A large section of Cambridge was without power after a transmission problem.
The DoubleTree Suites Hotel on Soldiers Field Road in Allston was evacuated Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in a generator room.
Police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman from New Durham, NH.
WBZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Todd Gutner was forced to finish his forecast in the dark after a lightning strike knocked out power.
Police are searching for a man who took an axe to a tree clearing machine, causing $5,000 in damages.
N-Star says the power outage that plunged the Back Bay into darkness in March was caused by mechanical failure. The utility has filed a report on the incident, saying oil from a transformer sparked a fire on a high voltage cable at the Scotia Street substation.
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.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino says NStar’s charitable foundation has donated $10,000 to help low and fixed income people who lost food during a power outage last week.
The outage is so the company can switch the customers from a temporary connection, to the company’s permanent underground network.