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Weather-related cancellations in southeastern Connecticut

Published December 14. 2013 11:00AM   Updated December 14. 2013 6:39PM

Southeast Connecticut activities and events that have been canceled, rescheduled or delayed due to weather-related conditions.

New London/

There will be a city-wide parking ban effective tonight at 7 p.m. The parking ban will ensure that Public Works and police crews will be able to clear city streets. There is free parking for New London residents at the Water Street Parking Garage. Per winter-parking regulations, cars need to be parked on the odd side of the street.


City police remind motorists that parking is prohibited on the odd-numbered side of all city streets during winter snow storms and subsequent snow-removal operations.

Parking is banned on both sides of the following narrow streets:

Old Cemetery Lane; North Cliff Street; Shetucket Avenue; Terrace Avenue; Fourth Street, from Prospect Street to Gilmour Street; Fifth Street, from Prospect Street to Page Street; Lake Street; Pond Street; Freeman Avenue; Boswell Avenue, from Lake Street to Arnold Street; Sunnyside Avenue (Laurel Hill section); Fairmont Street, from No. 16 to School Street; Carter Avenue; Fountain Street, from No. 16 to School Street; Summer Street; Center Street and Quarry Street.

Vehicles found in violation of the parking ban may be towed at the owner’s expense. Owners of such vehicles are subject to a $25 fee in addition to the towing cost.

Property owners and occupants are also reminded that they are required to remove or sand all snow, sleet and ice from the sidewalks abutting their property within 12 hours of a storm or within six hours after sunrise if the storm occurs overnight.


The 2 p.m. New London Community Orchestra concert Saturday at Waterford High School has been canceled because of the rapidly developing snow storm. The orchestra will perform its holiday concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 at the Elks Lodge in New London, 81 Washington St.

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