Glocester wells off with electricity as National Grid wraps repairs

THE R.I. DIVISION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS has asked National Grid Rhode Island to pare its proposed rate increase by 75.2 percent. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/STEVE HOCKSTEIN
THE R.I. DIVISION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS has asked National Grid Rhode Island to pare its proposed rate increase by 75.2 percent. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/STEVE HOCKSTEIN
GLOCESTER – By 5:30 p.m. Thursday, National Grid reported about 7,549 people in Rhode Island were without electrical service after a nor'easter dumped heavy snow and knocked down trees in rural parts of the state, including Glocester, Wednesday evening. For the 1,493 of those without power in the town, where everyone uses wells, it meant…

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