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Sunday, December 30, 2012
Friday, December 28, 2012
City leaders emphasized that residents are given numerous notifications of snow emergencies.
A snow emergency called Wednesday evening in Dearborn and lasting until 3 p.m. Thursday resulted in 580 citations for improper parking on streets, the Dearborn Police Department confirmed Friday. When a snow emergency is called, residents are required to park their vehicles off of the streets in order to allow for efficient and effective snow plowing by city plows. However, according to residents, there are often still cars left on the streets in many neighborhoods during these times. “I hope the restriction is enforced,” Patch reader Pam commented. “It really causes problems on the street when the plow has to go around these vehicles.” Dearborn Chief of Police Ronald Haddad shared that officers were out issuing citations between 7:30 a.m…
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The snow emergency goes into effect at 9 p.m. Thursday evening.
UPDATE: Dearborn's snow emergency was canceled as of Friday, Feb. 24. ----------------------------------------- The city of Dearborn has declared a snow emergency, effective at 9 p.m. Thursday night. The city's emergency warning sirens will sound at 9 p.m. Thursday to alert residents of the emergency. Parked vehicles must be off the streets to allow for efficient and safe snowplowing. Tickets will be issued to owners of parked vehicles left on the streets. No warnings are issued. The National Weather Service predicts that southeast Michigan will be blanketed with up to six inches of snow by Friday morning. According to the winter storm warning alert, a low pressure system is expected to move into the area Thursday evening, bringing with it…