removal efforts, but please use the following links from state agencies for more insights:
- Safety and preparedness tips for extreme cold: http://www.mass.gov/index.php/service-details/extreme-cold-safety-tips
- Winter storm preparedness and safety information: http://www.mass.gov/index.php/service-details/winter-storm-safety-tips
- Power outage preparedness and safety information: http://www.mass.gov/index.php/service-details/power-outage-safety-tips
- Flood safety tips: http://www.mass.gov/index.php/service-details/flood-safety-tips
- Winter safety tips for pets: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/winter-pet-safety-tips
Updates will be forthcoming so please check the City of Gloucester website and social media for further updates at http://www.gloucester-ma.gov.
Thank you for your assistance and stay safe.