Dennis and Provincetown Police announce parking ban, provide storm tips

DENNIS – The Dennis Police Department announced Friday that a parking ban will be in effect beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, until 8 a.m. on Monday, January 25. Vehicles parked on roadways may be towed at the owner’s expense. This will allow the Department of Public Works to properly treat and clear the roadways.

In addition, private contractors are reminded that it is a violation of Dennis Town Bylaws to push snow from private lots into the roads.  Violation of this provision may result in a fine of $100.00 to $300.00.

The Department advises citizens encountering fallen trees or wires to call the Police Department using the 911 system if an emergency or 508-394-1313 for non-emergency situations.  Do not go near downed lines—they may be charged.  Police or fire personnel will respond to these calls and notify the appropriate utilities.

To report any power outages contact the electric utility, Eversource, at 1-800-592-2000. The Eversource system automatically tracks these calls and provides information to the utility as to how many people are out in a given area. The system will also give the caller a call back to provide information on power restoration.

PROVINCETOWN – Provincetown Police also report a parking ban will go into effect for this storm, During this time it will be necessary to commence plowing operations. Residents and visitors are asked to remove all vehicles from posted emergency snow removal roads in advance of the storm.

All vehicles parked on posted snow removal streets will be ticketed and towed at their owners expense.

All of these streets are clearly posted and include: Alden Street, Atlantic Ave., Brewster Street, Center Street, Commercial Street, Conant Street (upper & lower), upper Cottage Street, Cudworth Street, Johnson Street, Miller Hill Road, Montello Street (upper & lower), Nickerson Street (upper& lower), Pearl Street (upper & lower), Pleasant Street, Pricilla Alden, Prince Street, Ryder Street, Standish Street (upper & lower), West Vine Street, and Winthrop Street .

Free off street parking is available in all town parking lots.

The men and women of the Provincetown Police Department are here to help you with any situation. Please call us anytime at 508.487.1212.
IMPORTANT STORM RELATED CONTACTS:
FOR ANY EMERGENCY IN PROVINCETOWN: Call 911
PROVINCETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT: non-emergency – 508-487-1212
PROVINCETOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT: non-emergency – 508.487-7023
EVERSOURCE: 1-800-592-2000
VERIZON: 1-800-837-4966
COMCAST: 1-800-266-2278

Media releases furnished by Dennis and Provincetown Police

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