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  • Butler Doing Awesome Audition For Fall Guy

    Every time I see Jeffrey Butler, the president of CL&P, my overactive imagination dresses him in a Hawaiian shirt and transports him to the beach-side bar I am pretty sure he will be running on the Yucatan peninsula by this time next year. Butler...
  • Chronically Understaffed CL&P Squeezes Workers Harder

    Who do you want standing between a blackout and Connecticut's increasingly frequent major storms — a utility worker in a hardhat behind the wheel of a bucket truck or someone in a $2,000 suit steering a desk in Hartford or Boston? Connecticut Light...
  • 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...
  • 11/13/2011-Heroes

    11/13/2011-Heroes
    We the peeps of Connecticut have been angry at Northeast Utilities and CL&P, justifiably so, in my opinion. But there is one group of people we are not angry with, in fact, we are grateful to.    They came from 23 states and Canada. They worked...
  • 11/4/2011-Where Do They Find These Executives?

    11/4/2011-Where Do They Find These Executives?
    Several years ago, I made Homer Simpson the head of Northeast Utilities over a different fiasco. Well, Homer's back, but this may be the last time I can use that metaphor for the world's most incompetent power plant manager. Word's out that this season...
  • September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness

    September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness
    The state legislature is holding hearings on Connecticut Light & Power's response to Hurricane Irene. Right now they're talking to municipal leaders, but on Monday, citizens will get their shot.   For the first time in history, the state will allow...
  • Simsbury, Tolland, South Windsor Leaders Testify At Two Storm Panel Against CL&P Storm Performance

    Tell us the bad news early. Frustrated town officials from Simsbury, Tolland, Somers, and Roxbury delivered that message when they testified in front of Gov. Dannel Malloy's Two Storm commission Tuesday as huge mounds of brush remained piled along the...
  • Towns Seething On 7th Night Without Power; CL&P Pledges 99 Percent Restoration By Sunday Night; Some Town Officials Simply Don't Believe It

    As mayors and first selectmen were seething Friday on the seventh night without power for many homeowners in their towns, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered an independent review of the response by state electric companies to a freak pre-Halloween storm that...
  • CL&P Says Plenty Of Power Restored; Butler Says 97 Percent With Power After Storm Worse Than Irene

    After getting blasted repeatedly by mayors, first selectmen, and his own customers for the past week, embattled utility president Jeffrey Butler spent time Monday night giving perspective on the intensity of the pre-Halloween storm and the difficulty to...
  • Malloy Talks Tougher About CL&P, Mentions Possible 'Malfeasance'

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a State Capitol press conference, used tough words against CL&P Monday – mentioning the possibility of “malfeasance” by the company, for example – and said his administration would be sure “that...
  • Governors Malloy, Markell Travel Together To Kuwait, Afghanistan; Two Democrats Love Traveling; Markell Campaigned In Hartford For Malloy

    In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side. In Kuwait, too. Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...