Tropical Storm Irene

Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Review Underway Of CT State Troopers’ Applications For Post-Irene Aid

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.

12/12/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Gov. Malloy Addresses Alleged Post-Irene Disaster Relief Fraud In Connecticut

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.

12/04/2011

Irene's aftermath - West Nyack, NY (file / credit: West Nyack Fire Department)

West Nyack Still Struggling Months After Irene

Life does not magically return to normal after flood waters recede.

12/01/2011

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut ‘Two Storm Panel’ Begins Announcing Recommendations

The ‘Two Storm Panel’ is still investigating how to avoid a repeat of what happened after Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm.

11/29/2011

Remote Control (file / credit: clipart.com)

Blumenthal: Don’t Pay For Services You Didn’t Get After The Storms

One official from Connecticut is reminding those in his state not to pay for services they didn’t get.

11/21/2011

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

CL&P CEO Jeff Butler Resigns Amid Post-Storm Criticism

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.

11/17/2011

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

As Officials Review CL&P’s Storm Respone, Some Say They’d Pay For Stronger Power Grid

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.

11/16/2011

A damaged utility line is seen following the feak snowstorm - West Hartford, CT - Nov 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Storm Response Panel Meeting To Discuss CL&P’s Response To Irene, Snowstorm

The panel created to investigate the response to both Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm meets today in Connecticut.

11/15/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Hearing Tomorrow To Clear Up Irene Insurance Claim Confusion 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.

11/14/2011

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

Connecticut Storm Review Panel Meeting To Discuss Handling Of Oct. Snowstorm

Panel co-chair Joe McGee says the committee will focus on better preparedness for faster recovery from intensifying storms.

11/09/2011

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

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.

11/02/2011

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

Crime Scene Generic

Police: Remains Found In S.I. Basement Deemed Human, Death Ruled Homicide

The skeleton was found in the basement of the home last month after Tropical Storm.

10/19/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

FEMA Centers Start Closing As Deadline For Irene Aid Approaches

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.

10/09/2011

LIPA truck (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Announces ‘Power Supply Charge’ For Utility Customers

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.

09/27/2011

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