Connecticut Battles a Nor'Easter; Snow Removal Budget Depleted

Feb 13, 2014

A winter storm has dropped heavy wet snow on Connecticut, along with rain and sleet that began in the southern part of the state overnight before moving northward. Total snow accumulations were about 10 inches in many areas. Connecticut has depleted its budget for snow and ice removal. A spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, said this week that the agency has spent all $30 million on a dozen storms for the season.

Relocation of Verizon Workers

More than 100 Verizon Wireless employees are being asked to transfer to another location in Connecticut. About 100 employees at locations in Meriden and Rocky Hill are being moved to a facility in Wallingford.