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Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitors

The SMLD supports customer energy conservation; and we have purchased 10 (ten) Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitors to help our customers reduce their energy costs by identifying the real energy abusers in their home or business. The device allows you to monitor the kilowatt-hour consumption of an appliance to help you learn how much it costs to run. You can determine its electrical expenses by day, week, or month and can also cycle through different displays including: voltage (volt), amperage (amp), wattage (watt), line frequency (Hz), and power factor (VA).

Simply plug the Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitor into a three-prong, grounded wall outlet, plug your electrical product into it, and then find out how efficient (or wasteful) it is.

We welcome our customers to come into our office to borrow a Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitor free-of-charge! It may help you to reduce your energy costs. You may also purchase one at our office for $35. Call our Customer Service Department at 978-422-8267 for more information.
 

 
Key Benefits
  • Easy to use
  • Free, two (2) week lending period from the SMLD
  • Save energy by making better decisions
  • Monitor electric consumption
  • Large LCD display
  • Enables cost forecasting
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  Description SKU # Price
  Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitors P3 $35.00
Outages
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Day / Date Outage Area Duration
in mins
Customers
Affected
Cause
  10/18/2017
Wednesday
 Old Princeton East  30  3  blown fuse; wildlife  
  10/17/2017
Tuesday
 Main  30  9  blown fuse; wildlife  
  10/15/2017
Sunday
 Worcester  45  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  9/23/2017
Saturday
 Redstone Hill  120  1  overloaded transformer  
  9/17/2017
Sunday
 Princeton  0  1  main breaker  
  9/17/2017
Sunday
 Lakeshore  0  0  large tree on wires  
  9/3/2017
Sunday
 Chace Hill  60  387  recloser opened; fuse blown wildlife  
  9/3/2017
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  60  3  fuse blown; wildlife  
  9/2/2017
Saturday
 Lakeshore  60  30  wildlife  
  8/28/2017
Monday
 Princeton  15  1  electrician doing work  
  8/26/2017
Saturday
 Chocksett Substation  75  1731  wildlife  
  8/24/2017
Thursday
 Princeton  60  5  blown fuse  
  8/12/2017
Saturday
 Upper North Row  0  0  transformer fire; wildlife caused  
  8/4/2017
Friday
 North Cove  120  10  Tree fell; down primary & neutral  
  8/2/2017
Wednesday
 Legate Hill  0  0  wires burning  
  7/23/2017
Sunday
 Justice Hill  60  3  wildlife  
  7/22/2017
Saturday
 Kendall Hill  60  6  wildlife  
  7/20/2017
Thursday
 Leominster  30  1  burned neutral  
  7/9/2017
Sunday
 Redstone Hill  60  8  blown fuse; wildlife  
  7/9/2017
Sunday
 Upper North Row  90  25  blown fuse; wildlife  
  7/7/2017
Friday
 Redemption Rock  0  0  car accident  
  7/5/2017
Wednesday
 Leominster  90  3  bad transformer  
  6/29/2017
Thursday
 Loring  30  6  blown fuse; wildlife  
  6/24/2017
Saturday
 multiple  120  2000  wildlife  
  6/24/2017
Saturday
 Houghton  60  1  tree on wires  
  6/18/2017
Sunday
 Princeton  75  200  wires down  
  6/17/2017
Saturday
 Hazelhurst  60  5  wildlife  
  6/14/2017
Wednesday
 Wilder  60  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  6/14/2017
Wednesday
 South Nelson  240  2  trailer truck tore down wires & pole  
  6/11/2017
Sunday
 Evergreen  60  10  wildlife  
  6/11/2017
Sunday
 North Row  30  6  blown fuse; wildlife  
  5/25/2017
Thursday
 Squareshire  120  100  tree took down main line circuit  
  5/25/2017
Thursday
 Legate  180  1  broken pole; car accident  
  5/17/2017
Wednesday
 Rowley  20  1  bad connector  
  4/28/2017
Friday
 James  6  1  none; test only  
  4/10/2017
Monday
 Park  300  1  service cable burned up; ice in conduit  
  4/6/2017
Thursday
 Justice Hill Cutoff  60  3  blown fuse; lightning  
  4/1/2017
Saturday
 Tuttle  0  1  tree on service  
  4/1/2017
Saturday
 Campground  0  0  car vs. pole  
  3/22/2017
Wednesday
 Old Princeton  75  2  broken tap wire  
  3/14/2017
Tuesday
 Greenland  0  0  broken pole  
  3/14/2017
Tuesday
 Redstone Hill  90  3  pole leaning over roadway  
  3/8/2017
Wednesday
 Redemption Rock  135  5  bad transformer  
  3/4/2017
