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Another dose of winter on its way this weekend

February 11, 2013
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Another dose of winter on its way this weekend

Don’t pack up the boosts and overcoats… or the shovels just yet. The weather looks a little dicey this coming weekend, says Accuweather.com   State College, Pa. — 11 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports there continues to be some indication that a major storm will affect the Eastern states and neighboring Canada this weekend. The storm…

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Governor announces declaration of emergency granted

February 10, 2013
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Connecticut has received the presidential emergency declaration, the governor’s office announced. Additionally, the governor in a prepared statement is asking for cooperation and patience from residents during the clean-up. “This declaration will provide much needed assistance to the state and our towns and cities as we continue to recover from this historic winter storm,” said…

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Metro-North trains suspended in wake of storm

February 8, 2013
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The governor has now shut down Metro-North trains. The governor’s office issued the following update. Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that due to current storm conditions and projections of heavy snowfall accumulations, Metro-North Railroad will suspend service tonight beginning at 10:00 p.m. The last New Haven Line departure from Grand Central Terminal will be…

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Governor issues travel ban as of 4 p.m.

February 8, 2013
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that there will be a ban on motor vehicle travel on limited access highways in the State of Connecticut beginning at 4PM.  These prohibitions do not extend to emergency response and recovery vehicles, including public safety vehicles, utility vehicles, and vehicles carrying essential personnel or supplies. “As the weather…

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Monster Jam at 2 p.m. on Saturday has been cancelled in Hartford

February 8, 2013
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This just in from the XL Center… The Saturday Feb. 9, 2:00pm Advance Auto Parts  Monster Jam® Show has been cancelled at the XL Center in Hartford -Tickets Will be Honored at Either Remaining Performance-   (Hartford, CT February 8, 2013) – Due to inclement weather, the Saturday 2:00pm performance of Advance Auto Parts Monster…

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Transit buses shutting down at 6

February 8, 2013
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This just in from the governor… Governor Dannel P. Malloy this afternoon announced that CT TRANSIT bus service will begin shutting down service at 4PM today, and all buses will stop running by 6PM. This shut down will be in effect for the entire state until further notice.

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State of emergency declared by governor

February 8, 2013
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The governor’s office issued the following news release: Governor Dannel P. Malloy will declare a state of emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard which is anticipated to heavily impact the state Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Governor announced that limited access highways may be subject to closure as early as noon. The Governor…

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Listings for Jan. 3

January 3, 2013
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Listings for Jan. 3

Health listings TUESDAY, JAN. 7 BRISTOL COMMUNICATING WITH TODDLERS. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and ChildCenter, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Funded by grants from the Petit Family Foundation and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation. Sliding scale fee and scholarships available for low-income families. $4 per class.…

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