Updated 2 p.m.: .
Yes, another storm.
A snow emergency is currently in effect in Newton. All cars must be parked off the street and out of city lots.
Cars left on city streets and in municipal parking lots will be ticketed and towed.
In addition, the Newton Public Schools are closed today, March 19. This includes the Education Center as well as the preschool programs. All after school activities are also canceled.
This is the sixth snow day for the Newton Public Schools. The district allows in its calendar for five snow days and after that, it must start adding days to the school year. This means the last day for students is now June 26, 2013.
Other schools closed today include:
- Mount Alvernia High School
- Solomon Schechter Day School
- Jackson and Walnut Park schools
- Lasell College
Mount Ida College and Boston College will delay their opening times today. Both schools will open at 11 a.m.
Despite the snow, trash and recycling pick-up in the city is on schedule today. The Newton Free Library is also open.
If you have any snow-related service requests for the city, call them in to the City Hall customer service line at 617-796-1000. Requests can also be made through the city's online 311 system. All emergencies should be reported to 911.
According to the National Weather Service, a Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Newton area until 11 a.m. In addition to the snow, the area is supposed to get a bit of freezing rain this morning and early afternoon.
Stay tuned to Patch for more weather updates.
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