Saturday
 Wiles  0  0  Gate blown open and broken  
  3/3/2017
Friday
 Worcester  0  1  low hanging wires  
  3/3/2017
Friday
 Leominster  60  1  fuse blown, wire sagging; tree on it  
  3/2/2017
Thursday
 Lake Shore  0  1  tree on wires  
  3/2/2017
Thursday
 Wilder  120  50  large tree, broken wires, leaning poles  
  3/2/2017
Thursday
 Chace Hill  0  1  tree leaning on a pole  
  2/27/2017
Monday
 Crowley  60  1  bad triplex  
  2/26/2017
Sunday
 Meetinghouse Hill  0  0  tree on wires  
  2/18/2017
Saturday
 Mortimer  0  0  low phone / cable wires  
  2/17/2017
Friday
 Ryan Way  330  2  Bad URD; undergound  
  2/12/2017
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  90  3  broken cutout  
  2/9/2017
Thursday
 Albright  30  1  car accident  
  2/5/2017
Sunday
 Hall  0  0  large, broken tree  
  1/30/2017
Monday
 Worcester  270  1  cut service wires  
  1/27/2017
Friday
 Lake Shore  120  1  broken neutral wire  
  1/27/2017
Friday
 Colby / Olde Parish  60  20  wildlife  
  1/23/2017
Monday
 Kilburn  0  0  large limb on wires  
  1/18/2017
Wednesday
 Maple  60  5  broken tap wire  
  1/18/2017
Wednesday
 Sunset  90  1  Bad URD  
  1/10/2017
Tuesday
 Holden  45  1  blown fuse  
  1/6/2017
Friday
 Kendall Hill  50  1  bad connector  
  1/3/2017
Tuesday
 Rowley Hill  0  1  house fire  
  12/29/2016
Thursday
 Upper North Row  0  1  branch took wires off house  
  12/29/2016
Thursday
 Worcester  0  1  low wires  
  12/27/2016
Tuesday
 Westland Farm  180  1  tree took down primary  
  12/24/2016
Saturday
 Boutelle  0  0  car accident  
  12/24/2016
Saturday
 Pikes Hill  60  12  wildlife  
  12/21/2016
Wednesday
 Chace Hill  210  2  car accident  
  12/18/2016
Sunday
 Pamela  60  10  wildlife  
  12/7/2016
Wednesday
 Holden  30  1  blown fuse  
  12/6/2016
Tuesday
 Clinton  0  1  Fire  
  12/3/2016
Saturday
 Swett Hill  0  1  internal  
  12/3/2016
Saturday
 Justice Hill  150  1000  bad underground cable  
  12/3/2016
Saturday
 Evergreen / Mellon Hollow  40  25  wildlife  
  11/26/2016
Saturday
 Birch  0  1  half power  
  11/26/2016
Saturday
 Birch  240  1  half power; bad underground  
  11/24/2016
Thursday
 Princeton  60  1  wildlife  
  11/19/2016
Saturday
 Campground  0  1  wire hanging off a pole  
  11/12/2016
Saturday
 Leominster  60  1  open fuse  
  11/12/2016
Saturday
 Leominster  60  1  tree on wires  
  11/12/2016
Saturday
 Newell Hill  0  0  tree on wires  
  11/11/2016
Friday
 Kilburn  120  4  tree on wires  
  11/11/2016
Friday
 Pratts Junction  60  1  open fuse  
  11/5/2016
Saturday
 Tuttle  30  3  wildlife  
  11/3/2016
Thursday
 Osgood  45  3  bad LA  
  11/3/2016
Thursday
 Ashton  15  2  blown fuse; wildlfe  
  11/3/2016
Thursday
 South Nelson  20  8  blown fuse; wildlife  
  10/28/2016
Friday
 Rowley Hill  0  0  tree on wires  
  10/28/2016
Friday
 South Nelson  0  1  Tree on wire  
  10/22/2016
Saturday
 Albright  270  40  large tree broke pole and damaged wires  
  10/22/2016
Saturday
 Chace Hill  0  0  dead tree on wires  
  10/21/2016
Friday
 Kendall Hill  90  25  blown fuse; lightning  
  10/14/2016
Friday
 Route 140  0  0  tree on wires  
  10/3/2016
Monday
 Redstone  45  3  blown fuse; wildlife  
  9/25/2016
Sunday
 Clinton  60  11  wildlife on transformer; blown fuse  
  9/22/2016
Thursday
 Clinton  420  2  car accident; broken pole; low wires  
  9/19/2016
Monday
 Justice Hill  0  0  tree  
  9/18/2016
Sunday
 Kendall Hill  0  1  tree  
  9/17/2016
Saturday
 North Cove  60  15  blown fuse  
  9/16/2016
Friday
 Colby  30  12  blown fuse; wildlfe  
  9/16/2016
Friday
 Mellon Hollow  30  20  blown fuse; wildlfe  
  9/16/2016
Friday
 Hazelhurst  30  3  blown fuse; wildlfe  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Upper North Row  120  2  tree  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Heywood, George Peeso  120  2  tree  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Princeton  60  1  broken primary; tree  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Upper North Row  0  1  tree  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Maple  0  1  tree  
  9/11/2016
Sunday
 Princeton  3  100  tree  
  9/7/2016
Wednesday
 Worcester  60  1  tree  
  9/4/2016
Sunday
 Chase  0  0  large tree  
  8/31/2016
Wednesday
 Williams  10  1  Tree fell on wires pulled service off of house  
  8/27/2016
Saturday
 Ashton  60  10  wildlife  
  8/27/2016
Saturday
 Tanglewood  105  1  bad URD  
  8/22/2016
Monday
 Hazelhurst  60  3  blown fuse; wildlife  
