No Parking, Road Closures In Effect For Ram Pasture Tree Lighting
The town will sponsor its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremonies at the Ram Pasture on the night of Friday, December 6. The festivities are scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm.
The area typically attracts many pedestrians for the event. In view of pedestrian safety, the police department will impose “No Parking” orders and some road closures in the area. The traffic rules will be in effect from 5 to 8 pm.
Except for emergency services vehicles, motor vehicles will be prohibited from traveling on the section of Elm Drive lying between its intersections with Sugar Street and Hawley Road from 5 to 8 pm. Starting at approximately 6 pm, the section of Elm Drive lying between its intersections with Hawley Road and Borough Lane also will close to traffic.
Police have designated seven “No Parking” areas for the event. They are: Elm Drive between its intersections with Sugar Street and Borough Lane; Hawley Road; South Main Street between its intersections with Borough Lane and Glover Avenue; Sugar Street between its intersections with Main Street and Elm Drive; Birch Rise Drive; Juniper Road between its intersections with Sugar Street and Birch Rise Drive; and the police department’s driveways and parking lots. Areas affected by the traffic rules will be posted with barricades, traffic cones, and “No Parking” signs, as applicable.
Police will be posted at key locations to assist pedestrians and motorists.
Motorists who violate the parking bans will be subject to having their vehicles towed.