Emergency Shelter Opens Today at 5pm

CLOSED at 4pm Sunday.

The Town of Barsnatble’s Emergency Shelter will be opening at 5pm today Saturday March 3, 2018. The Shelter is located at the Barnstable Intermediate School, 895 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Hyannis. It is a pet friendly shelter.

As the storm continues to pull away from the region, the Barnstable Police have dedicated all resources to addressing the needs of the community. Several roadways have been affected by flooding, tree and limb debris, and severed or low hanging utility wires. The following road closures are in effect during clean-up efforts, and as flood waters subside.
· Rte 6A at the Sandwich Town Line
· Rte. 6A at High St.
· Rte 6A at Millway
· Millway and Commerce Rd.
· Freezer Rd.
· Rte. 6A at Keveney
· Bragg’s Lane
· Main St. Cotuit at Screecham Rd.
· 1029 Ostervile West Barnstable Rd.
· Osterville West Barnstable Rd. from Race Ln. to Rte. 149
· Old Shore Rd. Cotuit
· Flint St. between Rte. 149 and Calvin Hamblin Way
As reported by Eversource earlier today, extra tree and line crews have been dispatched to the most needed areas, and a significant impact on power restoration efforts is anticipated throughout the day.
The Barnstable Police urge all citizens to use caution when utilizing public ways, and to remain a safe distance from flooded areas and downed utility wires.