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The News & Observer
The unfiltered truth: Raleigh’s water is fineare essentially compliance machines. That’s what we do,” said Edward Buchan, en
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
are essentially compliance machines. That’s what we do,” said Edward Buchan, environmental coordinator for Raleigh’s Department of Public Utilities. He added that Raleigh’s water is “not just safe by EPA standards. We’re trying to go above... Read more
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Boston Globe
State governs Uber drivers, but couldn’t handle taxis, report saysand Lyft, the taxi industry has avoided new rules at the state level — at least
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
and Lyft, the taxi industry has avoided new rules at the state level — at least for now. A report issued last week by the Department of Public Utilities and Registry of Motor Vehicles concluded that the state government would be unable to subject... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Pastor fired up when city refund for water use comes back short $8,000to examine this issue again, and give the church the money he believes is due.
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
to examine this issue again, and give the church the money he believes is due. Problem Solvers reached out to the city’s Department of Public Utilities on Friday. Spokesperson Angela Fountain said the person most familiar with the church’s case... Read more
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The Manila Times
WPI signs on for space in Boston Seaportfor community and industry partners, with sponsors including the city of Boston
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
for community and industry partners, with sponsors including the city of Boston, Boston Harbor Association, the state Department of Public Utilities and Department of Energy Resources and the New England Aquarium. The Seaport District office... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Man hospitalized in Virginia after being hit by light poleRichmond. The paper was told privacy laws prevented officials from disclosing t
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
Richmond. The paper was told privacy laws prevented officials from disclosing the man's name or his condition. The Department of Public Utilities tells the paper workers determined the pole had been previously damaged, likely in a motor... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man hospitalized in Virginia after being hit by light poleRichmond. The paper was told privacy laws prevented officials from disclosing t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
Richmond. The paper was told privacy laws prevented officials from disclosing the man's name or his condition. The Department of Public Utilities tells the paper workers determined the pole had been previously damaged, likely in a motor... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
After West Nile discovery, Richmond crews to treat storm drainsRichmond's Department of Public Utilities will be out in force on Wednesday tre
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 13 days ago
Richmond's Department of Public Utilities will be out in force on Wednesday treating storm drains for mosquitoes. The city announced on Twitter on Tuesday that crews will be in the areas of Bainbridge, Broad Rock, Westover Hill Boulevard and... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Toledo mayor hires new public service directorDar will be paid $88,000 a year. City spokesman Janet Schroeder will be sent b
The Toledo Blade / Posted 14 days ago
Dar will be paid $88,000 a year. City spokesman Janet Schroeder will be sent back to her former job in the city’s department of public utilities. Ms. Schroeder's annual salary as public information officer is $69,919. It was not... Read more
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Boston Herald
WPI signs on for space in Boston Seaportfor community and industry partners, with sponsors including the city of Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
for community and industry partners, with sponsors including the city of Boston, Boston Harbor Association, the state Department of Public Utilities and Department of Energy Resources and the New England Aquarium. The Seaport District office... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
6-foot deep sinkhole worries South Richmond neighborshis neighbors safe. “Hopefully, now it may speed up the process,” Aftoora said
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 19 days ago
his neighbors safe. “Hopefully, now it may speed up the process,” Aftoora said. WTVR CBS 6 reached out to the Richmond’s Department of Public Utilities, which is responsible for underground issues on city streets. A spokeswoman said they are... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Councilwoman calling for change after CBS 6 investigation into city fire hydrantsif they’re not working, we’re all at risk,” said Jones. Richmond’s fire hydran
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 20 days ago
if they’re not working, we’re all at risk,” said Jones. Richmond’s fire hydrants are checked and maintained by the City’s Department of Public Utilities. So, CBS 6 filed a Freedom of Information Act request for Inspection and repair reports. From... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
DPU considering Eversource’s electricity rate increasePITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – You could be paying more for your electricity next y
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – You could be paying more for your electricity next year. The Department of Public Utilities is considering Eversource Energy’s proposal to raise electricity rates. If approved, your electric bill could increase by as much... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Department of Public Utilities considers electricity rate increasesBOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could go up by as much as $18 per month i
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could go up by as much as $18 per month if the Department of Public Utilities approves a proposal to increase rates across the state. The Department of Public Utilities is considering a proposal that would raise... Read more
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Deseret News
Officials take next steps for flood aid — but don't expect feds to pay for home repairsassistance from the city, Rojas said. Rojas urged residents who have incurred
Deseret News / Posted 21 days ago
assistance from the city, Rojas said. Rojas urged residents who have incurred property damage to report it to the department of public utilities as soon as possible and to not hire a contractor to fix repairs without checking their... Read more
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Deseret News
Mayor declares local emergency as flood damaged 92 homesthan 2 inches of water in just a few hours, overwhelming Salt Lake City's storm
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
than 2 inches of water in just a few hours, overwhelming Salt Lake City's storm drains, said Laura Briefer, director of the Department of Public Utilities. Moving forward, she said, the city will look for any adjustments that could be made to... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Richmond water, gas bills on track to shrinkingtax goes directly into the city's general or rainy day fund, totaling about $28
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 26 days ago
tax goes directly into the city's general or rainy day fund, totaling about $28 million a year. Stoney is directing the Department of Public Utilities to phase out the tax, over the next 10 years. City Council is also pushing a resolution to do... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Petersburg under boil water noticecity sent out an emergency declaration at 1:50 a.m Wednesday. They say a water
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 27 days ago
city sent out an emergency declaration at 1:50 a.m Wednesday. They say a water main break is responsible. Crews with the Department of Public Utilities are working on fixing the break. Petersburg officials did not give a time frame for when the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Attorney general pushes back on Eversource’s request for rate hikeresidents, company spokesman Michael Durand said. On Friday, Attorney General
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
residents, company spokesman Michael Durand said. On Friday, Attorney General Maura Healey filed a brief with the state Department of Public Utilities calling on the agency to instead cut Eversource’s rates by an unspecified amount. An... Read more
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Boston Globe
July 21, 2017but to also order that the utility decrease the rates it charges customers. Ev
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
but to also order that the utility decrease the rates it charges customers. Eversource in January filed a request with the Department of Public Utilities to raise its charges by 7 percent in eastern Massachusetts and by roughly 10 percent in the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Healey: DPU should order Eversource rate reductionbut to also order that the utility decrease the rates it charges customers. Ev
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
but to also order that the utility decrease the rates it charges customers. Eversource in January filed a request with the Department of Public Utilities to raise its charges by 7 percent in eastern Massachusetts and by roughly 10 percent in the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Public utility companies push for increase in ratesBOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could soon be going up by $10 a month, an
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could soon be going up by $10 a month, and even up to $18 if the Department of Public Utilities approves a rate hike proposal. The Department of Public Utilities is considering a proposal from NSTAR and Western... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Fire crews respond to Peking Restaurant in Richmondmain break near Whitcomb Court in RichmondLarge water main break near Whitcomb
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 1 months ago
main break near Whitcomb Court in RichmondLarge water main break near Whitcomb Court in Richmond Richmond Police and the Department of Public Utilities are responding to a water main break on Wednesday. Richmond Police and the Department of... Read more
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