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Glastonbury Snow Storm Call Center Now Open, Town Activities Canceled

There is also a parking ban in effect throughout Glastonbury.

 

The Glastonbury Storm Call Center is open to residents concerned with town conditions, and emergency crews are standing by across to respond to changing conditions as necessary, according to town officials.

The Storm Call Center can be contacted at (860) 652-7578, and will be remain throughout any and all storm recovery operations.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has declared a state of emergency, and all commercial flights have been canceled out of Bradley International Airport as of 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Glastonbury has also made several announcements regarding town services for the weekend:

  • The Transfer Station off New London Turnpike will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, February 9th to allow for snow removal operations. The Transfer Station will be open from 11AM to 3 PM on Sunday, February 10th.
  • All Parks & Recreation Department sponsored activities are cancelled today and Saturday. For updated information concerning Sunday activities, please call (860) 652-7689 late in the day Saturday.
  • All Town emergency response crews including Police, Fire, Ambulance, Highway and Parks Divisions are prepared to respond to winter storm conditions.
  • Updated information as conditions warrant will be available at the Call Center at (860) 652-7578 and posted to the Town web site.
  • There is a parking ban in effect throughout Glastonbury.

The Fire Department is also reminding residents to beware of the potential for carbon monoxide poisoning. Generators should be run outdoors and at least 20 feet from any doors, windows or air intake fans. Inlets and outlets for furnaces should be kept clear of snow. Outdoor grilling devices should not be operated indoors, the town said.

Stay tuned to Patch for updates on the winter storm.

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