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Connecticut’s AG Wants Investigation Into CL&P’s Snowstorm Response

A.G. George Jepsen has filed a formal request with Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to look into whether CL&P was doing everything it could to quickly restore power.

11/03/2011

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.

11/02/2011

Many residents in storm-struck Danbury, CT are still facing power problems. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Light & Power Hopes To Restore Most Outages By Sunday

The president and chief operating office for CL&P says the utility is “still shooting to have 99 percent of our customers restored sometime Sunday.”

11/01/2011

A tree down in Ridgefield, CT on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Mass Transit Troubles Await Commuters After Rare October Snowstorm Continue Throughout Tri-State

More than three million people are without power in the Northeast after a massive and rare October snow storm hit the region on Saturday.

10/30/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Grandstanding A Concern As Connecticut Lawmakers Prepare For Hearing On Utilities And Hurricane Irene

How many lawmakers might be interested in speech time before the cameras while an objective review of the utilities’ response to Hurricane Irene is shoved to the sidelines?

09/12/2011

A home damaged by Irene - East Haven, CT - Sep 5, 2011 (credit: Connecticut Governor's Office)

Connecticut Legislature To Investigate Utilities’ Response To Irene

Several committees of the General Assembly say they will schedule an informational hearing to address preparation and response.

09/07/2011

Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Declares Major Disaster In Five Conn. Counties; Many Residents Still In The Dark

The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.

09/03/2011

A sign on a window following Irene - Ridgefield, CT - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Thousands Still Remain Without Power In Conn. Five Days After Irene

More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.

09/02/2011

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Trains Now Moving, But Power Still Out In Parts Of Connecticut

At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.

09/01/2011

Dante Turenzio works on a tree damaged by Irene - New Canaan, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Still A Mess After Irene; More Than 350K Without Power

About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.

08/31/2011

Morning dawns on the Old Greenwich section of Greenwich, CT - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The State

Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.

08/29/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy holds a meeting about Hurricane Irene - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Continues Preparations As Hurricane Irene Approaches

Connecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.

08/26/2011

Hurricane Irene approaches the United States - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Official: 12-14 Inches Of Rain Possible In Isolated Parts Of Connecticut

Marinas pulled boats in from the water, tourists canceled shoreline getaways and Connecticut’s governor urged residents to make storm preparations.

08/25/2011

Electrical Outlet (credit: clipart.com)

Work To Start On Wood-Burning Power Plant In Connecticut

Have you ever wondered what happens to construction debris? In Connecticut, a lot of money is spent shipping it to landfills out of state.

08/24/2011

Con Edison workers - File. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Heat Causes Power Outages To Thousands Across Tri-State Area

The heat wave is entering its sixth day of sweltering temperatures and stifling humidity and it’s causing power outages across the Tri-state area.

07/23/2011

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