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Friday, February 8, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Starting at noon Friday, no cars will be allowed to park on Salem's streets.
The city has set noon Friday as the time when a snow emergency goes into effect. At that time, parking will no longer be allowed on Salem's streets. The city is expected to get one to two feet of snow starting Friday evening into Saturday morning. While some residents have expressed skepticism about the city actually ticketing, the city says it means business for this storm. "Ticketing and towing will begin at noon on Friday and will be strictly enforced due to the magnitude of this upcoming storm," a city press release stated. All the city lots downtown will be available for snow emergency parking for free, the release said. At Museum Place and the South Harbor Garage snow emergency parking fees are capped at $5. Those city lots include: …
Monday, January 21, 2013
City officials have declared an emergency parking ban, starting tonight. No on-street parking will be allowed until further notice.
The city has called for an emergency parking ban in light of the snow storm heading into the region tonight. An alert posted to the city's website says the ban starts at 10 p.m. and on-street parking will be prohibited for the duration of the ban, which will be in effect until further notice. "Vehicles must be totally removed from city streets and sidewalks or your vehicle will be ticketed and towed," reads the notice. Vehicles must also be immediately moved from public and private parking lots once the parking ban is lifted. The notice also points out that the Department of Public Services will clear alternative parking areas, such as parks, once plowing operations on city streets are finished. More information and and a list of available…