Maine Warns Consumers of Rising Electric Bills
Many consumers in Maine can expect their electricity bills to go up around $30 starting in January, according to state officials. The Maine Public Utilities Commission reported that the increase is tied to the rising cost of natural gas, according to News Center Maine. “What we do every year, is we put out an RFP soliciting bids from competitive electricity…
Power Outages Reported in Plympton After Electrical Fire at Substation
More than 3,500 people are without power in Plympton, Massachusetts, after an electrical fire at a substation in the city, authorities said. The Plympton Fire Department said it was dispatched to the Brook Street substation after a line outside caught fire shortly before 8 p.m. Monday. Eversource responded and killed the power. The utility company said it hoped to have…
Storm Leaves Parts of Westwood in the Dark; High School Football Game Postponed
The rain and wind blew through Friday, postponing the town’s high school football game.
Power Restored in Most of Massachusetts, Eversource Says
Less than 10,000 people remained without power Saturday night.