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Strong winds knock out power for thousands of R.I. residents

PROVIDENCE – Thousands of Rhode Islanders lost power Friday afternoon as a strong storm passed through the Northeast. As of 4 p.m. Friday, customers in...
TENS OF THOUSANDS of customers were without power in Rhode Island Wednesday morning, following Tuesday's fast-moving storm. National Grid said it has over 750 workers in Rhode Island trying to restore power. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID

Widespread power outages continue in R.I. following storm

PROVIDENCE – Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders remained without power on Wednesday, following the tropical storm that ripped through the state, downing trees...
NATIONAL GIRD reported that over 35,000 customers lost power due to high winds on Thursday evening. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Winds, rain knock out power across southern New England

BOSTON (AP) – High winds and rains on Halloween night knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers, brought down trees and forced...
AN OVERNIGHT STORM and continuing winds have caused power outages across the state. Above, a map of continuing wind warnings in the region. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

Power remains out for many Thursday afternoon following storm

PROVIDENCE – Following an overnight storm that knocked out power Wednesday evening, more than 35,000 customers in Rhode Island remained without power as of...
THE National Weather Service has issued a high wind speed warning for Rhode Island and Massachusetts Monday. The winds have caused outages across the region. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Strong winds cause outages in R.I., Mass.

PROVIDENCE - High winds and snow squalls hit Rhode Island Monday, with winds causing power outages across the state. The National Weather Service issued a...
PREVIEWING A DPUC REPORT, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was critical of National Grid's performance in the wake of a late October storm that left hundreds of thousands of Rhode Islanders in the dark. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

‘Rhode Islanders deserve better’ than National Grid’s recent performance, says Raimondo

PROVIDENCE – Previewing a forthcoming report detailing the performance of National Grid PLC in the wake of a particularly damaging October 2017 storm, Gov....
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 wells off with electricity as National Grid wraps repairs

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...
PUBLIC RESPONSE to National Grid Rhode Island's storm preparedness was mixed. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

National Grid, Raimondo differ with McKee on utility’s response to March...

PROVIDENCE — National Grid Rhode Island has restored electric service to most of the initial 150,000 who lost power during the March 2 nor’easter,...
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