‘Weak Engineering Management’ Probable Cause Of Columbia Gas Explosions, NTSB SaysThe final NTSB report on last year’s Merrimack Valley gas explosions says the probable cause was Columbia Gas’ “weak engineering management.”
Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions $143 Million Settlement Gets Preliminary ApprovalA judge has given preliminary approval to a $143 million settlement in a lawsuit brought against the utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts in September 2018.
Woman Reunites With Dog Lost After Merrimack Valley ExplosionsAltagracia Baldera was in disbelief as she held her 14-year-old Pekingese mix that had been missing for a year.
Columbia Gas Explosions Settlement Payouts May Range From $50 To $15,000The plan calls for six categories of payouts ranging from $50 for a "nominal" disruption to $15,000 for a "major" disruption.
NTSB Recommends Stronger Gas Regulations After Merrimack Valley ExplosionsThe NTSB said utilities should be required to install additional safeguards to pipeline systems similar to the one involved in the disaster.
4 Teens Hurt After SUV Hits Boulder, Tree And Catches Fire In North AndoverFour teens were hurt when the SUV they were in hit a boulder and a tree in North Andover before it burst into flames.
North Andover Couple Still Waiting To Move Back Into Home After Gas ExplosionsThree weeks from the first anniversary of the Columbia Gas disaster in the Merrimack Valley, some people who were burned out of their homes still haven’t been able to move back.
North Andover Recycling Center Destroyed In Long Burning FireA massive fire at a recycling center in North Andover burned for more than 18 hours and continued to smolder Wednesday.
'Rock The Register' Launched To Help Merrimack Valley Businesses 10 Months After ExplosionsA marketing campaign called Rock the Register was launched to help local businesses in Lawrence, North Andover, and Andover Tuesday.
It Happens Here: North Andover Family Grows Boston Coffee Cake Into National BrandNorth Andover is home to one of the most famous treats to come out of a Bundt pan: Boston Coffee Cake.
North Andover Woman Charged With Offering Illegal Silicone InjectionsA North Andover woman is charged with offering illegal silicone face and buttocks injection.
Merrimack College Student Seriously Hurt At Campus DormitoryA Merrimack College student was seriously hurt on campus Saturday evening.
Former VP Joe Biden To Speak At Rally In Support Of Stop & Shop Workers On StrikeNegotiations are continuing between the union and the corporation with the help of federal mediators.