Power Outages

Power lines down in Chelmsford, five days after the October 2011 storm. (Photo courtesy: Susan Mackinnon)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Why Do We Keep Having Massive Power Outages?

Why are so many trees taking down power lines?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/05/2011

A Pepperell woman displays a sign outside her home blasting National Grid. (Photo from WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Patrick Orders Inquiry Over Utilities’ Storm Response

Nearly a week after an October nor’easter hit Massachusetts, more than 85,000 electric customers remain without power.

11/04/2011

Dorothy Hall was found dead in this North Brookfield home with no heat.

Elderly Woman Found Dead In North Brookfield Home With No Heat

An 86-year-old woman was found dead in her home that lost power Saturday night.

11/03/2011

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

Local Selectman: National Grid Restoration Priority Lists “Inaccurate”

East Brookfield officials said their town would have power back sooner if National Grid was better prepared for the snowstorm.

11/03/2011

Methuen residents hoping crews come soon to restore power Thursday. (Photo by Sera Congi)

Mass. Power Outages Down To 143,000

More than 142,000 Massachusetts homes and business are still in the dark five days after an October nor’easter whacked the state.

11/03/2011

Utility crew

NightSide – The Power Company Executives From National Grid, NSTAR, PSNH and Unitil Were In Studio

Power Company Executives were here to discuss the power outages and cleanup.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/02/2011

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

Power Outages Now Under 200,000 In Mass.

The state’s electric utilities say they are making progress but under 200,000 homes and businesses remain without power after last weekend’s nor’easter.

11/02/2011

PSNH

Out-Of-State Crews Arrive In NH To Restore Power

It could be Friday before many New Hampshire customers have their power restored.

11/01/2011

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

National Grid President: Some Won’t Have Power Until Thursday

The local president of National Grid said her company is doing all it can to restore power following the weekend snowstorm, but some customers will still be without electricity for days.

11/01/2011

A National Grid team repairs a broken power line Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: National Grid)

Over 250,000 Still Without Power In Mass.

About 347,000 Massachusetts homes and businesses remain without power days after an October nor’easter.

11/01/2011

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