Tropical Storm Irene

A toppled utility poll. (CBS)

Hearings To Examine Tropical Storm Irene Power Response

Massachusetts residents who were left in the dark for days after Tropical Storm Irene will have a chance to voice their opinions on the performances of the state’s two largest utilities.


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Billerica Man Accused Of Luring Pigeons, Running Them Down

A 19-year-old Billerica man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly using birdseed to lure a flock of pigeons to a shopping center parking lot where he plowed through them with his car, killing six.


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Irene, Rainy Summer Cause Pumpkin Shortage In Northeast

When it comes to fall, nothing says it’s this time of the year like a solid pumpkin. The problem is if you wait too long, you may not get one this year.


Flooding, Disaster

Volunteers Sought For Irene Cleanup Near Waterways

Volunteers are being recruited for an annual effort to remove trash from shorelines in New England.


The famous Kancamagus Highway was damaged by Irene.

Historic Kancamagus Highway To Reopen After Tropical Storm Irene

New Hampshire’s historic Kancamagus Highway will reopen Sunday, nearly two weeks after significant damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.


The famous Kancamagus Highway was damaged by Irene.

Curious About the Kancamagus

Would it be possible to get updates regarding travel in Northern New Hampshire. We were wondering if the Kancamagus Highway has reopened or if they have a target date in mind? We are making plans for our annual fall pilgrimage which wouldn’t be the same without a ride across the Kanc. Thanks in advance! – Karen, Somerville


This crane tipped over while cleaning up debris in Dorchester on Tuesday.

Crane Cleaning Up Irene Debris Tips Over In Dorchester

A crane removing trees damaged by Tropical Storm Irene fell over in Dorchester on Tuesday.


Kilby St in Woburn (credit: Christine Lang)

State To Review Response Of National Grid, NStar After Irene

State officials are planning a full review of the electric companies’ response to the outages as a result of Tropical Storm Irene.


Tropical Storm Irene knocked a tree through this home in Framingham.

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Tropical Storm Irene Is Gone But Not Forgotten

The storm is over, but the anger continues.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/04/2011

Hyde Park (credit: @LadySpitz)

Obama Signs Mass. Disaster Declaration After Irene

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Massachusetts in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.