Gov. Deval Patrick receives an update on Hurricane Sandy at MEMA headquarters in Framingham. (Photo Courtesy: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Keller @ Large: Hurricane Sandy Showed Government, Media At Its Best

The good news is, this storm also showed us a positive side of life that’s all too easy to forget about.


Flooded Quinsigamond Ave in Worcester (credit: Edward Chamorro)

FEMA Offers Tips On How To Prepare For Hurricane Sandy

The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers tips on how to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and other tropical storms


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mass. Emergency Officials To Public: The Storm Is Coming, Be Prepared

Authorities in southern New England are calling on residents to prepare for Hurricane Sandy.


Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Power Outages Now Under 200,000 In Mass.

The state’s electric utilities say they are making progress but under 200,000 homes and businesses remain without power after last weekend’s nor’easter.


A tree came down onto live wires along a busy street in Natick.

Keller @ Large: How To Fix Routine Power Outage Issues

Residents are growing tired of the latest string of long, painful power outages to hit the Bay State. Is there a better solution?


Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Power Restoration Could Take Days

More than 400,000 homes and businesses across Massachusetts remained without power Monday following an October nor’easter, and it could be days before all are back on line.


A National Grid team repairs a broken power line Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Patrick: $1 Trillion To Bury Power Lines Underground

Should all the power lines be buried underground? “I love the idea,” Patrick said Monday.


The snow hit early and hard in Gardner. (Photo from Claude)

Patrick: Could Take Days To Restore Power

The first snowstorm of the season came early and came with fury.


Flooding near Paradise Citgo in Swampscott. (Photo courtesy: Gus Moussa)

What To Do If You’re A Flood Victim

Several North Shore homes and businesses were damaged by severe flooding on Tuesday morning. As a result, hundreds will be looking to know if their insurance covers the damage.


Flooding, Disaster

Untreated Wastewater Flowing Into Western Mass. Rivers

Health officials are urging people to avoid portions of the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers because of the discharge of untreated wastewater caused by Tropical Storm Irene.