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Storm To Send Temperatures Plunging To 35 Below In Some Areas

Heavy bands of snow and strong winds Thursday threatened to create near-blizzard conditions in Maine to be followed by the coldest weather in three years — conditions severe enough that even skiers reconsidered going outside. Utility officials feared more power failures following the Christmas week ice storm.

01/02/2014

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Governor Directs Early Dismissal At State Agencies

As the state prepares for more snow and frigid temperatures,  Governor Malloy ordered state agency heads to release state workers early to help manage the afternoon commute.  The governor will brief the state on storm […]

01/02/2014

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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.

01/02/2014

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Destination: Stockholm

If you appreciate delicious food paired with locally-distilled spirits, Instagram-worthy waterside views, and stunningly attractive locals, add Stockholm, Denver to your travel bucket list.

12/25/2013

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State Prepares For Wintry Weekend

By STEPHEN SINGER,  Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A snow and ice storm headed for the Northeast is expected to slow weekend travel by air, rail and highway and has utilities and airports on […]

12/13/2013

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Ways To Cut Heating Costs This Winter In Connecticut

What’s an average homeowner (or home renter) to do to shave a few dollars off their heating bills – and still keep their home and its inhabitants safe, healthy and at least reasonably warm? Here are few simple, common sense tips to make the winter heating bill a little less painful.

12/09/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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Ask An Expert: 5 Tips to Winterize Your Closet

Unless you have a closet that rivals the size of a small bedroom, the changing of the seasons usually means reorganizing.

10/14/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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