With gas prices soaring, stocks plummeting, inflation at a 40-year high and a looming recession, Connecticut lawmakers are forcing the state to take a closer look at inequality. Whoever wins this fall’s gubernatorial election cannot, by the lawpropose a new budget without showing how it addresses racial and socio-economic inequalities. The budget bill passed this …

Behind the doors of this quirky facade is an even wackier house with a hoist of hills in the ceiling and VERY quirky (but fabulous) features throughout A quaint cottage has been given a makeover with a colorful facade and a freight elevator in the living room The quirky property is in the western suburb …

Residents of several Litchfield hill towns appear to have approved a plan to create a new school district. Region 20 would merge Litchfield and the communities that make up Region 6: Goshen, Morris and Warren. According to school superintendent Chris Leone, the results of Tuesday’s referendum are: Morris YES – 283 (55%) No – 228 …

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — As their leaders negotiated with management on Tuesday, Atlantic City casino workers braced for the possibility that those talks could fail and the union could go on strike Friday morning. Local Union 54 of the Unite Here union was due to negotiate with Hard Rock on Tuesday, with talks scheduled …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A local town’s first councilor has come under scrutiny after a book was pulled from the shelves of the Cragin Memorial Library. The book “Who is Rupaul?” was withdrawn after a parent complained to first Colchester manager Andreas Bisbikos. Bisbikos writes in a Facebook post: Citizens of Colchester, A parent has …

Irvine, California, June 27, 2022 — Supported by a $20 million gift from Joe C. Wen and family, the UCI Health Ambulatory Clinical Facility at the new UCI Health-Irvine Complex will bring specialized clinical expertise closer to coastal and southern County residents. ‘Orange on the UCI campus. “The Joe C. Wen & Family Center for …

Press Releases 06/27/2022 Governor Lamont reminds residents that Connecticut’s minimum wage is set to increase on Friday (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont reminds Connecticut residents that the state’s minimum wage will drop from the current rate of $13.00 per hour to $14.00 per hour effective Friday, May 1 July 2022. Change is the result …

One of our city’s greatest economic engines just got a makeover, paving the way for more arts and culture in the great city of Ridgefield! Congratulations to The Ridgefield Playhouse, its leader for more than two decades, Allison Stockel! Yes – the first major renovation since the theater opened in 2000, The Ridgefield Playhouse is …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A 17-year-old and a 21-year-old have died and were seriously injured following a two-car crash on Fienemmann Road in Farmington. Police were called to the intersection of Colt Highway and Fienemann Road in Farmington around 8.37am on Saturday evening. A 21-year-old and a 17-year-old were transported to local hospitals with their …

BRIDGEPORT — Two years after launching a campaign to end the criminalization of young people, the Connecticut Justice Alliance is once again urging state and local authorities to address the root causes of crime by funding social services. A new report released earlier this week by the alliance also calls on leaders to eliminate racial …

Saint James Episcopal Church in West Hartford is now the site of a unique memorial. Rows of white t-shirts are displayed on the lawn, representing a life lost in Connecticut to gun violence. “Especially sons, fathers, mothers, grandmothers. They are people and they were loved, they are loved. And we miss them,” Reverend Bob Hooper …

He’s studying tennis, so he’d walk in and watch somebody play, and he’d find out what was wrong with his serve or whatever. He noticed those little things that only he could notice. So I wanted to give his name to the tennis center. I asked his friends to explain to him that people slowly …

By December, several dates have been set for the implementation of the restrictions. New Delhi: Member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are bracing for heightened tension after a Russian warning to Lithuania for applying European Union restrictions on specific products destined for the Kaliningrad enclave – a part of Russia wedged between Poland …

Despite high gas prices and rising inflation rates, tourists are still expected to flock to Bucks County this summer. Tourism may not be at its pre-pandemic peak, but county hotel occupancy rates have seen positive growth throughout 2022 — a trend COO Paul Bencivengo of Visit Bucks County, expects it to continue through the summer. …

In 2018, she won the New Jersey Governor’s Award and wrote a book about the 45th president called “My Public Letter to Donald Trump”, which she sent to him. I spoke to him via Facebook Messenger about the book. Geeta Chopra (left) with MP Holly Shepisi (right) photo courtesy of Geeta ChopraGeeta Chopra (left) with …

Recently emerged video shows a 6-year-old Connecticut boy kicking a flaming soccer ball before he was badly burned – contradicting his family’s claims that he was deliberately set on fire. Cops confirmed there was no evidence of foul play. Dominick Krankall, 6, suffered second and third degree burns in late April after an incident in …

