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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Infiniti M56

    By Paula MacPherson The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button. Some of it requires no effort on the part...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and plans to announce that Tuesday. Here's a quick snapshot of things to know about him. ___ THE BRIEF "Sit down and shut up!" ''Get the hell off the...
  • LeaderShop service trip builds skills, confidence in teens

    LeaderShop service trip builds skills, confidence in teens
    Teens from the LeaderShop program in La Grange returned home from a service trip with two sets of building skills, each as important as the other. "Drilling, hammering and nailing, I had never done anything like that before," said Dalila Ovalle, 15,...
  • Proposed settlement would allow Bonner Bridge replacement

    North Carolina transportation officials have reached an agreement with environmental groups that would allow for the construction of a new span across Oregon Inlet to replace the aging Bonner Bridge. The state Department of Transportation on Monday...
  • Residents disagree about proposed State Police gun range

    A standing-room-only crowd filled the meeting room at the Willington Public Library on Thursday evening, May 28, as residents heard a proposal from the Connecticut State Police for a new Firearms Training Facility to be built on one of three sites: two in...
  • New York preservationists, officials square off over concrete boxes

    New York preservationists, officials square off over concrete boxes
    From the beginning, the hulking edifice drew furrowed brows in Goshen, a lovingly preserved town with a harness racing museum, village green and buildings harking back to the Revolutionary War. On a Main Street lined with brick colonial and Victorian...
  • Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)

    Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)
    Comcast, like any cable operator in Greater Hartford, knows why subscribers are bailing out of its television service. The Internet is taking over video entertainment. For the first time, Comcast announced in a recent earnings call, it has more Internet...
  • Bogey's Is Back, But In A New Neighborhood

    Bogey's Is Back, But In A New Neighborhood
    Bogey's is back — the golf-themed Westport haunt, closed by Hurricane Irene floods in 2011 — has reopened in Norwalk. For 17 years Bogey's, less than a mile from downtown Westport, was a favorite neighborhood hangout. Now in the former Ash...
  • Require budget cuts for disaster aid?: Front Burner

    Require budget cuts for disaster aid?: Front Burner
    The good news: Florida has enjoyed nearly 10 years of hurricane-free living. The bad news: Experts say that drought means ill winds soon will blow. Over that decade, Florida's population has grown, and more homes and businesses to cater to that enlarged...
  • Chesapeake Bay is better long-term, but improvements slowing

    Chesapeake Bay is better long-term, but improvements slowing
    In the long-term, the Chesapeake Bay is getting healthier. In the short-term — not so much. That's the gist of an analysis by Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) scientists who looked at nutrient and sediment loads in the James River and eight other...
  • Hampton Roads military bases brace for climate change, sea-level rise

    HAMPTON — When Hurricane Isabel raged through Hampton Roads in 2003, tidal levels rose 7.9 feet, putting most of Langley Air Force Base underwater. As the waters receded, the damage was immense. Two hundred facilities on the base were affected....