Shortly before 9 a.m., people across the city had their lights flicker and their Internet service go down.
The MBTA reports an Eversource power surge in Boston messed with "Countdown clocks, station lighting, and elevators/escalators."
Downtown, Merit Mack reported:
Downtown folks check in. Who lost electrics for a second, around 0840(??) maybe still doesn't have internet?
Carina Flynn checked in:
All the PCs on my office floor shut down. Before I left for work from SB our cable shut down and lights flickered.
In Roxbury, Bumpasaurus reported:
I lost power briefly in Roxbury, but only on one side of the house. Lights dimmed and my router reset
Andrew Abbott checked in from the South End:
Happened in South End. Internet was down maybe 10-15 mins but came back
Ryan Seay noticed it in Cambridge:
Cambridge here - brown out around that time at our place.
Ashley Keenan writes the lights flickered in Dorchester. Kate Griffin writes her Internet went away in Jamaica Plain.