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The current storm:
- Track the storm's path over your address with the Weather Underground's Wundermap tool.
- Malden prepares as Hurricane Sandy heads for New England; Meteorologists warn to take storm's threat seriously
- Tips for hurricane preparedness and protecting your home
- Seven things to do before the storm hits
State of Emergency:
- Gov. Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency for Massachusetts and called up the National Guard.
Emergency Parking Restrictions:
- There are no parking restrictions in effect.
Cancellations and Closings:
- All schools are closed Monday.
- MBTA service will run normally on Sunday and will reportedly continue to run during the storm. For MBTA service updates or alerts, visit
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- The mayor's public safety meeting has been canceled.
- For updates from National Grid, you can text STORM to NGRID (64743) and get text alerts on service interruptions.
- E-mail your cancellations and reports from around the city to email@example.com or post them in the comments below.
Trash and Recycling Pickup:
- Monday's Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste pickup is canceled
In case of emergency:
- Police/ Fire Emergencies: 911
- Non-Emergency Police : 781-397-7171
- Non-Emergency Fire : 781-397-7383
- National Grid power outages : (800) 465-1212
- National Grid gas emergencies: (800) 233-5325
- Comcast : (800) 266-2278
- Verizon : (800) 837-4966 (VERIZON)
List of cab companies:
- Taxi Time: (781) 662-0300
- Malden Taxi: (781) 322-5050 and (781) 324-5050
- Malden Cab Company: (781) 322-5050
- Oak Grove Cab: (781) 665-5050
- Stoneham Taxi: (781) 279-2828
- Tan Taxi: (781) 395-6666
List of tow companies:
- Andy's Service Center: (781) 324-7505
- Culleton Brothers: (781) 322-4665
- Stephen's Autobody (Melrose): 781-665-7828
- Kearney's Towing (Stoneham): (781) 438-8484
- Stoneham Towing Inc.: (781) 438-3500
- Phil Howe's Towing (Wakefield): (781) 245-2468
- Advanced Auto Transport (Wakefield): (781) 246-5831