Hurricane Irene

A toppled utility poll. (CBS)

Hearings To Examine Tropical Storm Irene Power Response

Massachusetts residents who were left in the dark for days after Tropical Storm Irene will have a chance to voice their opinions on the performances of the state’s two largest utilities.


(Photo by Ann Johansson/Getty Images)

Irene, Rainy Summer Cause Pumpkin Shortage In Northeast

When it comes to fall, nothing says it’s this time of the year like a solid pumpkin. The problem is if you wait too long, you may not get one this year.


Flooding, Disaster

Volunteers Sought For Irene Cleanup Near Waterways

Volunteers are being recruited for an annual effort to remove trash from shorelines in New England.


The famous Kancamagus Highway was damaged by Irene.

Historic Kancamagus Highway To Reopen After Tropical Storm Irene

New Hampshire’s historic Kancamagus Highway will reopen Sunday, nearly two weeks after significant damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.


This crane tipped over while cleaning up debris in Dorchester on Tuesday.

Crane Cleaning Up Irene Debris Tips Over In Dorchester

A crane removing trees damaged by Tropical Storm Irene fell over in Dorchester on Tuesday.


Kilby St in Woburn (credit: Christine Lang)

State To Review Response Of National Grid, NStar After Irene

State officials are planning a full review of the electric companies’ response to the outages as a result of Tropical Storm Irene.


Tropical Storm Irene knocked a tree through this home in Framingham.

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Tropical Storm Irene Is Gone But Not Forgotten

The storm is over, but the anger continues.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/04/2011

Hyde Park (credit: @LadySpitz)

Obama Signs Mass. Disaster Declaration After Irene

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Massachusetts in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.


(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.


Diners eat at Papas Restaurant in Rehoboth.

Businesses Try To Get Back On Track After Irene

Restaurants in Rehoboth lost thousands of dollars in business because they had no food or water.