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November 10, 2017

West Hartford Attorney Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for the MDC

by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 3:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.

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November 1, 2017

Five Years After Superstorm Sandy, Connecticut Officials Say It’s Making Progress

by Jack Kramer | Nov 1, 2017 11:00am
Posted to: Energy | Environment | Town News | New Haven | Weather

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT - Officials planned to mark the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, but this past weekend’s powerful storm made Tuesday’s event in New Haven even more timely.

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September 22, 2017

Puerto Rico Struggles With Recovery, Connecticut Officials Promise Help

by Cyrus dos Santos | Sep 22, 2017 4:28pm
Posted to: Weather

Cyrus dos Santos / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT— Puerto Ricans in Hartford sat helpless this week as Hurricane Maria ravaged their island.

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September 18, 2017

Connecticut Drivers Facing Spike in Gas Prices As Texas Refineries Struggle to Recover From Harvey

by Cara Rosner | Sep 18, 2017 11:00am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | The Economy | Energy Sector | Energy | Transportation | Weather

After a sudden jump following Hurricane Harvey, gas prices have leveled off — but they still remain more than 10 percent higher than they were a month ago.

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September 15, 2017

OP-ED | New Study Finds Influence of Bogus News Outlets Increasing

by Barth Keck | Sep 15, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Consumer Protection | Education | Media Matters | Opinion | Weather

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Amid the many stories surrounding Hurricane Irma as it approached the United States last week were these inane and downright preposterous items:

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September 8, 2017

Blumenthal Touts Passage of Harvey Relief

by Cyrus dos Santos | Sep 8, 2017 4:20pm
Posted to: Congress | Weather

Courtesy of NASA's Short-Term Prediction Research and Transition Center HARTFORD, CT — On the heels of a House vote in favor of $15.25 billion in federal disaster relief for Texas and Louisiana, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called on the nation to come together to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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September 5, 2017

Connecticut Keeps Its Eye On Irma

by Jack Kramer | Sep 5, 2017 4:46pm
Posted to: Weather | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — With one, if not two eyes on Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic Ocean, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials Tuesday warned Connecticut residents to prepare well in advance of any storm that winds up threatening the East Coast.

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August 30, 2017

New Haven Company On Front Lines Helping Houston Hurricane Victims

by Jack Kramer | Aug 30, 2017 11:30am
Posted to: Weather | New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT — A New Haven company housed at 770 Chapel Street is smack dab in the middle of rescue and relief efforts in Houston during one of the worst weather events in the country’s history.

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August 28, 2017

Connecticut Sends Airmen To Help with Hurricane Harvey Response

by Staff Report | Aug 28, 2017 4:02pm
Posted to: Military Spending | Weather

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut sent eight airmen from the Connecticut National Guard with a C-130H cargo plane to help with the Hurricane Harvey response.

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March 14, 2017

Storm Delays Legislative Business

by Christine Stuart | Mar 14, 2017 12:29am
Posted to: Gaming | Weather

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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