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...

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.

Top Stories
Man Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

Man Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

A 72-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Woodstock, according to firefighters. A family member has identified him as Jan K. Alley.

Man Shot at West Indian Social Club

Man Shot at West Indian Social Club

A man is in critical condition after being shot inside the West Indian Social Club of Hartford overnight.

Route 154 Closed in Essex After Crash

Route 154 Closed in Essex After Crash

Route 154 in Essex is closed in both directions between Route 9 and Old Deep River Road because of a two-car crash.

Pre-Trial Hearing Set for Aaron Hernandez

Pre-Trial Hearing Set for Aaron Hernandez

Another pre-trial hearing is scheduled Monday in Fall River, Massachusetts, for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

Man Honored for Rescuing Girl from Somers Fire

Man Honored for Rescuing Girl from Somers Fire

A Stafford Springs, Connecticut man who rescued a 7-year-old girl from a burning apartment in Somers a year ago is being honored by the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.

State to Meet With Frontier Today

State to Meet With Frontier Today

In the wake of a transition that was shaky at best, state regulators have scheduled a meeting with Frontier Communications to address problems that arose during the changeover from AT&T and left customers...