Hurricane Irene

A worker from the Dominion power company

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Evacuations Ordered, Shelters Opened As Irene Advances

Local authorities went door-to-door along parts of the Connecticut coast to enforce mandatory evacuation orders and travelers were urged to get off state roads by sundown Saturday as Hurricane Irene barreled toward New England.


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Utilities Brace For Storm Outages

Power company officials say hundreds of crews are ready to restore electricity after Hurricane Irene hits Connecticut.


Bradley Airport

Most Sunday Flights At Bradley Cancel

Airlines have canceled nearly all their flights to and from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Sunday because of Hurricane Irene.


(File: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images News)

State Officials Watching For Storm-Related Price-Gouging

As Hurricane Irene approaches, state lawmakers are reminding consumers that Connecticut’s anti-price-gouging laws took effect after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy declared a state of emergency earlier this week.


Hurricane Irene (NASA image)

Obama Declares State Of Emergency In Connecticut In Advance Of Irene

President Barack Obama declared an emergency for Connecticut early Saturday as residents readied for the first bands of lashing rain from Irene, which could be the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the state in 20 years.


(Credit: DOT)

Bus, Train Service Will Halt For Storm

With Hurricane Irene advancing on the state, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has announced suspensions affecting bus and train service.


Storm Cancels Prison Visiting Hours

Connecticut’s prisons have cancelled visiting hours Sunday in anticipation of poor road conditions due to Hurricane Irene.


(Mel Evans/AP Photo)

Storm Preps, State-by-State

The Associated Press has compiled the latest on Hurricane Irene preparations, state-by-state.


Hurricane Irene, Aug. 25, 2011 (NOAA/AP Photo)

Irene’s Advance Causes Tourism Retreat

Even before its projected landfall in New England, Hurricane Irene was already delivering a blow to the region’s tourism industry.