Updated: Wakefield Storm Center: Parking Bans, Cancellations and Important Phone Numbers
Check here often for updates on the current storm.
Editor's note: Last updated at 8:30 p.m. on Tues, Feb. 1)
The current storm:
- More Snow: Up to 14 Inches: Heavy, Icy Mix Threatens to Damage Roofs and Down Power Lines.
- No On-Street Parking for the Next Two Days
- The town of Wakefield has announced a snow emergency to be put in place from Tues., Feb. 1 at noon through Thurs, Feb 3 at 10 a.m. For more information, read this article.
Snow Emergency Parking Restrictions:
- In addition to the already in-place overnight winter parking ban in town, during a snow emergency parking ban there shall be NO PARKING at any time on any streets except by public safety vehicles and private utility repair vehicles. Also, no vehicle shall be parked or positioned in such a manner as to interfere with the snow removal or sanding operation. Any vehicle in violation of this section shall be ticketed and may be towed at the expense of the owner.
- Wakefield Public Schools have been canceled for Feb. 2.
- St. Joseph's School has been canceled for Feb. 2.
- Afternoon pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs have been cancelled.
- Wakefield Academy has been cancelled.
- The Beebe Library will remain closed from 3 p.m. on Feb. 1 to 10 a.m. on Feb. 3.
Other Cancellations and Closings:
- All Wakefield high school sports scheduled for tonight will be rescheduled.
- The Advisory Board of Public Works Meeting has been cancelled.
- E-mail your cancellations and reports from around the city to email@example.com or post them in the comments below.
- DPW Office - (781) 246-6301
- (Monday - Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
- Police/ Fire Emergencies: 911
- Non-Emergency Police: (781) 246-6321
- Non-Emergency Fire:(781) 246-6435
- National Grid power outages: (800) 465-1212
- National Grid gas emergencies: (800) 233-5325
- Comcast: (800) 266-2278
- Verizon: (800) 837-4966 (VERIZON)
List of cab companies:
- Town Taxi (Wakefield): (781) 245-7777
- Bob's Taxi (Stoneham): (781) 438-3887
- Eagle Taxi, Inc. (Stoneham): (781) 279-1215
- Green Cab of Stoneham: (781) 279-0001
- Stoneham Taxi: (781) 279-2828
- Checker Cab of Woburn: (781) 937-6000
- Woburn Cab Co: (781) 933-5000
List of tow companies:
- Phil Howe's Towing (Wakefield): (781) 245-2468
- Advanced Auto Transport (Wakefield): (781) 246-5831
- Ventura Towing (Wakefield: (781) 245-333
- Kearney's Towing (Stoneham): (781) 438-8484
- Stoneham Towing Inc.: (781) 438-3500
- Stephen's Autobody (Melrose): (781) 665-7828
French Toast Alert Level:
- High: Heavy snow predicted. Proceed at speed limit before snow starts to nearest supermarket to pick up two gallons of milk, a couple dozen eggs and two loaves of bread - per person in household.