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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:42:13 -0500


Photo - 395 Northbound closed, one lane southbound closed. Please share 395 northbound in the area of the Route 32 connector is closed. As a result, the entrance from Route 85 to 395 is closed. Our apologies for the previous post listing Route 32 as closed, which has been deleted. Please share. Montville CT Police Department
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:51:48 -0500


Photo - Cleaning the impound lot - the day after. As the town continues to dig out of the snow, so do we here at the WPD - Sergeant Dimmock and Officer Whitehead are shown getting police vehicles out of the impound lot with the help of the town Rec and Parks Department Kubota. Off camera (too shy?) are Detective Davis, Investigator VanOverloop, and Traffic Officer Anderson who are helping. All the rear wheel drive cars were moved into the impound lot to keep out parking lots clean, allowing snow removal to go much smoother - we enacted our own "parking ban" here at the WPD!
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:46:49 -0500


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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:56:04 -0500


Photo - Storm update – Town of Waterford. The Town of Waterford Public Works continues to plow snow throughout town. Town plow crews have worked continuously since the start of the storm, and will keep plowing until midnight tonight. Be aware that some roadways will not be cleared until tomorrow – the crews are diligently working to clear all the roadways they can. The Governor has lifted the ban on travel on State roads as of 2:00 PM. The parking ban remains in effect for the Town of Waterford to continue to assist plowing efforts – we have towed some cars, please keep helping in this area. Garbage pickup will not occur throughout this week. Waterford Schools will be closed tomorrow as well. The regional shelter will be closing at 3:00 PM today, and the town wide “State of Emergency” will be lifted tomorrow at 7 AM.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:21:46 -0500


Photo - As the storm continues please continue to remain off the roadways so the public works department can continue their operations. The roadways are hazardous due to moderate to heavy snow fall, wind, and drifting snow. Please remain at your residence until the storm has subsided and the public crews have had an opportunity to open the roadways. A follow up message will be sent when the roadways are passable. Officers are on the roads looking for stranded motorists and other hazards, and plow crews have been working all night to try to keep up with the storm, which is proving difficult. At this point we are not aware of any power outages in town, we certainly hope it stays that way.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:21:01 -0500


Photo - Cars being towed in violation of town snow ordinance - please share. As a State of Emergency has been declared, cars parked in the street that are not moved are going to be towed. The Waterford Police Department has done what we can to contact owners of vehicles left in the road. This will allow Town plow crews and emergency services personnel to clear roadways and get to affected areas to help people. Please share this post, if you see a neighbor with their car in the roadway please contact them and tell them to move it or it will be towed - we have just started to contact tow companies and are starting this as this is being posted.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:29:52 -0500


Does anyone know where you can get some sand? Is there a designated area? Thank you
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:05:56 -0500


Photo - Continuing Storm Preparations - Town of Waterford. A State of emergency has been declared as of 12:00 noon today (01/26/2015). There is a parking ban in effect immediately, please move your vehicles from the roadways to allow for the plows to maneuver. Cars left in violation of the parking ordinance will be towed. Please move all portable basketball hoops as well! The regional shelter (East Lyme Middle School 31 Society Road, East Lyme) will be open as of 5:00 PM, this includes animals if you seek shelter, they can come with you. All Town meetings are canceled for tonight (01/26/2015). Meals on Wheels is closed, they have delivered three days worth of food. Any garbage routes scheduled will be delayed until next week. Doctors and nurses that need transportation to an emergency/shift situation will be provided by the Waterford PD.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:51:38 -0500


Photo - Storm preparation - Town of Waterford. The Town of Waterford is preparing for the impending storm. Town mechanics and crews were working today prepping equipment, and the Fire Department, Police Department and Waterford Energency Communications Center are gearing up the equipment needed to help our townspeople. First Selectman Steward has called a meeting early tomorrow where all the town departments will brief him on their preparations, and go over what can be done to help each other out to help you. Police/Fire/Dispatch will be here throughout the storm, working 24/7. If you have an emergency, please contact us via 911, or the WECC at 860-442-9451. Stay safe all - we'll be here for you!
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:27:53 -0500