Nor’easter

Snow banks from prior snowstorms rise above street signs on the corner of a residential street. (credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

For Northeast, A Brutal Winter Redefines ‘Enough Is Enough’

Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it’s the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage.

03/07/2015

Boston Blizzard 2015 (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Is Climate Change Behind The Northeast’s Extreme Winter Storms?

As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.

02/10/2015

Boston Blizzard

New England Resident: ‘I Had To Jump Out The Window’ Because I Couldn’t Get Out Door

New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown.

01/28/2015

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Nor’Easter Could Paralyze Northeastern U.S.

Northeast residents are girding for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow.

01/26/2015

Holiday travelers line up on Thanksgiving eve for a security screening before boarding their flights on Nov. 27, 2013, at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.          (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

40 Million Americans Under Some Type Of Winter Storm Watch As Hundreds Of Flights Canceled

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 Million

Connecticut Light and Power says the five major storms the last two years have cost it $462.4 million dollars — and it is asking permission to pass $414 million of that on to ratepayers starting in December of next year.

03/28/2013

The gas rationing plan for NYC commuters goes into effect today, causing long lines before dawn to fill up. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing Takes Effect Today For NYC Commuters

Police were at gas stations to enforce the new system in New York City and on Long Island. Drivers were out before dawn to line up for their rations.

11/09/2012

File photo of snow from a Nor'easter. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Nor’easter Brings New Snow, Wind To Conn.

A nor’easter is bringing Connecticut its first snowfall of the season along with strong gusty winds only days after Superstorm Sandy knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

11/07/2012

Tire tracks left in the snow in Farmington November 7, 2012. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Police Probe Whether Snow Caused Fatal Crash

State Police are investigating whether snow from a nor’easter played a role in a fatal car crash in Lebanon.

11/07/2012

Snow falls on trees in Farmington. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Oh, No, Not Again: Nor’easter Heads Toward State

Some schools around Connecticut are closing early as a nor’easter approaches with a barrage of gusty winds and rain or snow.

11/07/2012

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