The first snow of the season for some parts of the state has prompted the Connecticut Triple A to remind drivers to take it easy on the roads. First and foremost, slow down. Steve Rourke, […]
As Connecticut first began digging out from a major October snowstorm, its largest electric utility fielded as many as a half-million calls per day from customers who were angry and frustrated over widespread power outages.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking President Barack Obama to issue a major disaster declaration for Connecticut following last month’s freak October snow storm that left hundreds of thousands without power for days.
Connecticut’s largest utility was working Tuesday night to finish restoring electricity to its remaining customers still in the dark following the pre-Halloween snow storm that originally knocked out power to more than 830,000 of its customers.
The Republican leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives says lawmakers need to meet for a special legislative session and require additional work crews for utilities, impose minimum staffing levels and other initiatives in the wake of last week’s autumn nor’easter that left hundreds of thousands without power for most of the week.
Members of the Connecticut National Guard on Thursday night were expected to begin clearing local roads blocked by fallen trees after mostly finishing the state roads hit by the weekend snowstorm.
The president of Connecticut’s largest utility said Wednesday that he still believes most of the hundreds of thousands of customers still without electricity due to last weekend’s autumn snow storm will have their service restored by late Sunday night.
Woman dies in West Hartford fire trying to heat home.
Connecticut residents driven out of their homes by power outages huddled in warming centers Monday and commuters struggled to find open gas stations while navigating through downed power lines and tree branches left by a rare October snow storm.
President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the Connecticut, ordering federal aid for commodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removal following a devastating October snowstorm.