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Northeast Utilities

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  • Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?

    Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?
    It was hard not to wonder, as thousands of households were plunged into darkness this past week, whether Connecticut Light & Power has the wherewithal to withstand another season of storms. Last week's weather didn't help the utility make its case that...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • 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...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Northeast Utilities Should Stay A Player

    For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
  • Americans for the Arts names top 10 companies that support the arts

     
    Corporate philanthropy has long been a means of soul-cleansing for American businesses. For arts institutions, corporate donations are a lifeblood without which many would cease to exist. The awkward symbiosis is for the most part unique to the U.S....