Snow Emergency declared for Dec. 17, no overnight street parking

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A tow truck was towed in after it was found illegally parked during Tuesday night's snow emergency.
Even a tow truck was towed in after it was found illegally parked during a snow emergency last year.

MANCHESTER, NH — The Public Works Director has declared a Snow Emergency  that will be in effect from 10 p.m. Dec. 17 (Saturday) until 6 a.m. Dsnow emergency textec. 18.

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Upon declaration of a Snow Emergency, any vehicle parked on the streets will be towed and impounded. Look for the blinking strobe lights placed at various intersections throughout the City, listen to local radio or TV stations, or call the Highway Department at 603-624-6444 with any questions.

Snow Emergency parking is available at:

Victory Parking Garage at 25 Vine Street between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Vehicles parking outside these times will be subject to parking fees of $.75 per hour.

Pearl Street Parking Lot on Orange Street between Elm and Chestnut is also available between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Unauthorized vehicles in the lot outside of these times will be subject to parking tickets.

Vehicles that are impounded will be stored at the City’s Vehicle Impoundment Area, located in Derryfield Park off of Bridge Street. In order to recover an impounded vehicle, the owner will be required to present proof of ownership and make a payment of $110.00 in cash. This must be done within 24 hours of the time when the vehicle was towed. Vehicles not recovered within 24 hours will be subject to additional towing and storage charges.

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