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Electrical issue causes brief power outage, small fire

NAUGATUCK — An electrical problem caused a brief power outage for homes and businesses along New Haven Road Monday afternoon. Naugatuck Fire Department Capt. John Debisschop said an electrical problem…


Fallen tree causes outages

NAUGATUCK — A fallen tree and equipment failure knocked out power for Connecticut Light and Power customers in Naugatuck and Beacon Falls Wednesday. As of 2 p.m., power had been…

Elsa Peat, an Oliver’s customer since 1964, shops at the Prospect grocery Monday after power was restored. The store had to ditch $100,000 worth of perishables when power went out for three days last week.

Storm slams area merchants

The Nor’easter that slammed the state Oct. 29 was boom or bust for local businesses. Those without power suffered when they shuttered their doors, while others were overwhelmed with customers…

A CL&P crew works to clear fallen trees and branches to restore power August 2011 in Prospect. The company is seeking to collect $414 million in costs from ratepayers associated with damage caused by five major storms that hit in 2011 and 2012.

Power restoration a slow process

A day after Hurricane Irene made her presence felt across the state, Connecticut Light & Power had restored power to more than 288,000 of its customers. As of early this…