First Snow of the Season Causes Power Outages in Norton

Those still without electricity should get it back by 1 p.m.

While only a few inches of snow remain on the ground Thursday morning, the nor'easter that blew through Norton left some without power.

7:48 p.m.: Norton Police Department reported three accidents as a result of the storm. One was Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at E. Main Street on the 495 overpass.  One person was injured, but not seriously. Two accidents occured Nov. 8, with one around 9:15 a.m. and one at 10:30 a.m. Both had no injuries. 

4:13 p.m.: National Grid is reporting that all customers should have electricity. 

1:01 p.m.: There are about 13 National Grid customers still without power. National Grid is currently assessing the condition.

12:35 p.m.: Approximately 40 National Grid customers in town still don't have electricity. According to National Grid, it should be restored by 1 p.m. 

Residents on Cross Street, Renwick Drive, Freeman Street, Bay Road, Reservoir Street, Newcomb Street, Burt Street and S. Worcester Street reported losing power around 4 a.m. and getting it back between 4:30 and 5 a.m.

In a few areas tree limbs came down, such as on Johnson Drive. Resident Jennie Orlando reported that she could not get her child to the bus stop because of it.

No major incidents were reported as a result of the storm.


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