Storm watch- Word has it there's a winter storm watch in effect for RI, with a possible 6-10 inches of snow forecast for East Providence. You'll want to keep your car off the street so the city can clear it.
In other snow related news:
- East Providence Public Schools: No afternoon activities.
- There will be a parking ban in effect for the city starting at 3 p.m. - Any cars parked on the street after that time, given a reasonable grace period, will be ticketed and towed to make way for plows.
- CODAC - East Bay: Closed Friday; Bring Takehome Box Thursday
- Trailside Daycare: Closing Thursday @ 3 p.m.
Holiday Rubbish Schedule - All holidays (with the exception of Presidents Day) will result in a one day delay in Rubbish, Recycling and Yard Waste (in season) collections for the remainder of the week. That means the schedule will be delayed one day staring Thursday.Phone tomes - East Providence Public Library's Weaver Library is experiencing telephone difficulties. They're installing a new phone system and only have one line right now. If you are unable to get through to Weaver, call Riverside Branch at 433-4877.
Tree drop-off - The City of East Providence will accept Christmas trees at various locations throughout the city. They'll begin collecting them next week.
Councilors meet: The next City Council meeting is Jan. 7. Check here for a report from their last meeting Dec. 17, where they OK'd a tax stabilization plan and delayed a formal search for a permanent City Manager.