Power Outage

Thousands lost power in Cambridge. (CBS)

Power Restored In Cambridge After Transmission Problem

A large section of Cambridge was without power after a transmission problem.

11/29/2012

Guests were moved to the nearby Hyatt Hotel. (Photo courtesy Boston Fire Dept.)

DoubleTree Suites Hotel In Allston Evacuated After Fire Knocks Out Power

The DoubleTree Suites Hotel on Soldiers Field Road in Allston was evacuated Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in a generator room.

09/19/2012

(credit: CBS)

NH Woman On Oxygen Found Dead After Power Outage

Police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman from New Durham, NH.

08/31/2012

WBZ-TV Weather in the dark.

Lightning Strike During Forecast Leaves WBZ-TV Set In The Dark, But The Show Goes On

WBZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Todd Gutner was forced to finish his forecast in the dark after a lightning strike knocked out power.

07/18/2012

Trees cleared by NStar contractors in Sudbury.

Vandal Hits Crew Clear-Cutting Trees In Sudbury

Police are searching for a man who took an axe to a tree clearing machine, causing $5,000 in damages.

06/26/2012

Traffic lights were out at about 100 intersections during the blackout.

N-Star Has Explanation For March Blackout In Back Bay

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/02/2012

Inside the 29th floor of the Prudential Tower during the power outage Tuesday May 8, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Maria Varmazis-Twitter)

Menino: NStar Showing ‘Complete Arrogance’ With Customer Service

The lights are back on in the Back Bay, but Mayor Tom Menino is still unhappy with NStar.

05/09/2012

Inside the 29th floor of the Prudential Tower during the power outage Tuesday May 8, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Maria Varmazis-Twitter)

Back Bay Hit By Brief But Large Power Outage

A power outage affected parts of Boston’s Back Bay for a short time on Tuesday afternoon.

05/08/2012

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Menino: NStar Gives Money To Outage Victims

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.

03/19/2012

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

NStar Plans Power Outage Overnight In Back Bay

The outage is so the company can switch the customers from a temporary connection, to the company’s permanent underground network.

03/16/2012

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