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Inside the 29th floor of the Prudential Tower during the power outage Tuesday May 8, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Maria Varmazis-Twitter)

Back Bay Hit By Brief But Large Power Outage

A power outage affected parts of Boston’s Back Bay for a short time on Tuesday afternoon.

05/08/2012

No idling

I-Team: Idling Law Rarely Enforced

There is a pretty simple law on the books in Massachusetts which says most vehicles cannot idle for more than five minutes.

05/01/2012

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Menino: NStar Gives Money To Outage Victims

Boston Mayor Tom Menino says NStar’s charitable foundation has donated $10,000 to help low and fixed income people who lost food during a power outage last week.

03/19/2012

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

NStar Plans Power Outage Overnight In Back Bay

The outage is so the company can switch the customers from a temporary connection, to the company’s permanent underground network.

03/16/2012

Manhole explosion on Huntington Ave. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

Manhole Explosion Knocks Out Power Again In Back Bay

Shortly after power was restored to customers in the Back Bay, a manhole explosion knocked power out again.

03/15/2012

A view of the fire at the garage on Dalton Street in the Back Bay.

Thousands Still Without Power In Back Bay After Electrical Fire

Thousands of customers were still without power late Wednesday night, according to NStar.

03/14/2012

Stephanie's On Newbury was quiet during the power outage.

Back Bay Shops Lose Business After Blackout

The Inspectional Services Department is sending crews out to check up on affected stores and restaurants.

03/14/2012

The fire after the transformer explosion in the Back Bay Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy: Boston Fire)

Thousands Without Power After Transformer Explodes In Boston

Boston firefighters have contained a smoky four-alarm fire at a garage on Dalton Street.

03/13/2012

Richard Freeland and his $689/month Chevy.

I-Team: Higher Ed Commissioner Gets Free Ride At Taxpayer’s Expense

Richard Freeland is the Commissioner of Higher Education. The I-Team has learned taxpayers pick up the tab for the lease on his Chevy Hybrid, and the cost of gas and tolls.

02/21/2012

Indian bystanders tend to an Israeli diplomat following a car explosion near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on February 13, 2012. Israeli embassy staff were targeted by car bomb attacks in Delhi and Tbilisi on February 13, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pointing the finger of blame at Iran. Israel assailed Iran as the world's 'biggest exporter of terror' after two bombs targeted its overseas personnel in India and Georgia, critically wounding one female diplomat in New Delhi. (Photo credit should read --/AFP/Getty Images)

Overseas Threat Puts Boston’s Jewish Community On Alert

Leaders in Boston’s Jewish community are warning local synagogues and Jewish religious institutions to be on guard because of possible terrorist threats overseas.

02/15/2012

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