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[UPDATED] MANSFIELD STORM CENTER: Trash/Recycling Schedule Changed

Check back here throughout the storm for updates on what's happening in Mansfield.

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Friday, Jan. 3

6:51 p.m. Read these 15 ways to combat the deep freeze. And stay warm!

1:38 p.m. 
Trash/recycle collection scheduled for today has been cancelled, according to an announcement on the town's Facebook. Trash/recycling collection normally scheduled for Thursday (Jan. 2) will be picked up on Saturday (Jan. 4). Collection normally scheduled for Friday (Jan. 3) will be picked up on Monday (Jan. 6). All pick-up next week will be delayed one day.

11:40 a.m.: 
Check out these snowfall totals across Massachusetts. Neighboring Attleboro got 6.5 inches.

Thursday, Jan. 2

9:50 p.m.: Here are some Emergency Tips for Handling Extreme Cold.

9:11 p.m.: 
There's a blizzard warning for parts of Massachusetts, but it doesn't look like we're getting one in Bristol County. 

4:28 p.m.: 
Remember that there is a Winter Parking Ban in effect during the winter.

1:48 p.m.: 
Evening activities tonight have been canceled for Mansfield Public Schools and there is no school tomorrow.

1:09 p.m.: 
Read about Gov. Deval Patrick's press conference on the storm. 

12:53 a.m.:
An accident on Interstate 95 North at Exit 6 to Interstate 495, caused two lanes to be blocked, but the accident is now clear and lanes have been reopened according to MassDOT.

Original Article: Get your shovels ready, Mansfield. You're going to need them.

The first storm of 2014 is underway as the initial flakes began falling after midnight on Thursday. During the day on Thursday there will be some accumulation, though much of the snow will come Thursday night into Friday before the storm ends by Friday afternoon.

Below is what you need to know about this week's significant winter storm. We will be updating this storm center article throughout the storm, so be sure to check back throughout.

Current Forecasts

How much snow is Mansfield expected to get Thursday and Friday? Here are the projections as of Thursday at 5 a.m.

Mansfield Emergency Contacts
  • In case of an emergency, dial 911
  • Mansfield Police Department - 508-261-7301
  • Mansfield Fire Department - 508-261-7488, 508-261-7489
  • National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
  • National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
  • NStar: Report a power outage website
  • Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
  • Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
  • RCN: 1-866-TECH-RCN (1-866-832-4726) 
Massachusetts State Police are asking drivers to stay home if possible due to slick road conditions.

"Roads are just going to get more snow covered," State Police tweeted. "If you don't have to go out, stay in today. Let the plows do their job."

Be sure to follow Mansfield Patch on Twitter and Facebook throughout the storm as we'll have ongoing updates there as well.

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HJ January 02, 2014 at 10:57 AM
A lot of Woburn info about the storm here in this article. Nothing Mansfield.
Jeffrey Fish (Editor) January 02, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Sorry about that! The article was originally written for Woburn but the information, phone numbers, links, etc. apply to Mansfield.
BH January 02, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Forecast: Snow Update:snow Enough with these updates and scare tactics. It's New England, it snows, deal with it.
HJ January 02, 2014 at 02:25 PM
BH, I think you need a Miller Lite @ Flynn's to calm your nerves. I know, this snowstorm scares me too.
BH January 02, 2014 at 07:41 PM
Or I could just eat yellow snow and call it a day...
HJ January 02, 2014 at 08:06 PM
Fine. More yellow snow for me.
Whiffenpoof January 02, 2014 at 10:14 PM
Drove thru Attleboro and Norton late afternnon on slick snow covered roads. Mansfield was down to pavement on most secondary roads. Good job pre-treating.
BH January 02, 2014 at 11:08 PM
Ya know, I probably would have enjoyed your site if you didn't come on here all cocky, insult this site and others opinions. First impressions are a b.
Kevin January 03, 2014 at 09:14 AM
Just a heads up to the readers here. The troll posting on Patch as "Talkmansfield" has no connection whatsoever to the talkmansfield.com discussion forum. Perhaps Jeff could pull his account and disable it as a fraud?
Tina Mqs January 03, 2014 at 09:33 AM
It'd be nice if everyone used their real names! (yeah, i know, i know...) Well, how's it looking today, peeps? I'm out of town and am looking for updates on how the town looks. I do hang out on the *actual talkmansfield.com forum, where you can post pics and i'd love to see some of the town. Because, well, i love snowstorms and i missed the first one of the yea! :(
Kevin January 03, 2014 at 09:59 AM
I mention this as I do not want anyone to think that someone is here on patch representing the views of anyone on the forum, particularly, me!
HJ January 03, 2014 at 10:35 AM
Leave it up to BH if he believes you or not.
Whiffenpoof January 04, 2014 at 08:08 AM
Careful today. Lots of slick spots from overnight drifting.
Tina Mqs January 04, 2014 at 12:16 PM
Talkmansfield needs an * , apparently.
Whiffenpoof January 04, 2014 at 01:09 PM
Next week is the second and final week to curb your Xmas tree on trash day.
Tina Mqs January 04, 2014 at 05:44 PM
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