  8/17/2016
Wednesday
 Osgood  105  1  tree took house service down  
  8/16/2016
Tuesday
 North Cove  60  20  blown fuse; lightning  
  8/14/2016
Sunday
 Princeton  0  0  Pole hit, broken guy wire; car accident  
  8/14/2016
Sunday
 Beaman  0  1  Tree on wires  
  8/13/2016
Saturday
 Osgood / Princeton  60  1  lightning  
  8/9/2016
Tuesday
 John Dee  60  15  blown fuse; bad cut out  
  8/5/2016
Friday
 Rugg  60  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  8/5/2016
Friday
 Leominster  33  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  8/5/2016
Friday
 Meetinghouse  0  0  tree on wires and blown fuse  
  7/24/2016
Sunday
 Bean  60  4  blown fuse; wildlife  
  7/23/2016
Saturday
 Holden  300  1  wind; pulled service from house  
  7/23/2016
Saturday
 Kendall Hill  135  5  bad transformer  
  7/21/2016
Thursday
 multiple  0  1000  wildlife  
  7/19/2016
Tuesday
 Muddy Pond, Riverview, Boutelle, Bean; more  0  100  recloser; wildlife  
  7/18/2016
Monday
 Boutelle  0  1  tree on wires  
  7/17/2016
Sunday
 Chocksett  0  1  internal  
  7/17/2016
Sunday
 Lucas  60  1  wildlife  
  7/10/2016
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  90  6  blown fuse; tree  
  7/10/2016
Sunday
 Hastings  0  0  fallen tree on wires  
  7/8/2016
Friday
 Redemption Rock  0  1  controlled service  
  7/8/2016
Friday
 Redstone Hill  60  3  wildlife  
  6/25/2016
Saturday
 Rowley-Beaman  60  1300  damaged recloser; wildlife  
  6/25/2016
Saturday
 Mellon Hollow  30  5  open fuse; wildlife  
  6/22/2016
Wednesday
 Michael  90  6  broken arresters and cutouts  
  6/15/2016
Wednesday
 Taft  40  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  6/14/2016
Tuesday
 Johnson  60  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  6/13/2016
Monday
 Beaman  0  0  electric box won't close; phone box open  
  6/5/2016
Sunday
 Clinton  50  10  tree  
  6/5/2016
Sunday
 Mellon Hollow  50  4  wildlife  
  5/30/2016
Monday
 Main  0  0  car vs. pole  
  5/28/2016
Saturday
 Tuttle  0  1  low hanging cable wire  
  5/22/2016
Sunday
 Boutelle  60  10  wildlife  
  5/15/2016
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  90  1  large tree on wire  
  5/6/2016
Friday
 Pinewoods  60  1  wildlife  
  5/3/2016
Tuesday
 Bean  60  1  internal  
  4/28/2016
Thursday
 Hawkins  45  1  blown fuse  
  4/14/2016
Thursday
 Laurelwood  60  35  blown fuse  
  4/9/2016
Saturday
 Greenland  360  1  car accident; broken pole  
  3/31/2016
Thursday
 Redemption Rock  0  1  tree took down service  
  3/29/2016
Tuesday
 Clinton  30  3  wind; broken & cut out tap wire  
  3/20/2016
Sunday
 Kendall Hill  0  0  car vs. pole  
  3/16/2016
Wednesday
 Rowley Hill  60  3  wildlife  
  3/13/2016
Sunday
 Chace Hill  60  2  blown fuse; wildlife  
  3/12/2016
Saturday
 Kilburn  0  1  tree on wires  
  3/1/2016
Tuesday
 Carriage Way, Justice Hill, Hardscrabble, Chace, Campground  540  100  windstorm, large trees down, blown fuses, fire  
  2/29/2016
Monday
 Legate Hill  10  12  Tree on wires; blown fuse  
  2/27/2016
Saturday
 Moat  0  1  downed telephone wire  
  2/25/2016
Thursday
 Rowley Hill  60  100  Rowley Hill Car Accident  
  2/21/2016
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  60  15  wildlife  
  2/19/2016
Friday
 Heather  60  10  wildlife  
  2/19/2016
Friday
 Heather  90  4  wildlife  
  2/12/2016
Friday
 Justice Hill  0  1  inside trouble; breaker  
  2/5/2016
Friday
 Redemption Rock  0  1  Tree limb pulled service down  
  2/3/2016
Wednesday
 Redstone Hill  0  1  tree on power lines  
  2/1/2016
Monday
 Meetinghouse  30  20  blown fuse; wildlife  
  1/18/2016
Monday
 Tuttle  0  0  Tree on wires  
  1/17/2016
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  60  1  unknown  
  1/17/2016
Sunday
 Redemption Rock  90  1  broken cut-out; wildlife  
  1/16/2016
Saturday
 North Row  0  0  auto hit pole  
  1/13/2016
Wednesday
 Princeton  121  3  tree took down wires  
  1/13/2016
Wednesday
 Kendall Hill  45  5  broken tap wire; wind  
  1/13/2016
Wednesday
 John Dee  60  14  broken pole; tree  
  1/12/2016
Tuesday
 Beaman  60  1  tree took down triplex  
  1/10/2016
Sunday
 Leominster  27  30  fallen tree pulled down wires  
  1/10/2016
Sunday
 Leominster  165  10  fallen tree pulled down wires  
  1/3/2016
Sunday
 Flanagan Hill  70  20  wildlife  
  12/25/2015
Friday
 Boutelle  30  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  12/25/2015
Friday
