How to prepare for an ice storm

Reality: an ice storm is not “just another winter storm.” First: ice is heavy. A half-inch of ice can add 500lbs to power lines or trees and a full inch means 1,000lbs hanging from everything. Even big trees can’t deal with that amount of weight, and Read More

Stay Safe During Storms and Power Outages

Safety Guidelines Be attentive to severe weather warnings.Leave your home if authorities order an evacuation, especially if your home is in an area that floods easily.In frigid weather, if your power is likely to be out for more than a few days, you may want Read More

It’s so hard to say goodbye…

Last week, we wished a very happy retirement to our long-time General Manager, Jay Martin. If you had the opportunity to chat with Jay over the years you already know he was truly one of a kind. His motto has always been "treat every customer Read More

What to Expect This Hurricane Season – 2020

An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance Read More

Heavy rain, strong winds, and power outages oh my!

Creaking trees turn to snapping branches (and many times uprooted trunks!) quickly. Where are those branches and trees landing? In the road and on power lines, knocking out electricity for Connecticut residents. Not having water and power can make an already stressed quarantine lifestyle extremely Read More