Editor's note: Dedham updates on the blizzard (cancellations, emergency notices) will be posted here.
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IMPORTANT NUMBERS & WEBSITES:
- In an emergency, dial 911
- Police Department: 781-751-9300
- Dedham Dispatch Center: 781-751-9300
- Fire Department: 781-751-9400
- DPW: 781-751-9350
- NSTAR outages: 1-800-592-2000
- NStar Outage Map
Feb. 9 (5:03 a.m.) The Kumon of Dedham math & reading learning center will be closed today due to the storm.
Feb. 9 (4:49 a.m.) 229 residents are without power.
Feb. 8 (1 p.m.) Gov. Patrick issues vehicle ban starting at 4 p.m.
Feb. 8 (11:04 a.m.) All Eastern Bank branches will close at noon on Friday.
Feb. 8 (10:04 a.m.) The MBTA will shut down service at 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 8 (9:51 a.m.) Certain stores in Legacy Place have already announced that they will close for the day. To get the full list of closings (in real time) just click here.
Feb. 8 (4:23 a.m.) The town announced that the following closings:
Dedham Public Schools closed all day (no early release as earlier reported)
Town Hall closed Friday
All non essential town employees are not to report tomorrow.
Library closed Friday and Saturday
Dedham Food Pantry closed Saturday
Dedham Transfer Station Closed Saturday
Dedham Pool closing at 1pm on Friday closed all day Saturday
Dedham vs Wellsley swim meet postponed until 24th
Dedham Recreation Gymnastics canceled for Saturday
Feb. 7 (1:57 p.m.) Half Day for all Dedham Public Schools on Friday, Feb. 8.
Feb. 7 (1:44 p.m.) The Town of Dedham has declared a snow parking emergency that will be in effect at 12 p.m. Friday Feb. 8 through 8 a.m. Monday Feb. 11. The following information was provided by the town:
1. All residents with driveways are expected to use same, and remove their cars from the streets.
2. Except where otherwise posted, residents without driveways will park on the EVENside of the street during the even-numbered months, and on the ODD side of the street during the odd-numbered months. No parking on sidewalks.
3. No on-street night time parking will be allowed on:
East Street (High St to Rte 128)
East Dedham Sq.
Washington St (Dedham line to Westwood line)