The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.
There were 139 violations since 2004, Blumenthal said. Per 100 miles of track, Metro-North had five times the number of safety defects than any other commuter railroad in the country, he added.
Last month, the state Supreme court upheld an Appellate Court ruling in a case involving a boy bitten in 2006 by a horse named Scuppy in Milford.
The 31-year-old con man in federal custody is currently awaiting sentencing in California for his role in the grandparent scam.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the “Community Conversation on Heroin,” at Waterbury City Hall.
Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.
The executives, including the senior vice president of operations, are scheduled to address the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council on Wednesday during the group’s monthly meeting.
Brian Faford, 25, and 57-year-old Donald Faford, both of East Lyme were arrested. Computers seized from the home contained hundreds of images and videos of suspected child pornography, police said.
The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.
Parts of the Tri-State area got another taste of winter after snow fell overnight and temperatures plunged to at or below freezing.
The week began with downright summerlike temperatures, but the grip of winter slipped back onto the Tri-State Area late Tuesday.
With Gov. Malloy’s announcement Monday, Connecticut became the first state to outline a cybersecurity plan in conjunction with the utilities.
During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.
The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.
The flowers and trees in Central Park seem to be bursting into spring.