Saturday, February 9, 2013
Your place for emergency contact information, safety tips and more in Norwood.
Saturday, February 9
Be sure to check the Patch Live Blog during the blizzard this weekend! In what could be the biggest snow storm New England has seen in more than two years, Norwood could be among the communities in Massachusetts to see nearly two feet of the white stuff this weekend. With the lastest forecast, the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for most of eastern Massachusetts including Norwood, calling it a "potential historic winter storm". Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more thsan 20 miles per hour. Cancellations & Updates in Norwood FEB.8 11 a.m. A message from the Boston Archiocese: The Catholic faithful are reminded to exercise prudence this weekend as they seek …
Let us know where the power outages are in Norwood
Saturday, February 9
Have you lost power due to the snow storm? Do you know someone without power? Let us know in the comments section so we can spread the word. If you lose power, be sure to call Norwood Light and Broadband at 781-948-1150 or National Grid at 1-800-465-1212.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Stay ahead of the storm and get all your emergency contact information, weather safety tips and updates to cancellations and closings in Norwood this weekend through the snow storm.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Police received 40 calls Monday for hazards related to Hurricane Sandy.
Norwood Police responded to 40 storm-related calls Monday, police spokesman Kevin Grasso said in an email Tuesday morning. "We do know that several residents had suffered some property damage from fallen trees or tree limbs on to their homes and/or vehicles," Grasso said. "To the best of our knowledge there were no storm-related injuries reported." According to Grasso there were 10 calls Monday reporting wires down, 16 reporting road hazards and four reporting issues with traffic lights. "Some of the road hazard and wires down calls were due to trees or branches down," he said. "Several road hazards were for street flooding. The traffic light issues were related to power outage." Patrol Officers said that many residents listened to the …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Here's a list of non-emergency numbers that could be useful if the storm causes problems.
Last year at this time Norwood faced an October snow storm that, while unusual, caused little damage other than brief power outages around town. Now, as Hurricane Sandy moves toward the southern shore of New England, local residents should rememer that call volume to emergency workers skyrockets during major storms. However, many of the calls are non-emergency calls that could be better handled by another agency. The following is a partial list of phone numbers to call related to specific problems you may have in Norwood: In emergency situations, however, residents should not hesitate to call 9-1-1. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has sent out a list of actions that people can take to minimize the potential damage …