Superstorm Sandy

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Conn’s Interest In Berms, Dunes Grows After Sandy

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Devastating flooding from Superstorm Sandy has sparked growing interest in building berms and sand dunes for protection along the Connecticut coast, a swath of land with […]

11/04/2013

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Attorney General Asks To Disallow Part Of CL&P Storm Recovery Request

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/01/2013

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Hundreds Still Displaced By Connecticut Sandy Damage

A year after Superstorm Sandy drove Deborah Dinan from her Milford home, she lives above a loud bar and is often reduced to tears as she struggles to return.

10/28/2013

File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientist: Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels Could Cause More Sandy-Level Flooding

An expert told CBS News that environmental shifts caused by climate change could lead to coastal flooding the likes of which was seen during Superstorm Sandy.

10/28/2013

A military Humvee drives through a flooded road caused by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. To Open 4 Sandy Centers In Shoreline Towns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal money remains to help shoreline residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy last year. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the state will open four centers on Thursday […]

10/24/2013

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Four Centers Open To Aid Sandy Victims

The state is opening four relief centers tomorrow to provide assistance to those affected by last year’s Superstorm Sandy. In announcing the centers, Governor Dannel Malloy said there is still much work to be done, […]

10/23/2013

File photo of some of the damage left by Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Hotel Accused Of Seeking Higher Rates After Sandy

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ The former manager of a Bridgeport Holiday Inn is in court accusing his one-time employer of firing him for refusing to raise room rates after last year’s Superstorm Sandy. William McGarry […]

10/16/2013

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Amtrak Ridership Reached Record High Last Year — Despite Disruptions From Storm Sandy

Railroad officials say Amtrak carried a record number of passengers in the year ending Sept. 30 despite Northeast service that was temporarily knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.

10/14/2013

File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims Of Superstorm Sandy Urged To Apply For Aid

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s governor is pointing small businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state website designed to streamline the process of filing for relief. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office says small businesses can […]

09/28/2013

Aerials from Governor Dannel Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy. (Credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Homeowners Can Apply For Storm Sandy Relief Online

Connecticut’s Department of Housing plans to inform homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy about how they can apply for federal relief funds.

09/02/2013

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