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Monday, Sep 19, 2011

Hearings on Irene Response Begin Today

Hearings on Irene Response Begin Today

The state General Assembly on Monday will hold its first hearing about the state's readiness and response to Hurricane Irene. On Monday, a hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

Pelosi to Visit East Haven FEMA Center

Pelosi to Visit East Haven FEMA Center

Nancy Pelosi will be making a stop in East Haven Friday. The Democratic Congresswoman from California and former Speaker of the House will be visiting one of two new FEMA centers to open in...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

Willimantic Forum on Irene's Impact

Willimantic Forum on Irene's Impact

Local towns are beginning to assess their response to Tropical Storm Irene. In Willimantic, two local lawmakers are holding a forum where local residents and businesses can talk about how the storm impacted...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Hearings on Irene Response Planned

Hearings on Irene Response Planned

Tropical Storm Irene caused damage across the state, toppling trees that closed roads and knocked out power. The storm left several people in the dark for an entire week and many were left with no...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

2 More FEMA Centers Open Today

2 More FEMA Centers Open Today

Two additional Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery centers will opening on Thursday to help homeowners and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Irene. There are now 11 centers. The East...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011

Malloy Wants Tree Trimming Reviewed

Malloy Wants Tree Trimming Reviewed

Neighbors on Strickland Street in Glastonbury were stunned when Irene's wind gusts snapped a massive tree, taking down power lines and making the road impassable, but residential roads were not the only...

Friday, Sep 9, 2011

CL&P's Dilemma: How to Pay for Irene

CL&P's Dilemma: How to Pay for Irene

Northeast Utilities is trying to figure out to pay the $100 million tab related to restoring power after Tropical Storm Irene hit New England.

Thursday, Sep 8, 2011

Irene Will Cost CL&P $100M

Irene Will Cost CL&P $100M

At the height of Tropical Storm Irene, about 830,000 people had no power when the storm knocked down trees that pulled down power lines. Northeast Utilities, the parent company of Connecticut Light & Power...

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011

Thieves Target Condemned Homes

Thieves Target Condemned Homes

They lost their homes to Tropical Storm Irene.  Now, six East Haven homeowners are victims again after criminals targeted their properties. Officers caught Robert Camposano and Frank Ianniello in the...

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011

Is it IRS to the Rescue?

Is it IRS to the Rescue?

The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to people in Connecticut still struggling in the days and weeks after Tropical Storm Irene.

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East Windsor Signs Development Agreement for New Casino
East Windsor Signs Development Agreement for New Casino

East Windsor town officials held a special meeting at East Windsor High School Saturday where they approved a development agreement between the town and MMCT Venture LLC, the joint Mohegan-Mashantucket Pequot company, that could pave the way for a third casino in the state.

One Dead After Car Crashes into Saugatuck River in Westport
One Dead After Car Crashes into Saugatuck River in Westport

One person is dead and a second was taken to the hospital after a car crashed into the Saugatuck River in Westport Saturday.

Malloy Throws Support to Perez for National Party Chairman
Malloy Throws Support to Perez for National Party Chairman

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is among those who backing former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to head the national Democratic Party.

Actor Bill Paxton Dies of Complications From Surgery at 61
Actor Bill Paxton Dies of Complications From Surgery at 61

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister," "Apollo 13," and "Aliens." His most recent role was on the small screen, in the CBS series "Training Day." In a statement to TMZ, which broke the news of Paxton's death, his family said: “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery.”

Rollercoaster Weather Gets Mixed Reviews from Residents
Rollercoaster Weather Gets Mixed Reviews from Residents

Sunday morning, the temperature was 20 degrees colder than the day before. The wind chill made it feel like the mid-20s outside.

UConn Extends Streak to 103 with Rout of Memphis
UConn Extends Streak to 103 with Rout of Memphis

Katie Lou Samuelson broke out of a shooting slump on Saturday, scoring 29 points to lead top-ranked UConn to a 91-48 win over Memphis that extended the Huskies record winning streak to 103 games.