by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 29, 2013 2:13 pm | Comments (2)
When Superstorm Sandy struck, the city’s emergency operations center wasn’t stuck using dead-tree technology. It had cutting-edge, locally developed software to coordinate a citywide response—a tool that’s now spreading to 29 other nearby towns.
Continue reading ‘After Sandy Success, Grey Wall Grows’
by Staff | Nov 29, 2012 10:43 am
Another Hurricane Sandy postscript: CTWorks Career Center/Workforce Alliance is back open at 560 Ella Grasso Blvd.
Continue reading ‘CTWorks Back Open On Boulevard’
by Allan Appel | Nov 26, 2012 12:13 pm
Neither last year’s hurricane nor this year’s “superstorm” could drown out Christmas at City Point.
Continue reading ‘Hark, The Sage Angel Sings’
by Allan Appel | Nov 23, 2012 12:55 pm | Comments (1)
After Superstorm Sandy’s winds and brackish surge felled ten trees in Quinnipiac River Park, new arrivals have taken their place and should fare better in the next flood.
Continue reading ‘These New Trees Can Handle A Flood’
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 16, 2012 12:34 pm | Comments (9)
The one-two punch of Superstorm Sandy and a follow-up Nor’Easter got local lawmakers asking: How should the city deal with rising oceans and extreme weather brought on by global climate change?
Continue reading ‘Alarm Sounded As Waters Rise’
by Allan Appel | Nov 15, 2012 1:16 pm
Dave Kim had to throw out $4,000 of sliced meats that failed to survive Superstorm Sandy at his Shalom Cafe. A week later, a city inspector returned to help the first-time restaurateur recover losses from his insurance company.
Continue reading ‘Post-Sandy, Inspectors Fan Out To Spot Spoilage’
by Chandra Bozelko | Nov 15, 2012 12:16 pm | Comments (5)
“They sayin’ Sandy is gonna get us locked down. Who is she?” one woman asked.
Continue reading ‘In Prison, Sandy Packed A Different Punch’
by Staff | Nov 6, 2012 4:09 pm
The numbers are in.
Continue reading ‘Sandy Hit City For $2.88M’
by Staff | Nov 5, 2012 2:03 pm | Comments (3)
A dream came true after Superstorm Sandy for a 10-year-old—and she used the opportunity to show her gratitude to a lineman restoring power to her neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘UI Lineman Pelted—With Gratitude’
by Staff | Nov 5, 2012 12:27 pm
Jeffrey Kerekes sent in these photos showing the impact of Superstorm Sandy on some souls who couldn’t contact the Emergency Operations Center for assistance—the souls buried in Fair Haven.
Continue reading ‘Dead’s Rest Shattered’