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Boston City Council Angry With National Grid Over No Show

Boston city councilors expressed anger over National Grid not attending a hearing about the city’s emergency plan for a natural gas-related crisis. This week’s meeting was intended to address the potential for an event similar to the gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley. However, the company did not want to attend while it negotiates with Read More…


North End Gas Main Construction Work Extended Into February 2017

National Grid has extended its construction timeline through February 16, 2017 to replace natural gas main lines. Approximately 300 street addresses are impacted by the work as follows: 1 to 52 Tileston St 342 to 405 Hanover St 156 to 172 Salem St 11 to 26 Unity St 2 to 98 Wiggin St The following communications Read More…


National Grid Begins 8-Week Natural Gas Project on Commercial Street

The following news release comes from National Grid regarding construction work on Commercial Street, starting this week and lasting eight weeks, between Greenough Lane and Battery Street. Traffic will continue to flow in both directions, but parking restrictions will be in place. National Grid Enhances North End NATURAL Gas Service Project on Commercial St. in Read More…

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“Sharks!” Debuts at North End’s Eliot School

Through the generous support of National Grid, the New England Aquarium launched “Sharks!” its new mobile education program at the North End’s Eliot School on June 15th. Designed to help kids from ages five through eleven understand these mystical creatures, the shark kit includes ten interactive stations where kids will learn through hands-on experiments about shark vision, hearing, and size. The program even includes a 15 foot inflatable shark. Tom King, President of National Grid. was on hand to share the exhibit with this third grade class.