 Heywood  60  400  recloser lockout  
  12/16/2015
Wednesday
 Beverly  25  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  11/27/2015
Friday
 Rowley Hill  0  1800  wildlife cause a pole fire  
  11/27/2015
Friday
 Main  0  1  large tree on line  
  11/26/2015
Thursday
 Newell Hill  180  8  overloaded transformer  
  11/22/2015
Sunday
 Bean  45  5  wildlife  
  11/19/2015
Thursday
 John Dee  20  8  blown fuse; wildlife  
  11/16/2015
Monday
 Redstone Place  30  1  wildlife  
  11/15/2015
Sunday
 Gates  0  1  loud electrical noise  
  11/12/2015
Thursday
 Crowley  60  1  open fuse; overload  
  11/11/2015
Wednesday
 Redemption Rock  90  5  bad porcelain cutout  
  11/11/2015
Wednesday
 Wilder  60  1  tree pulled service off of house  
  11/8/2015
Sunday
 Jewett  60  10  wildlife  
  11/7/2015
Saturday
 Laurelwood  60  1  tree on service wires  
  10/17/2015
Saturday
 Old Parish / Colby  75  20  wildlife  
  10/14/2015
Wednesday
 Maple  50  6  blown fuse; wildlife  
  10/13/2015
Tuesday
 Chace Hill  70  1  bad meter  
  10/11/2015
Sunday
 Campground  60  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  10/11/2015
Sunday
 Tuttle  60  1  bad triplex; dump truck  
  10/11/2015
Sunday
 Tuttle  60  1  bad triplex; dump truck  
  10/4/2015
Sunday
 Hawkins  90  2  wildlife; fuse blown  
  9/23/2015
Wednesday
 Ford  60  4  tree branch; open fuse  
  8/24/2015
Monday
 South Nelson  0  1  truck pulled down service  
  8/21/2015
Friday
 Avery  150  1  bad underground  
  8/18/2015
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction  45  1  recloser open; lightning  
  8/16/2015
Sunday
 John Dee  405  1  Bad URD cable/primary; blown fuse  
  8/16/2015
Sunday
 Upper North Row  70  35  Blown fuse; lightning  
  8/16/2015
Sunday
 Clinton  17  2  Blown fuse; branch  
  8/15/2015
Saturday
 Redemption  75  5  Lightning  
  8/9/2015
Sunday
 Redemption Rock Trl  60  2  blown fuse; wildlife  
  8/4/2015
Tuesday
 Jewett  15  8  open fuse due to storm  
  7/31/2015
Friday
 South Nelson  120  1  Tree pulled down service  
  7/30/2015
Thursday
 Pratts  120.5  2  Bad Transformer  
  7/29/2015
Wednesday
 Legate Hill  30  5  Truck Accident  
  7/21/2015
Tuesday
 John Dee  30  11  blown fuse; wildlife  
  7/19/2015
Sunday
 Albright  60  2  wildlfe  
  7/11/2015
Saturday
 Rugg  45  1  wildlife; blown fuse  
  7/10/2015
Friday
 Chocksett  0  1  car accident  
  7/5/2015
Sunday
 Chocksett Substation  45  1830  wildlife; main breaker at substation  
  7/3/2015
Friday
 Campground  90  50  wildlife; blown transformer and line fuses  
  6/30/2015
Tuesday
 John Dee  0  0  car accident  
  6/29/2015
Monday
 Redstone  0  1  inside  
  6/27/2015
Saturday
 Northeast  60  3  open fuse; wildlife  
  6/13/2015
Saturday
 Justice Hill Cutoff  60  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  6/9/2015
Tuesday
 Main  35  5  blown fuse; lightning  
  6/4/2015
Thursday
 Pratts Junction  30  1  blown fuse  
  5/31/2015
Sunday
 Thomas  60  20  tree on transformer; blown fuse  
  5/30/2015
Saturday
 Taft  0  0  tree on wires  
  5/28/2015
Thursday
 Boutelle  0  0  truck stuck on wire  
  5/28/2015
Thursday
 Samuels  0  0  tree hit electrical box  
  5/24/2015
Sunday
 Pratts Junction  90  500  wildlife  
  5/23/2015
Saturday
 North Cove  60  5  wildlife  
  5/22/2015
Friday
 Charles Patten  50  6  blown fuse  
  5/21/2015
Thursday
 Crowley  0  0  tree on wire  
  5/18/2015
Monday
 Swett Hill  240  1  bad URD  
  5/17/2015
Sunday
 Jewett  0  0  wires on fire  
  5/13/2015
Wednesday
 Dana  30  1  wildlife  
  4/30/2015
Thursday
 Rowley Hill  30  4  wildlife  
  4/8/2015
Wednesday
 Griffin  30  6  wildlife  
  3/26/2015
Thursday
 Rowley, Justice, N. Row, Elliot+  15  6  open fuse; wildlife  
  3/6/2015
Friday
 Ryan  240  2  Bad URD Primary  
  3/1/2015
Sunday
 Beaman  240  476  bad recloser  
  2/23/2015
Monday
 Justice, Rowley, Heywood, North Row+  20  783  wildlife; blown transformer  
  2/17/2015
Tuesday
 Kendall Hill  60  6  blown transformer fuse  
  2/15/2015
Sunday
 Rowley Hill  90  1  main breaker tripped  
  2/11/2015
Wednesday
 Elliot  180  3  transformer pad was hit  
  2/5/2015
Thursday
 Leominster  120  1  ice broke meter socket  
  2/1/2015
Sunday
 Rt. 12  60  1  broken tap  
  1/19/2015
Monday
 Princeton  45  1  wildlife  
  1/16/2015
Friday
 Wiles  60  1  broken primary tap  
  12/31/2014
Wednesday
 Jill  570  4  burning in meter socket  
  12/22/2014
Monday
 Chocksett  240  1  bad secondary bushing on xmfr.  
