Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the live 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief. While thousands of people fill the arena, billions are watching live on a variety of screens worldwide. The concert is streaming live on television networks, movie theater screens and on the Internet, including right here on Patch. The pre-event coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. EST and the concert is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who, and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
"There's nothing that I can compare to what I saw down there," said one of the 25 troopers that helped out after Sandy devastated nearby states.
Before Hurricane Sandy's full scope of devastation in New York and New Jersey was even known, 25 men and women from the Massachusetts State Police were on their way to assist those who had been displaced from their homes. "When I reached out to ask if the state police would be willing to field a group of 25 people, I already knew the answer," Undersecretary for Homeland Security and Director of MEMA Kurt Schwartz said in a press conference in Framingham Monday afternoon. "The answer was a resounding yes." One of the troopers was Brian Dunn, who works out of the South Boston barracks. "There's nothing that I can compare to what I saw down there," said the 28-year veteran of the force. "We were there when they came home for the first time. …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Check out some of the top posts for Stoneham this week.
Here are some of the top posts for Stoneham this week:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The town of Stoneham spent $35,000 to handle issues that cropped up during and after Hurricane Sandy hit the area in late October, according to Town Administrator David Ragucci.
The town of Stoneham spent $35,000 to handle issues that cropped up during and after Hurricane Sandy hit the area in late October, according to Town Administrator David Ragucci. "We had a number of trees come down...and one home was severly damaged," Ragucci told the Stoneham Board of Selectmen during a recent meeting at Town Hall. Ragucci explained that because the state and town declared state of emergencies, Stoneham could be eligible for reimbursement of up to 75 percent through Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). "We did lose approximately three cement poles that collapsed...so we're taking estimates on that," Ragucci said. Previous Storm Coverage
Monday, November 12, 2012
Preventing people from looting their neighbors' homes is part of the troopers' work in New Jersey.
New Jersey called; Massachusetts answered. The state of New Jersey asked for help with devastation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, requesting that nearby states send law enforcement officers to help keep peace and order in the hardest-hit areas of New Jersey. On Saturday, a detachment of 25 troopers from the Massachusetts State Police was selected and sent, reporting to Fort Dix to be sworn in as police officers. The Massachusetts State Police officers are working with Louisiana State Police and New Jersey State Police in areas including Brick, Ocean Park, Seaside Heights and Palisades Park. Many of the MSP troopers are experienced with storm-related issues, especially after the destructive storms Massachusetts has experienced over the …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain late Wednesday into Thursday and bring wind gusts along the coast.
A little more than a week after 'superstorm' Sandy swept through Massachusetts, Stoneham residents may have to brace for another windy, rainy night on Wednesday. A nor'easter could blow into the area mid-week and the storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain from Wednesday into Thursday, according to WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Rainer. Rainer also wrote that coastal winds could gust between 40 and 60 miles per hour along the South Shore, Cape Cod and the islands, although winds "will be much lighter inland with this storm." The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook statement on Sunday afternoon, saying that strong to damaging northeast winds are likely especially across Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island late …
Check out the top five stories in Stoneham in October, according to page views.
According to page views, here are the top five October stories in Stoneham: 1. Stoneham Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint [PHOTOS] 2. BLOG RECAP: Special Town Meeting Adjourned; Will Resume Oct. 15 to Tackle Fallon Road Development Article 3. UPDATED: NSTAR: Hundreds of Stoneham Customers in the Dark 4. Construction to Resume at Stoneham Middle-Central School Site 5. PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy in Stoneham
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Check out some of the top posts in Stoneham this week.
Here's a look at some of the top posts this week in Stoneham:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
All Stoneham homes are expected to have power restored before midnight Thursday, according to NSTAR.
Four homes in Stoneham are still without power Thursday night, according to a NSTAR power outage map. Nearly four dozen NSTAR customers in Stoneham were without power Wednesday night after Hurricane Sandy hit the area Monday, according to the energy company's website. Of the 10,585 NSTAR customers in Stoneham, four remain in the dark as of 7 p.m. Thursday, according to the power outage map. At one point Tuesday, 731 NSTAR customers in Stoneham were in the dark, according to a power outage map. NSTAR anticipates having power restored to all Stoneham customers by Thursday.