As the cost of travel and pretty much everything else hits historic highs, Avelo Airlines is offering a 50% discount on its nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven (HVN) Airport, providing a convenient gateway and affordable to the New York and New England areas. Floridians traveling to Connecticut can save on flights …

Customers are seeing restaurant menu prices rise this summer amid inflationary challenges. “I mean, you come to a restaurant and you see the prices go up maybe two to three dollars, and that affects everything,” Fiaz Ashraf said. Ahead of the busy restaurant season, Zohara Mediterranean Kitchen in West Hartford raised the price of some …

Sunsets in the Philippines are always majestic and magical, a love letter from the universe to tell us that endings can also be beautiful, and endings can also mean new beginnings. It’s the time of day when the sun says goodbye to the world and casts its magic on nature. The round crimson ball slowly …

INDIANAPOLIS — Even before Sunday’s game against the Indiana Fever was over, Sky’s ticket to the Commissioner’s Cup championship on July 26 was punched. They needed a Connecticut Sun win or loss and got the latter. Their 89-87 loss to Fever will only have potential implications for the venue of the league game. “It was …

If you love pizza, you’re not alone. A few years ago, at the request of the California Pizza Kitchen chain, the Harris Poll conducted a survey of attitudes toward pizza among more than 2,000 American adults. The study found that, if they could only eat one food for the rest of their lives, 21% of …

The Hall High School Jazz Band of West Hartford, with special guest trombonist Chris Crenshaw, will kick off the three-day Greater Hartford Jazz Festival in Bushnell Park, an event expected to attract 70,000 music fans. Submitted The 31st Annual Greater Hartford Jazz Festival, New England’s largest free public jazz festival, kicks off Thursday, July 14 …

LFRacing – Contractor License Hy-Tek’s MEET MANAGER Page 1 NJSIAA Meet of Champions – 6/18/2022 Franklin HS. Performance List Event 1 Boys 4×800 Meter Relay Comp# Team Relay Seed Time 1 Westfield HS A 7:44.79 1) #1496 Maurillo, L2) #1504 Stock, Char3) #1501 Scalia, Jon4) #1494 Gildea, Jim 5) #1491 Daly, Conor6) …

Stewart scores 19 as Bird adds 14 in tough road loss UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Despite a big third quarter of Breanna Stewartthe Seattle Storm couldn’t resist the combined strength of Connecticut Sun forwards, losing 82-71 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday night. Stewart had 19 points, five assists and seven rebounds for the Storm (9-6), …

June 16 celebrations are taking place across all five boroughs and the tri-state area this weekend in honor of the recently recognized federal holiday. June 19 marks the day in 1865 that the Emancipation Proclamation was brought to the slaves of Texas – more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued it. This year …

The first grant of $5,000 was awarded to Connecticut CASA to support its efforts to protect the best interests of child victims of abuse or neglect. HARTFORD, Conn. – Community grants worth $36,000 aimed at improving lives in Connecticut communities will be awarded by WTIC, WCCT and the TEGNA Foundation. The first grant of $5,000 …

SPEARFISH — Officials are asking residents to take steps to minimize water usage while the Young Well, which is one of two wells that supply the east end of town, is down for repairs. “Due to the potential issues with fire flows and what can happen with a fire, we are in a pit that …

Seattle Storm (9-5, 5-4 Western Conference) at Connecticut Sun (11-4, 6-2 Eastern Conference) Uncasville, Connecticut; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Seattle is looking to maintain its four-game winning streak when the Storm take on Connecticut. The Sun went 6-2 at home. Connecticut is fourth in the Eastern Conference in limiting opposition points, giving up …

Food The big changes come courtesy of Mexico City-born chef Dantón Valle, reflecting his culinary training and European-style heritage. Ocean House counts none other than Taylor Swift among its notable neighbors at Tony Watch Hill. Courtesy of Ocean House As grand dames of the Gilded Age, the resort town of Ocean House on the Rhode …

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s diesel tax will increase by 9 cents per gallon on July 1 after a scheduled rate adjustment announced Wednesday by Governor Ned Lamont. The tax, which is currently 40.1 cents per gallon, will rise to 49.2 cents per gallon, according to a letter from Lamont to the top Democrats and …

MEDFORD LAKES – A teenager was in mourning after a fatal two-vehicle crash in the borough early Monday. One person was killed and others were injured in a crash just after midnight on Stokes Road and Pawnee Trail in Medford Lakes, according to the Burlington County District Attorney’s Office. Although authorities have not released the …

A bear that broke into a Canton home has been euthanized and one of four cubs with the bear died after being tranquilized, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. . DEEP said they believe the bear that was euthanized is the same one that broke into several homes in Canton. DEEP …

