Hundreds Of Thousands Still Without Power After Irene

BOSTON (CBS) – Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses were still without power Monday, a day after Tropical Storm Irene hit New England.

Some might not have electricity for days.

Photos: Tropical Storm Irene

National Grid reported about 330,000 customers without electricity in Massachusetts as of 11:30 a.m. Monday.

WBZ-TV’s Ken MacLeod reports

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

Most of the outages were in Plymouth, Worcester, Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex Counties.

Outages as of 10:30 p.m. Monday:


  • National Grid – 276,702
  • NStar – 162,000
  • Western Massachusetts Electric – 478

New Hampshire

  • PSNH – 57,772
  • National Grid – 140

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