Power Outage


Thousands Enter Seventh Day Without Power

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


One of the extension cords running between homes on Currier Ave. in Methuen.

Methuen Man Shares His Electricity With Neighbors In Power Outage

One man has come up with a creative, and possibly dangerous, way to help out his neighbors who are suffering in the power outage.


Utility crew

Why Not Put The Wires Underground?

Why don’t the power companies put lines underground? – Scott, Graniteville (Westford)


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Food Safety Guide For An Extended Power Outage

Foods in your refrigerator and freezer can spoil during a power outage. What should you throw out? What can you save? How long can you save it?


NStar said work on this transmission line in Woburn was the source of the outage.

NStar Transmission Line Work Leads To Widespread Power Outage

Homes and businesses in several Massachusetts towns lost power Wednesday afternoon.


Power lines down on Gover Road on Millbury after Tropical Storm Irene. (Photo courtesy: AP/Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Paul Kapteyn)

WBZ WaterCooler: Power Outage Anger

At the WaterCooler, the lights are back on, but sentiments of anger and frustration still loom.


Diners eat at Papas Restaurant in Rehoboth.

Businesses Try To Get Back On Track After Irene

Restaurants in Rehoboth lost thousands of dollars in business because they had no food or water.


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NightSide – National Grid Massachusetts President Marcy Reed Is In Studio To Discuss The Progress On Restoring Power

National Grid Massachusetts President Marcy Reed Is In Studio.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/30/2011

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Thousands Lose Power In Somerville, Charlestown, Cambridge

A widespread power outage hit Somerville and parts of Charlestown and Cambridge on Wednesday morning.


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National Grid To Pay $1 Million Over Dec. Snow Storm Response

The state attorney general’s office has reached a $1 million agreement with National Grid to settle allegations that the utility responded poorly to a snowstorm the day after Christmas.





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