Friday, February 8, 2013
A 21-year-old Medfield man was last seen entering Noon Hill Reservation from Nauset Street at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8.
A Medfield man was last seen entering Noon Hill Reservation from Nauset Street at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Medfield Police Chief Robert Meaney Jr. issued a "reverse 911" call at 9:15 p.m. Friday night notifying residents that Scott Friedman, 21, is missing. Friedman is 6 feet tall, weighs 180 pounds, has black hair, and was wearing a kelly green parka, gray sweatpants, and Timberland boots. Meaney said Friedman's cell phone is not functioning or is turned off. If you have any information regarding Friedman's whereabouts, please call Medfield Police at 508-359-2315.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Plan Ahead: Medfield could see 12-24 inches falling at 2-3 inches per hour, white-out conditions, gusts up to 55mph.
The National Weather Service has issued an official "blizzard watch" for a "potential historic winter storm and blizzard" that could drop as much as two feet of snow on the region. The NWS predicts Norfolk County could get 12 to 24 inches of snow during this storm. The NWS also warns residents that: The storm alert warns drivers that "White-out conditions will be possible making travel very dangerous. Be prepared to alter any travel plans." Timing -- Light snow develops by Friday morning. Snow will increase in intensity during Friday afternoon. The heaviest snow will occur Friday night into Saturday morning. Impacts -- Heavy snow and strong winds will bring the potential for blizzard conditions. The worst of the storm will be Friday …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Here are some tips for carbon monoxide safety.
It's a fairly common occurrence for the fire department to get called out to a home or business because of a carbon monoxide alarm. Sometimes, it is simply that the alarm was defective and there was no carbon monoxide detected. But it spotlights an often overlooked danger in the season of chimney fires and frostbite: carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas that typically comes from heating equipment, gas stoves, fireplaces and hot water heaters and generators, among other fuel-burning items. It's also found in automobile emissions. Winter is the peak month for carbon monoxide emergencies, and fire departments deal with thousands of such emergencies across Massachusetts each winter. Unlike other gasses, carbon …