RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Connecticut Light and Power

A collection of news and information related to Connecticut Light and Power published by this site and its partners.

Top Connecticut Light and Power Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • MDC Rates Have Mushroomed

    After reading the "Thumbs Down" editorial about CL&P's proposed rate hike on Tuesday, I thought I'd remind people that the Metropolitan District Commission rates have skyrocketed the past three years. In May 2011, I paid $15.30 for what was called a...
  • CL&P's Fee Increase Unnecessary

    CL&P is requesting a big fee increase. Connecticut has among the highest residential electricity rates in the country, so I have to wonder why CL&P can't make ends meet. Is it excessive profits or mismanagement that is the problem? The claim that...
  • Rails To Trails Closure Due To CL&P Work

    FARMINGTON — Connecticut Light and Power will be removing utility poles and wires along the Scoville Road to Griffinville Road section of the rails to trails path in Avon and Farmington. The path will be closed to pedestrians and bicyclists only...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rails -To -Trails Closure Information

    The Scoville Road section of the Rails-To-Trails path in Avon will be closed for pedestrian and bicycle use during the weekdays through Wednesday, Sep. 3. Please note that the path will be open on weekends. Connecticut Light & Power will be removing...
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expired

    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expired
    Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches were issued for parts of the state as thunderstorms moved through New England Monday night, but all had expired or were cancelled by 8 p.m. Severe thunderstorm warnings had been issued but expired in Tolland,...
  • Good To See Pressure On CL&P

    It is thrilling to see that Connecticut Light & Power is feeling pressure from energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy sources such as rooftop solar [Aug. 30, Page 1, "CL&P Seeks Higher Fee"]. This constructive energy progress is the result...
  • No Increase For CL&P

    I was stunned by CL&P's seeking a 60 percent fee increase [July 30, Page 1, "CL&P Seeks Higher Fee"]. Connecticut residents have, of economic necessity, reduced their electricity usage. Adjusting for inflation, most have seen their incomes steadily...
  • CL&P Fee Hike Will Hurt

    Regarding the story "CL&P Seeks Higher Fee" [July 30, Page 1]: If I had a business and my equipment failed or became old I would be responsible to pay for the maintenance of that equipment. I would not go to my neighbor or my friends to ask them for money...
  • Paying More For What?

    Connecticut Light & Power is asking for another rate increase [July 30, Page 1, "CL&P Seeks Higher Fee"]. This is one of the few industries where poorly maintained equipment, consistent understaffing and failure to deliver services results in higher...
  • Utility Deregulation Has Hurt Customers

    Once upon a time in Connecticut, the utility industry was far from the public spotlight. That all changed when the utilities were deregulated in the late 1990s. Since then we have seen the business erode slowly but surely. With CL&P, since its merger...
  • Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion

    Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion
    EAST HAMPTON — A lot of small businesses say "we're like family here," but at Cichowski's Custom Cuts, it truly is relationships, not money, that bring people together to slice fat away from muscle, to saw through the spine of a suspended deer...
  • Light Pollution Dims View Of Comet, Shrinks Our Horizons

    Comet ISON is barreling toward the center of our solar system, where on Thanksgiving it will slingshot around the sun and head back past Earth. It's already putting on one of the best shows we've had in a while. Astronomers announced Nov. 14 that the...