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Updated 6 minutes ago Text size N ational Grid is being slapped with a whopping $18.7 million fine for a fundamental failure in its response to Tropical Storm Irene and the October 2011 snowstorm and must undergo a comprehensive management audit,
Conn. (AP) A New Jersey blogger who urged readers to take up arms'' against Connecticut officials is suing state government leaders for $50 million after being acquitted of threatening and inciting violence charges. Harold Hal'' Turner of North
Gov. Deval Patrick and state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan are scheduled to pay a visit today to the Hoosac Wind Power project, which is being built in the Western Massachusetts towns of Florida and Monroe. The 19-
Updated 2 hours ago Text size A n always-wired MIT was cloaked in darkness last night as tech-savvy students turned to laptops and smartphones to soldier on through a widespread blackout that plunged Cambridge into an inky mess just after dusk. We
Mattero, Martin Finucane, and Glen Johnson, Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff A large section of Cambridge has been plunged into darkness by a power outage late this afternoon, including buildings at Harvard University and MIT, officials said...It
State regulators have approved the utility NStar's deal to buy a significant portion of the Cape Wind offshore wind project's planned power. The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities announced its decision to approve the 15-year deal Monday.
Maine (AP) A new, 19-turbine wind farm in Hancock County, which has the capacity to supply the average energy needs of 18,000 homes, has been completed. Boston-based First Wind says its 34-megawatt Bull Hill project has also begun commercial
Police say a Rhode Island man killed when his car struck a utility pole on Cape Cod may have hydroplaned and lost control. Police say 25-year-old Justin Clare of Coventry, R.I., died after his car slammed into the pole on Route 28 in Bourne at about
Hundreds of SouthCoast residents remained without power this morning, as crews continued to clean up the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. We're still out of electricity, said Lillian Stoddard of New Bedford, where 371 homes were dark this morning...
About 106,000 Massachusetts electric customers are still in the dark following Sandy. National Grid was reporting more than 73,000 of its customers without power early Wednesday, with Grafton, Northborough and Lancaster among the hardest hit