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Posted on: February 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Hamden Announces Closures, Parking Ban due to Inclement Weather

Hamden Announces Closures, Parking Ban due to Inclement Weather

Hamden – Town officials would like to make residents aware of the following changes due to the anticipated inclement weather for Friday, February 25th:

Town Buildings Closure

Mayor Lauren Garrett has directed all Town buildings, including the Keefe Community Center, be closed to the public on Friday, February 25, 2022. All non-essential employees are asked to work from home.  

Staff will remain available via phone and email to provide services remotely, and we continue to encourage the public to take advantage of our remote service options whenever possible. Many functions can be performed remotely, both quickly and easily, without coming to the office.

Parking Ban

Town officials have issued a parking ban for the Town of Hamden, effective Friday, February 25th, 2022 at 12:00AM midnight until further notice. This ban is being declared pursuant to Section 71.03 of the Code of the Town of Hamden. The parking ban prohibits any person to park, or allow to remain parked, any vehicle on any odd numbered portion of a town street or highway.

The ban further prohibits any person to allow or permit a vehicle to stand or park on any Town street or highway in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic. The Hamden Police Department is authorized, pursuant to Section 71.07 of the Code of the Town of Hamden, to remove any vehicle parked in violation of this ordinance. Such removal shall be at the risk and expense of the owner of the vehicle.

For further information, please contact the Public Works Department at 203-287-2600.

Trash Pick-Up

All American Waste will have regular pick up tomorrow with a possible delay of an hour or two. If by chance they do not get to every house, residents are to keep out the bins and will pick up Saturday.

Transfer Station

The Hamden Transfer Station will be closed due to the weather and associated clean-up operations on Friday, February 25, 2022 and will resume regular operations with normal business hours on Monday, February 28th, 2022. 

For further information, please contact the Public Works Department at 203-287-2600.

Warming Center at Keefe Community Center

Hamden Warming Center: Keefe Community Center, 203-562-5129 

11 Pine St., Hamden 06514 (please enter through the George St. parking lot) 

The Hamden Warming Center will open this evening February 24th at 7:00pm, and will remain open through Friday, February 25th until 12:00pm in response to the inclement weather. Extending the Warming Center hours beyond noon on Friday will be at the discretion of the Warming Center. 

For further information, please contact Community Services Coordinator, Y’Isiah Lopes, at (203) 562-5129 ext. 1111 or by email at


Miller Memorial Library will be closed Friday, February 25th. Their digital branch and virtual reference will still be available. The library will resume normal business hours on Saturday, February 26th

For further information, please contact Library Director, Melissa Canham-Clyne, at (203) 287-2686 ext. 1 or by email at

Brooksvale Park

The Skating Pond at Brooksvale Park is closed for the season. 

For further information, please contact Recreation Supervisor, Vincent Lavorgna, at (203) 287-2669 or by email at


Please stay off of the roads if possible to allow for cleanup and emergency vehicles. 

For further information, please contact Deputy Chief of Staff, Alexa M. Panayotakis, at (203) 287-7009 or by email at

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