  12/6/2014
Saturday
 Laurelwood  225  2  bad triplex; tree  
  12/6/2014
Saturday
 North Cove  270  1  bad main breaker  
  11/26/2014
Wednesday
 Albright  60  9  tree limb on wires  
  11/26/2014
Wednesday
 Newell Hill  90  40  bad transformer; fuse  
  11/23/2014
Sunday
 Jennifer  60  2  wildlife  
  11/18/2014
Tuesday
 Muddy Pond  60  1  bad main breaker  
  11/9/2014
Sunday
 Maple  40  22  wildlife  
  10/20/2014
Monday
 Pratts Junction  30  2  Blown Fuse; wildlife  
  10/19/2014
Sunday
 Princeton  60  8  Blown Fuse  
  10/1/2014
Wednesday
 Wiles  30  1  wildlife; open fuse  
  9/27/2014
Saturday
 Clinton; #2 Feeder  60  516  wildlife; lockout  
  9/21/2014
Sunday
 Leominster  90  40  burning tree on wires  
  9/17/2014
Wednesday
 Wilder  26  1  wildlife  
  9/12/2014
Friday
 Swett Hill  45  12  wildlife  
  8/27/2014
Wednesday
 Griffin  60  20  Blown transformer / line fuses  
  8/10/2014
Sunday
 Justice Hill  180.00  30  Tree took down primary / neutral  
  7/29/2014
Tuesday
 Maple  25  22  Blown Fuse / Wildlife  
  7/13/2014
Sunday
 Adam Taylor  60  20  Wildlife  
  7/11/2014
Friday
 Sunset  0  1  Wire Down  
  7/11/2014
Friday
 Kendall Hill  0  1  Wire Down  
  7/10/2014
Thursday
 Rugg  40  1  Wildlife  
  7/8/2014
Tuesday
 Pinewoods  35  4  Blown Fuse  
  7/8/2014
Tuesday
 Rugg  45  1  Blown Fuse  
  7/7/2014
Monday
 Upper N Row  0  0  branch on service  
  7/7/2014
Monday
 Rowley Hill  120  1  Bad Neutral  
  7/7/2014
Monday
 Pratts Jct  45  1  Blown Fuse  
  7/6/2014
Sunday
 Worcester  210  500  Hendrix on Ground  
  7/3/2014
Thursday
 Chamberlain  50  2  Blown Fuse  
  7/3/2014
Thursday
 Maple  75  15  Wildlife  
  6/8/2014
Sunday
 Old Princeton  0  0  blown transformer  
  6/6/2014
Friday
 North Row  0  0  none; messenger cover only  
  6/6/2014
Friday
 Pratts Junction  55  1  blown fuse  
  6/3/2014
Tuesday
 Patriots  30  30  wildlife; blown fuse  
  5/31/2014
Saturday
 Boutelle  45  1  broken wire  
  5/20/2014
Tuesday
 Rowley Hill  15  1  wildlife  
  5/16/2014
Friday
 Main  60  1  wildlife  
  5/16/2014
Friday
 Redemption  75  1  new meter install  
  5/16/2014
Friday
 North Row  120  342  vehicle accident; hit pole  
  5/9/2014
Friday
 Mortimer  30  1  wildlife; blown fuse  
  4/26/2014
Saturday
 Rowley Hill  60  1  branch on service  
  4/24/2014
Thursday
 Wilder  20  1  branch on service  
  4/22/2014
Tuesday
 Chocksett Substation  27  1846  wildlife  
  4/22/2014
Tuesday
 Flanagan & Carriage  75  30  wildlife at riser  
  4/14/2014
Monday
 Meetinghouse Hill  30  1  tree on service  
  4/13/2014
Sunday
 Birch  120  1  bad sec. lateral  
  3/26/2014
Wednesday
 Mellon Hollow/Evergreen  60  30  branch knocked out primary  
  3/21/2014
Friday
 Rowley Hill  60  1  wildlife  
  3/3/2014
Monday
 Merrill  5  3  Fuse  
  2/17/2014
Monday
 Worcester  30  1  ice hit meter  
  2/13/2014
Thursday
 Rt. 140 and 62  36  403  spreader broke; connectors went together  
  2/1/2014
Saturday
 Beaman  60  4  wildlife  
  2/1/2014
Saturday
 Swett Hill  60  10  wildlife  
  1/25/2014
Saturday
 Trinity  60  10  blown fuse; wildlife  
  1/14/2014
Tuesday
 North Row  120  1  Bad URD  
  1/12/2014
Sunday
 Wilder  50  1  fuse; tree; private driveway  
  1/6/2014
Monday
 Clemence  25  15  broken cut-out  
  12/31/2013
Tuesday
 Cole  35  5  blown fuse; bad URD  
  12/3/2013
Tuesday
 North Row  20  8  blown fuse; wildlife  
  12/1/2013
Sunday
 Rowley Hill  45  1  blown fuse; wildlife  
  11/24/2013
Sunday
 Redemption  60  1  internal  
  11/23/2013
Saturday
 Leslie  40  8  wildlife  
  11/23/2013
Saturday
 Redemption  45  42  tree  
  11/19/2013
Tuesday
 Clemence  35  10  blown fuse; wildlife  
  11/17/2013
Sunday
 Osgood  60  1  broken wire  
  11/3/2013
Sunday
 Circle  40  20  wildlife  
  11/1/2013
Friday
 Heywood  60  1  broken wire  
  10/25/2013
Friday
 Wilder  90  1  wildlife; open fuse  
  10/12/2013
Saturday
 Beverly  30  1  wildlife  
  10/7/2013
Monday
 Thomas  75  20  tree on wires  
  9/29/2013
Sunday
 Princeton  40  1  wildlife  
  9/14/2013
Saturday
 Maple & Kendall  75  50  bad primary  
  8/15/2013
Thursday
 Pikes  120  20  bad primary URD  
  8/10/2013
Saturday
 Princeton Road  90  1  open fuse; blown arrestor  
  7/22/2013
Monday
 Cresent  40  35  blown fuse  
  7/17/2013
Wednesday
 Justice Hill  330  1  tree pulled service from home  
  6/18/2013
Tuesday
 Glendale  45  50  wildlife  
  6/17/2013
Monday
 Glendale  60  50  tree on wires  
  6/13/2013
Thursday
 Laurelwood  60  30  tree on wires  
  6/11/2013
Tuesday
 Birch  60  1  dead leg on URD service  
  6/2/2013
Sunday
 Princeton  60  4  blown fuse  
  6/1/2013
Saturday
 Newell Hill  20  1  bad connector  
  5/25/2013
Saturday
 Meetinghouse  120  1  bad URD  
  5/22/2013
Wednesday
