1) Newsbit of the Day: National Grid is getting ready for any power outages due to Hurricane Sandy.
- Contacting our contractors with whom we regularly work for storm support
- Planning to bring in additional crews, if needed, over the weekend
- Implement our storm command system to coordinate preparation and restoration efforts throughout the event
- Continuous monitoring of the storm and positioning our resources to best respond to storm outages
- Provide routine public updates
2) Swampscott Athletics: Big Blue football travels to Danvers for a game against the Falcons tonight at 7 at Danvers High.
3) Bit of Bill (Belichick): "That's part of the game, ... Sometimes that stuff happens."
4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is calling for a mostly sunny day. Highs in the lower 60s.
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