Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency http://wamc.org en Mass. governor to tour areas hard hit by blizzard http://wamc.org/post/mass-governor-tour-areas-hard-hit-blizzard <p>BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is scheduled to tour some of the areas hit hardest by the weekend blizzard and meet with local officials.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:56:45 +0000 Associated Press 57561 at http://wamc.org Mass. governor to tour areas hard hit by blizzard Power outages, transit closures remain in Massachusetts after major winter storm http://wamc.org/post/power-outages-transit-closures-remain-massachusetts-after-major-winter-storm <p>BOSTON (AP) — A massive snowstorm packing hurricane-force winds has knocked out power to more than 400,000 customers in Massachusetts and has shuttered a nuclear power plant.</p><p>Late this morning NStar reported more than 248,000 customers out and National Grid about 160,000. Most are in southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, where there was wet heavy snow and winds gusting over 75 mph.</p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:15:00 +0000 Associated Press 57504 at http://wamc.org Power outages, transit closures remain in Massachusetts after major winter storm Hundreds Attend Hurricane Conference In Massachusetts http://wamc.org/post/hundreds-attend-hurricane-conference-massachusetts <p><font size="2">&nbsp; With the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season&nbsp; 23 days away,&nbsp; hundreds of people attended a hurricane preparedness conference Wednesday in Massachusetts.. The first of its kind event was hosted by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Wed, 09 May 2012 20:10:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38637 at http://wamc.org Hundreds Attend Hurricane Conference In Massachusetts