BREAKING NEWS: School canceled, snow emergency declared due to stormy forecast

Marblehead Public Schools have joined several other North Shore communities to cancel school for Tuesday, Feb. 28, due to a stormy forecast. All morning and afternoon school activities are canceled. Marblehead Community Charter Public School has also canceled for Tuesday.

The town has declared a snow emergency on Tuesday from 12:01 a.m to 7 a.m.

“This will allow for the streets to be cleared of any snow and the cleanup of existing snow and ice,” according to an email from the town.

“It will be illegal to park any vehicle including boats and trailers on any public way during the snow emergency. Any vehicle, boat or trailer that is not off the public way between midnight tonight and 7 a.m. will be subject to being ticketed and towed.”

The email goes on to read: “If your vehicle is towed during a snow emergency, you should call the Marblehead Police Department at 781-631-1212 to confirm the location of your vehicle. All vehicles are towed to the designated town tow lot at the Transfer Station, 5 Woodfin Terrace, by Bill’s Towing.”

The message warns that “depositing of snow and ice, on or against a fire hydrant, or on any sidewalk or roadway is prohibited.”

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area from Monday at 9 p.m. to Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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Editor Leigh Blander is an experienced TV, radio and print journalist who has written hundreds of stories for local newspapers, including the Marblehead Reporter.

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