Connecticut Light & Power

October nor'easter utility plea (Courtesy William Kuntz)

Power Company, Workers Deadlock Over On-Call Time

Contract negotiations between Connecticut Light & Power and its workers have deadlocked in a dispute the union blames on the utility trying to avoid being caught short in a major storm.

07/31/2012

(Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)

Helicopter To String Transmission Lines

Connecticut’s biggest utility is using a helicopter to help string new high-voltage transmission lines for a Connecticut and Massachusetts transmission line upgrade.

07/30/2012

File image of a tree and power lines on Route 10 in Simsbury.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Disagrement Over Simsbury Tree Removal

In letters and calls to town officials, some Simsbury residents are objecting to Connecticut Light and Power plans to cut down about a hundred trees in part of town.

03/16/2012

Halloween decorations in Newington were covered by snow during a storm on October 29.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Utility Stands By Restoration Projection

Connecticut Light & Power says seven times its normal number of line crews are working to restore power after the October snow storm, and it remains on track to restore electricity to 99 percent of its customers by midnight Sunday.

11/05/2011

(Courtesy South Windsor Police)

Legislative Commmittee Hears About Storm Response

Municipal leaders told Connecticut lawmakers on Monday they were frustrated by the response to last month’s tropical storm by the state’s electric utilities, despite assurances from the two largest companies that they did a good job preparing for and responding to Irene.

09/19/2011

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