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Posted inNews

May’s storm leaves the state with multi-million dollar clean up

On the evening of May 15, dozens of children huddled in Hamden’s West Woods Elementary School as the town’s emergency responders wrestled their way through collapsed trees that blocked the entrance to the building. The students in West Woods were just a handful of the victims of the violent May storm, which killed two, injured 83, knocked out power to 182,000 residents, caused more than $13 million in damage and destroyed 25 homes statewide. The storm damage was so extensive, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy filed a request for aide with the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week.

Posted inTransportation

DMV improves some wait times, lines still long at main branches

Motorists at the Wethersfield DMV office endure long waits for service. Michael Thomas was suffering through a two-and-a-half hour wait at the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Wethersfield on a recent afternoon when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appeared on the TV  in the corner of the crowded, dingy room. Thomas watched as Malloy cut the ribbon for […]