National Grid provided this video of their cleanup/restoration efforts during the last blizzard.
An army of crews worked around the clock to restore power to those affected by the 2013 Blizzard. As of 4 p.m. last Saturday, 147,000 had been restored, which was down from a peak of 170,000 on Friday night. Check out this video from National Grid that highlights the efforts. How do you feel the town's response to the blizzard was? Share your comments in the comments section below.
Northborough residents have an impression that their power is restored much slower than other surrounding towns. Is it true?
National Grid is ready to respond to any power outages that may occur as a result of the high winds, heavy rain, and even some heavy wet snow from a nor’easter that will affect Massachusetts and Rhode Island today and overnight tonight, the company stated in a press release issued on Wednesday. It added that "more than 500 National Grid and supplemental line and tree crews are available and ready to respond quickly to any storm-related outages, along with more than 200 'wires-down' personnel. With the first snowflakes headed our way, and off the heels of yet another power-knocking storm two weeks ago by the name of Sandy, Northborough residents are concerned with the response of the town's utility company. Selectman Leslie Rutan expressed…