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As Temperatures Drop, Merrimack Valley Residents Still Without Heat08:59

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As November temperatures begin to drop into the teens, many people simply turn up the heat. But over 4,000 in the Merrimack Valley, that's not possible.

Two months after a series of gas explosions caused by an overpressurized pipe caused hundreds of fires and left one young man dead, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera says more than 1,100 families still have no gas.


Carmen Vega, program coordinator for Family Services of Lawrence and mental health clinician.

This segment aired on November 15, 2018.


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