The heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sends Hurricane Sandy Help To NYC

Massachusetts is lending a hand to states hard hit by superstorm Sandy as life returns to normal in the Bay State.


Gov. Deval Patrick talks to reporters at the MEMA bunker in Framingham. (Photo courtesy: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Patrick Says Massachusetts Spared Hurricane Sandy Devastation

Gov. Deval Patrick says Massachusetts was fortunate to escape Hurricane Sandy with no major devastation, injuries or deaths.


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.