Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The winter parking ban has ended in Danvers.
You can now park on the street again in Danvers. The on-street winter parking ban was lifted on Wednesday after one night. In past storms, the ban had lasted several nights and the cleanup from the storm went on for many days. The ban was lifted at 1:16 p.m. on Wednesday. "Thank you for your cooperation," the Department of Public Works said when the ban was lifted. The ban was pit in place for Tuesday morning for 1-6 a.m. This year's storm-by-storm parking ban is a new policy for Danvers, which had a seasonlong on-street parking ban for at least 40 years until a vote by the Board of Selectmen to implement a trial program that ban on-street parking only when snow is in the forecast.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Overnight on-street parking will now be allowed again.
The overnight on-street parking ban first put in place early Friday morning has been lifted. The announcement was made on Wednesday morning at 10:18 a.m. by the Danvers Department of Public Works. "Effective immediately, the Danvers’ Winter Parking Ban has ended," the DPW said in its announcement. "Thank you for your cooperation." The ban ran from 1-6 a.m. each morning and last for four mornings. The DPW halways announces when the ban ends. It was the third time that the ban had been put in place since the Board of Selectmen voted in early December to move from an winterlong on-street parking ban to a ban that is imposed only when needed. In the most recent case, the ban started early Saturday morning, as the storm was really getting going…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Parking will be banned on Danvers streets on Thursday night (Friday morning) to assist with snow removal.
An overnight winter parking ban will be in effect overnight on Thursday night, the Danvers Department of Public Works announced on Thursday afternoon. The on-street parking ban will begin at 1 a.m. on Friday and run until 6 a.m. The ban prohibits parking on all Danvers streets from 1-6 a.m. The DPW will make an announcement when the ban has ended. Vehicles parked on the street during the ban are subject to towing. Cars that are towed are charged $125 for the tow, $35 for storage and $15 for the parking ticket. "Thank you for your cooperation as we work to make the streets safe during the coming storm," the DPW said in its announcement of the ban.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The on-street parking ban has been lifted as of Wednesday morning.
After five nights, the winter on-street parking ban has been lifted. The announcement was made on Wednesday morning by the Danvers Department of Public Works. "Because of nearly 100 percent compliance with the ban, the DPW was able to keep up with this record storm, keeping all roads open during the blizzard and facilitating cleanup," said Gail Bernard, program coordinator for the Department of Public Works. "Thank you for your cooperation." The ban ran from 1-6 a.m. each morning and last for five mornings. The DPW had said it would announce when it had ended. It was the second time that the ban had been put in place since the Board of Selectmen voted in early December to move from an winterlong on-street parking ban to a ban that is …