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Northeast Utilities

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  • Water-Bingeing UConn Needs To Sober Up

    The fervor with which the University of Connecticut clamors to slake its unquenchable thirst for more water is only a step removed from its undergraduates' thirst for beer. UConn officials argue their cause soberly, but the institution's behavior over...
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags

    Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags
    More than a month after legislators announced the establishment of a fund to help first responders to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, just less than $22,000 has been donated by the private companies that pledged to sustain it. As of...
  • Crime & Punishment: Fairfield Man Chases Teenagers With a Machete

    Crime & Punishment: Fairfield Man Chases Teenagers With a Machete
    A UConn law student has been arrested and ordered to stay off the school's West Hartford campus over a series of disturbing comments she reportedly made online. WFSB reports that the investigation began after 32-year-old Anya Bargh allegedly suggested...
  • Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others

    Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others
    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty acted wisely last month when she returned $3,500 in campaign contributions from executives and lobbyists for Northeast Utilities, an energy company regulated by her husband, Dan Esty, who is the commissioner of the state...
  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • Adding Hydropower To State Energy Mix Makes Sense

    A good bill to get more clean energy into Connecticut has been held up in the House. That's too bad. The House should pass the bill, which has already passed the Senate. It would likely lower Connecticut's sky-high electric rates while decreasing the...
  • Unneeded Power Line Would Scar New Hampshire

    The Northern Pass Transmission Project — a proposed $1.4 billion electricity transmission project that would bring 1,200 megawatts of energy from Hydro-Quebec's hydroelectric plants in Canada to southern New England — is one of the hottest...
  • Companies with the most older workers

    As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
  • State Utility Regulators 'Legally Obliged' To Review NU-NSTAR Merger

    State Utility Regulators 'Legally Obliged' To Review NU-NSTAR Merger
    State utility regulators announced Wednesday that they are "legally obliged to review the proposed merger" of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, a Boston-based utility, reversing a decision they made six months ago. The preliminary decision by the Public...
  • Power Outages Continue From October Storm

    Power Outages Continue From October Storm
    There was more tough talk aimed at Connecticut Light & Power on Monday, nine days after the snowstorm that wreaked havoc on trees and power lines and plunged more than 800,000 power company customers into darkness. During a late afternoon press...