Day: September 14, 2018

What Wireless Providers like Verizon, AT&T Are Doing to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

What Wireless Providers like Verizon, AT&T Are Doing to Prepare for Hurricane Florence Mike Snider | USA Today As millions evacuate the mid-Atlantic coastal region ahead of Hurricane Florence, wireless providers are mounting an invasion of support crews and high-tech machinery to repair and restore connectivity in the storm’s wake. The incursion includes a menagerie …

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Suspect Posing as PSE&G Worker Robs 87-Year-Old Woman’s Home in New Jersey

Suspect Posing as PSE&G Worker Robs 87-Year-Old Woman’s Home in New Jersey WABC-TV Police are searching for a suspect who posed as a PSE&G employee and robbed the home of an elderly woman in New Jersey Saturday. The incident happened around 4 p.m. in Clifton. Authorities say 87-year-old victim answered her door and was met …

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National Grid Worker Shuts off Electricity, Is Attacked by Customer

National Grid Worker Shuts off Electricity, Is Attacked by Customer Don Lehman | Watertown Daily Times A National Grid worker was assaulted Tuesday morning by the resident of a Broadway home who attacked her as she went to the home to turn off electricity, police said. The worker suffered facial injuries when she was tackled …

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81,000 Sydney Homes Not Built Due to Missing Infrastructure: UDIA

81,000 Sydney Homes Not Built Due to Missing Infrastructure: UDIA Su-Lin Tan | Financial Review Delayed infrastructure construction in greenfield areas has curtailed the supply of as many as 81,000 homes in NSW, an investigation by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW reveals. UDIA studied the north-west and south-west growth areas of Sydney …

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Utilities Expect Massive Outages, High Repair Costs from Florence

Utilities Expect Massive Outages, High Repair Costs from Florence S&P Global Platts As Hurricane Florence approached the Atlantic Seaboard and a tropical disturbance looked increasingly likely to become a cyclone threatening the US Gulf Coast, power companies shifted thousands of workers toward likely trouble areas, and industry observers pondered a future with grids fighting disasters …

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Dozens of Explosions near Boston, Multiple Injuries and Hundreds Evacuated

Dozens of Explosions near Boston, Multiple Injuries and Hundreds Evacuated The Jerusalem Post Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, injuring at least six people and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, local officials said. The blasts left scores of homes and other buildings demolished or engulfed …

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Government ‘Sitting on Hands’ over Pipeline Inquiry, Says National

Government ‘Sitting on Hands’ over Pipeline Inquiry, Says National Tom Pullar-Strecker | Stuff A year on from the Auckland fuel pipeline leak that cancelled scores of flights from Auckland airport, the Government has yet to follow through with a promised independent inquiry. Energy Minister Megan Woods planned to finalise the terms of reference for a …

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Richardson Homeowners Still Seeking Answers After Major Damage from Broken Water Line 2 Weeks Ago

Richardson Homeowners Still Seeking Answers After Major Damage from Broken Water Line 2 Weeks Ago Erin Jones | CBS11 It’s how some Richardson residents feel after their homes flooded two weeks ago. They said both their home insurance companies and water utility company won’t cover for the damage caused by a broken water line. On Thursday, looking …

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Dozens of Homes, Buildings Explode, Catch Fire in Three Massachusetts’ Towns

Dozens of Homes, Buildings Explode, Catch Fire in Three Massachusetts’ Towns First State Update At least 39 homes and buildings and homes have either suffered major damage from a gas explosion or fire, according to local authorities. Multiple 10 Alarm incidents have been struck in Lawerance, Andover, and North Andover Massachusetts. Governor has ordered firefighters …

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