Connecticut prosecutors say they won’t pursue criminal charges against state employees and others who fraudulently obtained emergency food stamp benefits designated for people affected by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.
A Superior Court judge has upheld the firing of a state employee accused of lying to get federal food stamp benefits in 2011.
A suspended Rhode Island police chief will be sentenced for stealing $714 from a stripper’s pocketbook following a chase as the remnants of Hurricane Irene hit the region.
A review panel created by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling on utilities to improve their worst-case planning and staffing for major storms such as the remnants of Irene and last October’s snow storm.
The damaged docks and scattered oysters left after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Long Island Sound this summer reveal only some of the problems Connecticut oystermen face in trying to rebuild their industry along the Mystic River.
The last disaster center still operating in Connecticut to help residents and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Irene will soon be closing.
Connecticut legislators are forwarding more than a dozen recommendations to Gov. Dannel Malloy on ways to improve the state’s response to storms like the remnants of Hurricane Storm Irene.
Federal and state officials have promised to begin the hard work of cleaning up the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Connecticut’s shoreline.
Power failures, flooding, road closures and other problems left by Irene have led some superintendents in New England and elsewhere in the East to delay the start of school.