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Blizzard to hit northeast overnight; impact from Boston to NYC

January 2, 2014
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Blizzard to hit northeast overnight; impact from Boston to NYC

 The worst of the storm should hit the Northeast over night, reports AccuWeather. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 2 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports a major snowstorm is sweeping across the Midwest and Northeast Thursday, creating treacherous travel conditions for millions in Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit and Cleveland. The worst of the storm will arrive overnight for the Northeast,…

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Storm cleanup is a slow process

February 13, 2013
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Storm cleanup is a slow process

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington residents and officials spent several days trying to dig the town out from over two feet of snow left behind by a historic blizzard that overwhelmed the state on Friday evening. Governor Dannel Malloy declared a state of emergency in Connecticut at noon on Friday, when the snow was…

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Officials expect to finish plowing by tomorrow afternoon; Residents have 24 hours to shovel out sidewalks

February 12, 2013
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Town officials are reporting that plow crews have made significant progress in the subdivisions and secondary roads. Officials ceased plowing operations for the day at 6:30 p.m., hoping to allow residents time to cleanup tonight and not be faced with a mess in the morning as they leave for work. The crews will resume work…

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Gov. says if you’re non-essential employee, stay home Monday

February 10, 2013
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As the state continues to clean after Friday’s blizzard, the governor has told non-essential employees to stay home Monday. The following release was issued out of the governor’s office: Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking all nonessential state employees to stay home on Monday as the clean up effort continues. However, evening and midnight shift…

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Town manager provides update on plowing and snow removal

February 10, 2013
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One of our biggest challenges at this point, along with the enormous amount of snow we need to remove, is providing up-to-date information to residents. While we have tried to keep information flowing, this is a very dynamic environment demanding adjustments as circumstances change. During storm preparation last week, we had planned for significant accumulation,…

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Gov. seeks declaration of emergency from feds

February 9, 2013
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy today submitted a request for a presidential emergency declaration in the wake of Friday’s historic winter storm. “As we continue with the recovery from this historic winter storm, I am asking the federal government to provide us assistance with this process,” said Governor Malloy.  “If granted, this declaration would provide much…

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Town manager updates on plowing issues

February 9, 2013
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The crews are making slow progress on cutting pathways on all roads.  The Highway Supt is keeping all of the available crews on the road for several more hours with the goal of getting these pathways cut.   Due to the extremely high levels of snow and the rifts associated with them it may be…

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Travel ban lifted

February 9, 2013
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The governor announced he is lifting the travel ban. The following news release was issued. Governor Malloy today announced that the travel ban will be lifted at 4PM.  This will apply to all roads, including limited access highways. “While we are lifting the ban on travel this afternoon at 4PM, I still want to urge…

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One storm down. Another on the way?

February 9, 2013
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One storm down. Another on the way?

Accuweather.com says that the troubles from Friday’s blizzard are not over. High winds will continue to be a problem. And another storm is brewing, said the weather service.  AccuWeather reports while snow from the Blizzard of 2013 winds down, strong winds will continue to cause blowing and drifting snow through the day over New England…

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Brumback reports on the state of the town following the blizzard

February 9, 2013
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I wanted to give you all a quick up date and will break this down by functional area. The Town of Southington received almost 27 inches of snow last night with blizzard conditions between about 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.   Highway: Snowplows have been operating since 4 a.m. Friday and will continue until 4…

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