Selectmen thank town employees and volunteers for Irene response

There’s no question about it, a considerable amount of work went into preparing for Tropical Storm Irene last month, and yesterday the Board of Selectmen recognized all the town employees and volunteers who put in “hundreds and hundreds of manhours” before, during, and after the storm. Read the full article → from Selectmen thank town employees and volunteers for Irene response

Emergency responders say long hours just part of the job during Tropical Storm Irene

During the height of Tropical Storm Irene last week, Southborough firefighters Chris Dano and Ken Strong worked 34 hours straight responding to calls of trees and wires down and flooded basements. When not out on the road, which was most of the time, they dozed on army cots at Southborough’s spare Station 2, more garage than fire station. They subsisted on donuts and coffee. But both say they wouldn’t have had it any other way. Read the full article → from Emergency responders say long hours just part of the job during Tropical Storm Irene

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