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Hurricane Irene

Flooding, Disaster

How To Plan For Natural Disasters

Living here in New England, we are at times smug about disasters for they always seem to happen somewhere else. But we have had our share.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/27/2012

Lloyd G Blanchard School in Westford.

Out Of Snow Days, Westford Braces For Storm

The school district used up all their snow days when it was hit by Hurricane Irene, and then the freak October snowstorm.

02/29/2012

Westford Public Schools (file image)

School District With No Snow Days Left May Get April Vacation

First it was Hurricane Irene, then a freak October snowstorm. Westford had used all their snow days by Halloween.

02/21/2012

Flooding, Disaster

FEMA Program Expected To Buy Homes From Irene Flooding Victims

Dozens of people who had their homes damaged or destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene are expected to apply for a federal program to buy their homes from them.

12/17/2011

Marcy Reed, President of National Grid in Massachusetts

Despite Outage Issues, National Grid President Awarded For “Excellence”

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce gave National Grid President Marcy Reed an award for management despite issues with power outages this past year.

12/16/2011

(Image from Accuweather)

2011 Hurricane Season Was One Of The Most Active Since 1851

Despite its quiet finish, the 2011 hurricane season is tied for the third most active since records began in 1851.

11/30/2011

Theo Epstein (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Theo Returns To New England For Charity

Some of the heaviest hitters in baseball management are going to bat for Vermont farms damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/12/2011

The First Congretional Church in Worcester sustained heavy damage from Tropical Storm Irene.

Tropical Storm Irene Damages Historic Woburn Church

Church members have organized a fair this Saturday, that will hopefully raise some money to fix the steeple, but the entire building is in need of a makeover.

11/10/2011

Two baby squirrels displaced by the storm were found on the lawn at the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Curious About the Orphaned Squirrels

What ever happened to the baby squirrels orphaned by Hurricane Irene and taken in by the Little Sisters of the Poor? – Hannah, Marlborough

WBZ-TV–11/09/2011

Utility crew

Foxboro Residents Frustrated With National Grid’s Response

Residents who were left in the dark after Tropical Storm Irene are once again without power after a rare October snowstorm.

10/31/2011

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