Mitch Gross

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Power Restored In Most Of Greenwich After Storm Downs Trees, Power Lines

Connecticut Light & Power said it is still working to restore power to 100 customers. Earlier Monday, virtually every home and business in Greenwich was without power.

08/06/2012

Connecticut Light & Power Truck (file / credit: CL&P)

Connecticut Light & Power Prepares For Summer With Upgrades

The hot and humid summer weather is just around the corner and CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said the system has been boosted to meet demand.

05/21/2012

Connecticut Light & Power Truck (file / credit: CL&P)

To Fight Outages, CL&P Steps Up Tree Trimming Effort

After last year’s severe weather brought down many trees, which took down many power lines, Connecticut Light & Power has stepped up its tree trimming efforts, but not everyone is on board.

04/10/2012

Connecticut Light & Power Truck (file / credit: CL&P)

CL&P Begins Tree Trimming To Prevent Future Outages

In the severe weather of 2011, many power outages were caused when trees and branches came down and knocked out the utility lines. Now, tree trimming has begun.

03/12/2012

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

CL&P Has Rebate Fund For Customers Left Without Power After Nor’easter

As many as 200,000 of the more than 800,000 Connecticut Light & Power customers who were without power following the freak October snowstorm were left in the dark for a week or more.

12/13/2011

Light Bulb (file / credit: clipart.com)

Power Being Restored To Greenwich, Stamford Area

Connecticut Light & Power is reporting customers in Greenwich and Stamford are being affected by a blackout, but most power is back online.

11/30/2011

Frustrated residents in Connecticut are still without power days after the October snowstorm. (credit: CBS 2)

CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm Response

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating’s storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.

11/04/2011

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

People walk through the snow in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan on October 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

States Of Emergency Declared As Rare October Winter Storm Slams Tri-State

Snow started falling late Saturday morning in parts of the Tri-state area, including in New York City and New Jersey as part of a storm that could dump anywhere from a dusting to up to 10 inches of snow throughout the region.

10/29/2011

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

Light Switch (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Greenwich Hopes To Restore Power By Friday Night

The outages began in Greenwich on Wednesday and once fixed, a line blew again and there was damage to additional circuits. CL&L is asking people to conserve energy.

06/10/2011

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Heat Wave Brings Record High Temperatures To NYC

As the mercury rose Thursday, temperatures continued their relentless march upward. The sweltering, baking Tri-State area broke some records as the heat wave continued for a second straight day.

06/09/2011

(Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

To Beat The Summer Heat, Connecticut Light And Power In Final Stages Of $33 Million Power Upgrade

Connecticut Light and Power spokesman Mitch Gross says the idea is to make certain the power equipment is in top-notch condition for the summer power surge.

05/18/2011

I-95 Near Laddins Rock Road - Greenwich, CT - Feb 1, 2011 - Photo: CT DOT

Connecticut Utilities Brace For More Winter Weather

Connecticut’s two utilities are bracing for the next round of winter, an ice storm that could bring down power lines and cause outages.

02/01/2011