NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts tagged “CL&P

CL&P Linemen Hailed as ‘Heroes of the North’ – Restore Power in Maine Hit by Ice Storm

Posted on January 14, 2014

Story by Jacqueline Bennett   Photos courtesy of Mike Larned and Scott Herman                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seventy-six Connecticut Light & Power linemen…

New England Braces for Blizzard, More Than 800 Plows Prepared In Connecticut

Posted on February 8, 2013

Write-Up by Jacqueline Bennett New England is bracing for a blizzard expected to hit later today, last overnight into Saturday morning and bring at least two feet of snow in some areas plus high winds. In preparation, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy here in Connecticut the State Emergency Operations Center is slated to open this morning at 9 a.m., more than 800 state and contractor plows are ready to go, a good supply of salt mixtures is stockpiled throughout the state and non-essential state workers have been told not to report. State police are recommending motorists stay off the roads during the storm. A spokesperson for Connecticut Light & Power said 400 linesmen are on stand-by with crews already positioned in staging areas.…