Impact to Easton Area Thursday Night and Friday
The Easton Police Department is advising residents that Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to impact the local area overnight and into tomorrow morning. Heavy rainfall is expected and may cause localized flooding. Winds of 35-40 MPH
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Due to high winds, there are two separate power outages in town according to United Illuminating’s website. At present, 597 homes ( 20.09% of UI customers) are without power.
Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle reported there are downed wires on Maple Road, Church Road and Knollcrest.
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Customers advised to sign up for Outage Alert to stay informed about restoration status and updates
United Illuminating (UI), a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), is monitoring forecasts and readying crews and equipment ahead of a storm that’s expected to bring a wintery Continue reading “UI Preparing for Winter Weather”
People Heed Advice and Stay Off Roads
A plow truck clears snow on Sport Hill Road. — Chief Rich Doyle Photo
The Nor’easter that swept through the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning dumped 10 inches of snow on Easton and knocked out power for 90 residents.
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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
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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:
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Easton’s Legislators Agree With Some Reservations
First, it was the Connecticut House of Representatives voting in special session on Wednesday for utility-regulation reform by a vote of 136-4 with 11 not voting. The Senate followed on Thursday with the unanimous support of those
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The following update from First Selectman David Bindelglass was posted to the town’s website this afternoon:
It looks like yesterday’s storm pretty much missed us! That is good as we continue to work on improvements we can make regarding our handling of the prior
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Connecticut House Democrats Anne Hughes and Raghib Allie-Brennan Call for EverSource and United Illuminating Accountability and Propose Utility Customer Bill of Rights
Connecticut State Representatives Anne Hughes (D-135) and Raghib Allie-Brennan (D-2) today announced they will
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