 Blueberry  90  1  unknown  
  5/16/2013
Thursday
 Pole 16  60  1  bad transformer  
  5/16/2013
Thursday
 Holden  45  5  wildlife  
  4/8/2013
Monday
 Upper North Row Road  20  2  large tree limb on wires  
  3/31/2013
Sunday
 Leominster Road  60  556  car accident  
  3/31/2013
Sunday
 Leominster Road  13  1  car accident; bad URD  
  3/25/2013
Monday
 Redemption Rock Trail  60  4  bad cut out  
  3/21/2013
Thursday
 Kendall Hill Road  60  8  open fuse  
  3/17/2013
Sunday
 Legate Hill Road  150  15  car accident; broken pole  
  3/16/2013
Saturday
 Legate Hill Road  150  15  car accident; broken pole  
  3/7/2013
Thursday
 Leominster Road  30  1  broken tap wire; loose connection on cutout  
  2/28/2013
Thursday
 Pratts Junction Road  240  1  car accident; pole and wires  
  2/22/2013
Friday
 Holden Road  60  1  neutral connection  
  2/19/2013
Tuesday
 Pinewoods  30  5  wildlife  
  2/17/2013
Sunday
 Upper North Row Road  90  4  tree on wires pulled primary  
  2/4/2013
Monday
 Greenland and Riverview  60  20  wires down; tree  
  2/1/2013
Friday
 Twine Road  60  7  bad cut out  
  1/31/2013
Thursday
 Wilder  30  1  open fuse  
  1/31/2013
Thursday
 Kendall Hill Road  60  3  transformer  
  1/22/2013
Tuesday
 Redemption Rock Trail  100  1  bad meter sockett  
  1/20/2013
Sunday
 Griffen  70  30  tree  
  1/18/2013
Friday
 Hall Ave.  60  1  bad triplex  
  1/15/2013
Tuesday
 Mortimer  35  1  bad insulator  
  1/4/2013
Friday
 Lake View Ave.  5  1  loose connection at pole 31/15/13  
  1/4/2013
Friday
 Pineview  60  1  internal  
  12/18/2012
Tuesday
 Tuttle Road  90  3  fuse; tree  
  11/19/2012
Monday
 Chace Hill Road  45  10  blown fuse; car accident  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Flanagan Hill  70  5  tree pulled wires; transformer tap out  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Upper North Row  45  3  trees down  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Swett Hill  120  25  tree  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Jewett Road  120  15  blown fuse; tree down  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Mellon Hollow and Evergreen  60  30  open fuse  
  10/29/2012
Monday
 Redemption Rock  35  20  open fuse; tree  
  10/28/2012
Sunday
 Greenland  40  1  wildlife  
  10/6/2012
Saturday
 Justice Hill Cut-off  105  1  tree took down house drop  
  9/30/2012
Sunday
 Holden  135  5  lightning; fuse open  
  9/30/2012
Sunday
 Redstone  120  100  lightning; broken primary  
  9/17/2012
Monday
 Beaman Road  15  8  wildlife; blown fuse  
  9/12/2012
Wednesday
 Pratts Junction Road  120  1  blown fuse  
  8/27/2012
Monday
 Carriage Way  60  3  wildlife; blown fuse  
  8/16/2012
Thursday
 Redstone Hill Rd.  135  3  lightning; bad transformer  
  8/10/2012
Friday
 Princeton Rd.  105  1  blown fuse; trees on copper primary  
  8/10/2012
Friday
 Pole 90; Leominster Rd.  25  25  lightning; blown fuse  
  8/9/2012
Thursday
 Sovereign Bank area  10  2  wildlife; blown fuse  
  8/1/2012
Wednesday
 Redemption  35  5  bad cut out  
  8/1/2012
Wednesday
 Clemence  20  5  wildlife; open fuse  
  7/22/2012
Sunday
 Rugg Rd.  30  1  wildlife; blown fuse  
  7/16/2012
Monday
 Leslie Lane  30  8  wildlife; blown fuse  
  7/15/2012
Sunday
 1504 Circuit  60  1000  tree limbs interfering with recloser  
  7/6/2012
Friday
 Ashton  20  6  blown fuse  
  7/2/2012
Monday
 Holden, Pikes, Princeton  30  150  wildlfe; recloser open  
  7/2/2012
Monday
 Albright  30  8  2 fuses open  
  6/30/2012
Saturday
 Rugg Rd.  75  2  bad transformer  
  6/28/2012
Thursday
 Rugg Rd.  30  1  wildlife; blown fuse  
  6/24/2012
Sunday
 Justice Hill Rd.  40  6  fuse at pole  
  6/23/2012
Saturday
 Police Station / Patriots Way  60  15  lightning; blown fuse  
  6/21/2012
Thursday
 Rugg Rd.  40  1  blown fuse  
  6/18/2012
Monday
 Redstone Hill  180  1  bad transformer  
  6/18/2012
Monday
 Redstone Hill  40  10  blown line fuse  
  6/11/2012
Monday
 Old Princeton Rd. West  20  10  wildlife  
  6/8/2012
Friday
 Hastings, Justice Hill  60  45  lightning; fuses blown  
  6/3/2012
Sunday
 Belmont  45  35  bad fuse  
  5/29/2012
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction  40  1  open recloser  
  5/26/2012
Saturday
 Loring Way  55  7  bad end bell  
  5/24/2012
Thursday
 Sherwood Drive  120  20  bad stepdown transformer  
  5/21/2012
Monday
 N. Oakdale Cutoff  35  10  blown fuse; tree  
  5/18/2012
Friday
 Squareshire Rd.  60  1  tree on services  
  5/14/2012
Monday
 areas around Pratts Jcn/Leominster Rd.  60    wildlife on the high side of the Princeton Rd. recloser  
  5/10/2012
Thursday
 North Row Rd.  intermittent  200  bad cut out  
  5/4/2012
Friday
 Meetinghouse Hill Rd.  20  1  bad house connections  
