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On-Street Parking Ban for Saturday and Sunday

Pic shows a previous year's snow event in the Frog Hollow neighborhood

Pic shows a previous year’s snow event in the Frog Hollow neighborhood

An on-street parking ban is begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday and ends at 7 a.m. on Sunday. [Note: Different sources have reported variations in the end time. We’ve heard Sunday at 7 p.m. from HPD, 7 a.m. from Mayor Bronin and an automated call, and 11 a.m. from Janice Castle, City of Hartford’s Office of Community Engagement director.]

Vehicles remaining on roadways during this time are subject to ticketing and towing. Besides the general irritation of it, a towing experience will cost you around $200. Those whose vehicles get towed should call the HPD at (860) 757-4000 and check a data set to learn where the car has been towed to.

Those coming in for events in Downtown Hartford should make sure their vehicles are definitely off the streets before 11 p.m., which is when the HPD Traffic Division is expected to start enforcement in that area. (more…)

Warming Centers Open Through Weekend

From February 12-14, 2016 various warming centers will be open during posted hours:

  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Parker Memorial, 2621 Main Street: Saturday 9 a.m. –  4 p.m.
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Pope Park, 30 Pope Park Drive: Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Snow Emergency Parking Ban

Blue Hills,  5 February 2016


Effective 6 p.m. on Friday through 9 a.m. on Saturday (February 6) there is no parking permitted on Hartford’s streets while plows remove snow.

Instead of leaving vehicles on roadways, use any of the Hartford District Public School lots. Other possible off-street parking options include lots in Colt Park, Dillon Stadium, Elizabeth Park. Goodwin Park, Keney Park, Pope Park, Morgan Street Garage, 2 Holcomb Street, 80 Coventry Street, and KDA Center on Naugatuck Street. Remove vehicles from these lots by noon on Saturday.

Vehicles left on the street during the parking ban will be ticketed and towed. It will cost $93.59 to retrieve a towed vehicle, plus another $99 for a ticket. If your vehicle gets towed, call (860) 757-4000 for retrieval information. (more…)

Cooling Centers Open

From noon through 5 today, as long as a heat advisory is in effect, several “cooling centers” will be open:

  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street
  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue
The Hartford Public Library is air-conditioned also.

Storm Info: March 1 & 2, 2015

From the Mayor’s Office:

(28 FEBRERO 2015) El Alcalde Pedro E. Segarra anunció que está prohibido estacionarse en las calles de la ciudad a partir de las 8:00 p.m. del domingo, 1 de marzo del 2015 hasta las 10:00 a.m. del lunes, 2 marzo del 2015.

Durante la prohibición de estacionamiento, se prohíbe estacionarse en la calle. Residentes sin acceso a estacionamiento deben estacionar sus vehículos en cualquiera de los estacionamientos de las escuelas públicas o en una de las siguientes áreas de estacionamiento autorizadas:

•       Morgan Street Garage

•       Lote en 2 Holcomb Street

•       Lote en la entrada de Keney Park —Ridgefield Street

•       Lote de KDA Center —Naugatuck Street

•       Lote de Pope Park Center—Park Terrace

•       Lote de Metzner Center—Franklin Avenue

•       Lote en Colt Park—Wawarme Avenue

•       Lotes en Elizabeth Park

•       Todos los lotes de las escuelas públicas de Hartford.

Residentes deben retirar sus vehículos de los lotes inmediatamente después del fin de la prohibición de estacionamiento. Residentes con preguntas pueden contactar al Departamento de Policía de Hartford al (860) 757-4000. El costo para recuperar un vehículo remolcado es $93,59 y se emitirá una multa adicional de $99,00.

Para más información:

Parking Ban

A citywide parking ban begins at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015 (more…)