SOURCE Storm Central: Schools Closed; Delayed Opening For State, City

FRAMINGHAM – All schools in Framingham are closed on Monday, March 4.

It is the officially the first snow day for Framingham Public Schools.

As of 6 a.m, Framingham has more than a foot of snow, according to the National Weather Service. It is a heavy, wet snow, which is causing power outages throughout the state.

The Governor declared a delayed opening of a 11 a.m. for the state. The delayed start will allow crews time to safely clear snow and public walkways to ensure residents can quickly return to their daily routines.

MBTA: The MBTA and Commuter Rail will run a weekday train schedule, buses and ferry service remain on a normal schedule. Depending on the storm’s intensity, buses may also operate on snow routes

The Mass Pike has been reduced to 40 miles per hour.

The City of Framingham has a weather emergency parking ban is in place from 9 p.m. Sunday, March 3 to 10 a.m. Monday, March 4.
Any vehicles impeding snow and ice removal operations will be ticketed and towed.

Framingham mayor Yvonne Spicer declared a delayed start for non-essential City Hall employees for March 4.

As of 6 a.m., Framingham DPW says it will collect trash and recycling today, March 4, but it will be a delayed collection. It could start as early as 8 a.m., but maybe not until after 9 a.m.

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The MetroWest YMCA will have a delayed opening on Monday.

Access Framingham is closed on Monday, due to the snow.

Pearl Street Pantry and Café is closed on Monday, as well as the hot meal program tonight due to the weather.  The United Way of Tri-County will re-open it on Tuesday, March 5. at 9 a.m.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest will be closed today in Framingham, Hudson, and Marlborough.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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