water http://wamc.org en Conn. Water Company Seeks 17% Rate Increase http://wamc.org/post/conn-water-company-seeks-17-rate-increase <p></p><p>BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A water company buying up smaller systems to consolidate service in Connecticut is seeking a nearly 17 percent rate increase.</p><p>Aquarion Water Co. of Connecticut said Wednesday.an increase would generate about $27 million in revenue and cost the average customer about $7 a month.</p><p>Aquarion serves 625,000 customers in 47 cities and towns in Connecticut. It says it has spent more than $143 million to improve its delivery and other systems.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 58744 at http://wamc.org Reverend Craig Schwalenberg - The Blessing of the Waters http://wamc.org/post/reverend-craig-schwalenberg-blessing-waters <p>The debate over hydraulic fracturing in New York will take on a religious and spiritual flavor tomorrow. An event called the <em>Blessing of the Waters</em> will take place at noon tomorrow at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown at the shores of Otsego Lake. The organizer of the event is Reverend Craig Schwalenberg, the Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:40:00 +0000 Brian Shields 47160 at http://wamc.org