nstar http://wamc.org en Thousands Still Without Power in Massachusetts After Storm http://wamc.org/post/thousands-still-without-power-massachusetts-after-storm <p></p><p>The snow and wind from the weekend’s winter storm knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Bay State residents this weekend, but the while much of the state has had their electricity restored, residents in some areas are still waiting.</p><p>As of 10 am Monday morning, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported that 116,000 were still without power – including 93,000 NSTAR customers, and 23,000 served by National Grid.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:42:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 57582 at http://wamc.org Thousands Still Without Power in Massachusetts After Storm Mass. Utilities Fined for Storm Response http://wamc.org/post/mass-utilities-fined-storm-response <p></p><p>State energy regulators have fined three Massachusetts utilities nearly $25 million for their response to two major storms in 2011.</p><p></p><p>The penalties were announced Tuesday by the Department of Public Utilities after a yearlong investigation.</p><p>Some customers were without power for a week after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a surprise October snowstorm.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 53730 at http://wamc.org Mass. Utilities Fined for Storm Response