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.


Hurricane Irene tree down (Courtesy Geri DeRosa)

Irene’s Aftermath: Photos From Around CT

Here are some photos from around Connecticut. If you have pictures you’d like us to post email them to


A worker from the Dominion power company

CL&P Outages

CL&P is reporting outages throughout Connecticut.  Click on the link below to see their outage map. CLICK HERE FOR CL&P’s OUTAGE MAP


Courtesy City of New Haven

Flood-Prone Residents Urged To Leave For Safety

Information on evacuations and shelters


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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.


President Obama at Martha's Vineyard (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Reacts To Storm, Urges Americans To Do The Same

Urging everyone in Hurricane Irene’s path to get ready, President Barack Obama decided to cut his vacation short Friday and return to the White House for a storm he described as potentially historic.


(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

National Guard Troops Mobilize For Hurricane

The state mobilized National Guard troops Friday and the governor urged residents to finish storm preparations as Hurricane Irene threatened to become the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the state in 20 years.


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Irene’s Advance Expected to Close Refineries, Boost Gasoline Prices

East Coast refineries are likely to close in advance of Hurricane Irene’s arrival this weekend, analysts say. The shutdowns are already boosting gasoline prices.


(Courtesy State  Department of Transportation

Metro-North Warns Storm May Affect Train Service

Metro North has posted a statement on its website alerting travelers to possible service changes on all its rail lines due to the storm.


Storm Prompts Change In UConn Move-In Schedule

The approach of Hurricane Irene has prompted the University of Connecticut to change this weekend’s student move-in schedule.