State Of Emergency

The broken water main apparently caused a sinkhole which pulled in part of this truck. (WBZ-TV)

Boil Water Order Issued In Brockton After Water Main Break

A broken water main in East Bridgewater has caused a water emergency in Brockton and problems in some nearby communities.


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Gov. Baker Declares State Of Emergency, Announces Travel Ban For Blizzard Of 2015

A statewide travel ban will go into effect at midnight.


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Obama Declares Emergency For Mass. After Bombings

President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the state of Massachusetts and ordered federal aid to supplement the local response to the Boston Marathon bombings.


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Patrick Declares State Of Emergency, Announces Travel Ban In Mass.

Gov. Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts Friday afternoon for the blizzard that could bring up to 3 feet of snow.



Governor Patrick Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

Governor Patrick declared a State of Emergency on Saturday ahead of Hurricane Sandy.


Monson declared a state of emergency after Sunday morning's rain.

Monson Declares State Of Emergency After Heavy Rain

The western Massachusetts town of Monson declared a state of emergency after torrential rains swept through on Sunday.


One of the homes threatened by beach erosion on Plum Island. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Beach Erosion Forces State Of Emergency On Plum Island

A state of emergency has been declared in the town of Newbury for homes on Plum Island.


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.


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2000 Mass. National Guard Troops Activated Ahead Of Irene

Massachusetts was preparing to get belted by Hurricane Irene as the weakened, but still powerful storm spun up the East Coast.


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Hurricane Irene Slams NC, Takes Aim At New England

Hurricane Irene zeroed in on land Saturday, losing some power but still whipping up trouble even before a potentially catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard.