Bridge collapse, giant sinkhole, evacuations: State of emergency in Leominster after flash flooding

Posted on AllSides September 12th, 2023
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LEOMINSTER, Mass. — A state of emergency remains in effect in Leominster Tuesday morning after a devastating round of flash flooding caused extensive damage in the city on Monday, leaving motorists stranded, forcing the cancellation of school, and prompting evacuations in some areas. On Pleasant Street, a gigantic sinkhole opened up in the roadway after more than eight inches of rain drenched the region in just a matter of a few hours. Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella urged residents to stay off the roads and Superintendent Paula Deacon called off classes...

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