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Boston Globe
Senate to debate ride-for-hire legislationInternational Airport and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and ride-ha
Senate to debate ride-for-hire legislation
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
International Airport and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and ride-hailing companies would be overseen by the Department of Public Utilities. Taxi companies are regulated by local police departments. Evans and police chiefs want... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
How JEA helps keep the lights on for city& Light, went into operation. Water and sewer services were added to the portf
How JEA helps keep the lights on for city
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
& Light, went into operation. Water and sewer services were added to the portfolio when in 1997 operations of the city Department of Public Utilities was merged with JEA. In 1999, two new treatment plants opened and four new wells were dug to... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Part of Three Chopt Road closed until Monday due to water main breakLane intersection. The break is expected to disrupt water service to about 30
Part of Three Chopt Road closed until Monday due to water main break
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
Lane intersection. The break is expected to disrupt water service to about 30 customers, according to the Henrico Department of Public Utilities. Bottled water will be available onsite. If you are trying to get around Three Chopt Road,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
New Water Line To Be Installed in PittsburgThe City of Pittsburg will have water maintenance crews in the area of Woodland
New Water Line To Be Installed in Pittsburg
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 5 days ago
The City of Pittsburg will have water maintenance crews in the area of Woodland Street between Jefferson Street and Martin Street between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm over the next few months for the installation of a new 8” water line as part... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Friday Traffic AlertsColeman Bridge – 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Berkley Bridge – 9 a.m. James River Bridg
Friday Traffic Alerts
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
Coleman Bridge – 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Berkley Bridge – 9 a.m. James River Bridge – 11 a.m. The Department of Public Utilities has closed the right lane on Virginia Beach Boulevard WB from Hutton Lane, at the Wawa, to Lynnhaven Parkway due to a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Utility phone scam targets Midlands businesses, residentsCapt. Victor Cordon, with the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety, said busi
Utility phone scam targets Midlands businesses, residents
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Capt. Victor Cordon, with the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety, said businesses and residents in the Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities area are also being scammed. Cordon said the scammers call the customers and leave a message... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield councilors fail in efforts to cut airport, other spendingprice decline, but that was rejected. He also questioned totals in line items
Pittsfield councilors fail in efforts to cut airport, other spending
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
price decline, but that was rejected. He also questioned totals in line items for professional and contractual services in Department of Public Utilities accounts, suggesting cuts. Those were rejected by 4-6 votes before the total department... Read more
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Boston Globe
5 things you need to know about the state Senate's proposed Uber, Lyft lawon July 31. The House and Senate are in agreement on some points, though. Both
5 things you need to know about the state Senate's proposed Uber, Lyft law
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
on July 31. The House and Senate are in agreement on some points, though. Both bills would see a new division within the Department of Public Utilities oversee the industry. Both would require drivers to keep decals on their cars while offering... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mass. Senate rolling out bill to regulate ride-hailing industryBrownsberger and Linda Dorcena Forry. Like the House bill, the Senate will prop
Mass. Senate rolling out bill to regulate ride-hailing industry
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Brownsberger and Linda Dorcena Forry. Like the House bill, the Senate will propose to set up a new division within the Department of Public Utilities to oversee the new transportation companies, including the issuance of permits and compliance... Read more
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Leominster Champion
House bill to promote energy diversity a ‘good start’ | June 24, 2016the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the attorney general jointly sele
House bill to promote energy diversity a ‘good start’ | June 24, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 6 days ago
the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the attorney general jointly select an independent evaluator to assist the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to determine whether the procurement process is open, fair and transparent. This is a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Thursday Traffic AlertsNo Bridge Openings Reported The Department of Public Utilities has closed the
Thursday Traffic Alerts
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
No Bridge Openings Reported The Department of Public Utilities has closed the right lane on Virginia Beach Boulevard WB from Hutton Lane, at the Wawa, to Lynnhaven Parkway due to a roadway cave-in above a sanitary sewer main. Repairs will begin at 9... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Senate to unveil ‘pro-Uber’ legislation regulating ride-for-hire vehiclesbill and a summary of legislation obtained by The Boston Globe. But ride-haili
State Senate to unveil ‘pro-Uber’ legislation regulating ride-for-hire vehicles
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
bill and a summary of legislation obtained by The Boston Globe. But ride-hailing companies, which would be overseen by the Department of Public Utilities, would be mandated to provide a tipping option on their apps (Lyft already has such a feature;... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Roadway caves in, closing Virginia Beach Blvd lanelocated above a gravity sanitary sewer main has closed the right lane on westbo
Roadway caves in, closing Virginia Beach Blvd lane
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
located above a gravity sanitary sewer main has closed the right lane on westbound Virginia Beach Blvd., according to the Department of Public Utilities. This is between Hutton Lane, and Lynnhaven Parkway. Advanced warning signs are posted... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
How to get your storm debris picked up for free in Henrico, cityprocess easier and quicker. Yard debris should not be placed in the street, all
How to get your storm debris picked up for free in Henrico, city
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
process easier and quicker. Yard debris should not be placed in the street, alley or on the sidewalk. The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is offering free curbside removal of tree debris created by the severe weather on... Read more
