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Trick-Or-Treat Rescheduled In Seabrook, NH In Preparation For Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy looms in the wings, at least one town has started thinking about trick-or-treat.



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.


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

State Hosts Public Meetings On Utility Response To October Snowstorm

The Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.


There have been reports of people trying to take advantage of families who don't have power.

Warning Over Post-Storm Door-To-Door Utility Scams

With hundreds of thousands of people still without power, so-called storm scammers are trying to take advantage.


Hingham Municipal Lighting truck

How Smaller Utility Companies Kept The Lights On After Irene

Some smaller, municipal utility companies did a much better job keeping the lights on after Tropical Storm Irene.