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2008 Ice Storm Shelters, Massachusetts

Organization: Shelter, Emergency Winter Shelter
Facility Type: Shelter
Status: Standby

Address:
, MA 00000

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This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

December 26th: It is our understanding that all ice storm shelters are closed. All residents still in need are being moved to semi-permanent housing.

December 21st:

All shelters are closed/standby EXCEPT FITCHBURG and Gardner is closing down, and people are being moved to other shelters (per Liisa Jackson). The shelters that we talked to are closed but are actually on "standby" awaiting a new storm that requires their assistance.

December 18th:

Call your local police/fire first to make sure the shelter is still open.
RECENTLY CONFIRMED AS *OPEN*(confirmation date in parenthesis):

Ashfield........(12/16) Sanderson Academy,Rt 112 - Cape St DAY ONLY
Barre...........(12/18) Quabbin High School CAN TAKE MORE ROOM FOR 200, OPEN TIL 12/19, COULD STAY OPEN IF SOMEONE NEEDS THEM TO, TOWNS CONSOLIDATING TO THIS SITE
Fitchburg.......(12/18) Senior Center, 14 Wallace Avenue
Gardner.........(12/18) National Guard Armory, W. Broadway SLEEPING ONLY
Gardner.........(12/18) Sr Center WARMING ONLY
Harvard.........(12/16)Bromfield School 14 Mass Ave CLOSING MOVING TO NEW LOCATION, not many people left in shelters
Holden..........(12/18) Holden Senior Center, 1130 Main st
Holden..........(12/18) Wachusett Reg HSch, 1745 Main St WARMING,MEALS, SHOWERS
Hubbardston.....(12/18) Ron Burton Sports Camp 71 Morgan Road
Lunenburg.......(12/18) Turkey Hill Middle School 129 Northfield Road, open til 12/19
New Salem.......(12/18) New Salem Town Hall, open til 100% power
Plainfield......(12/18) Plainfield Public Safety
Townsend........(12/16) Hawthorn Brook School 64 Brookline Rd
Worcester.......(12/16) Doherty High School 299 Highland st, moving to Senior Center, Closing

Not confirmed since 12/15:

Charlton........open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Middle School
Conway..........open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Elementary School
Cummington......open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Town Hall
Florida.........open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Senior Center
Huntington......open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Stanton Hall
Heath...........open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Senior Center 2 West Main S
Irving..........open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Senior Center
Lancaster.......open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Atlantic Union College Main St, Boy's Dorm & Girls Dorm
Leicester.......open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Middle School 70 Winslow Ave.
Oakham..........open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Center School
Otis............open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Otis Town Hall
Oxford..........open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Senior Center 323 Main St
Paxton......open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Anna Maria College, 50 Sunset Lane
Pepperell...open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Varnum Brook Elem Sch, 10 Hollis St
Petersham...open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Petersham Elementary School
Phillipston..open? (not confirmed since 12/15)90 State Road
Phillipston..open? (not confirmed since 12/15)
Princeton....open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Thomas Prince School
Rutland......open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Naquag School 286 Main St
Sandisfield..open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Fire Station
Shrewsbury...open? (not confirmed since 12/15)High School
Shrewsbury...open? (not confirmed since 12/15)High SchoolSenior Center (daytime only) 97 Maple St
Shutesbury...open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Town Hall
Spencer......open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Knox Trail Jr High,73 Ash Street
Sterling.....open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Chocks Middle School
Sterling.....open? (not confirmed since 12/15)First Church16 Meetinghouse Hill RoadWarwick......open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Warwick Community School
West Boylston..open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Middle School 125 Cresent Road
Westminster....open? (not confirmed since 12/15)Westminster Elementary Academy Hill Road
Winchendon.....open? (not confirmed since 12/15) Murdock School 3 Memorial Drive

December 16th:

Call your local police/fire first to make sure the shelter is still open. If a shelter has a * next to it, it was confirmed open 12/16.

Ashburnham......* Oak Mont Regional High School
Ashfield........* Sanderson Academy Rt 112 - Cape Street DAY ONLY
Barre...........* Quabbin High School
Charlton........Middle School
Chester.........Elementary School
Conway..........Elementary School
Cummington......Town Hall
Dunstable.......*
Fitchburg.......Senior Center 14 Wallace Avenue
Fitchburg.......Memorial Middle School 615 Rollstone Street
Fitchburg.......Reingold School Reingold Ave
Florida.........Senior Center
Gardner.........* National Guard Armory West Broadway SLEEPING ONLY
Gardner.........* Sr Center WARMING ONLY
Harvard.........* Bromfield School 14 Mass Ave
Heath...........Senior Center 2 West Main St open
Holden..........* Holden Senior Center 1130 Main st
Holden..........* Wachusett Regional HSch, 1745 Main St WARMING, MEALS, SHOWERS
Hubbardston.....* Ron Burton Sports Camp 71 Morgan Road
Huntington......Stanton Hall
Irving..........Senior Center
Lancaster.......Atlantic Union College Main St, Boy's Dorm & Girls Dorm
Leicester.......Middle School 70 Winslow Ave. open
Leominster......* Southeast Middle School Viscoloid Ave
Lunenburg.......Turkey Hill Middle School 129 Northfield Road
Milbury.........High School Martin St.
New Salem.......New Salem Town Hall
North Brookfield.....High School 10 New School Drive
Oakham...............Center School
Otis.................Otis Town Hall
Oxford...............Senior Center 323 Main St
Paxton...............Anna Maria College 50 Sunset Lane
Pepperell............Varnum Brook Elementary School 10 Hollis St
Petersham............Petersham Elementary School
Phillipston..........90 State Road
Plainfield...........* Plainfield Public Safety (confirmed open til 12/17)
Phillipston..........?
Princeton............Thomas Prince School
Rutland..............Naquag School 286 Main St
Sandisfield..........Fire Station
Shrewsbury...........High School
Shrewsbury...........Senior Center (daytime only) 97 Maple St
Shutesbury...........Town Hall
Spencer..............Knox Trail Junior High 73 Ash Street
Sterling.............Chocks Middle School
Sterling.............First Church 16 Meetinghouse Hill Road
Townsend.............* Hawthorn Brook School 64 Brookline Rd
Warwick..............Warwick Community School
West Boylston........Middle School 125 Cresent Road
Westford.............Blanchard School
Westminster..........Westminster Elementary Academy Hill Road
Winchendon...........Murdock School 3 Memorial Drive
Worcester............* Burncoat Junior High 179 Burncoat st
Worcester............* Doherty High School 299 Highland st

December 15th:

http://bostonredcross.org/downloads/Ice%20Storm/IceStorm.htm

"The American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay has closed all our shelters as all residents have returned home. If you are currently needing emergency shelter please call 2-1-1."

United Way - 211's list from December 13/14:

http://unitedwaytri-county.org/files/Shelters121508.xls

Info Source/Changes:
changed status/avail, added avail
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Created At: Mon Dec 15 18:54:10 -0700 2008
Updated At: Wed Apr 08 07:04:34 -0700 2009
Updated By: LTel


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