Thursday, February 7, 2013
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's winter storm.
SHREWSBURY PATCH STORM CENTRAL UPDATES, CLOSINGS & MORE: Saturday, Feb. 9 8 a.m. According to text alerts from SELCO, and reaching out to readers, it looks like Shrewsbury made it through the bulk of the blizzard powerful...meaning "with power." 8:30 a.m.: Be sure to upload your best snow shots here. 9 a.m.: Keep in mind, the governor's ban is still in effect 11:30 a.m.: Some snow totals from NWS: Framingham, 30.5; Natick, 24; Northborough, 29.5; Milford, 28; Shrewsbury, 27 3 p.m.: Post by Jimmy's Tavern and Grill: "What a blizzard! We unfortunately will be closed Saturday, Feb. 9 but will be up and running at noon on Sunday, Feb. 10. Beer and steaks for all!" Friday, Feb. 8 8:30 a.m.: With everyone scrambling to get the things they need…
Keep in touch with Shrewsbury Patch's info page.
Be sure to continuously check Shrewsbury Patch's "info page" right here for updates, news, cancellations, feedback and anything else as it relates to winter storm Nemo.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Central Massachusetts.
The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for eastern Worcester County in Central Massachusetts in effect until 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Shortly after 6 p.m., radar indicated an area of showers with embedded heavy downpours tracking northwest across north central massachusetts. Rainfall of up to two inches in two hours is possible with these showers, said NWS. Ponding of water and poor drainage is expected in the area. NWS cautions driving in areas where water covers the roadway, as the depth may be too great to allow the car to cross safely. "This should not be a big deal for Shrewsbury," said Jim Arnold, weather specialist with the Shrewsbury Emergency Management Agency, "as it is not particularly …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Sandy cancels classes and trash.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Due to the forecast, Shrewsbury public schools have announced a cancelation for Monday, Oct. 29. Also according to a post on Shrewsbury.net, "The Health Department has also announced that Shrewsbury trash and recycling has been postponed by one day and asks that those who may have already put trash or recycling out for Monday to please take materials back inside."
Sunday, October 30, 2011
With the nor'easter, residents dig out from the storm.
A state of emergency was declared last night and many residents throughout the town are without power. Last night the town opened the Shrewsbury Senior Center to be used as a warming center. SELCO tweeted the news around midnight so residents can stay warm while crews restore power to the town. "Approximately 15 percent to 18 percent of town is currently without power," said Jackie Pratt, marketing and customer care manager via Twitter. "Damage is widespread, but we can work much quicker in daylight." Two crews from Connecticut are coming to help SELCO restore power and Pratt compared the damage from the storm to the 2008 ice storm that hit our area. Crews are working at Hunting Avenue, Main Boulevard and Wachusett Avenue currently and …