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Superstorm Sandy

Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Conn. Panel to Discuss Rebuilding After Superstorm

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are meeting with federal, state and local officials to discuss rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and steps that can be taken to blunt future storm damage. Sen. Chris […]

07/26/2013

File photo of debris on a beach. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Note Found Amid Sandy Debris Is From Dead Girl

A dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl wrote a message on a scrap of paper, placed it in a ginger-ale bottle and launched it into the waters off Long Island. Now, that bottle has been discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.

07/11/2013

Stonington Man Making Art from Storm Debris

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) _ A Connecticut man is turning debris he found at Misquamicut Beach after Superstorm Sandy into art. The Westerly Sun reports (http://bit.ly/12KVdEE ) that Matt Peel of Pawcatuck, Conn. spent a month […]

07/05/2013

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

Lawmakers to Review Sandy Storm Aid Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two legislative committees are reviewing a proposed action plan from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration for spending more than $10.5 million in federal money awarded after Superstorm Sandy hit Connecticut. The […]

06/25/2013

Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 24, 2012 (NOAA/ Getty Images)

Hotel’s Stay Policy Violated State Law During Storm Sandy

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection says a Stamford hotel tried to require longer than usual stays during Superstorm Sandy last October and will forfeit $1,800 to the state.

06/20/2013

Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 29 (NOAA/Getty Images)

Mayor Says City Needs Additional Storm Sandy Recovery $$

Bridgeport’s mayor says the governor’s plan for allocating $72 million in federal funding to recover from Superstorm Sandy isn’t adequate for the city’s needs.

06/11/2013

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

How Will State Hand Out Fed. Money to Sandy Victims?

Connecticut could be getting millions of dollars from HUD to help with storm Sandy repairs. Almost 72-millions dollars to help Connecticut with storm Sandy recovery, but who will get it? Gov. Malloy has submitted a […]

06/07/2013

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

Plans Released For Use Of Sandy Recovery Funds

Governor Malloy is announcing plans for the release and use of $82.5 million in federal relief funding to address critical needs from those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Funding by way of the federal Department of […]

05/29/2013

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Storm Sandy Recovery Fund Still Has Millions

Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren’t immediately apparent in the disaster’s wake.

05/28/2013

File photo of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. (credit: Getty Images)

Snooki: Christie ‘Just Doesn’t Like Us’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was never a fan of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” saying it unfairly cast the state in a negative light.

05/24/2013

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