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LifeStar, Ambulance Take Victims Of Somers Crash To Hospital

Police and Fire officials were on the scene of accidents on Parker Road at Route 83 in Somers that sent some to area hospitals, one by LifeStar.


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Proposal Would Penalize Slow Power Restoration

Connecticut utilities would face penalties for taking too long to fix power outages during emergencies under legislation that Senate Democrats proposed Wednesday.


October nor'easter utility plea (Courtesy William Kuntz)

Attorney General Will Look Into Handling Of Power Loss

Connecticut’s attorney general says he will research whether the state’s largest utility broke any laws in its handling of outages that affected thousands of people for more than a week.


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Power Outages Take Toll On State Businesses

Businesses big and small have taken a beating from the power outages caused by the record-setting October snowstorm and the losses are only beginning to be tallied, owners and experts said Monday as tens of thousands of Connecticut homes and companies entered a second week without electricity.


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Energy Official: Less Prep Time Meant Slower Response To Outages

Utility crews have been slower to fix Northeast power outages caused by last weekend’s record-setting snowstorm than they were after Hurricane Irene and its remnants because they had less time to prepare, a U.S. Department of Energy official said Tuesday.


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


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Utilities Brace For Storm Outages

Power company officials say hundreds of crews are ready to restore electricity after Hurricane Irene hits Connecticut.