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Sign Up for Emergency Alerts Via Phone, Text, Email and App

A new, more robust community notification system is being rolled out to Hamilton residents and businesses this week.

Police Chief Russell Stevens told the Board of Selectmen this week that the town has licensed the CodeRED Community Notification System to help disseminate important or critical information to residents and businesses in town. 263 more words

Breaking: Cause of weather alert failure during snowstorm found

Update 2:25 p.m.: Monday’s failure of the National Weather Service’s alert system during the strong storm in the Northeast was caused by a problem with its Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System, or AWIPS. 732 more words

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President Trump Text Messages | BGR

If you take a moment to read this article, from BGR (source link below), you will find that the text messaging system they are referring to is the WEA System (Wireless Emergency Alerts), where only three types of alerts are permitted: 20 more words

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MEMA Explains How To Get Weather Emergency Alerts On Your Phone

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages all residents of the Commonwealth to use their cellphones to receive emergency alerts and warnings about imminent severe weather and other threatening situations. 668 more words

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Parachute lets organizations receive live-streamed emergency incidents recorded with your iPhone — TechCrunch

While there are a number of mobile apps that serve as a panic button of sorts – alerting friends or family when you feel you’re in danger – last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon winner Witness resonated with the event’s audience because it also promised a way to discreetly record incidents of civil disobedience and…

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