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Snow Information

The City of Fitchburg works diligently to ensure that residents are safe from snow, ice and extreme weather. Please follow these rules and guidelines on snow removal and parking to protect yourselves and your neighbors. Thank you for being patient as crews work in difficult conditions to clear roads.

Call us any time if you have any questions or are in need of services at the DPW 24 Hotline at 978-829-1900.

 Snow Emergency / Winter Parking Ban

 In Effect

STARTING:  Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 9 P.M.

ENDING: Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7 A.M.


Trash/Recycling: Normal Pickup.  Report missed pickups at 978-829-1870, or click here to report online.

Schools: Please see for more info.

Fitchburg Municipal Offices: Normal Hours.

Senior Center: Normal Hours

Fitchburg Public Library: Normal Hours. See for more info.

MART: MART Buses may be delayed during inclement weather. Call 978-345-7711 for more info.

MBTA: See or call 617-222-3200

Courts: See for more info.

Last updated: 2/17/2015 - 9:01 AM


 Parking Information

During a declared snow emergency, no parking is allowed on City Streets. There can be a fine. Click here for more Parking Info and Parking Alternatives.

Shoveling and Snow Removal

Commercial and residential property owners are responsible for snow removal from sidewalks. Please click here for more information about snow regulations and sidewalks.


Snow Emergency Contacts

In the Case of an Emergency please Call 911

For non-emergencies call:
Fire Dept.: 978-343-4801
Police Dept.: 978-345-9648
Unitil (Power): 1-888-301-7700

To place a service request for street plowing, salting or sanding please call 978-829-1900.

To inquire about shelters call: 978-343-4801