Connecticut lawmakers have wrapped up legislative hearings examining the state’s response to Tropical Storm Irene, including the effort by utility companies to restore power to thousands of electric customers.
A ceremony is being held to recognize a possible American Indian burial ground in Branford that was uncovered by Hurricane Irene.
The Mohegan Sun says slot revenue plunged 10.6 percent in August as the remnants of Hurricane Irene kept customers home.
State lawmakers have scheduled two public hearings on Connecticut’s response to Hurricane Irene.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says state transportation officials must remove trees, limbs and vegetation near state highways more aggressively following extended power outages triggered by last month’s storm.
More than 208,000 Connecticut households will get help replacing food that spoiled during flooding or power outages from Tropical Storm Irene.
Northeast Utilities says the cost for repairs and to restore power after remnants of Hurricane Irene hit New England will be more than $100 million.
Democratic legislative leaders are preparing to examine whether Connecticut was ready for Tropical Storm Irene and if utility and telecommunication companies mounted
an effective response to its destruction.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pressed for damage assessments Tuesday so storm-ravaged Connecticut could get federal assistance; school officials sorted out revised schedules, and property owners waited for safety inspections to get back into their homes while hundreds of thousands remained without power.
Governor Malloy plans to get a closer look at storm damage in Fairfield County.