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A Team Effort: Officials Promote Assistance Programs in Forum on Rising Heating Costs

As residents anticipate record high energy costs this winter, a forum organized by First Selectman Fred Camillo on Wednesday highlighted assistance programs. A week earlier, Eversource announced that on average, a residential electric customer could see an increase of approximately 48% over their current monthly bill, or approximately $85 per month. Continue Reading →

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As Energy Prices Rise and Hot Weather Comes, Eversource Encourages Energy Efficiency Steps

On average, Connecticut customers use 35% more electricity during the summer months and that can get costly.
Keep air conditioners set at or near 78 degrees—a generally comfortable temperature that requires less energy to reach and maintain than cooler temperatures. For every degree higher on the thermostat, the air conditioner will use 1-3% less electricity.   Continue Reading →

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With an Eye to Protection, HDC to Study Bruce Park “Local Historic Property” Designation

If the park is designated a Historic Property, when changes are proposed – like the Eversource footbridge or moving Parks & Rec’s shed from the harbor to the Mosquito barn – a certificate of appropriateness would be required. Continue Reading →

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