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National Grid issues winter storm preparedness guide

National Grid issues winter storm preparedness guide

PROVIDENCE — With a severe winter storm on the way that some weather forecasters already are calling a storm of historic proportions, National Grid has started preparing for widespread, prolonged power outages that could result from the predicted blizzard-like conditions. Although the path of the storm is still being monitored, we are taking steps to

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Post offices remain closed, some still don’t have power in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford and Riverside United States Post Office branches remain closed and a handful of residents in the city are still without power some four days after Hurricane Sandy blew through East Providence. Though the city suffered little damage in comparison to its neighbors in the East Bay and especially in the