The Town of Dartmouth has ordered mandatory evacuations in South Dartmouth because of  expected high winds and rain from Hurricane Sandy.  Public Information Officer Kyle Costa says residents are advised to move to the town's shelter at the Council On Aging building on Dartmouth St., or move in with family members in the region.
The areas listed on the evacuation order include:
St. John Street
Marianna Street
Rapoza Street
Sol-E-Mar Street, east end
Star of the Sea Drive
Russells Mills Road, the low-lying portions
Mosher Street
Cynthia Street
Swift Road
Rockland Park
Ricketson Point
West of Elm Street to Bridge Street
Water Street
West of Wilson Street to the water
Lower east Bayview
Birchfield Farms
Shore Acres
Round Hill Estates
Salters Point
Mishaum Point
Little River Road, southern part
Potamska Road, southern portion
Gaffney Road, south of marsh to the water
Little Beach
Allens Pond