Posted on February 8, 2016 

LYNNFIELD — A snow emergency will be in effect in town until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9 due to the impending storm that had the town cancel school again on Monday as a precaution. Students in Lynnfield also had a snow day on Friday.

Please be advised that during this or any subsequent snow emergencies, the following rules apply:

A town-wide parking ban is effect

• All vehicles parked on the street during this emergency are subject to ticketing and towing.

The plowing or blowing of snow into public streets is illegal and dangerous.

• Residents should also remind their private contractors of the town policy.

• Stay off the roadways, if possible, during snow emergencies.

• Non-emergency vehicles on the roadways can create a safety hazard and impede snow removal.

Trash will be picked up on its regular schedule

• If trash becomes delayed it will be picked up the following day.

Monday’s storm is predicted to involve significant snowfall and winds, and could involve downed trees and wires. Please plan accordingly.

For general information on storm preparedness, visit the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency website at: or Dial 211 or use

For issues with utility outages, residents must notify their utility company directly as follows:

• 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966) or online at

• Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP): 978-531-5975 (24 hours emergency)

• Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD): 781-944-1340 or 781-942-6598.