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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Mail delivery won’t resume until Wednesday, official says

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UPDATE 9:05 AM Even though the travel ban has been lifted on local roads in Fairfield and Litchfield counties, don’t expect to see those red, white and blue mail trucks rolling by today. “The mail is dependent on the transportation system and it isn’t possible yet to reopen retail centers or resume home delivery,” said […] [Read More]
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The snow storm: What you need to know

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that the statewide travel ban on Connecticut will end at 2 PM. He warned that the travelers will still be slowed by the snowfall, which has been considerably less in the western half of the state than the eastern portion, where “moderate” bands of precipitation are expected throughout the afternoon. When […] [Read More]
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School closings

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Albertus Magnus College: Closed Amity Reg. School Dist. 5: Closed Ansonia School District: Closed Bethany School District: Closed Bethel Public Library: Closed Bridgeport School District: Closed Brookfield School District: Closed Bullard-Havens CTHS: Closed Central CT State University: Closed CES – Trumbull: Closed Christian Heritage School: Closed Danbury School District: Closed Darien School District: Closed Derby […] [Read More]
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How much snow did we get?

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No, it wasn’t the blizzard that was originally forecast. But it was the biggest snowfall of the season. So in the end, how much snow did we get? Here are the latest totals from the National Weather Service: From 8:30 PM FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEW CANAAN: 12.3 inches. DARIEN: 9.5 inches. DANBURY: 7.0 inches. RIDGEFIELD: 6 […] [Read More]
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Scattered power outages reported

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UPDATED: 12:41 PM Power has been restored in Greenwich, CL&P reports. UPDATED: 10:57 AM According to CL&P there are 1,590 customers without power in Greenwich, representing 6 percent of customers. Spokesman Mitch Gross says the utility received information about 10 minutes ago and “We are checking it out as we speak.” He had no further […] [Read More]
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Postal service suspends delivery

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Forget that motto: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” The blizzard that has paralyzed the Northeast has cancelled mail delivery across the Northeast. Most service was, in fact, suspended at 3:30 PM Monday. “The Postal Service has suspended delivery and […] [Read More]
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CT National Guard stands ready to help

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Maj. Gen. Thaddeus J. Martin, Adjutant General and Commander of the Connecticut National Guard said that soldiers and airmen throughout the state are reporting for duty and readying equipment to assist the citizens of Connecticut in response to the blizzard. The Connecticut National Guard’s focus overnight will be in supporting the Connecticut State Police assisting […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Hospital blizzard closings

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The following services of Bridgeport Hospital are closed due to the impending blizzard: Ahlbin Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers in Bridgeport, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull and Southport Bridgeport Hospital Primary Care Center, 226 Mill Hill Ave., Bridgeport Bridgeport Hospital Center for Geriatrics, 95 Aromory Rd., Stratford Bridgeport Hospital Occupational Medicine and Industrial Medical Center, 226 Mill Hill Ave., […] [Read More]
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