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Lightning cause of fire, electrocution in Prospect

PROSPECT — Lightning struck at least twice in Prospect during Wednesday’s storm. It sparked a fire that destroyed a mobile home on Sills Avenue and then a 23-year-old Waterbury man…

Outages, fire reported in area following storm

The number of power outages in Naugatuck is dwindling following a massive thunderstorm that ripped though the area. Connecticut Light & Power reported that at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday 1,276…

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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…

Power restoration on hold in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS – Power restoration for the over 1,000 Connecticut Light and Power Customers was put on hold today at crews previously working in town were redirected to Bethany and…

Prospect power update

PROSPECT – Mayor Robert Chatfield said he hopes 90 percent of the town will have power by this evening. A Connecticut Light and Power crew is currently working on a…

Power outage update

Connecticut Light and Power is pushing towards a deadline of power Sunday night as many area residents enter their sixth day without power. Around 430,000 customers remained without power statewide…

Hot meals available in Beacon Falls as many remain without power

BEACON FALLS – Three crews are working to restore power in town today, according to an alert sent through Beacon Falls’ website. As of 2 p.m. today, 65 percent of…

Andrew Avenue to remain open tonight; City Hill Middle school closing

NAUGATUCK – Most borough residents had power restored by Wednesday morning, but as of noon, 29 percent remained in the dark, according to Connecticut Light and Power’s website. Mayor Robert…

Majority in Prospect to have power back by tonight

PROSPECT – Five crews are currently working to restore power in town, according to Mayor Robert Chatfield. The crews have come from as far away as North Carolina, South Carolina,…

Beacon Falls brightens up

BEACON FALLS – Some lights are finally on in Beacon Falls. Around 7:30 p.m., lights came on along Main Street and the Hill section of town around Town Hall, according…