Saturday, February 16, 2013
A roundup of local headlines for the week of Feb. 10.
Canton Residents Mixed on How Town Responded to Blizzard Canton Patch readers weigh in on Facebook about how the town of Canton did in terms of responding to the blizzard last weekend. While some were gracious at the town’s efforts, others weren’t as satisfied. Sharon Schools Operations Director Attends Shooter Response Training One of Sharon's own school officials recently attended a two-day training on how to save lives in the event of a school shooting. The event, hosted by Norfolk DA Michael Morrissey last week, involved the presentation of the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) program. Ken Werz, Sharon's school department Director of Operations and a member of Sharon’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, joined more …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Patch spoke with Lt. Brian Marshall and Deputy Chief Helena Findlen
Canton Patch spoke with Lt. Brian Marshall of the Canton Fire Department on Monday in response to how the public safety officials weathered the storm over the weekend. "We had seven extra guys on hand in case there were any mishaps," Marshall said. "Thankfully, the governor banned any cars on the road, which helped immensely in clearing the roads and possible weather related automobile accidents. There were very few power outages and the 30 to 40 calls that we did receive were for carbon monoxide detectors which were blocked by the snow." Deputy Chief Helena Findlen of the Canton Police Department was in agreement, and said, "Gov. Patrick banning all cars on the road was a huge help to us. We were also pro active in getting all of the cars…
Readers responded on Facebook with their assessment of how officials in Canton responded to the storm.
It's been a few days since the Blizzard of 2013 wound down, but we wanted to get an idea from the view of residents in Canton how the town responded to the storm. On the Canton Patch Facebook Page, we asked, for input as to how Canton responded to the storm and for readers to grade the town's efforts on cleanup. Here's how some readers responded: What do you think? How did Canton respond to the storm? Were your roads plowed to your liking?
Monday, February 11, 2013
A few Canton residents uploaded videos to YouTube over the weekend, showing off the snow outside their house and having some fun too.
With snow coming down last Friday and Saturday, some videos are beginning to appear on YouTube showcasing the storm and some post storm activites. One video shows a time lapse of the storm over a 24-hour period. To see the videos, click on the gallery above.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
A look back at the complete storm coverage in Canton during the blizzard this past weekend.
Now that the Blizzard of 2013 has wound down, we wanted to give you a one-stop place where you can get all the coverage of the storm in Canton during the last several days. Get everything from our storm information center to the transcript of our live chat during the storm, and updates on Gov. Deval Patrick's travel ban during the storm. Here's the roundup of coverage from the blizzard: PHOTOS: The Blizzard of 2013 Canton Storm Center: Tracking the New England Blizzard Transcript: Blizzard of '13 Live Chat What Do You Think About Gov. Patrick’s Travel Ban? MAP: How Much Snow Has Fallen in Canton? Forecast Update: When Will the Blizzard End? TELL US: Did You Lose Power? Share Your Photos: How Much Snow Do You Have? Blizzard Snapshot: …
Whether you measured snowfall totals through the use of lawn ornaments or yard sticks, we want to see your best Blizzard of 2013 photos!
Saturday, February 9, 2013
By the hour in Canton.
The blizzard of 2013 came at us fast and furious. Here are hour by hour photos taken at the same place during the storm.