Wednesday, February 08, 2017


CRANSTON, RI—Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung is urging residents to be prepared for a winter storm on Thursday that could lead to significant snowfall.

The city will institute a parking ban beginning at midnight Wednesday and it will remain in place until midnight Thursday.

Waste Management will not be picking up trash or recycling on Thursday and service will delayed by one day for the rest of the week. Residents who normally are serviced on Thursday should put their bins out on Friday and residents typically served on Friday will see pickups on Saturday.

The city’s Public Works Department preparing for full-scale snow removal operations and expects to pre-treat roads overnight.

Mayor Fung is asking residents to avoid driving on snow-covered roads and to complete storm preparations as early as possible.

“If you don’t have to go out during this storm, stay in,” commended Mayor Fung. “Our city workers will be working hard to plow the streets and everyone’s cooperation is appreciated.”

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