Connecticut’s casinos saw a drop in weekend business as a result of Tropical Storm Irene, but the chief executive at Mohegan Sun says customers are back looking for a place to eat and something to do.
WTIC’s Joe D’Ambrosio reports from Storrs that Thursday’s University of Connecticut-Fordham, football game will be postponed.
Fire officials believe candles may have ignited a blaze that destroyed a home in Portland.
A Connecticut farm expert says Tropical Storm Irene damaged the state’s crops though the extent is not yet known.
Governor Dannel Malloy briefed reporters Monday on the status of storm recovery in Connecticut.
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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.
Tropical Storm Irene lashed Connecticut with heavy rains and wind Sunday and toppled trees, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of customers and apparently killing one person in a fire caused by downed wires.
More than 4 million homes and businesses were without power Sunday morning as Hurricane Irene continued to roar up the East Coast and took aim at the New York City area and New England.
One apparently storm-related death is reported in Connecticut. One person died in a house fire in Prospect shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday.