INFORMATION CENTRAL: Hurricane Sandy in Stoneham

Please use this story on Stoneham Patch to help out your neighbors as we brave the storm together.

See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road is flooded? Just saw a store clerk upload a pallet of fresh batteries? Please use this story on Stoneham Patch to help out your neighbors as we brave the storm together.

As we hunker down to ride out Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Stoneham stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet'like' Stoneham Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

As you send us messages through social media and email (mark.ouellette@patch.com), we’ll make sure the information is added here to this story in the comments and on the map found above. If you notice wires down or a tree across the road, please alert authorities and then let us know so we can spread the word quickly. You can comment right on this story to make sure readers know what’s going on in your neighborhood.

The effects of Irene are hard for us to forget and at times, water and batteries were scarce about town. You can share info about where to find these items and who has gotten the latest delivery by commenting here.

Stoneham Patch is all about connecting neighbors and helping neighbors so we hope you’ll find this information hub helpful as we brave the storm together. Stay safe Stoneham!


Storm Coverage

  • Track the storm's path over your address with the Weather Underground's Wundermap tool
  • Stoneham Public Schools Canceled Monday Ahead of Hurricane Sandy
  • Gov. Patrick: Stay Home If You Can
  • Federal Officials: 'Time to Act is Now'
  • Hurricane Sandy Will Be The First Big Test for MEMA's New Emergency App
  • Eye On Sandy: Storm Tips From Mass Emergency
  • Seven Things You Should Do Today Before Hurricane Sandy Hits
  • Hurricane Sandy Pushes Farther West
  • Two-Hour Delay For Stoneham Public Schools; No AM Kindergarten
  • Governor Says State Offices Will Reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday
  • School Canceled at Greater Boston Academy Tuesday in Stoneham
  • UPDATED: NSTAR: Hundreds of Stoneham Customers in the Dark
  • NSTAR: 33 Stoneham Customers Without Power
  • Hurricane Sandy Massachusetts Live Blog
  • NSTAR: 33 Stoneham Customers Without Power
  • PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy in Stoneham
  • Hurricane Sandy Picks Up Steam
  • MBTA to Shut Down Service 2 p.m. Monday Due to Hurricane Sandy
  • How Long Will Food Last in the Fridge if You Lose Power?
  • Hurricane Sandy: Latest Track and What to Expect
  • Hurricane Sandy's Local Wrath Expected Monday Morning
  • Prepare: What's In Your Hurricane Disaster Kit?
  • Five Things: Hurricane Sandy Edition

State of Emergency:

  • Gov. Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency for Massachusetts and called up the National Guard.

Service interruptions:

Emergency Parking Restrictions:

  • There are no parking restrictions in effect. 

Cancellations and Closings:

  • Stoneham Public Schools are closed Monday. All public school will be open on Tuesday, while Greater Boston Academy will be closed. Melrose High School will open on a regularly scheduled delayed opening at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.
  • MBTA service will run normally on Tuesday and will reportedly continue to run during the storm. For MBTA service updates or alerts, visit The MBTA's website or follow them on Twitter. Customers interested in receiving text or e-mail updates may sign up for T-Alerts
  • For updates from National Grid, you can text STORM to NGRID (64743) and get text alerts on service interruptions. 
  • E-mail your cancellations and reports from around the city to mark.ouellette@patch.com or post them in the comments below.

Trash and Recycling Pickup:

  •  Tuesday's Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste pickup will continue as scheduled.

In case of emergency:

List of town departments

List of cab companies:

  • Taxi Time: 781-662-0300 ‎
  • Malden Taxi: 781-322-5050 and 781-324-5050
  • Malden Cab Company: 781-322-5050 
  • Oak Grove Cab: 781-665-5050 ‎
  • Stoneham Taxi: 781-279-2828
  • Tan Taxi: 781-395-6666

List of tow companies:

  • Stephen's Autobody: 781-665-7828
  • Andy's Service Center (Malden): 781-324-7505
  • Culleton Brothers (Malden): 781-322-4665
  • Kearney's Towing (Stoneham): 781-438-8484
  • Stoneham Towing Inc.: 781-438-3500
  • Phil Howe's Towing (Wakefield): 781-245-2468
  • Advanced Auto Transport (Wakefield): 781-246-5831
Mark Ouellette December 11, 2012 at 06:32 PM
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