Eversource line and tree crews, working non-stop alongside hundreds of out-of-state utility workers from as far as Florida, Arizona, and Louisiana, continue working to restore power to hundreds-of-thousands of customers following yesterday’s latest round of severe weather.
As blizzard conditions knocked out power to about a quarter million Massachusetts homes and businesses Tuesday, power crews were kept out of bucket trucks and away from power lines by heavy snow and high winds. One utility says it could be days until power is fully restored.
Together with hundreds of private tree and line crews, Eversource employees have converged on Southeastern Massachusetts, with the goal of substantially completing the restoration effort by Tuesday evening.
A powerful Nor'easter developing off the Atlantic coast is expected to bring damaging winds, flooding and beach erosion to our area. Forecasters say there is a big punch coming with the coastal low, threatening places from Long Island to Boston and the Southcoast...