Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy 2012

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Post offices remain closed, some still don’t have power in East Providence

Post offices remain closed, some still don’t have power in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford and Riverside United States Post Office branches remain closed and a handful of residents in the city are still without power some four days after Hurricane Sandy blew through East Providence. Though the city suffered little damage in comparison to its neighbors in the East Bay and especially in the

A crew from the Public Works Traffic Division repair a street light at Massasoit Avenue and North Broadway Wednesday afternoon.

East Providence almost completely back to normal following Sandy’s exit

EAST PROVIDENCE — City Emergency Management Deputy Wayne Barnes reported late Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, East Providence was almost completely back to normal following the departure of Hurricane Sandy from the area. Mr. Barnes said National Grid informed him about 30 customers remained without power as of mid-day Wednesday, which was down from roughly 100

A police cruiser drives north on Memorial Parkway, beyond a "Road Closed" sign at its intersection with South Broadway Monday night, Oct. 29.

High tide comes and goes during Hurricane Sandy in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though not feeling the same severe effects of Hurricane Sandy as other coastal areas around the area and state, East Providence did deal with some significant water-level increases as the nightly high tide rolled in just after 8 o’clock Monday evening, Oct. 29. East Providence Police blocked off the lowest lying area

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East Providence Emergency Management Agency issues Hurricane Sandy advisories, updates

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a press release late Sunday evening, the East Providence Emergency Management Agency announced plans and preparations the city is making in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. The City of East Providence is working with State partners in preparation for the arrival of the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The City’s Emergency Operations Center

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