As Hurricane Sandy looms in the wings, at least one town has started thinking about trick-or-treat.
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.
The Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.
With hundreds of thousands of people still without power, so-called storm scammers are trying to take advantage.
Some smaller, municipal utility companies did a much better job keeping the lights on after Tropical Storm Irene.