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Cancellations, parking bans for Wednesday

Published 02/04/2014 12:00 AM
Updated 02/04/2014 09:46 PM

The second snowstorm of the week has not yet arrived, but notices of cancellations are rolling in for Wednesday.

LOCAL SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES:

Lyme-Old Lyme: closed Wednesday.

Montville: closed Wednesday.

Stonington: closed Wednesday.

University of Connecticut: All classes for Wednesday have been canceled. All campuses will be closed. UConn's student dining facilities, residence halls, facilities operations, public safety, and all other essential services will continue uninterrupted. The university expects to return to normal operations on Thursday.

Connecticut College: All classes are canceled Wednesday, and the college will be closed.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT:

New London: All garbage pick-up Wednesday is canceled in order to move staff from trash collection to plowing. Pick-up will be delayed one week.

Norwich: Emergency Management Director Gene Arters said he has ordered the Emergency Operations Center to be opened at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Old Lyme: The Economic Development Commission meeting scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday has been canceled.

Waterford: Trash and recycling pick-up is canceled for Wednesday and has been rescheduled for Thursday.

STATE GOVERNMENT:

The start of the legislative session, which was scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed to Thursday. The joint session will begin at noon Thursday with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's State of the State Address.

Meanwhile, a State Board of Education meeting planned for Wednesday has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 307 of the State Office Building, 165 Capitol Ave., Hartford.

Malloy ordered a delayed opening for state offices on Wednesday morning. All nonessential state employees are to report to work at 10 a.m.

PARKING BANS:

New London: Citywide winter parking regulations and a downtown parking ban will go into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday. Residents outside of downtown should move their cars to the odd-numbered side of the street. New London police will be ticketing and towing in order to clear streets for plows. Downtown residents can park in the Water Street Garage for free.

Stonington: All vehicles must be removed from town roads by 8 a.m. Wednesday if the town gets more than 2 inches of snow.

In the borough, vehicles cannot be parked on Water Street. Vehicles can park on the odd side of Main and Elm streets.

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