power outages

New England News
11:10 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Governor Says Power Outages Could Last Until Weekend

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says it could be the weekend before all electric customers have their power back following a two-day storm that dumped heavy, wet snow across the state.

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New England News
8:45 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Power Restored In Vermont

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Vermont's largest electric utility says its crews have restored power to all customers left in the dark by the first major snowstorm of the season.

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Hudson Valley News
10:04 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Power Outages Plague The Hudson Valley On Thanksgiving

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Tens of thousands of Hudson Valley residents were without power Thanksgiving morning following Wednesday’s snowstorm that dumped a foot in some places. And many could be without lights until the weekend.

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New England News
2:25 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Power Restored For Nearly 19,000 In Northern Berkshire

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National Grid says it has restored power to nearly 19,000 customers in Northern Berkshire County after a circuit breaker failed at a substation in Adams. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis reports.

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New England News
8:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Conn. Agency Asks Utilities To Slow Tree Trimming

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Connecticut regulators are asking the two largest utilities in the state to scale back their tree-trimming programs amid criticism by property owners, government officials, environmental advocates and other groups.

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WAMC News
10:16 am
Sun February 10, 2013

345,000 still without power in the Northeast

BOSTON (AP) — More than 345,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity following the massive snowstorm that swept across the Northeast, with most outages in hard-hit Massachusetts.

Utilities in Massachusetts are reporting more than 243,000 of their power customers still in the dark Sunday morning, down from more than 400,000.

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