National Grid

Utility trucks at the National Grid hub center in Melville, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lynbrook Residents Complain About National Grid’s Overnight Work

Some droopy-eyed Long Island residents say they haven’t had a good night’s sleep in weeks — not since National Grid started drilling and doing overnight road work on a gas main.

11/12/2014

Customers say National Grid is tacking unnecessary fines and charges onto utility bills. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: National Grid Installs New Meters After No-Show Fine Complaints

CBS 2 has gotten action following a report on no-show fines levied against Long Island homeowners by National Grid.

09/25/2014

Frank Nicholas (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau County Police Say Suspect Arrested In So-Called Distraction Burglary In Herricks

Frank Nicholas, 27, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary, police said.

09/18/2014

Customers say National Grid is tacking unnecessary fines and charges onto utility bills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Homeowners Furious Over No-Show Fines From Utility Company

Some suburban homeowners are furious after being shocked with a surprising fine. The charge is being tacked onto their bills because they’re not home when a worker shows up to read the meter.

09/16/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid hub center in Melville, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Combat Scammers

Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.

07/18/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid hub center in Melville, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Wants National Grid To Give LI Customers Notice Before Visits

The senator is calling for the improved notification system following three recent burglaries in which suspects posed as National Grid utility workers to gain access to customers’ homes.

06/30/2014

Judy Testut

L.I. Woman Says Gas Meter May Be To Blame For Outrageous Incorrect Bills

A Long Island woman’s battle with her power company has been heating up, as her bills have gone from $150 to over $3,000 a month.

06/16/2014

Residents say holes like this one were left behind and never repaired, after a National Grid project in February. (Credit:CBS 2)

Midwood Residents Say National Grid Left Their Neighborhood A Mess And Never Cleaned Up

Residents in the Midwood section of Brooklyn are dealing with piles of gravel, uneven sidewalks, and holes in the ground thanks to a National Grid service repair.

04/21/2014

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Two Families Without Heat, Hot Water On Long Holiday Weekend

National grid said is believes a construction crew did something to the gas line on Friday, but that it’s impossible to know for sure because the bulldozer is on top of it.

01/18/2014

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

North Shore Residents Mixed Over What Should Replace Glenwood Power Plant Smoke Stacks

The land is privately owned by National Grid, which plans to sell the property. The land is zoned for industrial use. Many residents are OK with that because they say without tax revenue from industry, they’ll be hit with huge school tax hikes.

11/15/2013

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents Complain About Dust, Noise As L.I. Smoke Stacks Are Demolished

A spokesperson for National Grid said crews have begun spraying water during the demolition to prevent dust. The spokesperson added the dust is not toxic.

11/13/2013

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Says Security Cameras Caught National Grid Worker Urinating On His Home

There is no word on if the employee will be disciplined.

09/06/2013

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Breezy Point Homeowners Sue Over Devastating Loss During Sandy

According to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.

07/02/2013

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

Utility trucks are ready to roll at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Brings In Extra Utility Workers With Power Outages Expected

Long Island is under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.

03/06/2013

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