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‘Conquering Hypertension’ discussed next Thursday

February 19, 2014
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A free open house and information event, “Conquering Hypertension,” at Wheeler’s Health & WellnessCenter, 10 North Main St., Bristol, will highlight Wheeler’s integrated health care services; the signs and symptoms of hypertension, and strategies to eliminate hypertension through a healthy lifestyle. The open house includes tours of Wheeler’s Health & WellnessCenter; Body Mass Index (BMI)…

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First the snow, then the aftermath

February 18, 2014
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First the snow, then the aftermath

As if the snow wasn’t enough to worry about, wait for its follow-up, reports AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com report in addition to the warmup bringing a break from winter this week, rain and rising temperatures will also bring the potential for flooding and roof collapses. Temperatures will climb into the 40s over much of the Upper Midwest, New…

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The latest from AccuWeather on the snow storm

February 18, 2014
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The latest from AccuWeather on the snow storm

  AccuWeather reports latest storm moving quickly. AccuWeather.com report after blasting the Midwest and Great Lakes on Monday and Monday night, a complex, fast-moving storm will bring heavy snow to parts of the Northeast on Tuesday. Delays are likely during the morning commute along the I-95 corridor from Philadelphia to New York City due to the…

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Dare we say it… snow, again

February 17, 2014
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Dare we say it… snow, again

It’s that four-letter word in the forecast again, according to AccuWeather. Snow. There will be no rest for the snow weary from the Midwest to East Coast as yet another quick-moving system threatens to lay down a swath of several inches of snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast on Monday through Tuesday. “Even…

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More snow expected to hammer eastern New England, says AccuWeather

February 14, 2014
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More snow expected to hammer eastern New England, says AccuWeather

Just in case you haven’t had enough snow since yesterday, AccuWeather says more is on the way. But there is also good news… AccuWeather.com report into the first part of the weekend, light to moderate snow will push from the Ohio Valley to the mid-Atlantic states, but a blizzard may develop in eastern New England. The…

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Gov. declares State of Emergency, orders state workers to stagger arrival times Friday

February 13, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today declared a State of Emergency in an attempt for the state to pursue a request to the federal government to help some municipalities in Connecticut that are experiencing road salt shortages for the remainder of this winter season, according to a press release from his office.  Today’s winter weather event…

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AccuWeather shares timeline on impact of storm

February 13, 2014
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AccuWeather shares timeline on impact of storm

The snowstorm currently underway in Connecticut has been causing trouble across the states, according to AccuWeather.   AccuWeather.com report a snowstorm is spreading in the Northeast, creating travel nightmares and widespread power outages. “An area from northwest of Washington, D.C., to east-central Pennsylvania, up to near New York City and Boston will have heavy snow, accumulating…

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Snow day for 1st, 2nd shift state workers today

February 13, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced in a press release he has ordered all first and second shift, non-essential state employees to not report to work on Thursday, Feb. 13, in response to winter storm conditions across the state.  State employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors for further guidance. “As conditions are predicted to intensify…

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Low income families can make homes more energy efficient

February 11, 2014
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Competitive Resources Inc. (CRI) recently was awarded a contract to offer the Home Energy Solutions-Income Eligible program (HES-IE) statewide to Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) customers who meet specific income criteria. In addition, CRI will continue to offer this service to income-eligible customers of The United Illuminating Company (UI). The HES program, which is…

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Tourism in CT making headway, reports Malloy

February 11, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced via a press release that the state Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and its Office of Tourism released new tracking results that demonstrate the $22 million Statewide Tourism Marketing Fund investment over the course of 18 months has generated measurable gains in overall tourism spending to the…

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