As Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring plenty of rain to the area, Cranston is making sandbags available to residents tomorrow (Sunday) starting at 7 a.m.
A Cranston resident can get up to 10 sandbags at the Cranston Highway Department at 935 Phenix Ave. They'll be available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again on Monday in the same time frame.
The city is also opening a 24-hour hotline that will open Sunday at 7 a.m. It can be reached at 401-780-3243.
Cranston Police and the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency are advising people with special health care, functional or access needs to enroll in the Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry. The registry identifies people who need special assistance during emergencies.
Register at https://health.ri.gov/emregistry or call 946-9996.