Powerful nor’easter causes multitude of problems in region

Downed power lines near the Westborough Fire Department
photo/Andrew Strecker

Region – As communities across the state struggle to recover from yesterday’s nor’easter, which dumped approximately a foot of heavy wet snow locally,  thousands are still without power. Officials are urging commuters to stay off the roads as they attempt to clear downed power lines and trees.

Photo/Jane Keller Gordon
Photo/Melanie Petrucci
Hazie the cat is probably the only one enjoying all of this snow in Shrewsbury.
Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey
As Westborough Firefighters were responding to a call last night, a large tree branch fell on this truck. Fortunately no one was injured.
Photo/courtesy Westborough Fire Department