As we prepare for the severe winter weather expected to impact the area in the coming days we encourage you to keep the following in mind.
Make sure to review the City of Salem's Snow Emergency Central website for information on where to park during a snow emergency, how to sign up for notifications, and regulations about snow removal. The page is located at: http://www.salem.com/Pages/snow/index
Take a moment and check out the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency's website at http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/mema. MEMA's website has information about storm preparedness safety.
Contact National Grid at 1-800-465-1212 to report an outage. Visit their storm page at https://www1.nationalgridus.com/StormNotifications to keep informed about outages in your area. There is also an outage map available at https://www1.nationalgridus.com/PowerOutageMap. DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 TO REPORT A POWER OUTAGE.
Remember, emergency services will see an increase in calls during bad weather. Do not call 9-1-1 unless there is an emergency. Keep our non-emergency number 978-744-1212 by your phone.