Aug 9, 2012
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By Edward Colby

Dramatic Photos: The Fury of Irene

The first hurricane to threaten the U.S. mainland in three years is a monster. See Full Gallery

Aug 28, 2012

Many Rebuild What Irene Tore Down

Many Rebuild What Irene Tore Down

Reconstruction is making Cosey Beach taller and stronger, because people remember the incredible flooding just one year ago.

Jul 26, 2012

Governor Signs Storm Preparedness Legislation

Governor Signs Storm Preparedness Legislation

The reason for the legislation is to be better prepared for natural disasters and avoid what happened during Tropical Storm Irene and the October nor’eastern, when the state was crippled by downed trees and...

Jan 11, 2012

Malloy Wants Storm Exercises, Utility Standards

Malloy Wants  Storm Exercises, Utility Standards

Malloy said his administration is taking a "step-by-step approach" toward improving the state's preparedness and emergency response systems.

Oct 27, 2011

After the Storm: Help for CT Residents Two Months Later

After the Storm: Help for CT Residents Two Months Later

Nearly two months after Tropical Storm Irene struck the state, residents are being reminded about a fast-approaching FEMA deadline and a disaster center set to close.

Oct 13, 2011

New Hurricane Insurance Guidelines Being Considered

New Hurricane Insurance Guidelines Being Considered

The changes could save homeowners thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses the next time a hurricane hits the state.

Oct 13, 2011

Blumenthal to State Farm: Waive Hurricane Deductible

Blumenthal to State Farm: Waive Hurricane Deductible

State Farm requires some to pay a $10,000 deductible, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said.

Oct 3, 2011

FEMA Approved $5 Million in Irene Aid

Sep 26, 2011

Public to Weigh In on Irene Response

Public to Weigh In on Irene Response

The state is looking into the response after Tropical Storm Irene.

Sep 22, 2011

FEMA Centers Transform to Help Businesses

FEMA Centers Transform to Help Businesses

FEMA has approved $3.2 million in individual help after Tropical Storm Irene.

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Lebanon House Collapses as Gasoline Fuels Fire

Flames engulfed a home on Williams Crossing Road in Lebanon and caused it to collapse Thursday morning, fueled by 15 gallons of gasoline stored in the basement.

Spanish Company Buying US Utility Serving Northeast For $3B

Spanish Company Buying US Utility Serving Northeast For $3B

Spain's leading electricity and natural gas utility, Iberdrola, said it will buy the northeastern U.S. utility company UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about $3 billion.

Toll Brothers Ends Cedar Mountain Development Plan

Toll Brothers Ends Cedar Mountain Development Plan

Toll Brothers has dropped its plans to build dozens of homes on a 73-acre site on Cedar Mountain in Newington, according to town officials, and the town is now looking to acquire that land and preserve it as...

12 Homes Affected by Middletown Water Main Break

12 Homes Affected by Middletown Water Main Break

Water service has been shut off to 12 homes in Middletown while crews respond to a water main break on Congdon Street, according to Guy Russo, of Middletown Water & Sewer.

Fisherman Rescued After Falling Into Water in New London

Fisherman Rescued After Falling Into Water in New London

Freezing cold water in New London harbor just about did in a fisherman who fell in Wednesday evening, but he caught the attention of a man on a boat nearby.

Icy Gas Meter Prompts House Fire in Westport

Icy Gas Meter Prompts House Fire in Westport

An ice-covered gas meter prompted the boiler to catch fire at a home on Lees Lane in Westport on Thursday morning, according to the fire department.