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City of Fall River issues advisory ahead of anticipated nor’easter storm



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(FALL RIVER, MA- March 13, 2023)- The City of Fall River has issued an advisory ahead of the anticipated nor’easter storm.

On Monday, March 13th, the First Baptist Church, located at 228 North Main Street in Fall River, will open at 8:00pm through 8:00am Tuesday morning, to provide overnight shelter for residents of the City.

On Tuesday, March 14th, Pope Francis Outreach Center, Good Shepherd Parish, 1598 South Main Street, will be providing a warming center from 8:00am – 4:30pm for anyone in need. Residents may drop in without calling.

Following this, Tuesday evening the First Baptist Church will again reopen their doors at 4:30pm for a meal and overnight shelter.

Anyone in need of assistance is urged to call the 24-hour homeless hotline number for shelter needs at 508-676-3528. Street outreach workers from the City of Fall River will be on hand to assist with transportation needs.

Southern New England to see up to two feet of snow, damaging winds, possible flooding

The City also continues to monitor the forecast for potential snow arriving tomorrow afternoon into Wednesday. The City’s Department of Community Maintenance is preparing for potential snowfall as well as high winds.

Fall River Reporter will have any parking ban information if applicable.

For other storm related questions, you can call the Mayor’s Office at 508-324-2600

For snow or tree removal needs please contact 508-324-2762.

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