Storm Update from Barnstable Police

Numerous reports of trees and power lines down...

From the Barnstable Police Department:


The Barnstable Police Department has received numerous reports of trees and wires down around the Town of Barnstable. The DPW and utility companies are out working on the situation, but please be aware that high winds will slow some work efforts.

Travel around town will be difficult with several roads that are blocked by either trees or wires that are down. Use caution and expect delays if you need to drive this morning.

If you need to report a power outage, the public phone number for Eversource is 1-800-592-2000. Please continue to report emergency situations to the Barnstable Police Department or to 911. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on