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November 10, 2011

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November 10, 2011

Communication Failures Continue; NU President Offers Apology and $10M

By Christine Stuart
CTNewsJunkie.com

In what could be seen as another communications failure for Northeast Utilities, the parent company of Connecticut Light & Power, a press release calling for a conference call with the media went out minutes before the telephone conference was held. Only two reporters were on the call.

In the press release announcing the conference call, Charles W. Shivery, president and CEO of Northeast Utilities, offered an apology and announced the establishment of a fund to help its customers impacted by the October snowstorm.

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November 10, 2011

Group Wants Cell Phone Carriers to Start Overage Notifications

Jenn Strathman, Consumer Advocate

Jenn Strathman, Consumer Advocate

If your cell phone company is going to charge you extra money for going over your usage limits, you will be notified under an agreement passed last month. The proposal takes effect in a year to stop what’s known as “bill shock.” While the notification is a bold step of unity, Consumers Union is pushing cell phone companies to offer this notification now rather than waiting a year.

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November 10, 2011

Weather Brings Warm Melodies and Hard Hats

By Mike Valletta
In Touch…With The Litchfield Hills

This past Monday, just before election day, was a fantastic weather day here in the hills of Connecticut. A far cry from what it was nearly a week and a half ago as we sat inside our igloos with over a foot of snow outside. Monday was just perfect. Spring like in fact, and if mother nature is confused, we’ll take advantage of it, right?

Right. As New Englanders …

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