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National Guard Activated to Support Cape Cod Tornado Recovery

ATLANTIC STRONG news - MA Gov Office reports - Boston, MA: BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker today activated the Massachusetts National Guard under state active duty to fulfill support requests from four Cape Cod communities impacted by Tuesday’s weather: Dennis, Harwich, Chatham, and Yarmouth. Support efforts will begin today to assist local officials as they manage debris and continue to clear roads in each…
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Hurricane Season Preparedness

MEMA HQ reports - 2019 Hurricane Season Begins June 1st marked the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th. While the majority of tropical storms and hurricanes that have impacted New England occurred during the months of August and September, now is the time to begin preparing yourself, your family, your home, and your business. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric…
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BOSTON STRONG Lower Atlantic EVAC ZONES – Hurricane Preparedness – Evacuate Politely Before or When Told to Leave. Superstorm Sandy’s Atlantic strike killed over 233 people by drowning, impalement, crushing or Poisoning by odorless fumes from misuse of gas generators.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and mitigate hurricane-related harm, it is critically important that we prepare for…
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TRANSFORMATIVE PLAN TO CREATE RESILIENT, OPEN BOSTON HARBOR UNVEILED. – Would a $2.62 per BEER FLOW SURGE tax cover the project ?

"Resilient Boston Harbor" lays out strategies along Boston's 47-mile shoreline that will increase access and open space along the waterfront while better protecting the City. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today rolled out a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston's waterfront to protect the City's residents, homes, jobs, and infrastructure against the impacts of rising sea level and climate change. Announced in his…
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Coast Guard Sector Boston holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Captain Eric Doucette relieves Captain Claudia Gelzer as the commander of Coast Guard Sector Boston, Massachusetts during a change of command ceremony, Friday, July 6, 2018 at Faneuil Hall in Boston. Rear Adm. Andrew Tiongson, Commander, First Coast Guard District, presided over the ceremony. ( Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hayden Hunt) BOSTON — Coast Guard Capt. Eric Doucette relieved…
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Historic Occurrences – Hurricane Season Opens. Are you prepared ?

The Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635 - August 25, 1635. This was the first historical record of an intense hurricane striking New England, and is often considered to be “America’s first recorded natural disaster”. The highest winds have been estimated at Category 3 or greater at landfall, reaching over 115 mph. The storm’s eye is believed to have passed between Boston and Plymouth, causing at…
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