Storm Center: 14 to 18 Inches Expected, No School in Stoneham Friday, Jan. 3

Credit: National Weather Service
Credit: National Weather Service

Friday, Jan 3.

The National Weather Service predicts 14 to 18 inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures with a high around 13 degrees and a wind chill of -15. The evening will clear up, but the temperatures may get down to as low as -5 with a -19 windchill. Stay warm, folks.

No school in Stoneham.

Snow emergency parking rules in effect.

Stoneham Library: The Library will open at noon on Friday, weather permitting.

Town Hall Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. January 6.

The Senior Center will be closed again on Friday, Jan 3. and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan 6.

Trash and Recycling Scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 4

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced Thursday night that the state government will be shut down on Friday as a result of the storm.

In addition, Patrick said that private employers are encouraged to keep employees home for the day as well. He also warned residents to prepare for freezing temperatures.

Phone Numbers

Emergency: 911

DPW Snow and Ice Department: 781-438-0760

Here is the DPW’s Snow and Ice Department’s website incase you need any information. The Town's Snow Plowing Info page is here for any questions also.

- NSTAR Electric & Gas: 800-592-2000

MBTA: 617-222-3200

- Message from Fire Chief Rolli: Help Shovel Fire Hydrants.

Get email updates about the storm and more to http://Stoneham.patch.com/email.


Thursday, Jan. 2

- The National Weather Service predicts 10-14 inches of snow in the Boston area.


Delays, cancellations and closings:

Schools: All Stoneham Public Schools are CLOSED on Thursday. The Superintendent will decided whether or not schools will reopen on Friday by 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Municipal buildings: Regular hours

State offices: Regular hours

Other delays reported to WHDH

MBTA travel advisories

Logan Airport: Open expected to end tonight at 8:30 p.m. due to snow and resume sometime tomorrow. Check your flight status.

Library: Open

- The Stoneham Senior Center is CLOSED Thursday.
- The Stoneham Boys and Girls Club is CLOSED Thursday.

 -The Stone Zoo is CLOSED Thursday.


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