List: Distance learning, parking bans initiated in anticipation of winter storm


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Cities and towns throughout the state of Rhode Island have issued parking bans and school closures in anticipation of Monday’s winter storm.

The City of Providence announced a parking ban throughout the city, which will go into effect on Monday, February, at 6 a.m. until further notice.

The Providence Public School District said on Monday, schools will be moving to distance learning due to the inclement weather.

Warwick police said a parking ban will be put in place from 6 a.m. on Monday until 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Police in Woonsocket tweeted on Sunday, that a parking ban will go into effect starting Monday at 11 a.m.  The department urged residents to find off-street parking so DPW crews can properly plow streets.

The Warren Police Department announced a parking ban from 1 p.m. on Monday until noon on Tuesday.

CCRI said all on-campus classes and activities on Monday have been cancelled. Online classes will remain in session.

The Rhode Island Department of Health said testing sites will be closed on Monday. Additionally, all COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday at Rhode Island’s regional clinics in Bristol, Providence, and East Greenwich will be rescheduled.

Tiverton Public Schools will be dismissing students early.

In Massachusetts, Fall River Public Schools will be distance learning.  The City announced a parking ban from 8 a.m. on Monday until further notice.

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