Electricity

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National Grid Extends Grace Period For Non-Paying Customers

National Grid is giving a little more leeway to customers struggling to pay their bills.

03/12/2012

Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

National Grid President: Some Won’t Have Power Until Thursday

The local president of National Grid said her company is doing all it can to restore power following the weekend snowstorm, but some customers will still be without electricity for days.

11/01/2011

A National Grid team repairs a broken power line Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Patrick: $1 Trillion To Bury Power Lines Underground

Should all the power lines be buried underground? “I love the idea,” Patrick said Monday.

10/31/2011

NightSide – Patrick Mehr Joins Dan Rea To Discuss Municipal Utility Choice

Is It Time For A Municipal Utility Choice?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/13/2011

(File photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

National Grid: Power Will Be Restored By End Of Saturday

Almost exactly a week after Tropical Storm Irene knocked out power for more than 500,000 Massachusetts residents, service has been restored to almost everyone.

09/03/2011

A toppled utility poll. (CBS)

Post-Irene Power Outages Down To About 10,500 In Mass.

About 12,000 customers are still without power after Tropical Storm Irene, but most are expected to be back on line before the holiday weekend.

09/02/2011

Power lines down on Gover Road on Millbury after Tropical Storm Irene. (Photo courtesy: AP/Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Paul Kapteyn)

State Rep. Wants Utilities To Give Rebates To Customers Who Lose Power

A state legislator wants the utilities to give customers rebates if they lose power for an extended period of time.

09/01/2011

Utility Crews work to get the power back on after Irene.

Communication Breakdown? Powerless Residents Complain

Two days after Irene swept through our state many are still in the dark, including one family whose son is battling diabetes.

08/30/2011

Kilby St in Woburn (credit: Christine Lang)

Crews Tackle Outages, Power Still Out For 175,000 In Mass.

More than a quarter of a million Massachusetts electric customers and another 35,000 New Hampshire customers are still without power in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Raymond C Richer school is among those closed because of power outages caused by Irene.

Irene Forces Several Towns To Postpone First Day Of Classes

Widespread power outages are forcing several school districts to postpone the first day of classes.

08/30/2011

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