Local hearing on utility response to Tropical Storm Irene to be rescheduled


Region – The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) will be rescheduling a hearing, initially planned for Nov. 1 at Trottier School in Southborough, to discuss storm preparation and power restoration efforts by NSTAR and National Grid in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

The DPU will continue to collect written public comment until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Written comments can be sent to Mark D. Marini, Secretary Department of Public Utilities, One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110.

For more details about the DPU's investigation and the other hearing locations, contact the office of Representative Carolyn Dykema at 1-617-722-2210.