“Irene.” Wind, torrential rain, washed out roads, blackouts. Plus, what motivates “storm gapers?”
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.
A union official said it’s “shameful” that National Grid President Marcy Reed flew to Hawaii for her 25th wedding anniversary days before Tropical Storm Irene impacted Massachusetts.
A huge abandoned steam pipe that was damaged in Tropical Storm Irene is at risk of collapsing into the Saugus River.
Some smaller, municipal utility companies did a much better job keeping the lights on after Tropical Storm Irene.
A state legislator wants the utilities to give customers rebates if they lose power for an extended period of time.
The number of Massachusetts homes and businesses still without power after Tropical Storm Irene is down to about 68,000.
About 140,000 homes and businesses were still without power in Massachusetts Wednesday, three days after Tropical Storm Irene.
Like many other Massachusetts communities facing power outages, the frustration level is growing in the town of Cohasset.
Some of the areas in New Hampshire most affected are the places tourists love to visit.The famous Kancamagus Highway was no match for Irene.