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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy tours damage from Sandy in Stonington (credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Sandy Response Better Than Irene, Halloween Storm

Malloy credits, in large part, the drills held over the summer for the response to Sandy.

11/08/2012

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

CL&P Pledges Restoration By Tues. As Napolitano Tours Sandy Damage In Connecticut

Bill Quinlan, senior vice president for Connecticut Light & Power, told reporters on Thursday he would not be more specific because of the extent of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

11/01/2012

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Four Connecticut Counties Declared Disaster Areas As Outages Reduced

Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.

10/31/2012

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Gov. Malloy: All State Employees Should Return To Work Wednesday

The governor said Superstorm Sandy is over and the state has now begun the process of assessing damage and getting lives back to normal.

10/30/2012

A boarded up structure in Fairfield, Conn. ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival - Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Governor Malloy Issues ‘Katrina-Like Warning’ To Residents Who Defied Evacuation Orders

At a news conference, Malloy urged anyone trapped in their home by water to move to the highest point possible. That includes the roof for those in single-floor homes, Malloy said.

10/29/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Prepare For ‘Catastrophic’ Weather Event

Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.

10/28/2012

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

Conn. A.G. Wants Utilities To Pay For Failed Response To Irene, Halloween Storm

Connecticut’s Attorney General wants the state’s two major utilities to pay for what he called a failure to plan for and adequately respond to last year’s major storms.

06/11/2012

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

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

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

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)

Obama Declares Major Disaster In Five Conn. Counties; Many Residents Still In The Dark

The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.

09/03/2011

A sign on a window following Irene - Ridgefield, CT - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Thousands Still Remain Without Power In Conn. Five Days After Irene

More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.

09/02/2011

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Trains Now Moving, But Power Still Out In Parts Of Connecticut

At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.

09/01/2011

Dante Turenzio works on a tree damaged by Irene - New Canaan, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Still A Mess After Irene; More Than 350K Without Power

About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.

08/31/2011

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