Mayor Jon Mitchell of New Bedford has given the order, and there will be a parking ban in residential areas of New Bedford beginning tonight at 7pm.

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WBSM reports that residents should park on side streets opposite of the fire hydrants. The ban will be in effect until the snow is cleared, and how much snow we get will determine how long it we be for.

Make sure you follow the rules, because if your car isn't parked properly it will be towed.