Power Outages

A tree down in Littleton. (Photo courtesy: Jim Taft)

More Than 36,000 Customers Still Without Power In Massachusetts

There are still more than 36,000 customers without power in Massachusetts as of Wednesday afternoon.

10/30/2012

Gov. Deval Patrick talks to reporters at the MEMA bunker in Framingham. (Photo courtesy: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Patrick Says Massachusetts Spared Hurricane Sandy Devastation

Gov. Deval Patrick says Massachusetts was fortunate to escape Hurricane Sandy with no major devastation, injuries or deaths.

10/30/2012

Trees cleared by NStar contractors in Sudbury.

Sudbury Fire Chief: NStar Tree Clearing Meant Less Power Outages

The last time a major storm rolled through town, trees toppled power lines and it took days for NStar to restore power to hundreds of customers.

10/30/2012

A tree down in Wilmington during Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy: Power Outages Peak At More Than 500,000 In Mass & NH

Here are the latest power outages in Massachusetts and New Hampshire from Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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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.

08/08/2012

Manhole explosion on Huntington Ave. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

Manhole Explosion Knocks Out Power Again In Back Bay

Shortly after power was restored to customers in the Back Bay, a manhole explosion knocked power out again.

03/15/2012

The intersection at Huntington Ave. and Belvidere Street Wednesday morning.

Back Bay Blackout Knocks Out Traffic Lights To 100 Intersections

Authorities say if you don’t have a reason to be in the Back Bay Wednesday, then stay away.

03/14/2012

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Around 25,000 National Grid Customers On North Shore Lose Power

Around 25,000 National Grid customers on the North Shore lost power Monday morning.

03/12/2012

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Mass. Senate Backs Bill On Power Outages

A bill that would apply more pressure on utilities to quickly restore power to customers after major weather events was approved Thursday by the Massachusetts Senate.

02/16/2012

One of the several manholes on Central Street after the fire Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Gobeille)

Underground Fire Knocks Out Power In Wellesley Square

An underground electrical fire caused a great deal of trouble above ground Tuesday in Wellesley Square.

12/27/2011

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