Tropical Storm Irene
Two Conn. State Troopers said to have applied for food stamp assistance when the government offered aid following Tropical Storm Irene are under review for possible fraud.
Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.
Life does not magically return to normal after flood waters recede.
The ‘Two Storm Panel’ is still investigating how to avoid a repeat of what happened after Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm.
One official from Connecticut is reminding those in his state not to pay for services they didn’t get.
Northeast Utilities says Jeff Butler has resigned as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power, which has come under fire for its handling of power outages after last month’s snowstorm.
The co-chair of Gov. Dan Malloy’s panel examining the state’s power companies wants to know how much it would cost to harden the electrical system, even against a storm as strong as a category 3 hurricane.
The panel created to investigate the response to both Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm meets today in Connecticut.
By the time it hit Connecticut, Irene was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. But many Connecticut residents find themselves having to pay huge deductibles on their insurance claims.
Panel co-chair Joe McGee says the committee will focus on better preparedness for faster recovery from intensifying storms.
For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.
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.”
The skeleton was found in the basement of the home last month after Tropical Storm.
As affected residents and business owners try to put their lives back together following the Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene six weeks ago, the deadline to file for federal assistant is approaching.
While it won’t break the bank, customers can expect to pay an average of $3.07 more per month, according to LIPA chief Michael Hervey.