Hurricane Irene

No Criminal Charges In Irene Aid FraudConnecticut 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.
Attorney General Asks To Disallow Part Of CL&P Storm Recovery RequestConnecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.
Judge Upholds Firing Of State Worker Accused Of Lying For Food Stamp BenefitsA Superior Court judge has upheld the firing of a state employee accused of lying to get federal food stamp benefits in 2011.
RI Police Chief To Be Sentenced In Theft Case 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.
Panel: Improve Worst-case Storm PlansA 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.
Connecticut's Oystermen Seek Help After IreneThe 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.
Last Irene Disaster Center In State To CloseThe last disaster center still operating in Connecticut to help residents and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Irene will soon be closing.
CT Lawmakers Give Malloy Storm Response IdeasConnecticut 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.
Napolitano, Malloy View Storm DamageFederal and state officials have promised to begin the hard work of cleaning up the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Connecticut's shoreline.
Irene Upsets Many School Opening SchedulesPower 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.
Casino Business Back After Irene-Related LullConnecticut'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.
Irene Postpones Huskies-Rams WTIC's Joe D'Ambrosio reports from Storrs that Thursday's University of Connecticut-Fordham, football game will be postponed.
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