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Easton Couple Charged With Theft Of Electricity

An Easton ouple has been charged with bilking a utility out of nearly $43,000 over seven years by damaging the meters that measure their home electricity use.

01/30/2013

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

CL&P Projects “Substantial” Power Restoration By Monday Or Tuesday

Connecticut Light and Power is projecting “substantial completion” of power restoration
by Monday or Tuesday of next week,

11/01/2012

Governor Malloy during Hurricane Irene, Aug. 28, 2011 (Aaron Kupec/WTIC Photo)

Malloy: State Is Better Prepared For This Storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut is in a better prepared for Hurricane Sandy than it was last year when the state was hit by the remnants of Hurricane Irene, which knocked out power to residents for days.

10/26/2012

Tree limbs down (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Gusts Top 50 MPH; Power Out; Roads Closed

A storm system with wind gusts clocked at over 50 mph knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in Connecticut.

09/19/2012

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85-Foot Tree Falls In Storm, Outages Affect Train Service, Most Greenwich Customers

Metro North trains are running on about a thirty-minute delay, after an outage in Greenwich forced them to consolidate service and switch to diesel engines

08/06/2012

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Jepsen Asks Regulators To Reject Some Utility Storm Reimbursements

Connecticut’s attorney general is criticizing the state’s two major utilities over last fall’s snowstorm cleanup and wants state regulators to reject some reimbursements.

06/11/2012

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Electric Rates Coming Down

State regulators lower rates for CL and P and U.I.

12/22/2011

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Jepsen Backs Esty On Electricity Meters Case

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the state’s energy and environmental commissioner acted properly when he asked state utility regulators to halt a final decision on Connecticut Light & Power’s application to install advanced electricity meters.

10/04/2011

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Power Slowly Coming Back On

Utility crews in Connecticut restored power to more than 80,000 customers in the past 24 hours, dropping the number of outages below 200,000 in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.

09/01/2011

Fairfield Damage

Power Restoration Efforts Continue

Connecticut Light & Power says it is making significant progress in restoring power after the severe thunderstorms of earlier this week.

06/11/2011

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