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A man plows snow during winter storm "Hercules" in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Massive Winter Storm Blamed For At Least 11 Deaths

A blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and frigid temperatures.

01/03/2014

Pedestrians walk through snow. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Than 1,800 Flights Canceled As Northeast Prepares For Winter Storm

Light snow was falling Thursday in parts of the Northeast as a winter storm bore down on the region, promising significant snowfall, strong winds and frigid temperatures that will make commutes hazardous for the first work day of the new year.

01/02/2014

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Storm Contributes To 5,700 Job Loss In February

The Labor Department says Connecticut lost 5,700 jobs in February, partly due to the big snowstorm, but the new figures also show unemployment fell from 8.1 percent in January to 8 percent in February.

03/28/2013

Little dog,  big snow (WTIC Photo)

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Blizzard

President Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for all eight Connecticut counties and the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribal lands as a result of last month’s snowstorm.

03/21/2013

Snow plow (Emmanuel Dumand/AFP/Getty Images)

State DOT Crunches Snow Removal Dollars

The approaching late winter snowstorm comes as officials with the state Department of Transportation crunches numbers. The department has used just about all of its 2013 budget of around $29.5 million. However, the federal government […]

03/18/2013

Delegation Asks For Disaster Declaration For Feb. Storm

Connecticut’s Congressional delegation is urging President Barack Obama to support the governor’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of the massive February snow storm.

03/12/2013

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New Britain Alderman May Propose Snow Removal Ordinance Change

A New Britain alderman may be fixing to propose a change to the city’s ordinance covering snow removal. Republican Jamie Giantonio tells the “New Britain Herald” he received a complaint from a constituent about crews […]

02/21/2013

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Milford Organizes Volunteer Shovel Brigade

The city of Milford is calling on able-bodied men and women to join a shovel brigade to help clear sidewalks in residential neighborhoods.

02/14/2013

File photo of snow on a farm. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Blizzard Blamed For $1.8-million In Ag Building Damage In Connecticut

Federal officials estimate about $1.8-million worth of farm buildings were lost in Connecticut because of the blizzard.

02/13/2013

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Cities Still Struggling With Snow

Connecticut’s largest cities were struggling to remove huge amounts of snow from narrow streets littered with abandoned vehicles.

02/12/2013

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