Gov. Healey declares state of emergency after severe flooding

BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey declared a state of emergency after catastrophic floods in Worcester County and Bristol County Monday nigh...

September 13, 2023
7:30 AM

BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey declared a state of emergency after catastrophic floods in Worcester County and Bristol County Monday night. Widespread flooding in Leominster and North Attleboro occurred when upwards of 10 inches of rain fell. "Today I saw firsthand the devastating impacts of severe flooding in Leominster and North Attleboro - and it was painfully clear that Massachusetts is in a state of emergency," Healey said. "This declaration will expedite our efforts to deliver relief to impacted communities and bolster our ability to access federal resources.

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