  4/26/2012
Thursday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  180  40  car accident/broken pole  
  4/25/2012
Wednesday
 Maple St.  10  2  wildlife  
  4/24/2012
Tuesday
 Holden Rd.  2  1  bad meter socket  
  4/13/2012
Friday
 Maple St.  10  2  bad fuse  
  4/10/2012
Tuesday
 Laurel - Meetinghouse - Stuart  30  40  wildlife  
  4/3/2012
Tuesday
 Still Water  360  5  broken meter socket; CSP transformer  
  3/26/2012
Monday
 Tara Lane  50  6  tap on cutout broken  
  3/9/2012
Friday
 Newell Hill Rd.  30  3  loose connection  
  3/8/2012
Thursday
 Pratts Junction  15  200  Tree on old circuit  
  2/29/2012
Wednesday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  60  1  bad fuse  
  2/25/2012
Saturday
 Wilder Rd.  30  20  blown fuse; tree  
  2/25/2012
Saturday
 Red. Rock Trail / Osgood / S.Nelson  30  5  trees on services  
  2/25/2012
Saturday
 multiple  120  15  trees on services  
  12/16/2011
Friday
 Ford Rd.  20  25  bad fuse  
  12/15/2011
Thursday
 Quail Roost  60  10  wildlife  
  12/15/2011
Thursday
 Kendall Hill  15  4  bad connection  
  12/13/2011
Tuesday
 Main St.  60  1  bad breaker; Customer  
  11/29/2011
Tuesday
 Mellon Hollow  60  1  bad breaker; Customer  
  11/26/2011
Saturday
 Redemption Rock Trl.  45  5  wildlife  
  11/10/2011
Thursday
 Walter Way / Meetinghouse Hill Rd.  60  30  bad insulator  
  11/8/2011
Tuesday
 Chace Hill Rd.  15  1  blown line fuse  
  11/2/2011
Wednesday
 Maple St.  15  10  blown line fuse  
  10/23/2011
Sunday
 Bean Rd. / Loring Way  60  30  wildlife  
  10/18/2011
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  60  1  bad connection  
  10/17/2011
Monday
 Kathleen Lane  30  4  wildlife  
  10/17/2011
Monday
 Wilder Rd.  90  1  blown line fuse  
  10/16/2011
Sunday
 Rowley Hill Rd.  50  1  wildlife  
  10/13/2011
Thursday
 Wilder Rd.  60  30  blown line fuse  
  10/13/2011
Thursday
 Johnson Rd.  45  1  bad cut out  
  10/4/2011
Tuesday
 Laurelwood  135  5  bad transformer  
  10/4/2011
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  60  1  bad cut out  
  9/22/2011
Thursday
 Redemption Rock Trl.  60  6  fuse open  
  9/20/2011
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  75  1  bad cut out  
  9/10/2011
Saturday
 Williams St.  40  6  blown line fuse  
  8/31/2011
Wednesday
 Redemption Rock Trl.  30  21  wildlife  
  8/29/2011
Monday
 Redstone Place  120  1  tree on service  
  8/28/2011
Sunday
 Various      Hurricane Irene  
  8/24/2011
Wednesday
 Kathleen Lane  60  1  wildlife  
  8/21/2011
Sunday
 Legate Hill Rd.  45  1  lightning; Customer  
  8/21/2011
Sunday
 Clinton Rd  50  2  blown fuse  
  8/12/2011
Friday
 Main St.  420  6  cracked pole; hit by truck  
  8/9/2011
Tuesday
 Chocksett Rd.  75  1  bad cut out  
  8/1/2011
Monday
 Maple St.  30  15  blown fuse  
  7/30/2011
Saturday
 Redstone Place  90  1  tree caused bad wire  
  7/26/2011
Tuesday
 Princeton Rd.  45  1  bad cut out  
  7/22/2011
Friday
 Crescent / Laurel  35  20  failed transformer  
  7/22/2011
Friday
 Upper N. Row Rd.  180  3  failed transformer  
  7/11/2011
Monday
 Holden  90  1  tree on service  
  7/5/2011
Tuesday
 Osgood Rd.  30  1  bad cut out  
  7/5/2011
Tuesday
 Beverly Dr.  60  1  bad cut out  
  7/4/2011
Monday
 Albright Rd.  65  6  wildlife  
  7/4/2011
Monday
 Tuttle Rd.  60  35  unknown  
  6/28/2011
Tuesday
 Belmont / Newell Hill Rd.  60  50  wildlife  
  6/27/2011
Monday
 Albright Rd.  60  10  wildlife  
  6/22/2011
Wednesday
 Albright Rd.  15  1  broken cutout; outage to repair  
  6/21/2011
Tuesday
 Rowley Hill Rd.  50  1  blown fuse  
  6/21/2011
Tuesday
 Redemption Rock Trl.  60  2  spacer broke fell on transformer; caused fuse to blow  
  6/18/2011
Saturday
 Chase Hill Rd.  55  1  wildlife  
  6/17/2011
Friday
 Worcester Rd.  78  575  tree on service  
  6/17/2011
Friday
 Leominster Rd.  15  1400  burned phase wire down  
  6/11/2011
Saturday
 Albright Rd.  120  5  tree on service; blown fuse  
  6/10/2011
Friday
 Patriots Way  30  1  lightning  
  6/9/2011
Thursday
 Osgood Rd.  45  1  lightning  
  6/9/2011
Thursday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  15  1  lightning  
  6/5/2011
Sunday
 Rt. 140  30  2  wildlife  
  6/2/2011
Thursday
 Chocksett Rd.  60  30  lightning  
  6/1/2011
Wednesday
 Woodside Dr.  50  30  lightning  
  6/1/2011
Wednesday
 Swett Hill Rd.  30  1  lightning  
  5/23/2011
Monday
 Flanagan Hill Rd.  120  15  wildlife  
  5/22/2011
Sunday
 Meetinghouse Hill Rd.  50  5  wildlife  
  5/20/2011
Friday
 Williams St.  120  6  tree broke service wires  
  5/11/2011
Wednesday
 Kilburn Rd.  45  1  bad socket wire  
  5/3/2011
Tuesday
 Mellon Hollow  60  25  wildlife  
  5/1/2011
Sunday
 Meetinghouse Hill Rd.  45  0  wildlife  
