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Man Charged with Making Fake Emergency Calls

A 35-year-old Great Barrington, Massachusetts, man is accused of interfering with emergency radio transmissions in Connecticut.



Suspect Sought in Fake Emergency Calls

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say they are investigating a series of fake emergency calls made on the radio system used by fire and ambulance crews in northwest Connecticut. The Connecticut State Police says the […]


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Technology Tips For The Storm

Tips for communicating with emergency services and loved ones as a snowstorm bears down on the Northeast


Governor Dannel Malloy at Education event (Courtesy Ford Foundation)

Governor To Declare State Of Emergency

The Governor’s Office says Governor Malloy will declare a state of emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard, and may close limited access highways as early as noon.


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Sources For Storm Prep Information

Check here for websites with emergency preparedness information


Damage From Trpoical Storm Irene on Northwest Drive in Farmington

State To Hold Emergency Preparedness Drills

Connecticut officials are planning an emergency preparedness drill to try to improve communication between utility companies and state and local governments.


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Fire Department Blasts Slow Removal Of Downed Wires

A Connecticut fire department is blasting the state’s largest utility provider, saying the company should bear the blame if any of its town residents die in emergencies connected to the area’s lengthy power outage.


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President Signs Emergency Declaration For State

President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the Connecticut, ordering federal aid for commodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removal following a devastating October snowstorm.


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Partial List of Shelters

Here is a partial list of communities which have opened shelters for their residents. Most request that those coming to the shelter bring warm clothing and blankets, snacks and prescription medication. Check whether your shelter allows pets.


Bridgeport Man Calls 911–For Beer

A 65-year-old Bridgeport man faces criminal charges after police say he called 911 to solve a beer emergency.