Want to get from Connecticut to LaGuardia Airport faster? Delta Airlines has a flight for that – and it has quietly unveiled a new route from Bradley International Airport to do just that. Service will begin daily from September 6 and will be Delta’s shortest route at 101 miles. Travel blog The Points Guy reports …

HARTFORD — The House and Senate convened in lightning-fast sessions Monday morning, then adjourned without attempting to override either of Governor Ned Lamont’s vetoes. So the short fiscal adjustment session of 2022 ended with 168 bills signed into law, plus the two uncontested rejections, one of which means West Haven won’t get a vote. military …

The Phil Simms North/South All-Star Game is New Jersey’s premier year-end showcase for some of the state’s best about to graduate. Sunday night’s edition did not disappoint. A few great plays and a few lucky rebounds made the difference, as the North side came away with a 21-16 victory over the South in front of …

Authorities are continuing to investigate a possible drowning that occurred on Saturday. Police were called to an area along the Hudson River near Davern Drive, located west of Route 9N in Lake Luzerne, New York around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Davern Drive in Lake Luzerne, New York via Google Maps (June 2022)Davern …

The capital celebrated the second day of the Hartford Festival of Taste on Saturday with more than 25 different restaurants and cultures to choose from. It’s a festival that’s coming to downtown Hartford for the first time in 20 years and works to support Connecticut Foodshare as well as many small businesses in the Greater …

Troops were called to the area of ​​Route 190 (Buckley Highway) and Fenton Road around 2:15 p.m. Friday. STAFFORD, Conn. — Two people riding the same motorcycle were killed in a head-on crash in Stafford on Friday afternoon, Connecticut State Police say. Troops were called to the area of ​​Route 190 (Buckley Highway) and Fenton …

She may not be a “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member anymore, but Teddi Mellencamp hasn’t exactly stepped out of the show’s drama pool. The accountability coach and rock-and-roll scion is still digging into and shading the longtime antics (and the entire franchise) with fellow former Housewife Tamra Judge of Orange County. on their …

Police are investigating the vandalism of a veterans memorial in a park in Wallingford. The Dutton Park memorial has been vandalized twice in recent days, according to police chief John Ventura. Photos posted on Facebook showed a swastika and profanities spray-painted on the memorial. A second photo showed the word “Die” written on the memorial …

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut park officials said they are reimposing a temporary alcohol ban this summer at seven state recreation areas that have had problems with alcohol, crowds, unruly behavior and material damage. The ban, announced on Thursday, will take effect immediately and run until September 5. Affected areas include Gardner Lake State Park …

A South Carolina company is looking to redevelop The Carolinian Inn along Market Street in Wilmington. The Carolinian Inn Motel in Wilmington (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A South Carolina company is looking to redevelop The Carolinian Inn along Market Street in Wilmington. Paramounte Engineering and Orange Capital Advisors are offering a 148 …

A white supremacist group is actively trying to recruit people from many communities in the state. This week residents of Bristol and Newington found paper solicitations from the New England Nationalist Social Club strewn on the streets and personal property in various neighborhoods. In Bristol on Monday, Ohio Street landlords faced a flurry of unsolicited …

Summer brings beach vacations, lakeside camping and family barbecues; it also ushers in the good times for feasting on seafood. Glazed oyster shooters, lobster rolls, and clam pastries can make you feel like you’re on vacation, wherever you are. Luckily, you don’t have to go to the ocean to enjoy fresh seafood, because there’s bound …

The average price per gallon in Connecticut is now at an all-time high, near $5 CONNECTICUT, USA – There is no relief in sight for drivers when it comes to how much they pay at the pump. “It’s crazy, I have to drop children off at school, at work, lots of stuff. It’s really crazy,” …

California has the only publicly elected tax commission in the United States. On Tuesday, voters across the state headed to the polls to elect members of the state Equalization Board. Board duties have been reduced in recent years, though the work still brings in $163,000 a year. Until about five years ago, council members oversaw …

Indiana Fever (3-10, 1-9 Eastern Conference) at Connecticut Sun (9-3, 4-1 Eastern Conference) Uncasville, Connecticut; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Connecticut takes on the Indiana Fever after Jonquel Jones scored 25 points in the Connecticut Sun’s 93-86 win over the Seattle Storm. The Sun went 4-1 against Eastern opponents. Connecticut is the top team …

Two months after its grand opening, The Mercantile is already becoming an iconic restaurant in downtown Worcester. Since the restaurant opened on April 4, it has been constantly busy, filling up within 30 minutes of letting customers through the doors, even on weekdays, according to staff. Employees have even overheard conversations among strangers about their …

