WATD Operation Stormwatch – Advisories, Closings and Resources

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Local Closings Around the South Shore

(Last entry entered 6:09 p.m. 1/26/2015)

SCHOOL CLOSINGS/DELAYS

ABINGTON – CLOSED TUESDAY


BOURNE – CLOSED TUESDAY


BRAINTREE – CLOSED TUESDAY


BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY – CLOSED TUESDAY


BROCKTON – CLOSED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY


CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE – CLOSED TUESDAY


CARDINAL CUSHING – CLOSED TUESDAY


CARVER – CLOSED TUESDAY


COHASSET – CLOSED TUESDAY


DUXBURY – CLOSED TUESDAY


EAST BRIDGEWATER – CLOSED TUESDAY


HANOVER – CLOSED TUESDAY


HINGHAM – CLOSED TUESDAY


HULL – CLOSED TUESDAY


MARSHFIELD – CLOSED TUESDAY


MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE – CLOSED TUESDAY


NORWELL – CLOSED TUESDAY


PEMBROKE – CLOSED TUESDAY

PLYMOUTH – CLOSED TUESDAY


ROCKLAND – CLOSED TUESDAY


SACRED HEART SCHOOL KINGSTON – CLOSED TUESDAY


SOUTH SHORE CONSERVATORY – CLOSED TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY


SCITUATE – CLOSED TUESDAY


WEYMOUTH – CLOSED TUESDAY


WHITMAN-HANSON – CLOSED TUESDAY

TOWN/MUNICIPAL ADVISORIES

DUXBURY – WARMING CENTER OPENING AT COUNCIL ON AGING. NO PLANNING BOARD MEETING, SELECTMEN HOLDING CONDENSED MEETING. ALL TOWN BUILDINGS CLOSED TUESDAY


MARSHFIELD – TOWN HALL CLOSED TUESDAY. SHELTER OPENING AT FURNACE BROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL. MARSHFIELD COUNCIL ON AGING ANNOUNCING ALL SENIOR ACTIVITIES INCLUDING BUS, LUNCH AND MEALS ON WHEELS ARE CANCELLED FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. REC DEPARTMENT – NO MON PM AND TUESDAY ACTIVITIES


NORWELL – NO PICKUP TUESDAY, PICKUP SCHEDULE PUSHED BACK ONE DAY.


PLYMOUTH – PLANNING BOARD MEETING POSTPONED TO 2/2, CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING POSTPONED TO 2/3, PLYMOUTH LIBRARY CLOSED TUESDAY, COA CLOSED TUESDAY. NO TRASH PICKUP TUESDAY, SCHEDULE PUSHED BACK ONE DAY


OLD COLONY ELDER SERVICES OFFICE IS CLOSED TUESDAY – NO CONGREGATE OR HOME DELIVERED MEALS. ON WEDNESDAY, THE OFFICE WILL OPEN AT NOON, BUT NO CONGREGATE OR HOME DELIVERED MEALS

BUSINESS/COMMUNITY ADVISORIES

 

KINGSTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETING POSTPONED TO 2/2


PILGRIM CHILD CARE & PRESCHOOL (PCCP) – DUXBURY – CLOSED TUESDAY

VILLAGE AT PROPRIETORS GREEN VETERANS AID SEMINAR SCHEDULED OR TUESDAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED


ROAD TO RESPONSIBILITY – CLOSED TUESDAY

CHURCH/RELIGIOUS ADVISORIES

ST. BONAVENTURES PLYMOUTH – FOOD PANTRY CLOSED, RE-OPENING THURSDAY


ST.JOHNS DUXBURY – NO ACTIVITIES TUESDAY, WEDNESDAYSHELTER INFORMATION & OTHER ADVISORIESPLYMOUTH – EMERGENCY SHELTER AT PLYMOUTH NORTH HIGH SCHOOL OPEN AT 4PM, COA CLOSING 4PM


BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS PLYMOUTH – OUTPATIENT SERVICES CLOSED TUESDAY, RE-OPENING 10AM WEDNESDAYTRANSPORTATION INFORMATIONTHE 6:30 PM AND 8:30 PM P AND B BUSES OUT OF PLYMOUTH HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. THE 9:15 PM AND 11:15 PM BUSES OUT OF BOSTON HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

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