Monday, December 24, 2012
Most are in the West Main at Crawford street area.
More than 200 National Grid customers in Northborough are without electricity on Christmas Eve. Most of these, 204, are in the West Main at Crawford street area, according to National Grid's outage map. This area lost power at 10:59 a.m. National Grid estimates the outage ending at 1:15 p.m. Northborough also has a handful of outages affecting less than 15 customers each. They're in the South Street area, and West Main near Bartlett streets. These outages are expected to end by mid-afternoon, National Grid says.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Approximately 2,000 National Grid customers lost power in Northborough on Monday.
Northborough residents were questioning on Monday morning why their power was out. Tweets such as the one by @MassJokrr were wondering why there was no electricity on Green Street, for instance. According to National Grid, a piece of equipment on a pole on Bearfoot Road malfunctioned at 9:45 a.m. To complete repairs, National Grid workers had to open a circuit breaker at a nearby substation, interrupting service to approximately 2,000 Northborough customers and 20 Berlin customers. Service was restored to 1,220 of the Northborough customers at 10:10 a.m., with the remainder coming back on at 10:27 a.m.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Shoppers experienced several seconds of blackout conditions inside Wegmans grocery store Saturday evening.
A nor'easter couldn't keep shoppers away from Wegmans tonight. The store, which opened two weeks ago, was filled with customers, until the power went out. At about 5:30 p.m., Northborough Crossings lost power. Wegmans was pitch dark for about 20 seconds before the generator turned on, which is the size of a trailer according to the salespeople. No one panicked and the crowd of people cheered when the lights were turned back on, said one shopper. A manager on the loud speaker said the generator would be turned on and people could continue shopping, which made the crowd cheer again. Though the generator powered most of the lights and cash registers, some areas of the store had dimmed lights like the produce area. The other stores in the …
Friday, October 28, 2011
Northborough could get some more snow this weekend.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Worcester County, including Northborough. The storm, which may stretch from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, will start with heavy rainful, according to NWS, but could blanket the area with about an inch of snow. NWS predicted the storm will be a mix of rain and snow. Leaves on the trees coupled with heavy wet snow may cause branches to break with power outages possible.
Sunday, August 28, 2011
National Grid is reporting multiple power outages in Northborough.
Pleasant Street's power is out entirely, and it isn't the only Northborough neighborhood experiencing a loss of electricity. Visit that National Grid's power outage map for power outage updates.