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Brooklyn Building Residents Protest Over Lack Of Gas, Electricity

Residents of an apartment building in Brownsville, Brooklyn marched to the building owner’s office in protest Thursday, after going with no gas and electric a week.

07/03/2014

SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

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Woodbridge, Conn. Set To Construct ‘Micro Grid’ For Outage Protection

The town of Woodbridge, Conn., is one of several that has received state grants for a “micro grid” to maintain power to crucial utilities in the event of a storm blackout.

07/27/2013

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

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

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NWS: Small Tornado Touched Down In NJ

The Weather Service said Friday that the tornado passed through a portion of Plumsted Township, Ocean County, about 15 miles southeast of Trenton.

09/17/2010