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Power Outages

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

Marcy Reed, President of National Grid in Massachusetts

Despite Outage Issues, National Grid President Awarded For “Excellence”

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce gave National Grid President Marcy Reed an award for management despite issues with power outages this past year.

12/16/2011

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

Under 1,000 Power Outages Left In Mass. Week After Snowstorm

One week after a strong snowstorm hit the Bay State, more than 3,000 customers are still without power.

11/06/2011

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