  4/21/2011
Thursday
 Pinewoods  120  1  bad breaker  
  4/21/2011
Thursday
 Lakeshore Dr. Ext.  180  3  unknown  
  3/27/2011
Sunday
 Heywood Rd.  45  3  bad connector  
  3/13/2011
Sunday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  60  1  wildlife  
  3/10/2011
Thursday
 Old Princeton Rd. West  30  8  wildlife  
  3/9/2011
Wednesday
 Maple St. / Redstone Pl.  40  7  wildlife  
  3/7/2011
Monday
 Stephanie Anne Ln.  30  18  wind  
  2/25/2011
Friday
 Beaman Rd.  40  100  tree; blew a fuse  
  2/19/2011
Saturday
 Leominster Rd.  30  10  tap burned off  
  2/19/2011
Saturday
 Justice Hill Cutoff  660  1  tree  
  2/11/2011
Friday
 Bean/Hilltop/Sunset/Loring  330  50  bad URD cable  
  2/10/2011
Thursday
 Sunset Dr.  180  9  bad URD cable  
  2/5/2011
Saturday
 Bean Rd.  60  1  loose connection  
  2/5/2011
Saturday
 Heather Ln.  105  1  bad URD cable  
  2/1/2011
Tuesday
 Lesley Ln.  60  1  plow broke pedestal  
  1/30/2011
Sunday
 Rugg Rd.  240  1  bad URD primary  
  1/23/2011
Sunday
 Chace Hill Rd.  90  1  open breaker  
  1/18/2011
Tuesday
 Pratts Junction Rd.  75  3  wildlife  
         
 
UPDATES & INFO

OUTAGES

Recent outages experienced by some customers have been entirely due to animals (a raccoon, birds and squirrels), getting between energized and grounded parts of the Sterling Light Department’s electrical high voltage system. We install insulating guards to prevent this on areas of our equipment that are very common and easy for wildlife to access, however, it is not feasible to guard all energized components, and as a result, these areas remain vulnerable to wildlife contacts.

There are reclosers installed on the high voltage system that successively de-energize and re-energize the circuit, up to three times per an occurrence, in an attempt to clear the fault (wildlife contact). If the fault clears the power will come back on automatically, if it does not clear the recloser will de-energize the circuit, and a SMLD employee will need to troubleshoot the problem and restore the power to the affected area. We are always working towards increasing the reliability of the Sterling Light Department’s electrical system.

POWER LINE LOCATION DIAGRAM
As we all know from December 2008, snowy conditions can be perilous. The SMLD is fortunate to have completed permanent repair work from that December 2008 Ice Storm, along with ongoing tree-trimming work, and having a strong power system.

What we learned from this particular storm (and others) was that our community often sees downed wires and thinks that they are all SMLD power wires. In some cases the lines are cable television (Comcast) and/or phone wires (Verizon).

In an effort to help us focus on our primary work, the electric utility power lines, please be very descriptive when you call into the SMLD Customer Service team to report downed wires. The more detail that you give us will help us to determine the correct course of action. For instance, did you hear a noise prior to your power outage? Do you still have power? It is important to note if you still have power, but no cable or telephone service.

The SMLD would like to help its customers to identify cable television, phone and power wires. Please see the picture below showing a detailed image of these lines with each labeled for your information. Please recognize that the SMLD is not responsible for Comcast or Verizon lines, or their exact location to your residence. This general diagram is being provided to assist the SMLD in responding to power outages quickly and effectively when you report them to us. As always, please call the SMLD Customer Service team at 978-422-8267 with any questions. Thank you.
 
* Given the proper information, we can dispatch our crews to SMLD outages efficiently and effectively. So, when calling in to report an outage or a downed line let us know:
  • Do you have power in your home?
  • If not, can you tell which line is down?
  • If so, is there a problem with a circuit in your own home? Please check your home’s circuit breaker panel.
  • Was a generator ever in use?
  • Do you have blinking lights?
  • Do your neighbors have lights, or is a town street light on?
  • Is your cable out?
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Services
The SMLD is happy to provide its customers with programs such as our early bill payment discount, gift certificates and energy consulting.
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Kill-A-Watt™
Simply plug the Kill-A-Watt™ Electricity Usage Monitor into a three-prong, grounded wall outlet, plug your electrical product into it, and then find out how efficient (or wasteful) it is.
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