Drought May Have Aided Storm That Walloped NortheastDrought conditions across much of Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said.
Connecticut, Mass. in 'Moderate Drought'A stretch of unusually warm and dry fall weather has pushed portions of New England back into drought.
Group Says Connecticut Drought Advisory Can Now Be LiftedA coalition of state agencies says the drought advisory issued last summer in Connecticut can now be lifted.
Drought Conditions ImproveRecent rains across Connecticut have washed the remaining pocket of "severe drought" that covered a large swath of western Connecticut.
New Britain To Begin Buying Water Due To DroughtWith no appreciable rain in sight, New Britain is in the “water supply advisory” stage and will reportedly begin buying water from the Metropolitan District Commission on December 1, according to the city’s director of utilities.
Extreme Drought For Good Part Of ConnecticutThere doesn't seem to be any letting up where the drought is concerned in Connecticut.
MDC Gets Earful On Water Rates, Hartford Budget Woes At HearingGovernment officials and members of the public sounded off during a public hearing Wednesday night on the Metropolitan District Commission's budget for 2017.
Christmas Tree Growers: Drought Not Seriously Hurting CropNew England Christmas tree growers say the region's drought is having only minor effects on their crop.
Malloy Urges Water Usage Limit Amid First "Drought Watch"Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to reduce their water usage whenever possible.
State Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Forest FiresOfficials with the state's Department of Energy are warning residents about an increased risk of forest fires in Connecticut due to this year's drought.
Bristol Issues Mandatory Outdoor Water Use RestrictionsThe city is reportedly restricting outdoor water use including, but not limited to, watering lawns, using underground irrigation systems, and washing cars and houses.
Connecticut Water Asks Further ReductionThe water watch continues with little or no rain in sight for the near future.

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