UPDATED: Your Hurricane Sandy Page

This is it. Bookmark it. This page will lead you to everything you need to know about Hurricane Sandy and its effect on Northborough.

We'll update this page with, well, updates. When we know, you'll know.

Visit often for possible closings, power outages, conditions and anything else related to Hurricane Sandy.

And be safe!

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Postponements and closings:

Northborough Crossing is delaying its Trick or Treat event until Thursday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m., due to the upcoming weather conditions.

Northborough public schools, as well as Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, have canceled Monday classes.

St. Rose of Lima Parish is closed on Monday and Tuesday, and there are no masses or religious education classes.

Debbie's Daycare is closed on Monday, Oct. 29

JJ's Sports Bar is closed on Monday, Oct. 29, but will open for regular hours on Tuesday. Also, kids night is canceled on Wednesday, but will return the following week.

No ham 'n' eggs for you: Chet's Diner is also closed on Monday.

Word from the library by 2 p.m. on Monday: "The library is currently open.  I will be monitoring the weather through the course of the day, and there is always the possibility that we may close early."

Your zumba class is canceled!

Schools closed on Tuesday, Oct. 30: "At this time much of Northborough is without power.  National Grid is assessing the damage, however return to service will not be likely until Tuesday morning at the earliest.  
School will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 30." – Town of Northborough

Still open

The Senior Center, for the time being, is open, according to director Kelly Burke. If the center will be used as a shelter, we will update.

Northboro House of Pizza is still delivering. That's right. Not only cooking, but delivering as of 6:30 p.m. on Monday.


Fire chief ready for the storm.

MEMA releases storm preparedness tips.

On Sunday, Gov. Deval Patrick declared MA a state of emergency.

Patch prep: seven things you should do to prep for Sandy

A high wind warning and flood watch was issued for Northborough on Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service

If it concerns National Grid,

Mark Leahy, police chief, at 7 p.m. Monday: "No accidents, thankfully. We have been reporting power outages on our Facebook page. Two power lines are down on the Aqueduct power line. Lots of alarms coming in as power spikes on and off. The center of town is still lit. Actually we’re doing pretty well!"

Fire Chief David Durgin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday: "We've received the normal tree and limb related power calls. As of 5:30 p.m. throughout town approximately 585 customers were without power. No injuries or major property damage noted or that I am aware of as of 7:04 pm."

From Northborough Police Facebook Page, Oct. 29: "10:30 p.m. update: What's lit, what isn't? The town is basically dark, except along some borders. Southwest Cutoff (Route 20) is lit near the intersection of Routes 9 and 20. Northborough Crossing has full power, as does BJ's Gas, Burger King and Starbuck's. Route 9 has power and Route 20 in Marlborough has power just east of our town line. Shrewsbury is all lit up, as is Solomon Pond Road from Donald Lynch Blvd. to Hudson Street and continuing down Hudson Street to Allen Street. The center of town has no power whatsoever."

From the Northborough Free Library on Tuesday, Oct. 20: The Northborough Library will be open tonight from 4:30 until 8:30 for residents looking for a place to spend the evening and charge cell phones and other devices. 

If it pertains to Hurricane Sandy, it will be found here, on our Hurricane Sandy topics page.

Stephanie Ash October 30, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Just drove around town seems most are w/o power. Don't see much damage which is good. Yet I don't see any downed lines or even work trucks either.
Jamie Lasorsa October 30, 2012 at 04:22 PM
PJF is open even without power until 6pm Tues night! Use the stairs to get to the 3rd floor!...lots of man-powered equipment available! and FREE personal training for non-members with owner and head trainer Jay! Stop in to get your fitness on!
Liz Nolan October 30, 2012 at 04:28 PM
Power is back on Maple, Ridge Rd areas.
Jamie Lasorsa October 30, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Power was JUST RESTORED at PJF!! Any Northboro area resident still without power, needing a shower or a workout, PLEASE feel free to come to PJF! Non-Members welcome prior to 6pm!!...and remember, non-members can get a workout with Jay for FREE today also until 6pm!
David Pasco October 30, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Any word yet on trick or treating?


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