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Utility Provider Choices

With the deregulation of utilities and surge of third-party suppliers, consumers have an unprecedented number of choices in utility providers. The following list includes only the major companies that serve the region. For details about the specific providers that serve your town or community, contact your municipal clerk. The following resources may also be helpful:

Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control
www.ct.gov/dpuc
Consumer information and resources

Energy Star
www.energystar.gov
Fosters environmental protection and lower cost utilities

Energy Price Shopping
www.energyshop.com
Comparative costs for gas and electric suppliers

EPA Green Power Partners
www.epa.gov/greenpower
Information on environmentally friendly energy producers

Relocation Utility Choice Guide
www.allconnect.com
Assistance with comparisons on the full range of utilities

 

Major Utility Providers

Electric & Natural Gas

Connecticut Light & Power (CLP)
800-286-2000
Customer Service
800-989-0900
www.cl-p.com

Southern Connecticut
Gas Company
Customer Service
800-659-8299
www.soconngas.com

United Illuminating Company

800-722-5584
www.uinet.com

Yankee Gas Company

Customer Service
800-989-0900
Gas Service Centers
888-2YANKEE
www.eversource.com

Residential Telephone

 

AT&T

Dial 811 for Service
800-288-2020
www.att.com

Verizon

Customer Service
203-869-5222
Payment Information
800-345-6563
www.verizon.com

 

National Newspapers

Business Week Magazine
800-635-1200
www.businessweek.com

The New York Times

800-NYTIMES
www.nytimes.com

USA Today

800-USA-0001
www.usatoday.com

The Wall Street Journal

800-JOURNAL
www.wsj.com

 

Major Local Newspapers
The Advocate

Stamford 203-324-9799
www.stamfordadvocate.com

The Bristol Press

Bristol 860-584-0501
www.bristolpress.com

The Day

New London 800-542-3354
www.theday.com

Greenwich Time

Greenwich 203-629-2208
www.greenwichtime.com

The Hartford Courant

Hartford 860-241-6200
www.courant.com

The Herald

New Britain 860-225-4601
www.newbritainherald.com

The Hour

Norwalk 203-846-3281
www.thehour.com

Journal Inquirer

Manchester 860-646-0500
www.journalinquirer.com

The Middletown Press

Middletown 860-347-3331
www.middletownpress.com

New Haven Register

New Haven 203-789-5200
www.newhavenregister.com

The News-Times

Danbury 877-542-6057
www.newstimes.com

Norwich Bulletin

Norwich 860-887-9211
www.norwichbulletin.com

Record-Journal

Meriden 203-235-1661
www.myrecordjournal.com

The Register Citizen

Torrington 860-489-3121
www.registercitizen.com

The Republican-American

Waterbury 203-574-3636
www.rep-am.com

 

Events & Activity Resources

Connecticut’s natural beauty and New England charm has made it popular as a vacation destination. Highly developed visitor’s bureaus and tourism district centers provide residents with the latest information on local attractions. Visit the websites or contact the various tourism districts for more complete information. The website for the Connecticut State Office of Tourism includes a link to festivals and events by calendar month. It also provides links by activity such as ballooning, biking, boating, water sports, ferries, camping, fishing,  parks, golf, skiing, and skyward adventures.

Statewide Information

800-CT-BOUND
www.ct.gov

Central Connecticut

860-787-9640
http://centerofct.com/

Coastal Fairfield County

860-567-4506
800-663-1273
www.visitfairfieldcountyct.com

Mystic Country
860-536-8822
www.mysticcountry.com

 

Northwestern Connecticut

860-567-4506
800-663-1273
www.litchfieldhills.com

South Central Region

203-777-8550
800-332-STAY
www.visitnewhaven.com

 

 

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