Utilities

Cheaper Utilities?
The City of New Bedford may soon join a host of other Southcoast communities in shopping for better utility rates.
In light of recent rate hikes from companies like NStar, municipalities like Fall River and New Bedford are banding together with smaller towns to form a municipal aggregation, pooling t…
Court Reduces Utility Fines
The state's highest court has reduced penalties imposed against two electric utilities by Massachusetts regulators for their poor responses to a pair of 2011 storms that left hundreds of thousands of customers without power for days.
The Department of Public Utilities fined National Grid $18...