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closed
2/13/2024 : TOWN OFFICES CLOSED 
Non-essential employees as outlined in Town policy will not have to report to work

Parking Ban
***SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING BAN***

A Town-wide Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go into effect at midnight tonight, February 12, through 7am Wednesday morning, February 14, 2024.
Under this parking ban, NO VEHICLE MAY PARK ON ANY ROADWAY in Town.
Also, please remove your garbage & recycling bins from the curb.
Watertown Ordinance Sec. 30-125:
"It shall be unlawful at any time during the period of any snow emergency under the provisions of this division for the owner of a vehicle or person in whose name it is registered to allow, permit or suffer such vehicle to stand or park in any street, way, highway or parkway under the control of the town in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic or to hamper and interfere with the work of removing or plowing snow or removal of ice. However, a vehicle may be parked for no longer than five minutes for loading and unloading of passengers and no longer than 30 minutes for the loading and unloading of merchandise."
The Watertown Police Department will be actively enforcing this parking ban.
-- A violation of this ordinance may result in a $50 parking ticket or your vehicle being towed--
The Mosgrove Field parking lot on Davis Street may be used if any resident requires additional space to park vehicles.

winter weather
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 Weather Alert: Impending Winter Storm - Stay Prepared! 

Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for all of Connecticut:

❄Snow and mixed precipitation is forecast to move into the state from southwest to northeast early morning,  Tuesday, February 13th.
❄The snow is forecast to quickly become heavy at times by 6:00 AM.
❄Moderate to heavy snow is expected with snowfall totals ranging from 6-14”.
❄Snowfall rates could exceed 2” per hour at times during the height of the storm.
��Travel Advisory: Strong gusty winds coupled with moderate to heavy snow (1” – 3” per hour) are expected to have a major impact on travel Tuesday morning, if you don’t have to travel, stay put.
��Windy Conditions and Power Outage Risks: Isolated power outages are possible.
��Stay Prepared: Keep emergency kits ready, including flashlights and batteries, in case of power outages. Follow local news and weather updates for the latest information.

��Proactive Measures by Watertown Emergency Management: The Watertown Emergency Management Team is actively collaborating with our State partners. We have convened to assess the situation and are ready to respond effectively if needed. Our team is closely monitoring the evolving conditions and will keep the community informed and prepared for any necessary actions through social media and our website.