Department of Public Works
Woonsocket Rhode Island
CITY HALL ~ P.O. BOX B ~ WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
TELEPHONE (401) 767-1413 ~ FAX (401) 766-7876 ~ E-MAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lisa Baldelli-Hunt
Mayor
Steven D’Agostino
Director
PRESS RELEASE
February 11, 2019
Contact: Steven P. D’Agostino, Director of Public Works
767-9209
Eugene Jalette, Public Safety Director
309-5533
PARKING BAN
WOONSOCKET, RI: The City of Woonsocket has announced a city-wide parking ban in effect from 9:00 a.m, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, until 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019. On-street parking is prohibited during this time to allow crews to effectively and safely clear all roads. Further information regarding the City’s parking ordinance can be found here: http://www.woonsocketri.org/press-releases/news/winter-parking-ordinance-and-parking-ban-permit-program-reminder
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