Here are some important phone numbers and information to have handy during a winter storm.
- To report a downed power line, medical, fire or other emergencies please dial 911.
- NSTAR is prepared to address and damage and outages resulting from the storm and encourages customers whose electric service is affected to call 1-800-592-2000. NSTAR strongly urges people to stay away from all down wires and to report them immediately.
- To report an outage to NStar online: http://www.nstar.com/residential/outage_reports/default.asp?browser=d. Outage map: http://www.nstar.com/outage/OutageMap.aspx
- To report snow removal issues on city streets, residents may contact the Department of Public Infrastructure:
- Residents North of Rt. 195 –Dept. of Public Infrastructure 508-991-6150
- Residents South of Rt. 195 – Dept. of Public Facilities 508-991-6133
- New Bedford Police Department may also be reached on its Non-emergency line at (508) 991-6350.
- During freezing temperatures or snow storms/blizzards the emergency cold weather shelter is open on 634 Purchase Street. Shelter and food is provided at no cost.
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