Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses were still without power Monday, a day after Tropical Storm Irene hit New England.
About half-a-million homes and businesses across Massachusetts were still without power Monday, but Gov. Deval Patrick said most should have electricity restored soon.
T.S. Irene knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers across New England Sunday, and one official said it could be out as long as a week for some of those customers.
The heavy, wet snow from the April Fools’ storm brought down power lines Friday, leaving thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.
After getting slammed with extended outages during an ice storm two years ago, electric customers are worried about the inclement weather Tuesday.
Unitil, the public utility that took heat for leaving many ratepayers in the cold after the 2008 ice storm in north central Massachusetts, is advising customers in that area to prepare for ice-rated power outages tomorrow.
FITCHBURG (CBS) – Unitil Corporation has asked the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities for lower customer rates for the 2010-11 winter months. Unitil, which provides natural gas and electricity to people throughout New England, wants to lower […]
Officials with an electric utility that came under intense criticism for its response to an ice storm that paralyzed central Massachusetts two years ago say they have developed a new emergency response plan.