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Title: Power Problems Darken Homes in Providence, Cumberland Source: The Providence Journal Publication date: 2000-05-15
Parts of Providence and Cumberland were without power last night for about 30 minutes around 7:30 p.m.
Providence businesses and homes around Eddy, Richmond and Point Streets lost power for about a half-hour because of an underground problem, according to a Narragansett Electric Co. spokeswoman. Power to about nine homes in the area could not be restored until several hours later.
A drifting balloon caused another outage, in Cumberland, that left about 185 Narragansett Electric customers around Bryant Street without power for about a half-hour.
-- (Dee360Degree@aol.com), May 16, 2000