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20K Without Power In Mass.; Most Expected Back Online By Friday

Fewer than 20,000 Massachusetts electric customers are without power days after superstorm Sandy struck the state.

11/01/2012

A toppled utility poll. (CBS)

NH Emergency Management: Power Will Be Back By Friday

Electricity should be restored to most New Hampshire residents without power by Friday, according to the state’s emergency management office.

10/31/2012

Governor Patrick at the MEMA bunker,  August 26, 2011. (Photo Courtesy: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Patrick Says Power Should Be Restored To Everyone By Friday

More than 70,000 customers are still without power two days after Hurricane Sandy hit Massachusetts. That’s down from just under 400,000.

10/31/2012

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

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

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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