Politicians say utility at center of explosions should close

Congressional members said executives at the utility company responsible for September's natural gas explosions in Massachusetts should step down
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'No second chances': Politicians say Columbia Gas should end

The sister of the teenager who died in September's natural gas explosions in Massachusetts has told a U.S. Senate committee her family is seeking justice.
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Senate committee to hold hearing on natural gas explosions

A U.S. Senate committee is holding a hearing in Massachusetts to review the response to the natural gas pipeline explosions in the Merrimack Valley
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Utility providing Thanksgiving meals to gas disaster victims

The utility behind September's natural gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley is serving up Thanksgiving dinners to residents still without heat or hot water in
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No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

Families in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley are facing a challenging Thanksgiving following September's natural gas explosions and fires.
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US Senate committee holding hearing on natural gas incident

U.S. Senators are holding a hearing in Lawrence to review the response to the September natural gas explosions that rocked Merrimack Valley communities
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Autopsy: Asthma caused St. Thomas student's death

The Ramsey County medical examiner's office say a University of St. Thomas student found dead in her dorm room last month died of respiratory distress
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Thousands of homes still without gas service after blasts

The company at the center of the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September says it has restored gas service to about 60 percent of affected homes, bu
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Feds say utility projects need more design review

Federal investigators reviewing the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts want state officials to require a professional engineer approve public uti
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Utility continuing natural gas repairs through Thanksgiving

The utility behind the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts says work to restore heat and hot water to thousands of residents in the Merrimack Vall
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Worker dies after fall at Sarpy County construction site

Authorities say a construction worker died after a fall at a worksite in northern Sarpy County
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Worker injured in fall at Sarpy County construction site

Authorities say a construction worker was injured in a fall at a worksite in northern Sarpy County
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Massachusetts lawmakers set hearings on natural gas disaster

The Massachusetts Senate has scheduled two oversight hearings next month on issues stemming from the September natural gas explosions and fires in three communi
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Utility to provide Thanksgiving to victims of gas disaster

The utility behind the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September is planning to provide 20,000 hot Thanksgiving dinners to residents who have still n
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BC QB Brown leaves Clemson game in 1st quarter

Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown left against second-ranked Clemson after one series following a hit by Tigers defensive lineman Christian Wilkins
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Women winning election to more top offices in Massachusetts

For all its liberal pretensions, Massachusetts hasn't always been the most progressive of states when it comes to electing women to positions of political power
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Utility hosts open houses on gas explosion recovery efforts

The natural gas company at the center of September's gas explosions and fires north of Boston is hosting a series of community meetings
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Many Minnesota political races hinge on the suburbs

The Twin Cities suburbs have become the big focal point of the GOP's and the DFL's campaign efforts when it comes to both state and federal offices
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Feds open criminal probe into natural gas explosions

Federal prosecutors have been conducting a criminal investigation into the natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three communities north of Boston in Sep
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Pipeline project at center of gas explosions complete

Pipeline upgrade work at the center of natural gas explosions and fires north of Boston last month has been completed.
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Utility says pipeline replacement to be completed this week

The pipeline upgrade work that triggered natural gas explosions and fires in three Massachusetts communities last month is slated to be finished this week ahead
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Law seeks new state guidelines for screening dyslexia

A new state law is designed to help public schools screen students for dyslexia and help them overcome the learning disorder
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Little drama in House races, but stakes high for Democrats

With only a handful of contested races, it seems unlikely Massachusetts will play a key role in determining which party controls the U.S. House in the next Cong
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Utility to miss deadline for restoring gas after explosions

The utility involved in a series of natural gas explosions and fires in three Massachusetts communities last month says it will not meet its original Nov. 19 de
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