Nurses and hospital staff at Windham Hospital failed to reach a contractual agreement after six months of negotiations and picketed on Monday. Employees, including lab technicians and food service, held signs and marched in a circle today outside the hospital on Monday. Leaders of the two unions that represent them said their contracts ended in …

A dozen volunteers picked up rubbish and planted boxwood on a street in Wyandanch on Sunday, adding splashes of color to beautify the stretch of road on the Straight Path as well as orange signs that read ‘end gun violence’. “If you come in through Dix Hills and once you cross the lanes, you hit …

Connecticut State Police have arrested a man for driving under the influence after investigators say he was involved in multiple wrong-way crashes on Route 8 in Beacon Falls and Seymour on Saturday night. Troopers received multiple 911 calls about a contraflow driver going south on Route 8 in the northbound lanes of the freeway out …

Attorney General William Tong and Dominic A. Rapini, a candidate for Secretary of State, this week became the first candidates for statewide office to qualify for public campaign finance in Connecticut in 2022. The State Elections Implementation Commission approved a $968,250 general election grant for Tong, an unopposed Democrat for his party’s nomination, and $484,125 …

The Hartford Taste Festival is coming soon and it’s a chance for people here and abroad to enjoy what the capital has to offer. Here’s your guide to everything you need to know about the Hartford Taste Festival in Connecticut. What is the Hartford Taste Festival? It’s a celebration of restaurants in the capital, as …

The pandemic’s home-buying spree has boosted the number of million-dollar Orange County neighborhoods by 20 in a year — and 32 over 24 months — as the market lost 17 ‘affordable’ communities in 12 months and 35 since April 2020. My trusty spreadsheet, filled with DQNews/CoreLogic’s April home-buying statistics for 83 Orange County zip codes, …

MESA — Gun violence doesn’t need to make national headlines to have an impact. For one family, a shooting in Mesa changes the lives of dozens of friends and family members in Connecticut. Three weeks since Aaron Fawcett was shot and killed outside an apartment complex in Mesa, his family is still waiting. They are …

FARMINGTON — A man who police say threatened to shoot a woman he knew, officers and people at Westfarms Mall was arrested Wednesday after a chase and crash on Interstate 84. Mohammad Salman Nizami, 27, of Berlin Turnpike in Wethersfield, did not appear to have been injured but was taken to hospital as a precaution …

In the first hour of the Coastal Fire — before it turned into an inferno that destroyed 20 ocean-view homes — a single Orange County Fire Authority helicopter fought the blaze , without the aid of the sheriff’s water-dropping plane which was idle and not ready. Although Orange County Sheriff’s helicopters have in the past …

MILFORD, CT (WFSB) – Just in time for the hot summer days, this is an opportunity to hit the Connecticut coastline in style and have some fun. “This is where you want to be. It’s summer, when you have a band, when you want to party, this is the place,” said Colin Caplan of Pedal …

US Senator Chris Murphy Credit: Courtesy of CT-N U.S. senators from Connecticut were optimistic on Tuesday that bipartisan talks would result in the Senate passing ‘meaningful’ changes to the nation’s gun laws in response to the mass shooting of children at an elementary school in Connecticut. Texas last week. At an early morning press conference …

In summary A scandal unfolding in Anaheim is the latest chapter in a long saga about corruption in Southern California cities. SIGN UP FOR A WEEKLY OVERVIEW OF DAN’S CHRONICLE EVERY FRIDAY A corruption scandal unfolds in Anaheim, a town in Orange County known to be home to Disneyland. Affidavits filed by federal investigators describe …

Bands of rain and gusty winds battered the southern Pacific coast of Mexico on Monday as the first hurricane of the eastern Pacific season made slow progress toward a stretch of tourist beaches and fishing villages. Ominous gray skies and blowing sand beaches cleaned up the popular destinations of Puerto Escondido and Huatulco. National emergency …

EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — An East Windsor police officer spotted an elderly woman walking outside at 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning and quickly discovered she had dementia and wandered away from her home. The officer, identified as Sergeant Gonsalves, was traveling on North Road when he spotted the older woman. She was walking on the …

MASON — While it rained most of the week, forcing Friday’s first-round matches to be moved indoors, Greater Cincinnati’s tennis players broke a tennis tournament title drought on Saturday. the Ohio High School Athletic Association. There were no Cincinnati State champions last year and the 2020 season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Senior …

Connecticut State Police received 1,970 calls for service, assisted 156 motorists, responded to 109 accidents Friday, considered the start of the Memorial Day long weekend. [ Memorial Day parades return: Details on more than 30 events in central Connecticut for 2022 ] State police said there were seven reported injuries, but no reported deaths. Troopers made 10 …

