Service outages

November 06, 2017 - 6:53 am
CELINA, Ohio (AP) — At least eight people have been injured after a possible tornado hit a small Ohio city. Mercer County officials say six people were hurt when a restaurant in Celina (suh-LEYE'-nuh) was damaged during Sunday's storms. One person was injured at another business, and one was hurt...
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A father walks his child to a school bus at a temporary pick up location, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Freeport, Maine, where storm-toppled trees still made several roads impassable following Monday's storm. Drought conditions across much of Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 02, 2017 - 12:50 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of out-of-state utility crews are in Maine to help the state recover from a strong storm that pounded the Northeast and left about 1.5 million homes and businesses without power. Maine was one of the hardest hit states with nearly 500,000 customers in the dark at one...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 8:27 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
October 31, 2017 - 6:25 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of out-of-state reinforcements bolstered utility crews struggling to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after a powerful storm blew down trees and postponed Halloween activities in many communities. The storm, packing gusts that topped 80 mph (129...
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A large tree is down on top of a car on Mellen Street, in Portland, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, after early morning storm with high winds. Central Maine Power, the state's largest utility, said its 391,000 outages surpasses its peak of 345,000 homes and businesses without power during the ice storm of 1998. (Michele McDonald/Portland Press Herald via AP)
October 31, 2017 - 1:33 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm in the Northeast that brought hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain (all times local): 12:49 p.m. Maine utilities say they hope to restore electricity by the end of the week to most of the roughly 400,000 residents and businesses left...
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Lights from automobile traffic leave trails on a street in Freeport, Maine, where most outlet shopping stores are closed due to a severe storm knocked out electricity, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. The severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of schools to close in New England. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
October 30, 2017 - 8:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain brought trees and power lines crashing down early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of schools to close in New England. Thousands of trees were toppled, some...
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October 30, 2017 - 8:07 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Snow and cold weather in western North Carolina have closed or delayed some schools and left several thousand customers without electricity. Duke Energy reported nearly 5,000 customers without service Monday morning, most in western North Carolina. The biggest problems were...
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October 29, 2017 - 11:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Severe weather is hitting the East Coast with damaging winds and torrential rains. Southern New England appeared to be suffering the brunt of the damage. Eversource reported more than 40,000 Connecticut customers without power late Sunday night. The National Weather Service...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Whitefish Energy Holdings workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Oct. 27, it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s hometown. FEMA said in a statement that any language in the controversial contract saying the agency approved of the deal with Whitefish Energy Holdings is inaccurate. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 28, 2017 - 2:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration scrambled Friday to distance itself from the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown. The White House said federal officials played no role...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Whitefish Energy Holdings workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Oct. 27, it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s hometown. FEMA said in a statement that any language in the controversial contract saying the agency approved of the deal with Whitefish Energy Holdings is inaccurate. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 27, 2017 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration scrambled Friday to distance itself from the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown. The White House said federal officials played no role...
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