Watertown Declares Snow Emergency, See the Impacts

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The City of Watertown announced a snow emergency on March 14 for the storm expected to turn to snow Tuesday afternoon. Overnight parking and after school activities will be impacted.


Watertown Public Schools will have no after school activities, late buses, extended day program, or athletics tomorrow, School officials announced Monday night.


The Superintendent of Public Works is declaring a Snow Emergency effective 12 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, 2023. On street parking will be banned and any motor vehicle left on the street will be subject to towing.

Due to this storm, the proposed end of the Winter Parking Ban has been delayed.

Watertown is expecting upwards of 8-inches of snow Tuesday into Wednesday.  The Snow Emergency shall remain in effect until further notice. Please do NOT throw snow into the roadway as this creates a health and safety concern and is an enforceable violation of the City’s Rules and Regulations.

The Superintendent would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation during the snow emergency and would request that every resident assist in clearing of fire hydrants and catch basins in your area. Also, clearing of the sidewalk in front of your property would benefit all. 

Please check on your neighbors as this storm could produce high winds and possible power outages.

Additionally, further up-dates will be posted on the City of Watertown’s web site: www.watertown-ma.gov, and social media.

We are all in this together. Thank you.

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