Friday, April 5, 2013
Town Hall is one of the building's affected.
There is currently a power outage along Mass. Ave. in Arlington Center, according to a town release. Town Hall phones and email are offline. According to NStar’s Outage Map, 85 customers were affected as of 11 a.m. Friday. Power is expected to be restored by noon, according to the town.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Do you have power? Let us know by posting a comment below.
Update, 11:20 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 Only one NStar customer in Arlington was without power at 11:15 p.m. tonight, according to NStar's Outage Map. ----- Forty-five NStar customers in Arlington were without power at 11 p.m. tonight, according to NStar's Outage Map. Forty-one were without at 10:30 p.m., so there hasn't been much of a change in the last half hour. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) reported at 11 p.m. that roughly 300,000 Massachusetts residents had lost power due to tonight's blizzard. Most of NStar's outages are on or near Cape Cod, according to the map. However, nearby Watertown had 8,081 residents without power (or 47 percent) at 11 p.m. So, let us know. Do you have power? Has your power been restored …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Power should be fully restored with generators sometime between 1 and 2 a.m. this morning, according to an NSTAR spokeswoman.
With temperatures in the mid teens Saturday night, roughly 150 Arlington homes lost power shortly before 11 p.m. because of a faulty cable, according to NSTAR spokeswoman Mary Ellen Molloy. As of 11:50 p.m., 28 of those homes, on Jason, Central and Court streets, were still without power. Molloy said NSTAR should have power fully restored to the area with generators sometime between 1 and 2 a.m. this morning. Sign up for Arlington Patch’s breaking news alerts.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Also, a Hollywood movie filming in Downtown Woburn and postseason soccer gets underway.
Today is Friday, Nov. 2. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) NSTAR came through on its Thursday night prediction, as Arlington’s power situation returned to normal last night, according to the company’s outage map. Residents who had their electricity restored last night likely went more than 72 hours without it. At the height of Hurricane Sandy Monday evening, more than 3,000 of NSTAR’s Arlington customers were without power. 2.) Hollywood Movie Filming in Downtown Woburn Today: Larry David’s new HBO movie, “Clear History,” a comedy with a star-studded cast that includes Michael Keaton, Kate Hudson, Eva Mendes, Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Danny McBride and Amy Ryan, is filming today at the local newspaper stand Moore & Parker at 375 Main …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
All residents should have power by tonight, according to NSTAR.
1.) At 2 a.m. this morning, about 1 percent of NSTAR customers in Arlington – or 263 out of 21,131 – were still without power, according to the company’s outage map. On Tuesday evening, NSTAR estimated that all of the town would be back up and running by Thursday night. Arlington’s outage numbers peaked Monday evening at about 15 percent, which was typical of Boston’s inner suburbs. 2.) The Arlington High girls’ soccer team earned the No. 9 seed in the Division 2 North bracket with an impressive 11-4-3 regular-season record. After a preliminary-round bye, the Spy Ponders will travel to neighboring No. 8 Belmont (10-3-3) for a first-round matchup at 4 p.m. Sunday. 3.) The Arlington Catholic girls’ soccer team (8-7-3) also made the Division …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The latest on Arlington power outages from NSTAR.
NSTAR expects to have all of Arlington back up and running by Thursday night, according to a company press release. At 2 a.m. this morning, about 4 percent of NSTAR customers in Arlington – or 903 of 21,131 – were still without power, according to the company’s outage map. At the time of the release, 8 p.m. Tuesday, roughly 5 percent of Arlington customers, or 1,108, didn’t have power. At that time, 3.91 percent of NSTAR’s Massachusetts customers, or 45,066 out of 1,151,385, were down. Arlington’s outage numbers peaked Monday evening at about 15 percent, which was typical of Boston’s inner suburbs. An important note on downed trees, limbs and branches from the town: If you have not done so already, please contact Public Works dispatch to …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Company urges caution for downed lines and stresses generator safety.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The following is a press release sent by NSTAR at 2:30 p.m.: As Hurricane Sandy began to impact Massachusetts late this morning, NSTAR crews and contractors began their response to outages across the region. The company is bracingfor significant damage and power outages as the storm moves across the area. In advance of the storm’s arrival, the company opened its emergency operations center this morning andstaffed its regional work centers across the state. Approximately 1,200 contract personnel from as faraway as Texas and the Midwest are assisting NSTAR’s 3,000 employees in their efforts. These crews arealready hard at work and will remain at the ready as the storm progresses. NSTAR’s call center is fully staffed and ready to field …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
A look at the week that was in Arlington news.
Nearly 1,000 homes in Arlington were left in the dark afte a rare October nor'easter hit the area last weekend. It took NSTAR until Wednesday to get power back to most homes. Students at Arlington High School were once again evacuated Thursday afternoon due to an odor of natural gas. Students were evacuated school about 1:15 p.m. after a teacher smelled a strong odor of gas on the school’s fourth floor, by the science classrooms. And Arlington-based American Alarm and Communications announced this week it will donate 20 personal emergency response systems to veterans who are recuperating in their homes, allowing them to have a greater peace of mind while maintaining a certain level of independence. Here are more of this week's essential …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Company estimates electricity will be back in Arlington by Wednesday evening. Only two homes reportedly remain without electricity.
The list of homes without power in Arlington has gone down to two, according to NSTAR is reporting this Wednesday morning. According to the company's estimates, it could take until Wednesday evening for energy to the remaining two households without power. As of Sunday, nearly 1,000 households were left in the dark after a rare October nor'easter hit the area this weekend. According to an NSTAR report, less than1 percent of homes in Arlington remain without power this Tuesday morning, down from about 996 on Sunday evening and 330 on Monday morning. Statewide, more than 28,000 were still without power as of Tuesday morning. Officials at the company estimate the Arlington outages will be solved by Wednesday evening. Several residents have …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Company estimates power outages will be solved by Wednesday.
NSTAR is reporting this Tuesday morning that the number of Arlington homes affected by this weekend's power outage is now down to 153. According to the company's estimates, it could take until Wednesday evening for energy to be restored to the entire town. As of Sunday, nearly 1,000 households were left in the dark after a rare October nor'easter hit the area this weekend. According to an NSTAR report, about 0.7 percent of homes in Arlington remain without power this Tuesday morning, down from about 996 on Sunday evening and 330 on Monday morning. Statewide, more than 28,000 were still without power as of Tuesday morning. Officials at the company estimate the Arlington outages will be solved by Wednesday evening. Several residents have …