Anne Hughes Candidate Statement: A Demand for Accountability

I’m determined to amplify an unmistakable, common thread that runs through the thousands of conversations, emails, texts, and phone calls I’ve had with constituents these past two years: It’s a demand for accountability.

This year we’ve faced the combined impact of the COVID pandemic Continue reading “Anne Hughes Candidate Statement: A Demand for Accountability”

PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will hold a public comment hearing on Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on Eversource and United Illuminating’s responses to Tropical Storm Isaias: Docket Number 20-08-03, Investigation into Electric Continue reading “PURA Public Comment Hearing on Response to Tropical Storm Isaias”

Letter: ‘Sincerest Gratitude’ to Senator Tony Hwang for Storm Response

To The Editor:

I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to Senator Tony Hwang! After superstorm Isaias, several homes on my street were without the internet for three weeks. I had many lines and electrical components down on the ground. My neighbors and I contacted Optimum Continue reading “Letter: ‘Sincerest Gratitude’ to Senator Tony Hwang for Storm Response”

Letter: Let’s Pay Careful Attention This Election Year

To the Editor:

John Shaban’s op-ed of Aug. 13 is the most misleading account I’ve seen since President Trump’s latest tweet.

Shaban was our state representative from January 2011 to  January 2017. We experienced Hurricane Irene in August 2011 followed by a huge snowstorm in October, Continue reading “Letter: Let’s Pay Careful Attention This Election Year”

Living In Darkness

While I enjoy a nice wind and rain storm, Tropical Storm Isaias was not what I had anticipated. As the storm ripped its way up the East Coast, I heard a very eerie hum in the air.

I stuck my head out of one of my windows. It is missing a screen as it is one of the many things that Continue reading “Living In Darkness”

Reflections on the Summer Storm

A day of sturm und drang ended in brilliant moonlight. There was little else to look at.
Homes were in darkness as were their occupants. There was no way to know when power would be restored and no way to find out.

Mother Nature had once again tested human ingenuity. On Sherwood Continue reading “Reflections on the Summer Storm”

A Brief Message from First Selectman Bindelglass (with Links to Recent Messages)

The following brief update from First Selectman David Bindelglass was posted to the town’s website this morning:

We are aware that little was accomplished last night. We and our state officials are getting on UI again today. We are down to few enough sites that we will be checking Continue reading “A Brief Message from First Selectman Bindelglass (with Links to Recent Messages)”

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