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Thursday | TheDay.Com

Downed wire cuts power to hundreds in Waterford, closes Route 1

Waterford A downed wire has left 1,659 Connecticut Light & Power customers without power and has temporarily closed Route 1. The downed wire was reported shortly before 5 p.m. in the area of Route 1 and Fog Plain Road.


Related Topix: Waterford, CT, Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC Connecticut

CL&P, UI Score in the Bottom of Nationwide Customer Service Survey

The power companies took a lot of flak for them and now years later those companies have gotten another bad review In the latest J-D Power and Associates rankings both Connecticut Light and Power and United Illuminating scored near the bottom in terms of customer satisfaction.


Related Topix: Energy, JD Power and Associates, Advertising, Southington, CT, Guilford, CT

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

The Worst Is Over: Rain Continues Wednesday, But Clear Skies On The Way

A flood watch is in effect for all of CT with showers lingering into the afternoon.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Energy, Weather, New Haven, CT

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Ely Ave. Blocked, Power Outages Reported After Pole Fire In Norwalk

Updated 11:45 a.m.: Connecticut Light & Power crews are working to restore power in Norwalk after a broken utility pole caused outages for more than 1,000 customers.


Related Topix: Fire, Norwalk, CT, Energy

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Thousands in Connecticut Without Power

As thunderstorms continue to roll through the state Tuesday night more than 5,000 people are left in the dark without power.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Energy, Branford, CT, Clinton, CT, Guilford, CT, Old Saybrook, CT

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Day

Tree on wires blocks road in Route 201 in North Stonington

Route 201 is closed in both directions at Northwest Corner Road because of a tree down on wires, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: North Stonington, CT, Energy

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Weather Alert: 4,500 Connecticut Residents Without Power

Here we go again, 4,500 Connecticut residents are without power as of 9 p.m. according to Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating Co.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Energy, Easton, CT, Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Thousands of Connecticut Residents Without Power

More than 5,000 Connecticut residents are in the dark as of 7 p.m. and that number is likely to increase as there is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight for the state.


Related Topix: Energy, Enfield, CT, Cromwell, CT, Newtown, CT, Brookfield, CT

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Darien Daily Voice

Power Restored Across Darien After Fire In Substation On West Avenue

Updated: DARIEN, Conn. -- It took more than three hours to restore power to all the customers in Darien who lost electricity after a fire at a substation Tuesday evening, according to Connecticut Light & Power.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Energy

Mon Jun 30, 2014


NL crash has knocked out power to more than 1,000

Connecticut Light & Power is reporting that 1,066 customers in the city are currently without power after a car hit a utility pole with a high voltage line at the intersection of Ann and Shaw streets at 5:15 p.m. Fire Department Battalion Chief Keith Nichols said the wires caught fire and CL & P power had to shut down power to the area.


Related Topix: Energy, Fire

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Tree-Trimming Contracts Terminated After Accidents

Northeast Utilities and Connecticut Light & Power have canceled all contracts with Trees, Inc., the company whose workers were injured when a train collided with a tree-trimmer on the tracks in Berlin earlier this week.


Related Topix: Northeast Utilities Systems, Energy, Berlin, CT


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