Highlights of Governor Patrick's press conference
By riggssm - 10/28/12 - 5:04 pm
Maybe Adam blew away. Anyways, here's highlights from the press conference Governor Patrick just gave at MEMA headquarters.
- Governor Patrick has asked all schools across the Commonwealth to close (especially along coastal communities).
- All state non-essential employees are to stay home
- Encouraged private employers to close
- HOV lane on SE Xway will be reserved for emergency providers tomorrow
- MBTA will be operating normal service (as they're able ...)
- 200 National Guard are here now, with additional 800 expected by morning.
- Evacuation decisions are town by town, block by block (based on topography).
- Fall River, Newbury, Weymouth have voluntary evacuation centers
- at 1830 MEMA director will speak again with Governor Patrick