Letter: Why does Barrington have so many power outages?

Posted 12/1/20

To the editor:

I am blessed to have a generator and wished all my neighbors had one as well. I am beginning to believe that the town council is in cahoots with generator companies!

While I have …

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Letter: Why does Barrington have so many power outages?

Posted

To the editor:

I am blessed to have a generator and wished all my neighbors had one as well. I am beginning to believe that the town council is in cahoots with generator companies!

While I have not researched this issue, I wonder has anyone in the town government done an analysis on why our town has so many power outages? Does National Grid have any answers? At 1am, the  number of households impacted by yesterday’s storm in Rhode Island Barrington was over 5K while other towns were minimally impacted. Is it time for underground wires? I am sure the are many hidden costs to not burying the lines. What is the issue?

Sandy Stamoulis

Barrington

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