October Snowstorm

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Coakley Recommends Fining NStar Nearly $10 Million For Outages During Storms

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 substation in Leominster.

Noisy Transformer Forces Leominster Family Out Of Their Home

The transformer began making a constant humming sound after the October snowstorm. It became so severe a doctor told said it was affecting a child’s health.


Lloyd G Blanchard School in Westford.

Out Of Snow Days, Westford Braces For Storm

The school district used up all their snow days when it was hit by Hurricane Irene, and then the freak October snowstorm.


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Mass. Cities And Towns Hit By October Snowstorm To Get Federal Aid

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

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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.


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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.