Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Share your photos of Hurricane Sandy.
Wow, that wind was incredible! It knocked down trees, limbs, power lines and more. Depending on where you live or work, your storm experience migh have different than that of your friend who lives across town. Let's pool our collective experiences through photographs here on Medfield Patch and tell the story of this storm together. You don't have to be in the middle of the storm to take a picture. We're even interested in seeing the view from your window. Share your photos and videos of Hurricane Sandy by adding them to this article. Just click the "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button under this photo and show us what's happening (or happened) near you. If you have any questions, contact editor Theresa Knapp or call/text 774-773-5879…
Monday, October 29, 2012
National Grid advises residents to chill fridge, fill tub with water, turn off propane tanks, avoid phone, check on elders, prepare emergency supply kit, etc.
National Grid lists the following tips for customers, on its website, to minimize inconvenience and maximize safety in the event that storm-related power interruptions do occur. IMPORTANT: People who depend on electric-powered life support equipment, such as a respirator, should let National Grid know. To register as a life support customer, call the company’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-322-3223. Tips to weather the storm include: For more information, visit National Grid's website.
NSTAR says it has secured contractor crews from as far away as the states of Texas and Washington to help New England.
With Hurricane Sandy moving its way northward and expected to impact our region on Monday and Tuesday, NSTAR’s preparations for a significant impact on its electric grid are well underway, according to www.nstar.com. In addition, For a full copy of the statement, click here.
National Grid issued a statement on Sunday outlining how they are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy in New England.
National Grid said on Sunday that it continues to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy to New England. National Grid has been, and will continue to stay in contact with local and state emergency and public safety officials. On Friday, the company’s community liaisons initiated contact with their respective local officials and first responders and they will be in touch with them again on Sunday or early Monday. During last year’s October snowstorm, National Grid piloted a “community liaison” program, where an employee was stationed in the emergency operations center of the hardest-hit communities to serve as a direct link between community and company officials. The program was so successful that it was expanded and adopted as a best…