Town of Norwood declares state of emergency after major flooding


by WCVB

WCVB— The town is still recovering from the damage brought by Sunday's storms, which also forced the evacuation of Norwood Hospital.

WCVB—State of emergency declared in Norwood after major flooding in town. Town officials had to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year, and furloughs are now expected.

WCVB—Major flooding forces Norwood Hospital to temporarily close. The hospital is being forced to evacuate all of its patients after the flooding caused a power outage to the facility.

The Washington Times—California declares emergency to help balance state budget. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Facing an estimated $54.3 billion shortfall, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday declared a "budget emergency" for the first time so the Legislature can pull from the state's savings account to balance a spending plan that includes cuts for colleges, courts and state worker salaries. The