National Grid

By - 7/11/14 - 4:46 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Dorchester gas tank now sports a giant Boston Gas logo again only because National Grid stripped off the Keyspan and National Grid logos atop it as part of an overall repainting of the tank.

By - 5/22/14 - 3:47 pm

A gas-main break at Dorchester Avenue and E. Cottage Street this afternoon filled the neighborhood with the smell of gas and created gridlock as the intersection got shot to let National Grid repair the pipe.

By - 2/27/14 - 12:30 pm

A man who says a large pavement "rut" caused him to tumble off his bicycle in Brookline is plumb out of luck trying to get somebody to pay for his injuries, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today.

Tom Filepp sued what is now National Grid over injuries he says he incurred in 2005 when he tumbled off his bicycle due to a two-inch gap in... Read more

By - 9/23/13 - 10:58 am

The Newton Fire Department reports it evacuated part of the Street mall on Rte. 9 after workers hit a gas main in front of the Container Store around 10 a.m. About 35 minutes later, National Grid managed to shut the gas off, freeing mall workers to return to their jobs.

By - 9/11/13 - 11:12 am

Firefighters are at Quincy and Mascoma, hoping gas-company workers show up soon to help fix the hole in a six-inch gas main there.

UPDATE: Firefighters began clearing the scene around noon, but Quincy will remain shut for a few more hours so that National Grid workers can fix the main.

By - 11/27/12 - 10:08 am

A work crew dug up and ruptured a gas main in Wellesley this morning, forcing evacuations.

A couple hours later, a work crew punctured a gas main on Granite Street in Braintree. forcing evacuations.... Read more

By - 10/18/12 - 9:14 am

Gas main struckDay Street action. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a construction crew doing street work on Day Street struck and punctured a 3-inch gas main outside 67 Day St. around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Firefighters tried to evacuate several homes, but nobody was actually home.... Read more

By - 5/21/12 - 3:49 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports the Heritage Elderly Housing building, 30 S. Bremen St., was evacuated this afternoon after a worker dislodged the building's gas meter, causing a gas leak that spread inside the building.

Nobody was injured; MBTA buses were brought in for residents while National Grid repaired the leak.... Read more

By - 5/8/12 - 5:46 pm

Channel 5 reports that National Grid will be cleaning a natural-gas pipeline by the Mystic River tomorrow by burning off the gas, starting around 6 a.m.:

The flare resulting from the natural gas purge could last up to eight hours and be seen throughout Greater Boston, the company said.

Also will result in "a large blowing noise."... Read more

By - 8/31/11 - 9:08 am

The state reports that as of 6:30 a.m., nearly 140,000 Massachusetts customers remain without electricity - NStar 36,000 (about 850 in Boston) and National Grid 103,643.

NStar town-by-town numbers | National Grid map.

The Globe follows an NStar crew for a day and talks to National Grid about why Gillette Stadium got power before the rest of Foxboro.

Around 7... Read more

By - 8/29/11 - 9:21 am

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reports that as of 7 a.m., 91,021 NStar and 339,947 National Grid electricity customers were without power.

By - 7/25/11 - 4:25 pm

Boston Gas, um, Keyspan, er, National Grid tank

Look, up in the air! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's photographer Paul Keleher! Taking a photo of the iconic gas tank.

Copyright Paul Keleher. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 1/21/10 - 12:11 pm

Pizzeria Uno's Uno Chicago Bar and Grill that Used to Just Sell Pizza's bankruptcy filing shows the West Roxbury-based chain of not-pizza places owes WFXT $64,000 and Katsiroubas Bros. $54,000. The filing, in New York bankruptcy court, also shows the company owes NStar $112,000 and National Grid $95,000.

Although the Chapter 11 filing means the company remains open for business, it is closing outlets... Read more

By - 5/20/09 - 2:20 pm

South Shore Pragmatist to National Grid and its proposed rate hike: Have you no sense of decency?

By - 3/19/09 - 9:57 pm

Channel 4 reports the utility is requesting state permission to cut its May-October gas rates by nearly 66% over what it charged in the same period last year.

As a National Grid gas customer, all I can say is: Yay.

By - 3/6/09 - 10:34 pm
All quiet so far

Brian Christiansen posted this photo at 8 p.m. of the scene on Orchard Street in Medford;

New gas main installed today. Leaking tonight.

Used under this Creative Commons license.

By - 1/21/09 - 8:50 am

In thousands of households in Revere, Everett, Malden, Medford and Melrose, alarm clocks lost their minds and started blinking "12:00," Channel 4 reports.

By - 10/30/08 - 10:31 pm

A friend currently dealing with family medical issues is told by a gas company dude that her gas pipes are ancient and they need to be replaced. OK, she says...and comes home to find her property ripped up six ways from Sunday (destroying hand-done landscaping), the sidewalk damaged, missing stonework from her yard, and...no sign of the company that was contracted by National Grid to... Read more

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