Following this weekend’s freak mid-fall snowstorm, City officials have put in place sheltering and debris removal plans.
City officials met with National Grid representatives and continue to press for expediting repairs. The real time National Grid Outage Map can be found here .
Though we hope power will be fully restored for all Lowell residences and businesses soon, for those continuing to cope with power outage conditions, National Grid has information here.
Here are other sites for both coping with and preparing for storms:
The following debris drop off locations will be opened to assist residents in disposing of fallen branches on Saturday, November 5 and Saturday, November 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
- Hovey Field, 31 Hovey Ave. off of Hildreth St. near the Dracut line (Centralville)
- Leblanc Park/McNamara Park, 475 West Meadow Rd. (Pawtucketville)
- Cawley Stadium, 512 Douglas Rd. (Belvidere)
- DPW Yard, 1365 Middlesex St. (Highlands)
In addition, the Public Works yard will be open for storm related tree disposal Wednesday, November 2 to Friday, November 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Material will be accepted from Lowell residents only. Residents must present a Lowell tax bill or valid driver’s license issued in Lowell to confirm residency. Material that is acceptable as yard waste (Branches must be less than 3′ in length and less than 3″ in diameter at the widest end.) can be put out for yard waste pickup on regularly scheduled days.
The Lowell Senior Center will remain open as an emergency shelter for residents still without power. Call (978) 970-4131 to confirm that the Center is still open.
Residents are also reminded that Trick or Treating has been postponed to next Sunday, November 6 from 6-8 p.m.
Drivers are urged to use extreme caution when driving through areas without power at night and to approach each signaled intersection without operating traffic lights as a 4-way stop.