October Snow

(Photo Credit: Bill R.)

Mass. Gets Federal Aid For October Storm Cleanup

President Obama has signed a major disaster declaration to help recovery from the late October snowstorm that affected central and western parts of Mass.


Branches broken off during the October snowstorm are still resting along I-95 in Foxboro.

Branches Damaged During October Snowstorm Still On Side Of I-95

It’s another sign of the ongoing impact of our huge October snowstorm: branches damaged in the storm are still along I-95 in Foxboro.


Marcy Reed, President of National Grid in Massachusetts

Despite Outage Issues, National Grid President Awarded For “Excellence”

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce gave National Grid President Marcy Reed an award for management despite issues with power outages this past year.


Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

State Hosts Public Meetings On Utility Response To October Snowstorm

The Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.


(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

National Grid Blames Forecasters For “Underestimating” October Storm

National Grid says it would have been better prepared for the storm and restored power to 420,000 customers quicker had the forecast been more accurate.


The snow pile at The Loop in Methuen in January 2011. (credit: P. McLellan)

How Much Snow Will We Get This Winter?

The October Nor’easter we just lived through is making a lot of people nervous about the coming winter.


Utility crew

Mass. DPU Launches Probe Into October Snowstorm

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities has formally launched an investigation into the response to the late October snowstorm by three of the state’s public utilities.


Dorothy Hall was found dead in this North Brookfield home with no heat.

DA: North Brookfield Woman Died Of Hypothermia, Other Health Issues

Dorothy Hall was found unresponsive in her unheated North Brookfield home last week.



Thousands Enter Seventh Day Without Power

More than 50,000 people in Massachusetts still do not have power after last weekend’s Nor’easter.


Utility crew

Soundbytes Of The Week 11/4

The “Cain train” hits a snag. If you’re hearing this mp3, you may have your power back. Delayed Halloween for the kiddies in Worcester.