NU workers deliver no-confidence message

The blizzard played a role in a political action staged Monday at the State Capitol by unionized utility workers unhappy with staffing cutbacks at two Northeast Utilities subsidiaries, Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas.

Neither snow nor rain? Postal service suspends mail service

Boston (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night? Not exactly. The U.S. Postal Service says it won't be delivering mail to a large swath of the Northeast.

Governors lift snowstorm-related travel bans in New York City, New Jersey

Motorists can get back on the roads in New Jersey and New York City, and transit will restart soon.


Electrical outages rare in Connecticut in massive storm

Power outages have been rare despite the significant snowfall in the winter storm pummeling Connecticut.

Guard depot supervisor handed probation for stealing scrap metal

Enfield (AP) - A former maintenance depot supervisor for the Connecticut National Guard was ordered to serve probation Monday on charges that he stole hundreds of dollars' worth of scrap metal. James Liss was fired a year ago as a...

Bill offered by Waterford lawmaker attempts to deal with 'spite fences'

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that attempts to ensure local zoning officials have the power to take action when good fences donít make good neighbors.

State's job gains aren't translating locally

Connecticut added 4,800 jobs in December, but the Norwich-New London area saw none of those gains.

State offers tips to keep livestock, pets safe during blizzard

Farmers and owners of livestock and pets are being advised by state Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven Reviczky to make preparations for the storm, which could bring heavy snow and power outages.



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Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

Police: Norwich man charged with assault for spitting in faces of officers

A man spat in the faces of two police officers Friday morning while being arrested, adding two counts of assault on a police officer to his charges.

Worker killed in accident at Middletown steel factory

A worker has died in an accident at a steel processing plant in Middletown.



Residents take advantage of American Red Cross shelter in East Lyme

About 10 residents from local communities stayed overnight Monday into Tuesday at the regional shelter at East Lyme Middle School, according to the American Red Cross.

Getting to work, the old-fashioned way

As the health and environment reporter for the last decade or so of my time here, I've kayaked, hiked rocky slopes, waded into rivers, slogged across marshes and ridden some incredibly rough dirt roads to get a story. But never has just getting from...

Blizzard doesn't stop volunteers from serving up a hot breakfast

New London - The coffee was hot and the scrambled eggs and toast ready for anyone looking for a hot meal downtown this morning, as New London Breakfast continued its tradition of serving a free morning meal to those who walked in the...

As snowstorm bears down, chimney service in demand

Chimney sweeps don't mind working in the cold but ice and snow are different.