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.
For decades, conventional wisdom has held that when it comes to electric utilities, bigger is better. But after the widely criticized response to two major storms last year, Connecticut is exploring whether small, municipal utilities should take on more of the work done by investor-owned companies.
The United Illuminating Co. is surveying customers to find out what they thought of the utility’s work restoring power during and after Superstorm Sandy.
A government official says the Federal Communications Commission is expected to announce it will pursue a proposal to require backup power at cell towers to avoid a massive service loss like the one Superstorm Sandy wrought.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a
car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the cost of damage to Connecticut businesses and homes by Superstorm Sandy is more than $360 million and climbing.
Trick-or-treaters will finally get a chance to collect their candy in Stonington.
Federal officials say more than 7,000 property owners in Connecticut have applied for help to recover from Superstorm Sandy.