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March 14, 2017

Storm Delays Legislative Business

by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2017 12:29am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a travel ban that starts at 5 a.m. today and Connecticut’s legislative leaders agreed to allow a legislative committee to delay a vote on casino expansion.

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March 13, 2017

U.S. Northeast Primes Plows With Blizzard Bearing Down

by Daniel Trotta, Reuters | March 13, 2017 5:30am

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) - Weather forecasters on Sunday put the U.S. East Coast from New York City to Boston on a blizzard watch, warning of the potential for 12 to 18 inches of snow and wind blasts in some areas from Monday night into Wednesday.

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February 9, 2017

Malloy Declares A Snow Day for State Employees

by Christine Stuart | February 9, 2017 12:14am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking first and second-shift state employees to stay home Thursday due to the expected snow storm.

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January 7, 2017

SNOW! Hartford Announces Parking Ban for First Winter Storm of Season

by Matthew Zagaja | January 7, 2017 4:01pm

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is experiencing its first major snowfall of 2017 and cities and residents are spending the day preparing to deal with the snow and its aftermath. A winter storm warning is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight.

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December 13, 2016

Water Conservation Efforts Would Be More Effective If Mandated By Municipalities

by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 1:41pm

Jack Kramer photo HARTFORD, CT – Taking proactive measures to battle continuing drought conditions in the state is better left to municipalities than utility companies, is what environmentalists and an audience of state officials and legislators heard from experts Tuesday.

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August 9, 2016

CT Launches Emergency App

by Christine Stuart | August 9, 2016 3:50pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut has not faced a natural disaster this year, but “now is not the time to be complacent,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday.

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August 5, 2016

OP-ED | We’re All Going to Pay for Climate Change Sooner or Later

by Susan Bigelow | August 5, 2016 10:00am

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There’s something off about the seasons. Don’t you feel it? Haven’t you sensed, these past few years, that things haven’t been right? Slowly, slowly, the weather’s changing as the world is shifting.

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May 25, 2016

AAA: Americans Are Hitting The Road This Summer & This Weekend

by Cara Rosner | May 25, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock More than one-third of Americans plan to take a family vacation in the coming year, according to AAA, and low gas prices have most of them planning road trips.

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March 11, 2016

Clean Water Advocates Take Their Fight To the Capitol

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2016 3:33pm

Christine Stuart photo Clean water advocates packed a legislative hearing room Friday to support legislation that would eliminate a discount a regional water authority gave to a bottling company with plans to set up shop in Bloomfield.

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January 22, 2016

Coastal Communities Win $54.2M Federal Storm Resiliency Grant

by Christine Stuart | January 22, 2016 2:44pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut will receive a $54.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve shoreline infrastructure and increase resiliency for future weather events.

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