Thursday, November 1, 2012
National Grid officials said that the majority of those without power, which is at 3 percent of all customers, should get it back by midnight tonight.
National Grid crews are out restoring power to those that are still in the dark after Hurricane Sandy and said that nearly all customers should have power by midnight tonight. In a teleconference this afternoon, National Grid president Marcy Reed said that crews have been out restoring power to customers across the northeast for over 48 hours since beginning on Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., when the power company decided it was safe to begin working. Reed said that, as of 3 p.m. Thursday, power has been restored to 97 percent of National Grid customers. Roughly 5,600 customers are still without power. "The lion's share of our customers [without power] will receive power by midnight tonight," said Reed. Reed said crews will most likely have a …
Check out photos from Patch sites from New Jersey to New Hampshire.
Portions of the Northeast are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast earlier this week. 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 how Sandy affected Northeastern United States.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Town of Andover is reporting road closures all over town due to down trees, wires and other various conditions.
The town has recently identified 4 different impassable points on roadways throughout Andover due to Hurricane Sandy. Find them listed below and on a map on the lower right side of the page. Andover Road Closures, as of 6 p.m. Oct. 31
National Grid is working to restore power to all of Andover by late night Friday.
National Grid has restored power to roughly 1,500 customers in the past day. The power company reports that 1,544 Andover customers are still without power due to Hurricane Sandy. National Grid reports that they are working to restore power to all of Andover by 11:59 p.m. on Nov 2. The 1,544 customers translates to roughly 11.3 percent of Andover's customer base, or 13,600 total customers, without power.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A source from the hospital confirmed the news this afternoon.
The owner of Bill DeLuca's Woodworth Chevrolet-Cadillac in Andover is currently in critical condition after a tree fell on his car last night in his home town of Windham, N.H. William Deluca III is currently at Massachusetts General Hospital according to an official from public affairs at the facility. No other details on Deluca's condition are available at this time. Emergency management officials were not immediately available for comment this morning, but a hoard of police and fire vehicles responded to Range Road near Cobbett's Pond Road on Monday at around 5:30 p.m. The officer directing traffic away from the scene reported that there had been a "very bad accident," and that the entire area was closed down. The incident took place at …
Upload your storm aftermath photos here.
Many roads in Andover are still closed follwing the high winds and torrential rains from Hurricane Sandy yesterday. National Grid and Andover DPW crews are out in full force to restore power and roads to the residents. Do you have some incredible photos from the storm or its aftermath? Upload them directly to this article.
The town's website reports that Trick-or-Treating in Andover is still scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Halloween will remain on Halloween this year. While last year's Snowtober prompted to the town to postpone Trick-or-Treating, the town is reporting that Trick-or-Treating in Andover is still on for tomorrow. The Town of Andover has issued a statement saying that Trick-or-Treating is still scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The town also provided a link to some Halloween safety tips.
Nearly 3,200 customers in Andover are without power according to National Grid.
National Grid is reported that 3,193 Andover customers are without power due to Hurricane Sandy. All power outages are classified as "assessing conditions" at this point. National Grid reports that they are working to assess the conditions of all Andover power outages and restore power as soon as possible. The 3,193 customers translates to roughly 23.4 percent of Andover's customer base, or 13,600 total customers, without power.
Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday night that the MBTA will resume service on Tuesday and state offices will open at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The Lawrence branch of the state Registry of Motor Vehicles will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Gov. Deval Patrick said in a Monday evening update on Hurricane Sandy from the bunker at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Framingham. On his Twitter account, Patrick said that all Class D drivers’ test on Tuesday had been cancelled. Patrick also said non-essential state employees should show up for work at 10 a.m. and he is leaving it up to individual school districts to determine whether they will be open on Tuesday. On Sunday night, Patrick urged all school districts to close on Monday and Andover took his advice. Andover also decided to cancel school on Tuesday, Oct. 30, as well. The MBTA said in an alert issue at …
Here are five things you need to know for the day after the hurricane.
1. Schools Closed: Andover Public Schools are closed today Tuesday, Oct. 30, as well as all evening activities and athletics. 2. Road Closures: According to the town's website, there are still nine road closures through out the town. 3.Trash Expected On-Time: Trash and recycling collection is still expected on schedule this week, according to an message the town has set in place. Just dial 978-623-8350 and then dial 1 to find out whether trash or recycling pickup has changed due to the storm. 4. Hurricane Sandy Info Hub: Check out a hub of information on Hurricane Sandy in Andover. Here is a topic page containing all hurricane-related content. 5. Power Outages: There are currently still 3,800 customers without power in Andover, according…