(Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Weather Safety Tips

The Department of Public Health is reminding state residents to prepare for the cold weather and winds forecast for the next few days, to avoid hypothermia and frostbite.


Solar energy (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Projects To Diversify State’s Energy Portfolio

The state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.


Wind-Whipped Fire Spread To Nearby Homes

Torrington officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that was fueled by high winds and spread to two nearby homes. No one was injured.


Route 70 at Marion Road, Cheshire (John Victory/WTIC Photo)

Overnight Winds Close Roads, Cut Off Power, Affect School Openings

Strong winds and rain which battered Connecticut overnight brought down trees, cutting power and closing roads.


(File/Sean Gallup/Getty Images News)

Siting Council Okays Colebrook Wind Farm Site

What would be Connecticut’s first wind farm has been approved for a site in Colebrook.


(File/Sean Gallup/Getty Images News)

State House Passes Wind Power Regs

The Connecticut House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed legislation that requires regulations governing the approval of wind power projects.


(Courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Prospect Wind Farm Rejected

The Connecticut Siting Council has rejected the state’s first proposed wind power project.



UTC Optimistic About Wind Power

An executive of United Technologies Corp. says the conglomerate is more optimistic about the wind power business it recently entered than fuel cell technology that has been among its businesses for years.


Prospect Residents Take a Close Look at Wind Power

By STEPHEN SINGER, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Residents of Prospect concerned about a proposal to build wind power turbines in their small Connecticut town have gotten a close-up look at a wind project […]


Wind Advisory for Parts of Connecticut

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory until 2 a.m. for Hartford, Tolland and Windham Counties.  The advisory will extend until 6 a.m. Satuyrday for the southern half of the state,  and until […]



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