SOURCE Storm Central: Several Trees Down; Power Outages in Framingham

Photo courtesy of Framingham Police

FRAMINGHAM – City of Framingham Department of Public Works employees have been busy today, March 2, cleaning up from the storm, which is expected to continue until Saturday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch and a high wind warning for Framingham, and MetroWest.

UPDATE: Eversource at 4:45 p.m. was reporting more than 2,500 customers without power, but as of 6:40 p.m. that number was back under 500 customers.

Several events for tonight and tomorrow, March 3, have already been cancelled.

Source has posted community cancellations and postponements on its Facebook page.

Framingham High’s benefit performance of She Kills Monsters is still scheduled for 7 p.m., as of 3 p.m.

DPW Highway crews have been responding to downed trees, and limbs all day.

A large drew has fallen on Maple Street, near Framingham State University, about 2:30 p.m. The road is blocked, between Swift and Barber (pictured).

UPDATE: America Street is closed, after 3 p.m., after a tree fell on a Jeep, according to Framingham Police.

Highway Director Dan Nau said his crews have been on Prospect Street, Auburn Street, Brook Street, Edgell Road, Potter Road, Belknap at Edgell Road, Grove Street, and now Maple Street. These are just the major trees down, with power lines.

Trees and limbs have also been reported off of Warren Road, in the Checkerberry neighborhood, and on Hemenway Road, by Source readers


Photos courtesy of Source readers.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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