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Northeast Utilities Pulling Plug On Its Own Name

The utility, based in Hartford and Boston, will be known beginning on Feb. 2 as Eversource Energy.

01/07/2015

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaks during his inauguration on Jan. 7, 2015. (credit: Jessica Hill/Pool Photo)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Sworn In For Second Term

Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has taken the oath of office for his second term as Connecticut’s governor.

01/07/2015

FILE -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Heads To Greenwich For Wednesday Fundraiser

Jeb Bush has announced recently he’s cutting ties with several corporate boards and ending advisory roles.

01/06/2015

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Conn. Senator Calls For Careful Scrutiny To Edge Out Budget Deficit In 2015

Many Republican lawmakers in Hartford, Conn., say that in 2015, they will want to call attention to the state’s worsening financial crisis.

01/02/2015

Paulino Mendoza, of Stamford, went missing on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Police Ask For Public’s Help In Finding Missing Stamford Man

Paulino Mendoza, 24, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. after being dropped off near his Cove area home after drinking with friends.

12/31/2014

Native Appalachian brook trout (credit: Zach Matthews/Wikimedia Commons)

Conn. Official Urges Residents To Support Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Bill Hyatt with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who leads the preservation effort, said warming waters are threatening many native species, including the brook trout, now restricted to increasingly smaller streams.

12/30/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Hopes To Ease Overcrowding In 2015

As more and more of the Metro-North’s M8 cars are rolled into service, commuters will see a decrease in overcrowding.

12/22/2014

President Obama speaks day after midterm elections (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Mayor’s Christmas Card Features President Obama With Family

The picture on the front page of the Connecticut Post: President Obama posing with the mayor of Bridgeport and his family on the mayor’s holiday card.

12/19/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton  (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Municipalities Critical Of Connecticut’s Environmental Cleanup Plan

Most mayors and first selectmen around Connecticut are balking at the state’s environmental cleanup plan.

12/17/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

State Regulators Approve CL&P Rate Hike

Flat fees on residential bills will rise from $16 a month to $19.25. CL&P had asked for approval from the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to hike the rate to $25.50.

12/17/2014

FILE -- A sign for the National Office outside the Boy Scouts of America headquarters  in Irving, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Boy Scouts Abuse Case

Lawyers for the man say the decision handed down Friday in Waterbury Superior Court was the largest verdict for compensatory damages against the Boy Scouts of America.

12/16/2014

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Families Of Newtown Shooting Victims Sue Rifle Manufacturer

The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting.

12/15/2014

Hydrofracking (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Conn. Energy Official: Strained Natural Gas Supply Could Cause Hike In Price Of Power Resources

Cold weather brings a spike in demand for heating, and energy officials in Connecticut explain constraints on natural gas pipelines that supply power plants may force the region to rely on other, more expensive power resources.

12/12/2014

Footprints are left on a snowy sidewalk in downtown Brooklyn January 7, 2011. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Of Stamford Looking To Shift Legal Liability In Sidewalk Slip-And-Fall Lawsuits

The City of Stamford wants to shift legal liability and slip and fall lawsuits so that the city can’t be sued.

12/11/2014

Felicia Burl is charged with two counts of manslaughter in connection with a Nov. 7 crash in Stamford, Conn. (police: Stamford Police Department)

Woman Arrested In Stamford Crash That Left 2 Dead

Felicia Burl is accused of being at the wheel of a 2002 Nissan Altima that ran a red light near the Greenwich-Stamford line and slammed into a station wagon Nov. 7.

12/04/2014

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