Hurricane Sandy: Charlestown Info Center
Help your neighbors by reporting downed branches, power outages and more. You can also upload photos of storm damage.
As we keep an eye on Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Charlestown stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to 'like' Charlestown Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
As you send us messages through social media and email (Charlestown@patch.com), we’ll make sure the information is added here. Check the comments section for updates.
If you notice wires down or a tree across the road, please alert authorities (call 911 if it's an emergency), and then let us know so we can spread the word quickly. You can comment right on this story to make sure readers know what’s going on in your neighborhood.
Charlestown Patch is all about connecting neighbors, so we hope you’ll find this information helpful it the storm gets bad. Stay safe Charlestown!
Some useful Boston phone numbers and links
- Emergencies: 911
- Flooding, downed trees and branches: 311
- Report power outage: Contact NSTAR at 800-592-2000 or online.
- Information from city: City website.
- Follow @NotifyBoston on Twitter for official updaes
- Sign up for official emergency alerts.
- Boston preparation measures and safety information.
- Find the emergency shelter closest to you, or use this list of emergency shelters.
- If you’re asked to evacuate, use one of the designated routes.
- View damage reports made with Citizens Connect.
- More important links to keep handy.