Month: August 2016

Emergency Alerts To Keep You Safe

Alerts Before Concord Tornado Allowed Residents to Take Shelter FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages all residents of the Commonwealth to use their cellphones to receive emergency alerts and warnings about imminent severe weather and other threatening situations.  This past Monday morning, many residents of the Concord, Massachusetts neighborhood that was Read More …

MEMA issues power outage safety tips

Extended Loss of Power, During and After a Hurricane, Is a Real Possibility FRAMINGHAM, MA – Throughout this hurricane season the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues urges residents to prepare for the possible impacts of a hurricane or tropical storm. These storms can bring strong winds that cause widespread power outages. “As we have Read More …

Know your hurricane evacuation zone

FRAMINGHAM, MA – If you live, work or plan to vacation in one of Massachusetts’s coastal communities or near a river or other waterway that is connected to the ocean, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages you to “Know Your Zone” by learning whether your home, business or vacation destination is in a pre-designated Read More …