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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm

    Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm
    While the first major snowstorm of this winter wasn't quite as major as expected, Vernon was among towns that were so well-prepared that the approximately 16 inches that fell created hardly any significant problems for emergency service workers. Vernon'...
  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing. By that standard, Chicago's museums did well in...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • Middletown Mayor: Roads Improving, Conditions 'Still Not Ideal'

    Middletown Mayor: Roads Improving, Conditions 'Still Not Ideal'
    MIDDLETOWN — By 2:30 on Tuesday afternoon, road conditions in the city were rapidly improving but city officials are still asking residents to stay put so snow removal can be done as efficiently as possible. Mayor Daniel Drew said crews were mostly...
  • Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy

    Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy
    Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow. The storm punched out a 40-to-50-...
  • A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night

    A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night
    HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm. An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
  • Stay Safe on the Road With NHTSA's Winter Driving Tips

     
    New York, Boston and well, basically all of the Northeast, are hunkering down as the first blizzard of 2015 pounds the area. Related: Get Winter-Ready for the Road With more than 6,000 flights canceled and Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New......
  • Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast second-guessing

    Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast second-guessing
    New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown. The storm buried the Boston area in more than 2 feet...
  • Back To Normal For Many As Blizzard Spins Away

    Back To Normal For Many As Blizzard Spins Away
    In the eastern half of Connecticut, the blizzard of 2015 lived up to expectations — up to 2 feet of snow or more, vicious winds and steep snowdrifts that hampered travel. But it was a normal winter storm for the western half of the state. Many...
  • Farmington Sees 'No Significant Issues' Due To Blizzard

    FARMINGTON — Town Manager Kathy Eagen said the town is in very good shape with no significant issues as of noon Tuesday. Eagen said all town offices will be open on Wednesday. Police said Tuesday residents are encouraged to remain home and stay...
  • Snowstorm Prompts Closure of Schools, Town Hall In Avon On Monday

    AVON — The blizzard that hit Connecticut on Monday and Tuesday closed the local schools and most town services. School officials announced that classes were cancelled on the district's website. All town facilities except for emergency services...