A woman and her baby sitting in a nearby car narrowly missed being hit by the poles that crashed down on Calvin Road in Watertown about 11 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of customers lost electricity in two 2011 storms and many waited more than a week for it to be restored.
Opponents of a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound have filed a federal lawsuit saying the state overstepped its authority when it brokered an agreement for a major utility to buy power from the project.
A fire at a power plant in Medway cut power to 6,000 customers, Wednesday morning.
Homeowners though have banded together against the clearing work. They have found allies among the conservation commission and some selectmen who are worried about the environmental impact.
After a planned overnight blackout, power was restored Monday morning in the Back Bay.
NStar is looking into a power outage Tuesday morning that affected up to 6,000 customers in the Kendall Square area.
The major utilities in Massachusetts are reporting about 7,000 power outages Friday morning, most of them south of Boston.
About 10,000 Massachusetts electric customers remain without power after last weekend’s snow storm.
About 56,000 customers were still without power across Massachusetts Monday, two days after the Blizzard of 2013.