Nearly two years after the explosion that destroyed a home in Hyde Park, the legal fight is still raging and the homeowners are still waiting for someone to be held responsible.
A bird is being blamed for knocking out power to about 1500 people in Waltham on Saturday.
The Massachusetts attorney general is seeking nearly $10 million in fines from NStar for what she calls “inadequate” responses to two major storms last year.
National Grid could be facing more than $16 million in fines connected to its response to two major power outages last year.
Police are searching for a man who took an axe to a tree clearing machine, causing $5,000 in damages.
As many as 58 of the new trees on the Boston-Newton line were planted directly underneath four layers of utility lines which include NStar electrical power cables.
NStar has put a temporary stop to tree clearing work in Sudbury, Wayland and Framingham.
Negotiations continued Thursday between NSTAR and the Utility Workers of America Local 369.
The lights are back on in the Back Bay, but Mayor Tom Menino is still unhappy with NStar.
A power outage affected parts of Boston’s Back Bay for a short time on Tuesday afternoon.