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CL&P says 35,000 still without power

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CL&P says its crews in the field have been hampered by snow clogged roads. The company said 35,000 customers were still without power heading into Sunday. As crews are dispatched to make specific repairs, the estimated restoration times for those repairs will be updated under the “My Outage Status” link at www.cl-p.com and at 800-286-2000. […] [Read More]
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Fairfield ‘Code Red:’ Snow-clearing progress

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Following is the text of the 6 p.m. Saturday “Code Red” message sent to Fairfield residents by First Selectman Michael Tetreau: This is First Selectman Mike Tetreau with a report from Fairfield’s Emergency Management team as of 6 p.m.  Saturday evening. It is now reported that Fairfield received 30 inches of snow causing drifts as […] [Read More]
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Forecast: Bitter cold tonight

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Here’s the last details from the National Weather Service: Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -5. North wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as -2. North wind around 6 […] [Read More]
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Shelton man dies while shoveling snow

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From Shelton police: On February 9, 2013 at approximately 4:00 AM Shelton Police, Shelton Fire and Shelton EMS responded to a residence on Darrin Dr for a medical emergency. Upon arrival a 49 year old male was found to be unconscious and not breathing. The male was pronounced dead on scene. Preliminary investigation reveals the […] [Read More]
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Travel ban imposed in Bridgeport

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy may have lifted the travel ban at 4 p.m. Saturday. But Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch imposed a Bridgeport travel plan starting at 4 p.m. Press release: As of 4 p.m. today (Saturday) Mayor Bill Finch has ordered a local travel ban into effect for all City streets. “While the Governor has […] [Read More]
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Oxford hit hard by storm

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“Nemo has not been kind to Oxford,” First Selectman George Temple said in a robo call sent to residents Saturday afternoon. The town received one of the highest snowfall totals in the state – 36 inches. Many roads have not been plowed because of deep snow and mechanical breakdowns of trucks. Temple also said one […] [Read More]
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Small building collapse in Milford

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Assistant Fire Chief Robert Healey said Saturday a small building at the Steven’s Ford dealership collapsed. No one was hurt, though there was a man at the site at the time, he said. This was a small building connecting two larger ones, according to the fire department. [Read More]
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I like snow, but …

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Since my neighbors and I have yet to see a plow come through our Black Rock neighborhood in Bridgeport, it seems to have inspired less of a get up-and-go and more of a stay in-and-wait attitude when it comes to storm cleanup. I, however, did try to unearth my car from what had to be, […] [Read More]
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Travel ban lifted

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy said the travel ban will be lifted at 4 p.m. This will apply to all roads, including limited access highways. “While we are lifting the ban on travel this afternoon at 4, I still want to urge residents to stay off the roads if at all possible,” said Malloy. “Crews are […] [Read More]
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Just another snow day in Greenwich

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Jack Capizzi had been a little bummed that he was going to spend his February break on a beach in Saint Kitts, instead of snowboarding on some mountain. It might not have been the same as a ski vacation, but the 10-year-old got his winter fix Saturday by sledding on the steep hill next to […] [Read More]
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