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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 …

$1.8 million announced for Boccuzzi Park in Stamford

STAMFORD, CT – Today, Mayor Caroline Simmons, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Representative Jim Himes announced the U.S. Department of the Interior awarded the City of Stamford a $1,811,075 federal grant to complete Phase II of the Boccuzzi Park Improvement Project in Stamford’s Waterside neighborhood. The grant will fund improvements to…

Governor Lamont applauds House passage of his proposal to strengthen Connecticut’s standards on childhood lead poisoning

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for approving legislation he proposed (House Bill 5045) that will help alleviate the risks associated with lead poisoning among children and align Connecticut’s standards with federal guidance. The House approved the legislation on Tuesday by a unanimous vote of 146-0. It will…

Connecticut Weekly Gas Price Update

Average gasoline prices in Connecticut have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,540 stations in Connecticut. Prices in Connecticut are 47.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 97.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price…

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…