It is that time of year! The annual downtown winter parking ban is in effect from December 1st - April 30th regardless of snow! The downtown winter parking ban restricts overnight parking in the downtown area. Between the hours of 12 am and 6 am, there is NO PARKING on the streets included in the area defined as follows: Rumford Ave. to Hope St. between the South Common and North Common. Consult the map below. We issue warnings (reminders) for the first few weeks but will begin citing vehicles in violation. Questions? Contact Parking Officer Steve Simonds at email@example.com or call 508-261-7300 x7.