Tag Archives: Nor’easter Nemo

Sagging power lines are the norm Saturday, Feb. 9, in East Providence as Nor'Easter Nemo departs the area.

East Providence High School opens as shelter for those affected by storm

East Providence High School opens as shelter for those affected by storm

EAST PROVIDENCE — The city Emergency Management Agency has announced East Providence High School will open as a warming shelter Saturday, Feb. 9, for those affected by Nor’Easter Nemo. Almost three-quarters of the city lost power during the storm, which dumped nearly two feet of snow in the area. EPHS will open at noon and

RI Governor Chafee and MA Governor Patrick close highways

Governor Lincoln Chafee  and Governor Deval Patrick have restricted travel on all major highways. As of 5 p.m. Governor Lincoln Chafee has restricted travel on Rhode Island’s major highways. I-95, I-195, I-295, RI 146, and RI 24 are affected. Only emergency vehicles and utility crews are allowed on the roadways until further notice. Massachusetts Governor Deval

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington Town Hall, Library to close at noon – Parking ban in effect

Barrington Town Hall and Barrington Public Library will close at noon on Friday. The library will also be closed on Saturday. Town Manager Peter DeAngelis said he made the call to close both facilities in respect to getting everybody off the streets, a message that has been repeated over and over again by emergency management

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Warren preps as Nemo nears

As Winter Storm Nemo chugged toward Rhode Island Friday morning, Warren residents were taking no chances and making sure they had all their bases covered for what could be a historic weather event. Ocean State Job Lot sold its last generator — yes, they carry them, or did — by 9:07 a.m. Friday. At the

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