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.
About 144,000 homes and businesses in Massachusetts were left without electricity Saturday afternoon as the Blizzard of 2013 moved out to sea, leaving nearly three feet of snow in some communities.
Howling high winds and whipping rain are causing power outages across Massachusetts.
NStar issued a warning Wednesday about a growing scam that’s targeting its electricity customers.
State energy regulators have fined three Massachusetts utilities nearly $25 million for their response to two major storms in 2011.