By Mike LaBella
---- — HAVERHILL — Mayor James Fiorentini has declared a snow emergency effective today at 6 p.m. He said he made the decision to declare a snow emergency based on the forecast for more snow this weekend.
As a reminder, Fiorentini is asking residents to keep their cars off the streets and also that parking is prohibited at all times along snow emergency routes. The snow emergency is intended to give Public Works Department employees additional time to ensure snow emergency routes are safe and clear for pedestrians and motor vehicles.
As of 6 p.m. this evening, parking is not allowed at any time on the following streets until further notice: Emerson Street, both sides, entire length Essex Street, both sides, entire length Main Street, both sides, from Merrimack Street to Monument Square Merrimack Street, both sides, entire length River Street, both sides, from Comeau Bridge to View Street Washington Street, both sides, from Washington Square to the Comeau Bridge Water Street, both sides, from Main Street to Mill Street White Street, both sides, entire length Winter Street, both sides, entire length.