Thousands still without power following weekend wallop

NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND estimated that more than 150,000 Rhode Island customers lost power this weekend due to the storm that rolled up the East Coast Friday and Saturday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND estimated that more than 150,000 Rhode Island customers lost power this weekend due to the storm that rolled up the East Coast Friday and Saturday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
PROVIDENCE – Nearly 12,000 Rhode Island National Grid customers and more than 8,000 customers in Bristol County, Mass., were still without power as of 9:15 a.m. Monday morning following the weekend nor’easter that brought high winds and flooding to Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to power utility. The U.S. Department of Energy reported that more…

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