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Dedham Storm Center: Schools Closed Wednesday, Snow Day for Students

Check here before, during and after the storm for updates, resources and important numbers.

Dedham Square on Tuesday evening as the snow began piling on the sidewalks during the commute.
Dedham Square on Tuesday evening as the snow began piling on the sidewalks during the commute.

Dedham Patch Storm Center: Updates & Closings

The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 8 inches of snow in the Boston area between Tuesday and Wednesday. A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for the region through Wednesday afternoon. 

Check back with the Dedham Patch Storm Center throughout the storm for updates on cancellations, delays, accidents and other important information. 
the Boston area.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

7 p.m.

Dedham Public Schools announced Tuesday evening that schools will be closed Wednesday due to the weather.

4:30 p.m.


Due to the storm, all Ursuline Academy classes and activities are cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The Endicott Branch Library in Dedham will be closing Tuesday night at 5 p.m. due to the snowstorm.

Dedham Bike announced that it has closed as of 4 p.m. Tuesday to allow for a safe commute home. Please call ahead on Wednesday to see if the shop open. 

3:30 p.m.


Gov. Deval Patrick has sent state workers home and asked private employers to do the same. The Tuesday afternoon announcement came ahead of a quick-hitting storm steaming into New England Tuesday afternoon.

12:55 p.m.

The Dedham Square Country Store has announced that, due to the weather forecast, the store will not be open on Wednesday, Jan. 22, and that Wednesday CSA pick-ups will not be available. The store will provide updates on alternate pick-up plans as they become available.

Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar announced that, as of 12:55 p.m., its locations will be open Tuesday night as long as the weather permits. Patrons are asked to call before heading out for details on our individual store closing times.

11:30 a.m.

The Dedham Department of Public Works has announced that there will be a delayed start for trash pickup Wednesday morning due to the storm. Residents should also note that trash/recycling is delayed one day this week due to the holiday on Monday. 

Dedham's Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled.

The Dedham Health & Athletic Complex announced that its Wednesday 7 a.m. Bodypump class has been cancelled due to the storm; the complex will provide more updates throughout the day.

Heirloom Kitchen, located on Washington Street in Dedham, is informing customers within its delivery area that they can use the code "snowstorm" at checkout to get 50 percent off delivery Tuesday. 

A number of flights have been cancelled in preparation for the storm.

Important Numbers for Dedham Residents

  • Emergencies (Police, Fire, EMS): 911
  • Dedham Police Department: 781-751-9300
  • Dedham Dispatch Center: 781-751-9300
  • Dedham Fire Department: 781-751-9400
  • Dedham DPW: 781-751-9350 (In the event of an after hours emergency, the DPW's on-call manager may be reached through the Central Dispatch Center by calling 781-751-9300.)
  • MBTA: 617-222-3200
  • MassDOT:  857-368-6111
  • National Grid Gas: 800-322-3223
  • NSTAR Electric & Gas: 800-592-2000
  • NStar Outage Map
  • Verizon: 800-837-4966
  • Comcast: 800-934-6489

Emergency Tips for Handling Extreme Cold

For information on how to stay warm during extreme cold conditions, click here.

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James McHugh January 21, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Thanks for the heads...up....

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