Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Medfield Police Chief reports power outages, downed wires and provides safety tips for handling Wednesday's snowstorm.
There are 632 National Grid customers without power right now, due to the snowstorm that has dumped over a foot of snow on Medfield with more expected to come. "There is another band of snow (3 to 6 inches) that will/may arrive in the mid-afternoon," said Medfield Police Chief Robert E. Meaney Jr. after a conference call with MEMA and the National Weather Service. "This will extend the length of the storm. The temperatures will be dropping shortly and the winds will increase as the storm begins to move away. The increased winds will be with us until late afternoon and the snow will continue into the evening. More power outages are anticipated." According to National Weather Service, Medfield is expected snow and areas of blowing snow …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Snow expected to start falling late Tuesday night and continue through Wednesday.
Medfield Public Schools are closed Wednesday due to the probable snowstorm expected to hit Massachusetts hard, according to superintendent Bob Maguire. "Just made the decision to cancel school for the Medfield Public Schools," Maguire said in an e-mail Tuesday night. Town Hall announced Tuesday night it would be closing its doors Wednesday due to the Blizzard Warning and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and stay open until 7:30 p.m. The major winter storm is expected to "paralyze the morning commute" Wednesday, according to WCVBTV 5 Boston and state officials have asked workers to stay home or use public transportation. The National Weather Service is reporting snow to begin falling in Medfield after 2 a.m. Tuesday night with total …
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
A photo gallery recap of what Blizzard 2010 looked like in Medfield.
Blizzard 2010 brought Medfield 13.5 inches of snow and put Massachusetts in a state of emergency. The storm closed town hall and the library Monday as well as cancelled several athletic events. With the roads now clear, the snow no longer falling and a sense of normalcy returning to town, here's a look back at some of the scenes around Medfield during and after the winter storm. If you have any photos you would like to add to the current photo gallery, please e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, December 27, 2010
Snow accumulation continues to add up in Medfield during Blizzard 2010.
Nearly four more inches of snow has fallen in Medfield Monday after nearly 10 inches fell Sunday night, according to Medfield Weather. As of 2 p.m. Monday, 13.5 inches of snow had accumulated in town, according to Medfield Weather and Massachusetts remains in a state of emergency until 6 p.m. Medfield Town Hall and the Public Library complied with Governor Deval Patrick's state of emergency warning issued Sunday by closing Monday. Both are expected to reopen Tuesday. Town Hall and the Public Library both announced its closings on its websites, siting hazardous weather and snow emergency. Monday's Medfield High School boys' hockey game in Wellesley (3:40 p.m.) has been postponed with no make-up date announced. The boys' and girls' varsity…
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Report says 10 to 16 inches in Medfield possible.
Town residents are advised to avoid the roads and going outside Sunday as there will be no avoiding a winter storm this time around, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. Massachusetts was able to avoid a potential major storm last week but no such luck Sunday as the weather service is reporting accumulation of 10 to 16 inches is possible Sunday night with 100 percent chance of precipitation. The National Weather Service in Taunton issued a blizzard warning from Sunday afternoon to Monday at 6 p.m. for all of Eastern Massachusetts. The service is predicting heavy snow with dangerous winds. There will be considerable blowing and drifting of snow. Accumulations are expected to be 10-16 inches of snow, starting in the early …