Halloween Extra Sweet After 2 Years Of Bad Weather Canceled FestivitiesIn New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday's forecast appears to be on track for the first successful Halloween in three years.
Blumenthal: CL&P Request To Charge Customers For Storm-Related Expenses 'Unacceptable'Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney are urging state regulators to reject most of a request by Connecticut Light & Power Co. to charge customers $414 million for costs related to five destructive storms over the past two years. According to CL&P, preparation and response to the storms was very expensive.
Report: Downed Trees To Blame For Most Outages Following Freak October Snowstorm The report said nearly three-quarters of the transmission line outages occurred when trees fell onto power lines, and that many of the trees are beyond utilities' rights-of-way.
Credit Deadline Approaching For Connecticut Utility Customers Who Lost Power In October StormCustomers of Connecticut Light & Power, the state's largest electric utility, are running out of time to apply for a credit to help compensate them for lengthy power outages following the freak October snowstorm.
Malloy Partially Activates Conn. Emergency Center For High WindsA wind advisory has been issued for Connecticut until midnight Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to remain strong through the afternoon and into this evening with gusts to 50 mph at times.
Report: NJ Utilities Need To Do More During OutagesNew Jersey's utility companies have been slammed in a new state report.
State Officials To Reassess Snowstorm Damage In Northern NJState officials will reassess damage to the counties of Bergen, Passaic, and Middlesex, which were all initially rejected for the money that was earlier made available to every other county in New Jersey.
Conn. Residents Could Expect Power Rate Hike After Rare October Storm Leaves Many In The DarkThe nearly 900,000 residents without power may be facing power hikes after utility agency Connecticut Light and Power said they expect the price tag for fixing the outages to be around $100 million.
Freak October Snowstorm Could Lead To Higher Electric Rates In Conn.Residents who endured days in the dark and cold already pay higher rates than any other state in the continental United States.
CL&P Now Hopes To Restore Power To All By Wednesday"Many have been cold and many more have been inconvenienced," Gov. Dan Malloy said. "This should not have happened and my job is to find out why it did and to make sure it does not happen again."
Power Restoration Estimates, Outage Maps For NY, NJ, Conn. Customers Still In The DarkWhen will your power be restored? We have the latest information inside.
Connecticut Light & Power Hopes To Restore Most Outages By SundayThe president and chief operating office for CL&P says the utility is "still shooting to have 99 percent of our customers restored sometime Sunday."

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