The Rebirth of Powder Ridge
If you grew up in central Connecticut as I did, particularly between the 60's and the 90's, then you most likely at one time or another spent at least one afternoon or night hitting...
Wind/Fire Danger Tomorrow
Red flag warning, fire weather watch, and wind advisories are up in different spots across the whole state. We also have a gale warning in effect for tomorrow. With all of these...
Having Fun in Connecticut This Winter
As the season changes to winter and colder months approach, it gets harder to enjoy the outdoors. It’s time to swap the flip-flops for snow boots, tank tops for winter jackets...
Farmer's Almanac: 'Bitterly Cold' Winter
The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a harsh winter for much of the United States for 2013-2014. In fact, they used the terms "bitterly cold" and "piercing cold." If that wasn't...
Stay Current During the Storm with UI's Social Media
With foul weather in the forecast, social media sites are a great way to find out the latest from UI. During storms and other outage events, these sites provide regular updates...
Wintry Start to Summer in New England
It is Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start to summer, but it feels more like winter in some parts of New England. On Mount Washington this morning, the temperature was 26...
Coldest March Since 2002
Following record warmth during March of 2012, March of this year was reported to have been the coldest on record for the lower 48 states since 2002. The Plains, Mississippi Valley,...
The Salt of the Earth
Although signs of spring are appearing around us (crocuses are up at my house!), the remnants of winter linger. Piles of dirty snow snow still litter the landscape, refusing to...
Your Average Late-March In 'The Notch' Part 2
...and then the snow came! I had planned to put these pics all on one slideshow, but I accidentally submitted the first batch, so here is where I will start the second group.