The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

Buried in snow, Massachusetts residents, businesses and the government itself are struggling to regain their form and will attempt to make progress today, when most K-12 students are due back in classrooms and the MBTA hopes to make some noticeable gains in its recently dismal service levels.

Snow Removal Safety Tips

The region was caught by surprise by the late october snowstorm, but now with snow expected at its more usual time of year, police are warning drivers to take it slow on the roads and health professionals are saying the same about… shoveling your walk.

Springfield Residents Given Instructions on Power Connections

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno has given special instructions to residents wondering what part of their home's electric infrastructure is their responsibility, and what's their utility company's. 

Western Massachusetts Electric Company hopes to have all power restored in Springfield by Saturday evening. Mayor Sarno says WMECO will only restore power to homes and buildings, and that it is not responsible for other repairs.

Springfield Waits Until Weekend for Power

Most of Springfield, Massachusetts remains without power, and residents are still filling the city's warming shelter, especially in the evening. Work crews and health officials are taking to the streets to inspect everything from restaurants to tree limbs.

The weather may be sunny but many buildings and homes are still cold in Springfield, where about half of all residents and businesses are still without power. Western Massachusetts Electric Company says it doesn't expect to have power restored until Saturday at noon.