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Northeast Utilities

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  • At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog

    At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog
    It’s been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” and recognized by “Every Day with Rachael Ray” magazine. But now the two-foot hot dog that put Doogie’s on the map is no longer. The legendary hot dog is a...
  • Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play

    Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play
    Massachusetts developer John Fish wrote a $10,000 check to the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee last year, only to have it returned because his business, Suffolk Construction, is on a list of companies whose executives are barred from giving...
  • Economic Journal Should Live On — Online

    If it has run its course, The Connecticut Economy shouldn't be killed, it should be replaced. The one thing this state doesn't need right now is less information. The quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department will...
  • The Disappearance of the Bench Seat

    A question I rarely hear anymore was asked at a talk I gave two weeks ago to a group of Northeast Utilities retirees: Why don’t automakers offer front bench seats in their passenger cars? The last to do so was Chevrolet with the Impala. From...
  • Power Company Cancels Contract With Tree-Trimming Firm

    Connecticut Light & Power Co. has ended its contract with a tree-trimming company involved in a train crash Monday and a fatal accident earlier in the month when a worker was killed by a falling branch. "We have canceled our contract with Trees Inc....
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
  • East Hampton To Question CL&P About New Regional Office

    EAST HAMPTON — Representatives from Northeast Utilities are expected to appear before the planning and zoning commission Wednesday to answer questions about the company's plan to consolidate four regional work centers at a facility in East Hampton...
  • Emails Show States' Tight Grip On Regional Power Projects

    As regional plans for a pair of multibillion-dollar energy projects have advanced in New England, officials and staff in some cases have warned about too much public knowledge of the process, according to emails released Tuesday by an environmental...
  • CL&P Tells Regulators It Wants To Raise Electricity Rates By 5.9%

     CL&P Tells Regulators It Wants To Raise Electricity Rates By 5.9%
    Connecticut Light and Power said Friday it wants to raise electricity rates by 5.9 percent, on average, starting Dec. 1, mostly to fix utility poles, wires and other parts of an aging electrical grid. The average customer using 700 kilowatt hours a...
  • Hartford Marathon To Name Title Sponsor; New Haven Open Close

    Hartford Marathon To Name Title Sponsor; New Haven Open Close
    Seven months after ING sponsored its last Hartford Marathon, the race has lined up another corporate title sponsor, to be revealed Wednesday. And the New Haven Open tennis tournament, which was bought last year by the state, is nearing a decision on...
  • Electricity Rates To Increase For CL&P Customers, Fall Slightly For UI

    Electricity Rates To Increase For CL&P Customers, Fall Slightly For UI
    Connecticut Light & Power said Thursday its electricity generation prices are going up more than 8 percent for the second half of the year, while United Illuminating said its rates would drop 3.7 percent in July. The default rate from Connecticut...