October Snowstorm

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.


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

Elderly Woman Found Dead In North Brookfield Home With No Heat

An 86-year-old woman was found dead in her home that lost power Saturday night.


A Leominster business has a closed sign in the window due to power outages.

Businesses Starting From Scratch After Days Without Power

Power has returned to many businesses but the losses are enormous.


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

Local Selectman: National Grid Restoration Priority Lists “Inaccurate”

East Brookfield officials said their town would have power back sooner if National Grid was better prepared for the snowstorm.


A National Grid team repairs a broken power line Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Coakley To Request Investigation Into Utilities’ Storm Response

Attorney General Martha Coakley will request a formal investigation into the utilities’ response to recent storms, her office announced Wednesday.


The fire department has ordered no one enter the Nashoba Regional High School.

Schools Quickly Using Up Snow Days, And Winter Has Not Yet Begun

The Nashoba Valley Regional school district has used up three of its five snow days as it struggles with continuing power outages.



Out-Of-State Crews Arrive In NH To Restore Power

It could be Friday before many New Hampshire customers have their power restored.


Power won't be fully restored to Worcester until Thursday.

Restoring Power To Worcester Could Take Days

More than 20,000 people are still in the dark in Worcester alone following that deadly Fall Nor’easter.


Monson (credit: Massachusetts State Police Air Wing)

Towns Say Nor’Easter Was ‘Infinitely’ Worse Than Tornadoes

Areas in Western Mass. hit hard by June tornadoes are now dealing with power outages from the Nor’easter.



Power Slowly Being Restored To NH Residents

More than 190,000 people in New Hampshire are still without power following an October snowstorm that dumped nearly 2 feet of snow on some parts of the state.