Association President Vivien Li and UNH professor Paul Kirshen will lead a discussion on Nov. 27... Read more
Bostonians have organized drives to collect basic necessities for New Yorkers. Some examples (add more in the comments):
Jacqueline Carly will be at the Microsoft NERD Center in Kendall Square starting at 3 p.m. on Monday to collect basic supplies and load them into the truck she's rented to drive to New York.
Kiss every single bit of Boston that sits on landfill from the past 300 years goodbye: Back Bay, the South End, East Boston, half of South Boston, large swaths of Dorchester. See this flood map, which assumes a 5-foot storm surge on top of water levels 2.5 feet higher than today's levels.
So how about some giant barriers stretched across the harbor?
Via... Read more
The city says 13 volunteers from the Office of Emergency Management and the Boston Centers for Youth and Families are headed to New York tomorrow to help with planning and logistics in New York's emergency operations center and with running an emergency shelter. The workers will spend the next week or two in New York, according to the mayor's office, which adds Boston has lent... Read more
The New Yorker recounts the saga of the evacuation of the NYU hospital through the lens of a North Shore teen who was there for epilepsy surgery but who had to be driven to another hospital all the way uptown when the power went. Her mother says:
Everyone's been just so great to us. I'm from Boston, but New York - they've been amazing.... Read more
Jen braved the storm to video planes landing at Logan during the storm yesterday. Around 11 a.m., she captured a Virgin 747 coming in. The Patriots took a Virgin charter back from London. Could that have been them?
Boston Public Schools will be open tomorrow, the city announced. In contrast, Newton, Somerville, Chelsea and Revere will be closed.
The MBTA, meanwhile, announced it expects to run normal subway and trolley service tomorrow, except between Reservoir and Riverside, where buses will be swapped in. On commuter rail, downed trees will mean no service on the Providence/Stoughton line past Mansfield. Other lines will run, but... Read more
NStar reports 146,628 customers without power, including 6,780 in Boston.
NStar reports 68,417 customers without service, 5,563 in Boston.
NStar now reports 39,055 customers without power, including 4,882 in Boston, where trees are coming down and transformers exploding across the city. We've heard of outages in Ashmont, Roslindale, West Roxbury and East Boston so far.