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Utility Crews Restoring Power Across Virginia After Michael

Utility crews will be working throughout the weekend to restore power to Virginia customers affected by Tropical Storm Michael. Dominion Energy said in an outage update Saturday morning that more than 6,000 personnel were working to get power back up …

Massachusetts Storms Bring Floods, Lightning Strikes, Flight Cancellations

Thunderstorms have caused flights to be delayed and knocked out power in some parts of Massachusetts. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the areas of Springfield, Clinton, Boston and Northborough July 18, and a flash …

Northern New England Storms Leave Many Without Power, Spark Tornado

More than 10,000 people were still without power Tuesday, a day after strong winds and rain from storms in northern New England sparked a tornado in New Hampshire and razed a historic barn in Vermont. Monday afternoon’s thunderstorms in New …

Cleanup Underway After Powerful Storms Pound Northeast

Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least three people dead and more 200,000 homes and businesses without power. Connecticut officials said men in …

Massachusetts Regulators Probe Uber Pricing During Storm

Massachusetts regulators are investigating whether ride-hailing company Uber violated state law by increasing prices during a powerful storm in March. The Boston Herald reports that the Department of Public Utilities, which oversees ride-hailing apps, sent Uber a letter last month …

Plane Crashes in Virginia, Fatalities Unknown

Emergency service units were responding to reports of an aircraft crash in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports that just before 9 p.m. on Sunday multiple rescue crews from Charlottesville and Albemarle County responded to a crash and a large fire …

Thousands Without Power in New Jersey After Latest Storm

Thousands of utility customers remain without power in New Jersey following the fourth major storm to hit the state in three weeks. The storm dropped around a foot of snow in some parts before leaving the region early Thursday, with …

Spring Nor’easter Targets Northeast with Heavy Snow, Winds

A spring nor’easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. Airlines canceled flights and schools canceled classes ahead of the fourth major storm in three …

Third Nor’easter Fouls Roads, Moods as Millions Face Cleanup

The third major storm in two weeks has lashed the Northeast with hurricane-force winds, heavy snow and widespread power outages and now millions of people are facing yet another cleanup. The storm on Tuesday buried some towns beneath 2 feet …

Slow Recovery from Latest Nor’easter, Third Storm Could Be on Tap

The sun came out across much of the Northeast on Friday as utilities tackled the arduous task of restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers who lost electricity during the storm that hit the region this week, all with …