The following is a press release from the Governor’s office submitted to the digital news outlet
BOSTON – Due to the upcoming winter storm, the Baker-Polito Administration has directed that non-emergency state employees working in Executive Branch agencies should not report to their workplaces on Thursday, December 17, 2020.
Employees who have the capacity to telework will be expected to do so in accordance with the Telework Policy.
The Administration is urging residents to stay off roadways and to use public transportation when possible.
The Baker-Polito Administration remains in close contact with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, National Weather Service, MassDOT and State Police to monitor the forecast.
The MBTA Storm Desk will continue to monitor rail service throughout the storm and provide updates to commuters at http://www.MBTA.com/winter.