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The original item was published from 1/4/2018 9:10:00 AM to 1/5/2018 4:42:39 PM.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Brookline Snow Emergency, Parking Ban & Closings


The Town of Brookline has declared a Snow Emergency beginning Thursday, January 4th at 7:00 AM and remaining in effect until Friday, January 5th at 6:00 AM.


Parking will be prohibited on all public ways while the emergency is in effect. Residents with permits to park overnight in Town-owned lots are not required to move their vehicles until 9am after the parking ban is lifted.

Please be aware that the DPW will attempt to widen as many roads as possible immediately after the storm to allow for safe passage of emergency vehicles. 


Trash collection will remain on the current holiday schedule for the remainder of this week (trash will be collected as scheduled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday). Please place all trash at curbside by 7:00am. Christmas tree pickup will not resume until Monday, January 8th.

**Update to January 4th Recycling Pickup Schedule (as of 8:40am on 1/4/18): Due to unforeseen circumstances, RECYCLED materials will not be collected today (Thursday, January 4th) as expected. They will be picked up tomorrow (Friday, January 5th). Trash will continue to be picked up today and should be completed by noon. If possible, please remove recycling carts from the curbside this morning. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation and understanding.


All Town of Brookline non-emergency services, meetings, and programming are cancelled on Thursday, January 4, 2018 due to the storm; Brookline Town Hall, Brookline Recreation Facilities, Brookline Public Libraries, Brookline Senior Center and Brookline Public Schools will all be closed on January 4th. If you have an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergency matters, please contact the Brookline Police Department at 617-730-2222.

Updates will be posted as they become available.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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