snow

Mark Herz

Thursday’s storm put a strain on travel, commerce, and the ability of cities and towns to clean up after it. Snow emergency declarations in Connecticut’s second biggest city and by the state may help with the financial strain of the storm.

Scott Pecoriello via wildaboutweather.com

A Westport, Connecticut teen has developed a mobile phone app that’s predicting school closings in Fairfield County with 84 percent accuracy.