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State of Emergency Declared

City of Newburyport | Cancelled Tues, Jan 27

Parking Ban Strictly Enforced

State of Emergency - Blizzard of 2015 Weather ForecastIn addition to the State-Wide Travel Ban instated by Governor Baker, Newburyport’s Mayor Donna Holaday has implemented a State of Emergency for the City of Newburyport.

This includes a Snow Emergency Parking Ban effective now until further notice, which will be strictly enforced with ticketing and towing.

Parking ban BLUE LIGHTS are on to remind residents of this parking ban that helps DPS crews clear the roadways both during, and after the storm.

For updates, please call the Snow Emergency / Parking Ban Line: 978-463-0472 or 978-465-4464 ext. 1797.

If your power goes off and you need shelter, the Salvation Army on Water Street has a generator and will be open 24/7 for the duration of this snow emergency.

* If you are interested in assisting those in need of shoveling, please contact the COA Director Roseann Robillard at 978-462-8650 or rrobillard@cityofnewburyport.com.

Closings & Cancellations

City Hall and the Newburyport Public Library – CLOSED Tuesday

Newburyport Public Schools – CLOSED Tues, Wed

Youth Services at the Brown School – CLOSED Tues, Wed

Trash Pickup – CANCELLED Tues, Wed (no barrels on the curb, will be picked up next week). In a pinch, a small dumpster will be placed in the parking lot at the Sewer Treatment Plant at 115 Water Street from Thursday, Jan 29 – Thursday, Feb 5.

The Council on Aging – CLOSED Tuesday

Meals on Wheels – CANCELLED Tuesday

MVRTA Bus Service – CANCELLED Tuesday

Things to Do

Top-rated attractions, National Parks and historic tours are among the many things to do in Newburyport.

Joppa Flats Education Center

Explore Newburyport salt marshes, coastal waters and more at the Joppa Flats Education Center (JFEC) located near the entrance of the Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This 52-acre wildlife sanctuary includes not only outdoor grounds, but indoor observation areas, making JFEC a great educational experience all year round.

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is a historic 231-acre property in Newbury with events and activities for you and your family to enjoy. Much of the land at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is still under active agriculture! Visit the expansive open land and tour the farmhouse to see what life was like in Newbury in the 1690s!

Dogs on the Beach, Newburyport

Dogs on the Beach – Plum Island & Newburyport Area Beaches

Taking your dogs on the beach in the Newburyport area is a great outdoor adventure for you and your furry sidekicks. While most area beaches welcome your pups for a

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