Nor’Easter Cuts Power to over Half-Million Homes, Businesses

A nor’easter that battered the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force wind gusts left more than a half-million homes and businesses without power and forced the closure of bridges, ferries and schools.

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BOSTON (AP) — A nor’easter that battered the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force wind gusts left more than a half-million homes and businesses without power in New England and forced the closure of bridges, ferries and schools in the region Wednesday. Utility workers labored to restore power as the storm’s winds and rain, which were felt as far north as Nova Scotia, diminished throughout the day. Restoring power in the hardest-hit areas in southeastern Massachusetts will…

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