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Thousands In Region May Have To Pay Back Superstorm Sandy Aid

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and DAVID B. CARUSO,  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster […]

09/11/2014

Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bride Finds Wedding Dress Thought Lost In Superstorm Sandy

When South Beach Dry Cleaners on Staten Island was destroyed by Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro’s wedding dress.

07/29/2014

People working on dunes.  File photo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Debris From Sandy Targeted In Northeast Marshes

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy pounded the Northeast, communities in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island are preparing to track down and remove debris from marshland.

07/22/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

Electric repairs (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

PURA Cuts Nearly $50 Million From CL&P Storm Recovery Cost Request

State regulators have cut nearly $50 million from a request by Connecticut’s largest utility for ratepayers to pay for recovery from five destructive storms.

02/03/2014

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Coastal Areas Prepare For Hurricane Season

Forecasters hope to offer easy-to-understand, color-coded maps and change the way they talk to the public about storm surge during the coming hurricane season.

05/26/2013

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Senate Passes $50.5 Billion Sandy Aid

Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.

01/28/2013

File photo of an uprooted tree. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Skeleton Found When Historic Conn. Tree Uprooted

New Haven police say superstorm Sandy has revealed a skeleton beneath the town green that may have been there since colonial times.

10/30/2012

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Murder After Storm Stabbing

Police say a 40-year-old Westerly man was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing an acquaintance as superstorm Sandy bore down in Rhode Island.

10/30/2012

Damage From Trpoical Storm Irene on Northwest Drive in Farmington

State To Hold Emergency Preparedness Drills

Connecticut officials are planning an emergency preparedness drill to try to improve communication between utility companies and state and local governments.

07/24/2012

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