Thursday, November 1, 2012
The School Department has adjusted Weston's bus stops because roads are still closed following Hurricane Sandy.
Weston School Superintendent Cheryl Maloney has changed some of the drop-off bus stops for today: Adjusted Bus Stops for November 1, 2012 Bullard Rd.: • Go to Bullard Rd. / Stonecroft Circle • Go to Bullard Rd. / Ridegway Road Pine Street: • 18/23/39 go to Highland Street and Pine Street Webster Street: • Go to Church Street either side Ash Street: • 39/48 go to Trailside Road • 63/80 go to Beech Road King’s Grant Neighborhood: • Bradford Road, Plymouth Road, Miles Standish Road, Bay State and Indian Hill Road go to Spruce Hill Road or King’s Grant Road Off Conant: • Pinecroft Road, Fairview Road, and Montvale Road go to corner of Conant Road Hallett Hill and Bradyll Road (Elementary): • Go to corner of Conant Road Arrowhead Road and Baker…
As of last night, NSTAR had shrunk the number of customers still without power, but a large portion of the town remains in a blackout.
Much of Weston is still without power four days after the devastating hurricane that tore through the east. According to an NSTAR outage map last night, 38 percent of Weston NSTAR customers are still without power due to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. This percentage represents about 1,654 customers out of 4,305. The most recent estimate put out by NSTAR yesterday maintains power will return to the town by tonight, but there are several areas in town with downed power lines. School was once again canceled yesterday and numerous roads are still closed. Town Manager Donna VanderClock has kept an updated list on the town’s website since Tuesday. Weston has the highest percentage of NSTAR customers without power for the longest amount of …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Check out photos from Patch sites stretching from New Jersey to New Hampshire.
Portions of the Northeast are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast. Patch sites up and down the coast reported the unfolding story and aftermath. Local editors and Patch users uploaded photos of the destruction. Here are just some of the Hurricane Sandy photos that ran on Patch sites from New Jersey to New Hampshire this week. Flip through to see Sandy's effect the Northeast — and just click on the "Upload Photos & Video" button below the gallery of photos to add your own.
Over half of Weston is still without power.
It seems Weston was hit the hardest in Massachusetts by the blackout that followed Hurricane Sandy as over 50 percent of the town was still without power, but according to recent NSTAR estimates, there is hope the lights will come on soon. Based on an NSTAR estimate chart of all Massachusetts NSTAR towns, Weston’s power is estimated to return by Thursday night. According to the chart, 2,182 of the 4,305 customers serviced by NSTAR were without power as of 8 p.m. Tuesday night. This represents a percentage of 50.7, by far the highest for any single town on the list.
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney sent an early-morning message to families.
Superintendent Cheryl Maloney closed school for a third day today. In the message she said there was not enough progress made on the roads overnight. The Weston Public Schools will be closed Tuesday [sic.] due to power outages and dangerous road conditions throughout Town caused by downed trees. There was not enough progress was [sic.] made on the road cleanup overnight.
As the town continues to pry out from under Hurricane Sandy’s destruction, Superintendent Cheryl Maloney has recommended trick-or-treating be pushed back.
As the town continues to pry out from under Hurricane Sandy’s destruction, Superintendent Cheryl Maloney has recommended trick-or-treating be pushed back. The streets are still being cleaned up following Hurricane Sandy, and there are still several Weston residents without power. Though it’s Halloween, the school department wants you to wait until the weekend. Superintendent Cheryl Maloney sent a message to residents yesterday asking them to push trick-or-treating activities to Friday, Nov. 2. “We assume that the conditions on roads will improve by that time, but parents should be vigilant as to the safety of town roads for their children on Friday,” the message says. Maloney also says there were thousands without power as of yesterday …
1. Town officials are recommending Halloween be pushed to Friday this week. 2. Weston is still coming up for air after Hurricane Sandy. As of last night there were still over 1,000 residents without power. 3. Several roads had to be closed yesterday due to downed power lines and wires. 4. Do not touch a wire if you see one. It may be live. 5. Happy Halloween!
While Weston still struggles to get the lights back on, here's a look at some of the damage left by Hurricane Sandy throughout town.
Hurricane Sandy took down trees and power lines, and while town officials scramble to clean up, Sandy's mark was everywhere on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Over 100 reports of wires down Monday.
Police, fire and power officials responded to calls for wires into trees throughout Hurricane Sandy Monday, and they were in the process of fixing them Tuesday. In the weekly police log, there were over 100 entries involving downed wires or trees. Half of Weston is still without power as of 12:52 p.m., according to an NSTAR outage map. There was a report of a live wire on Conant Road in the afternoon and several roads are still blocked.
Hurricane Sandy has dominated this week's news. But how did it compare to last year's storm: worse or not quite as bad?
As we come out on the other side of Hurricane Sandy's rain- and wind-lashing of New England yesterday, many of us are still enduring power outages. And in some cases, downed trees and wires. The storm came a year after the so-called 'Snowtober' storm left many Massachusetts communities without power. So which storm do you think was worse – Sandy or Snowtober? Share your thoughts in the comment box below!