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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The city of Milford is calling on able-bodied men and women to join a shovel brigade to help clear sidewalks in residential neighborhoods.
Federal officials estimate about $1.8-million worth of farm buildings were lost in Connecticut because of the blizzard.
Connecticut’s largest cities were struggling to remove huge amounts of snow from narrow streets littered with abandoned vehicles.
Connecticut’s small towns are looking at how they’ll pay for blizzard cleanup.
Some snow-weary Northeasterners were struggling through their morning commutes on slick, unplowed streets Tuesday, even though the weekend storm was long gone.