Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the live 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief. While thousands of people fill the arena, billions are watching live on a variety of screens worldwide. The concert is streaming live on television networks (including HBO and AMC), movie theater screens and on the Internet, including right here on Danvers Patch. The pre-event coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. EST and the concert is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who, and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. Every penny …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Tuesday, Nov. 20. 1. Streak: By continually mentioning all of our great weather hopefully we are not jinxing us, but we’re happy to report that another spectacularly beautiful fall day is in store for Tuesday, with partly sunny skies forecasted along with temperatures into the low 50s. 2. Hurricane Sandy: If you want to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in and around the New York City area, head over Panera Bread at Liberty Tree Mall starting on Tuesday. The restaurant will be collecting cash for the victims through Dec. 2. 3. Unemployment: The state Executive Office of Labor …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Danvers can expect another storm shortly after Sandy moved out.
First Sandy, and now a Nor'easter. Massachusetts is in store for more wild weather as a Nor'easter heads our way Wednesday and into Thursday morning. According to WHDH meteorologist Chris Lambert, Danvers can expect to see the storm hit between 2 and 4 p.m. "What I've noticed over the last few model runs is a track farther east," Lambert said on his blog. "If that's the case, our wind stays more out of the NNE rather than going east, and that means colder weather gets locked in. It also means that dew point levels stay low. That's important because with dew points running near 20 and actual air temperatures (Wednesday) afternoon running near 40-45, a process called evaporative cooling can occur which allows rain to turn to snow. What …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A tree fell on the wires Tuesday night, causing a power outage affecting a portion of Danvers.
A tree fell on an electric wire on Collins Street on Tuesday night, knocking out power to many homes and businesses in Danvers. It happened at just about 6 p.m. when the tree knocked out a feeder line to the south Danvers substation on Bow Street, according to Hamid Jaffari, director of engineering and operations for Danvers Electric. Danvers Electric did not immediately have an estimate for how many customers were affected by the outage. Some customers along Route 114 that lost power were shifted to other sources and got their power back, Jaffari said. At 7:42 p.m. Jaffari said crews were working to make repairs.
A power outage has caused the Liberty Tree Mall to close two hours early on Tuesday evening.
The Liberty Tree Mall will close two hours early on Tuesday night because of a power outage affecting a large portion of Danvers. The mall made the announcement on its Facebook page just before 7 p.m. The mall typicaly closes at 9 p.m. on weeknights. "We will remain closed for the remainder of the evening, as power is anticipated to be out for a couple of hours," the mall said on its Facebook page. The outage was also affecting other businesses in the area and along Route 114.
A power outage is affecting a portion of Danvers on Tuesday night.
A widespread powerr outage is affecting Danvers on Tuesday evening. The oiutage occurred at about 6 p.m. and was affecting Ash, Collins and Andover streets and many of teh side streets in that area. Danvers Patch is waiting for more information from Danvers Electric about what caused the outage, the area affected and when it is expected to be restored. On Facebook, some business reported that the Liberty Tree Mall was without power. The Police Station is was affected and went to backup power. Did you lose power? Where are you? Let us know in the comments.
For much of the past week, Hurricane Sandy dominated the region's media coverage. Did it feel worse or not quite as bad as last year's storm?
Much of the Northeastern United States slowed down on Monday to watch Hurricane Sandy make its way up the coast toward its eventual landfall on New England. Throughout the day, residents in Danvers endured high winds and power outages plus downed trees and wires - including some on houses. The storm came a year after Hurricane Irene, which left many residents in Danvers without power. So which storm do you think was worse – Sandy or Irene? Share your thoughts in the comment box below!
A look at some images from Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Danvers.
Hurricane Sandy swept through Danvers on Monday, bring high water levels along the waterfront, closing Route 114 for a time when a tree fell across the road, uprooting a tree and sending another one into a home. What did Hurricane Sandy look like where you are in Danvers. Share you photos with everyone. Upoad them to this image gallery by clicking on the green and white button that tton that says "Upload Photos and Videos."
Monday, October 29, 2012
Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday night that the MBTA will resume service on Tuesday and state offices will open at 10 a.m.
The Danvers branch of the state Registry of Motor Vehicles will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Gov. Deval Patrick said in a Monday evening update on Hurricane Sandy from the bunker at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Framingham. On his Twitter account, Patrick said that all Class D drivers’ test on Tuesday had been cancelled. Patrick also said non-essential state employees should show up for work at 10 a.m. and he is leaving it up to individual school districts to determine whether they will be open on Tuesday. On Sunday night, Patrick urged all school districts to close on Monday and Danvers took his advice. School is scheduled to be open in Danvers on Tuesday, as of 9 p.m. The worst of the storm is expected to …