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MASS 211 CURRENT EVENTS
- Prepare Your Property for a HurricaneAugust 14, 2017Prepare Your Home and Boat Before the Next Storm FRAMINGHAM, MA – During hurricane season, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is reminding residents of steps they can take to protect their homes and boats from the damaging winds, torrential rainfall, and flooding that hurricanes or tropical storms can bring. “There are many steps [read more]
- Governor Baker Proclaims “Hurricane Preparedness Week” Residents Encouraged to Prepare NowJuly 19, 2017FRAMINGHAM, MA – Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed July 16-22, 2017 to be Hurricane Preparedness Week to underscore the Commonwealth’s vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes and the importance of preparing for the impacts that hurricanes and tropical storms can have on the state’s residents, homes, businesses and infrastructure. “It [read more]
- 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins: Start of Hurricane Season is a Reminder to PrepareJune 1, 2017FRAMINGHAM, MA – Today, June 1st, marks the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th. While historically the majority of tropical storms and hurricanes that have impacted our region occurred during the months of August and September, it remains important to begin preparing yourself, your family, your home [read more]
- Drought Conditions Across Commonwealth Return to NormalMay 11, 2017Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Indoor Water Conservation by Public Necessary BOSTON – With above normal precipitation at the end of March, all of April and the beginning of this month, all indices across the Commonwealth have recovered fully. As a result, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today declared [read more]
- Warming shelters open in Manchester by the SeaMarch 14, 2017A warming center will be opening due to a large part of town still without power and an estimated restoration time of 12+ hours from National Grid. It will start as a warming center and if they have overnight guests, they will be prepared to support as an overnight shelter. The shelter will be at the High School. FD, PD, and Town Departments are [read more]