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Deseret News
Hundreds slide down Main Street to beat the heatafter a "full day of fun." Saturday's event used between 5,000 and 10,000 gall
Hundreds slide down Main Street to beat the heat
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
after a "full day of fun." Saturday's event used between 5,000 and 10,000 gallons of water purchased from Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities. Keeping with the company's conservation mission, the water is pumped out and recycled through... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Power outages, felled trees and blessings as storm pummels Richmonduprooted. POLL: Did you stop by fast-food restaurant this morning due to power
Power outages, felled trees and blessings as storm pummels Richmond
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
uprooted. POLL: Did you stop by fast-food restaurant this morning due to power outages from storm? The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is offering free curbside removal of tree debris created by the severe... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Henrico offers free residential pickup of tree debris from stormThe Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is offering free curbsi
Henrico offers free residential pickup of tree debris from storm
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is offering free curbside removal of tree debris created by the severe weather on Thursday, June 16. Residents must register for the service. Orders can be placed by phone at (804) 501-4275 or... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Crews making emergency water main repairs on Virginia Beach BoulevardVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities is maki
Crews making emergency water main repairs on Virginia Beach Boulevard
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 13 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities is making emergency repairs to a water main on Virginia Beach Boulevard at the intersection of Byrd Lane. Westbound traffic on Virginia Beach Boulevard has been reduced from... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Is there a hidden tax in Richmond utility bills?Goldman's article spread, many Richmond residents have also voiced their concer
Is there a hidden tax in Richmond utility bills?
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
Goldman's article spread, many Richmond residents have also voiced their concern. WTVR CBS 6 reached out to the Richmond Department of Public Utilities about the tax. The department released the following statement: "DPU does make a Payment in... Read more
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The Herald News
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro billdefine what it would mean for a contract to be "cost-effective" or "reasonable.
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro bill
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
define what it would mean for a contract to be "cost-effective" or "reasonable." Both terms are used as criteria the Department of Public Utilities would use to review and approve a contract. Page 3 of 3 - "While AIM supports the concept of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cambridge group’s analysis raises questions on utilities’ monitoring of gas leaksGrid, the region’s largest provider of natural gas, reported 11,343 unrepaired
Cambridge group’s analysis raises questions on utilities’ monitoring of gas leaks
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
Grid, the region’s largest provider of natural gas, reported 11,343 unrepaired leaks at the end of 2014 to the state Department of Public Utilities, but just 8,349 at the beginning of 2015. It was unclear how 26 percent of unrepaired leaks... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Water main break closes lane of Pouncey Tract near W. Broadleft northbound lane is still open. Drivers are still able to turn in to the Lo
Water main break closes lane of Pouncey Tract near W. Broad
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 27 days ago
left northbound lane is still open. Drivers are still able to turn in to the Lowe's shopping center. The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities say the repairs should be completed by 6 p.m. Friday, and they do not anticipate a disruption... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Forest Hill Ave. back open after pursuit, water main breakroad caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lan
Forest Hill Ave. back open after pursuit, water main break
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 28 days ago
road caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lanes of Forest Hill," said a release from the Department of Public Utilities. The leak had previously closed one lane of eastbound traffic from the 4500 to 4800 blocks of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Forest Hill Ave. still closed after pursuit, water main breakroad caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lan
Forest Hill Ave. still closed after pursuit, water main break
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 28 days ago
road caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lanes of Forest Hill," said a release from the Department of Public Utilities. The leak had previously closed one lane of eastbound traffic from the 4500 to 4800 blocks of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Pursuit ends in crash, closes Forest Hill Ave. over cave-in fearsroad caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lan
Pursuit ends in crash, closes Forest Hill Ave. over cave-in fears
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 29 days ago
road caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lanes of Forest Hill," said a release from the Department of Public Utilities. The leak had previously closed one lane of eastbound traffic from the 4500 to 4800 blocks of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Forest Hill Avenue closed due to cave-in fears following water main breakimpact the 4500 block to the 4800 block of Forest Hill. “We have 6-inch water
Forest Hill Avenue closed due to cave-in fears following water main break
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 29 days ago
impact the 4500 block to the 4800 block of Forest Hill. “We have 6-inch water main broken in two places,” a Richmond Department of Public Utilities spokesperson said. “We are shutting the main down and estimate there will be at least 50... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Forest Hill Ave. closed over cave-in fears following water main breakroad caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lan
Forest Hill Ave. closed over cave-in fears following water main break
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 29 days ago
road caving in due to heavy traffic and buses, we are closing the eastbound lanes of Forest Hill," said a release from the Department of Public Utilities. The leak had previously closed one lane of eastbound traffic from the 4500 to 4800 blocks of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Holiday schedule, closingsand service follows: Public and parochial schools and area colleges and univer
Holiday schedule, closings
The Toledo Blade / Posted a month ago
and service follows: Public and parochial schools and area colleges and universities will have no classes. Toledo’s Department of Public Utilities will be closed Monday, as will Toledo Edison and its parent company, FirstEnergy, and Columbia... Read more

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