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Pittsfield, Lenox Declare Snow Emergency

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01:41PM / Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The city has declared a snow emergency for the duration of the impending snow storm.

The snow emergency will be in affect from 11 p.m. on Tuesday until 7 a.m. on Thursday. During that time no vehicle is permitted to be parked or stand unattended on any street or way that the city plows - except North Street between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Vehicle are also not allowed to be parked or stand unattended in any municipal parking lot between midnight and 7 a.m.

Any vehicles in violation may be towed at the owner's expense. For those who do not have off-street parking, cars may be parked in the three-hour public parking areas of McKay Center and Columbus Avenue parking garages.

Residents are further reminded that they are responsible for cleaning the sidewalks abutting their property within 24 hours of the storm's end. The cannot be disposed of in city streets or sidewalks. It is also advised that residents clear the snow from around fire hydrants near their homes.

Lenox has also declared a snow emergency from Wednesday at 6 a.m. until Thursday at 3 p.m. Any vehicle parked on town streets will be towed at the owner's expense.

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