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Question of the Day: Rating National Grid

How do you rate National Grid's response in Easton during "Snowtober"?

We'll be asking Easton Patch readers a different question every weekday. Questions could range from local decisions made by officials, to state issues, to national politics and entertainment. Whatever it is, we want to know what EASTON thinks!

For the second time since late August, National Grid, the power company that serves Easton and many other nearby communities, had its hands full after an October snowstorm knocked out power for more than 600,000 Massachusetts residents.

After Hurricane Irene, many Easton officials . Some residents were without power for nearly a week. This time, however, most residents in Easton who lost power had power back within the first day, .

The process has been much slower in nearby communities Senator Scott Brown chimed in with

"I have received reports from municipal authorities and residents frustrated by the limited number of trucks and crews that have been dispatched to their area since Saturday," he said.

How do you rate National Grid's performance this time around? Answer our poll or in our comments section.

EastonMass.com November 01, 2011 at 06:27 PM
A big red F- They do not have enough crews working to fix the outages plain and simple. Until they hire more people, we will always have extended outages after every significant storm. Scott Brown wrote them a letter calling it an outrage, Governor Patrick who received campaign money from National Grid said they "did a good job" while thousands are still with out power. Over the past couple of days, we have several discussions going on about this on my website: www.EastonMass.com Come over and join the fun... http://www.eastonmass.com/forum/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=153 http://www.eastonmass.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8043

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