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Winter Storm Has Arrived

This winter storm will mean several things for Southern New England…Heavy, wet snow, heavy rain/mix, damaging winds, coastal flooding and beach erosion.

03/07/2013

This snow plow struck a fire hydrant in Newton, flooding area homes. (Photo Courtesy Courtesy C. Breitrose, Newton.patch.com)

Snow Plow Strikes Hydrant, Flooding Eight Newton Homes

A snow plow struck a fire hydrant early Saturday morning, sending water rushing into area homes.

02/16/2013

One house in Hull was covered in ice after the storm.

Massachusetts’ South Shore Bore The Brunt Of 2013 Blizzard

With flooding, snow fall, and evacuations across the South Shore, the storm proved most dangerous for residents along the coastline.

02/09/2013

Flooded yards in Scituate after the Blizzard of 2013.

Blizzard Flooding Forces Several Evacuations In Salisbury, Quincy

More than 40 people have been evacuated from about a dozen homes along the coast in Salisbury because of flooding that came with a massive snowstorm.

02/09/2013

The water main break at Worcester State. (Photo courtesy: Worcester Telegram and Gazette)

Water Main Break Affects Entire City Of Worcester

There will be a two-hour delay at the Worcester Public Schools on Tuesday due to the water main break.

11/12/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

Torrential rains in Fall River Wednesday morning caused extensive flooding on Plymouth Avenue. (Photo by David G. Curran-SatelliteNewsService.com)

Downpours Lead To Flash Floods In Fall River

The National Weather Service extended a Flash Flood Warning for parts of Barnstable, Bristol and Plymouth Counties until 4 p.m

09/05/2012

Wollaston MBTA station.

Downpours Flood Wollaston MBTA Station In Quincy

Rain forced commuters off of the train and onto the bus Wednesday morning at the Wollaston Street stop.

08/15/2012

Flooding on Shore Drive in Worcester, Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Flood Zone Map Changes Could Mean Higher Flood Insurance Costs

It just got more expensive for some people to own a home. It’s not rising interest rates, but another cost that will impact some homeowners.

07/18/2012

Flooded basement in Quincy.

Power Cut To Dozens Of Quincy Homes Affected By Flooding

Overnight rain and astronomical high tide led to flooding in coastal areas of Quincy on Monday morning.

06/04/2012

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