Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

Is CL&P winning PR battle or has public just moved on?

This was the scene at tonight’s forum at Norwalk City Hall on Connecticut Light & Power’s handling of the October 29 nor’easter and August’s Tropical Storm Irene. Sen. Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, who
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State union no longer sharing paycheck woes with public

This is a bit insider baseball, but it’s worth noting in case anyone’s interested… Today our Hearst newspapers published a story about problems public and private employees are having with their
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Wanted: Utility COO. Must have personal appeal, je ne sais quoi

It will be December 1 before the first of several reports about Connecticut Light & Power’s handling of the power outages caused by the October 29 nor’easter is complete. Even CL&P’s own
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CCM planning to connect members with FEMA over disaster aid

In just over two months the White House has twice declared Connecticut a disaster area, paving the way for state and local governments to obtain federal reimbursement for damages that occurred during
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Union head to Butler: Don’t let door hit u on way out

According to one electric worker union official in California, just-resigned Connecticut Light & Power head Jeff Butler had a good relationship with workers on the West Coast. “Jeff Butler was an
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Malloy’s in Middle East, so Lt. Gov. Wyman releases her (yawn) schedule…

While Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy visits troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan through a Department of Defense outreach program, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is keeping her commitments and representing the
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Don’t fire until you see the whites of their … teeth?

MEDIA ADVISORY   EVENT:                  PRESS CONFERENCE: Connecticut Entrepreneurs Announce Major Federal Lawsuit To Fight Back Against State Dental Commission’s Attempt to Shut Down Teeth-Whitening
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CL&P’s performance worst in CT? Tell that to Mass.

The narrative over the past week is that Connecticut Light & Power really blew it in Connecticut and our state was severely short changed when it came to turning back on the lights knocked out by
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Does Witt Associates have an ulterior motive?

Sometimes I’ve got to step back and chuckle at my own profession and our skepticism.  No sooner was it announced Witt Associates is conducting a free review of Connecticut Light & Power’s response
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Your handy storm probe checklist

Two historic storms. Numerous inquiries/investigations. With several state entities probing how Connecticut – and particularly its utilities – handled Tropical Storm Irene in late August and the
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