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Consumer Counsel alert: Eversource customers will see an increase in electric supply rates effective July 2022

The supply portion of electric bills for customers of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy (“Eversource”) paying the Standard Service supply rate is scheduled to increase on July 1, 2022, as approved by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) on May 10, 2022, as follows: CL&P/Eversource Standard Service Rates 7/1/21 1/1/22 7/1/22 …

Epic Tag Sale for Charity Returns April 30 – May 2

Donations and Consignments Needed Wilton, CT – The epic tag sale thousands of donors, consignors, collectors, and bargain-hunters wait for each year is returning April 30 – May 2. Thousands of items from children’s toys to clothing, furniture to housewares, will be on sale in Wilton during the twice-yearly Minks to Sinks sale. Proceeds benefit…

Governor Lamont tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Lamont has tested positive for COVID-19 this morning, according to a statement, released by Max Reiss, director of communications for the governor. He is not experiencing any symptoms and is currently isolating at home for the next five days, per CDC guidelines. The positive result came after his regularly-scheduled rapid self-test and was confirmed…

Governor Lamont urges lawmakers to support continued decarbonization of electric grid by codifying 2040 zero-carbon target

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is urging the Connecticut General Assembly to approve legislation he introduced (Senate Bill 10, An Act Concerning Climate Change Mitigation) that will codify into state statutes the 2040 zero-carbon electric grid goal the governor established in 2019 when he issued Executive Order No. 3 and was also included as…

Norwalk Mask Mandate Rescinded Effective Immediately

Norwalk, CT – Today, November 4, 2021, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling, in close consultation with the Norwalk Health Department, announced that due to improved COVID-19 metrics and ongoing vaccination efforts, the City of Norwalk’s public indoor mask mandate will be lifted effective immediately. The indoor mask mandate was implemented for all people regardless of…

Gun Buyback Event this Saturday in Norwalk

Norwalk, CT – On Thursday, City officials and residents highlighted the importance of removing unsafe guns from the community and encouraged the public to turn in unwanted firearms this Saturday at a gun buyback event in Norwalk. “We are doing everything we can to keep firearms out of the wrong hands where they may become…

City Carting Reduces Minimum Tonnage for Residents to Dispose of Items Not Accepted at Norwalk Transfer Station

In the ongoing recovery from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, the City of Norwalk worked with City Carting to reduce the minimum tonnage accepted at the City Carting Meadow Street Transfer Station to help residents dispose of materials not accepted at the Norwalk Transfer Station on Crescent Street. Usually, the minimum weight for disposal is…