2018 Winter Storm Prepardness

Today, January 4, 2018, we have forecast to get a potential blizzard with snow totals expected to be approximately 12".  Here's a list of important numbers and information in case you need it.  Let's hope for the best but be prepared for the worst!

Town Resources:

Weymouth Police Department - Only use 911 for dire emergencies.  Please use the non-emergency line for any issues that are not life threatening.  781-335-1212

Mayor's Office - The Mayor has an Emergency Hotline 1-800-335-8606.  Please note that this is a message center.  

Weymouth Department of Public Works - 781-337-5100 (Please note that the DPW director is predicting this storm will require at least a 2-day clean up.  Please be patient with plowing.  It's best to stay off the roads - both driving and parking - so the workers can do their jobs more effectively).  

 

Utilities Resources:

National Grid Electric - Power outages can be called in at 1-800-465-1212 or entered through their website here.  Outages are also tracked at that link if you'd like to see if friends or relatives in other parts of the town or state are affected.  This map usually gives an estimated restoration time.  

National Grid Gas - To report a gas leak, or other gas emergency, please call 1-800-233-5325.  This is open 24/7 365 days a week.  If you have a suspected natural gas leak, please also call WPD so firefighters can be dispatched to you for safety.  

Comcast - 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278).  This is open 24/7.

Verizon - 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)

 

Other Town/Generic Updates:

There is no school on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Town Hall and other town offices are all closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  All public safety and DPW are fully staffed.  

Thursday garbage pick-up is starting early.  There has been no call yet as to Friday garbage pick up.  

Parking Bans will be strictly enforced. 

Keep in mind for potential coastal flooding:  High Tides are approximately 12:45 pm today and 1:25 am & 1:38 pm tomorrow 

Keep cell phones charged to the max in case power does go out. 

Should new or important information be updated for District 1, I'll add it below here throughout the day.  Please stay safe and warm and check on neighbors, family and friends throughout the day to ensure everyone in town remains safe.  

 


PIP & FRRACS Meetings this week

Two important meetings coming up.  First is PIP on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:30-7:30pm at the Abigail Adams Middle School.

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The Second is the monthly FRRACS meeting held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Fore River Club on Nevada Street in Quincy.

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Great Esker Park Day 2017

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Thanks to our friends over at Weymouth Recreation, Great Esker Park DAY is TOMORROW, Saturday August 12th from 12:30-4:30pm at Great Esker Park.  Lots of fun and excitement all day long.  Shuttle Buses will be going all day from the Whipple Senior Center to the park.  

For more information, visit www.weymouthrec.com or see WeyRec on FACEBOOK or TWITTER


Chapman School Building Updates

There will be a meeting on August 8, 2017 at 6:30pm at the McCulloch Building at 182 Green Street by the Chapman School Building Committee.  They will be reviewing potential sites for Chapman Middle School.  

If you are interested in this project or looking for more updates, please visit the dedicated Facebook Group which updates the public on the progress as well as informs people of upcoming meetings.  CLICK HERE for the group on Facebook.  


Lane Reductions - Starting June 2, 2017

 

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Please click the image for updates on the Fore River Bridge to include construction updates, lane reductions and MBTA commuting options during the lane reduction period of June 2, 2017 - October 1, 2017.


North Weymouth Beach Connection Project Meeting

Please see the attached invitation for an Informal Meeting to introduce residents about the proposed beach improvements and connection project in the works.  As a reminder, this project is in a very preliminary stage.  Your input is greatly appreciated and will be listened to.  

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Fore River Bridge Meeting - Lane Reductions

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, MassDOT will be hosting an informational session on the Lane Reductions over the Fore River Bridge which will take place between June 2, 2017 - October 1, 2017.  

Meeting details:

Abigail Adams Middle School Auditorium
89 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA  02189

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

For more information, please CLICK HERE for the dedicated MassDOT project webpage for the Fore River Bridge.  


Proposed Waterways Ordinance

On Monday, May 1, 2017, a measure was presented the Town Council by the administration in relation to our Waterways Ordinance.  This item was referred to the Town Council Ordinance Committee.  

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROPOSED WATERWAYS ORDINANCE

The Ordinance Committee will do an in-depth analysis with the administration.  A public hearing will also be scheduled in the future.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out.  Any concerns or questions can be addressed in upcoming meetings.  

 


Community Clean Up Day 2017 - District 1 Spots

The Town of Weymouth's Annual Community Clean Up Day will be held on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm with a complimentary lunch provided afterwards at O'Sullivan Park on Pilgrim Road in North Weymouth.  See flyer below for details. 

If you'd like to help out - for as little or as long as you'd like for that day, here a list of all known cleanups that are happening in District 1.  Feel free to join any of them - they'd all love to have you!

North Weymouth Civic Association - The Boat Launch area in the Lane Beach Parking Lot on River Street

Friends of O'Sullivan Park - O'Sullivan Park on Pilgrim Road

Staff & Parents of Wessagusset School WeyCare - Wessagusset School Grounds at 75 Pilgrim Road (concentration on rear pathway/painting W boulder)

Friends of Great Esker Park & Wey Rec Staff - Great Esker Park.  They will be meeting at the Lowe's Entrance - 831 Bridge Street and the Elva Road parking lot and working their way throughout the park. 

SnugLife - The Shelf/The Ledge - They will be painting the concrete and picking up various trash.  This is where Regatta Road meets Wessagussett Road 

Pilgrim Congregational Church - Beals Park on Athens Street 

 

***If you have a registered spot that you'd like listed, please feel free to email me at rebecca.a.haugh@gmail.com and I'll add your group/spot to the list***


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