Guard troops mobilized, public transit suspended as Irene threatens region

Note: Front page story By Brenda Maguire Correspondent The state mobilized National Guard troops Friday and Gov. Dannel Malloy urged residents to finish storm preparations as Hurricane Irene threatened to become the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the state in 20 years. The storm was forecast to make landfall in New EnglandContinue reading “Guard troops mobilized, public transit suspended as Irene threatens region”