Fran Schneidau

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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

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

Metro-North Says On-Time Performance Won’t Meet Goal

The president of Metro-North Railroad has told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that the commuter rail line cannot reach its target of 95 percent on-time service.

12/02/2014

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

Regulators Propose Slashing CL&P Rate Increase

A draft decision issued Monday by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority reduces the amount sought by the utility by more than $100 million.

12/02/2014

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Broken Elevator At Stamford Senior Home Threatens Residents’ Thanksgiving Plans

Many senior citizens at the Eleanor Roosevelt House in the Springdale section of Stamford, Conn., will not be able to leave if they have Thanksgiving plans due to a broken elevator.

11/26/2014

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

CL&P: Upgrades Have Made System More Resilient

Among the systemwide improvements, the utility has performed extensive tree-trimming, CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said.

11/26/2014

Connecticut state Sen. Andrew Maynard (credit: Connecticut Senate Democrats)

6 Weeks Before Next Session, Connecticut State Senator Still Recovering From Serious Fall

Sen. Andrew Maynard, a Democrat and assistant majority leader, suffered a serious brain injury in July following a fall at his Stonington home.

11/24/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter’s History Reviewed In New Report

A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.

11/21/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Reports: Connecticut Faces 3 Years of Budget Defecits

Budget offices for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are predicting Connecticut could face budget deficits over the next three fiscal years.

11/21/2014

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Stamford Mayor: Downtown Traffic Safety Measures Taking Shape

Stamford officials are making strides toward improving safety for drivers and pedestrians on downtown streets, but there’s still much work to be done, the city’s mayor says.

11/20/2014

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

Senator Urges Ratepayers To Sign Petition In Opposition Of CL&P’s Proposed Rate Hike

State Senator Art Linares is urging ratepayers throughout Connecticut to sign his petition in opposition of a rate hike being requested by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/19/2014

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Judge Grants Accelerated Rehab To Stamford HS Admins Charged With Failing To Report Sexual Abuse

A Stamford, Connecticut, judge has granted accelerated rehabilitation to two high school administrators charged with failing to report sexual abuse of a student.

11/19/2014

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Complaints Roll In After Frontier Takes Over Phone Service In Connecticut

In Connecticut, where Frontier has taken over ATT&T phone service, customer complaints are rolling in.

11/18/2014

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

Rate Hikes Approved For CL&P, United Illuminating Customers

The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced Monday its approval of higher standard service rates proposed by Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating.

11/18/2014

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