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Electric Meters (Riswan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)

Selectman Proposes Generator-Purchase Program

Ridgefield’s first selectman is asking Connecticut’s largest utility to help state residents buy small generators to keep the power on during major storms.

11/26/2012

(Courtesy Johnson Memorial Hospital website)

Hospital Patients Transferred After Storm Cuts Power

Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs transferred all current patients to other hospitals after the generator serving as a backup during the power outage failed.

08/28/2011