Monthly Archive for August, 2011

: August, 2011

CL&P says power back in Geenwich Saturday

CL&P has released projections for power restoration for some communities at Greenwich, New Milford and Stamford restoration expected Saturday. Norwalk expected to be back Tuesday and Newtown

Labor Day outlook for state parks

State Parks will be open this Labor Day weekend, but swimming may be banned at many locations. Here’s the latest press briefing from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as of

Monroe schools to open Sept. 6

MONROE – Monroe Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday.  They will open for all students on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Non-potable water is available at Monroe Police Department and at Stevenson Volunteer

Have you had problems reporting your outage to UI?

A Fairfield resident said he reported his outage to UI on Saturday, but when he called the company to follow up, there was no record of it. His email: I just called the customer service number to

Easton: goal today is retore power to 950 homes

On Wednesday morning, 1823 homes were still without power in Easton. Easton first selectman Tom Herrmann said United Illuminating will attempt to restore power to 950 homes by the end of the day, a

Derby offers showers, food and water

DERBY — The Derby Community Center will be open today and Friday with a limited supply of food and water. The center will also be open today and Friday for showers from noon to 8 p.m. People taking a

City purchases land to complete recreation path

SHELTON — The city purchased the “Great Ledge” property off of Oak Valley Road Extension for open space this week, according to Teresa Gallagher, the city’s conservation agent. The property, which

Shelton police plan DUI checkpoint Friday

SHELTON — The Police Department will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint on Friday from 6:30 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The checkpoint will take place on Bridgeport Avenue, River Road, and in

Municipalities offer showers, water, storm-related assistance

ANSONIA The Ansonia YMCA, 12 State St., is offering showers daily 5:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily. Ansonia oxygen dependent residents should call the Ansonia Police Department if their supply is depleted

Water, showers offered in Seymour

SEYMOUR -— Residents who need water can fill up containers at Great Hill Hose, according to First Selectman Paul Roy. And Wednesday, residents can go to Seymour Middle School from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.