The ParkConneCT program, which provides free shuttles and enhanced transit to many state parks and beaches during the summer, returns this year, with the addition of free buses for the rest of the year. Launched last year to increase access and encourage residents to explore Connecticut’s recreational opportunities, the ParkConneCT program provides free transportation to …

LobsterCraft’s Fairfield location is now open, and Mike Harden’s brand of lobster rolls continues to expand outside of Connecticut, with new restaurants opening in Florida and Rhode Island. To celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, all LobsterCraft locations will be offering 10% off the “Coastal Roll”, its flagship hot buttered lobster roll. The promotion is …

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As part of Connecticut budget implementation bill (Act) Enacted earlier this month, the state made significant revisions to its laws regarding collaborative drug therapy management agreements between pharmacists and certain prescribing practitioners to expand (1) the types of arrangements permitted; (2) prescribers eligible to participate in collaborative agreements with pharmacists; and (3) the scope of …

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly down on Thursday after notes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting confirmed expectations for further interest rate hikes, but held no surprises for investors. . Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney fell while the Shanghai and Southeast Asian markets rose. Oil prices have risen. Investors are concerned about …

WASHINGTON & IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that it will expand its local news business into Washington, D.C., Maryland and in northern Virginia. The company plans to combine its two television stations currently serving the region, WDVM-TV (Ind) in Hagerstown and WDCW-TV (CW) …

The gate to Glotzbach Park opens at 7 a.m. on Saturdays in the spring, and for anyone passing Nutley, that time also opens up the opportunity to watch the state’s top scorer get down to business. An hour later, senior Matt pergola is already drenched in sweat. He took nearly 500 shots. All this before …

The Mohegan Tribe is partnering with Yale University to fund a new initiative to combat problem gambling. Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine will begin developing an app to provide cognitive-behavioral therapy. “Which is evidence-based treatment for substance use as well as other behavioral addictions, including gambling,” said Dr. Brian Kiluk, associate professor of …

NEW HAVEN — The city’s tax rate will drop by $3,000 as part of the $633.17 million budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year approved by the Board of Alders, but many homeowners’ tax bills will increase further due to the revaluation The budget, which increases spending by 4.42% over the current year, will give the …

Fresh produce and ingredients are some of the keys to healthy eating, but access to healthy eating isn’t easy for everyone. Before the pandemic, about 10% of people in the United States were considered food insecure, but that number is increasing, now standing at about 15%, according to Hartford HealthCare. Hartford HealthCare is committed to …

In the first television ad of his campaign to represent the 40th congressional district, Democratic challenger Asif Mahmood focuses on abortion access, making it clear that he believes resisting efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade is a winning question even in a district with more Republican voters. Democrats by more than 5 points. But instead …

Texas authorities have been searching for a woman accused of fatally shooting an elite cyclist after discovering the athlete had been romantically involved with her cycling partner. The US Marshals Service said it was looking for Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 35, in the May 11 murder of Anna Moriah Wilson, 25. Armstrong was last heard from …

NEW CANAAN — This week will mark three years since the disappearance of Jennifer Duloswho disappeared after dropping her five children off at school. Although the 50-year-old mother was never found, investigators said she was presumed dead based on evidence of a serious assault that occurred in the garage of her New Canaan home in …

ORANGE, Calif. – The Pacific season ended on Saturday afternoon when No. 3 seed Cal Lutheran used timely strikes to take an early lead and eventually claimed the 9-1 victory in the playoff game. The Boxers are exiting the NCAA Tournament but will look back on a successful 2022 campaign, including …

May 20, 2022Updated: May 20, 2022 10:09 p.m. Gianfranco Alvarez celebrates after graduating during Southern Connecticut State University’s opening night at Total Mortgage Arena in Bridgeport on May 20, 2022. Arnold Gold / Hearst Connecticut Media Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven hosted the undergraduate start Friday at Total Mortgage Arena in Bridgeport, with …

With temperatures expected in the 90s inland in Connecticut and in the 80s along the coastline, many people could flock to shore for relief. People who live and work in Old Saybrook prepare for the Memorial Day weekend crowds. “There are going to be boaters, people walking on the road, eating outside, it’s going to …

Two New England CT Lottery players are feeling lucky after cashing in $50,000 worth of scratch tickets that were sold at area convenience and package stores. Lottery officials announced that in New London County on Monday, May 16, Amede Leclair, a resident of Westerly, Rhode Island, cashed in a “$50,000 50th Anniversary” ticket which was …

By gazette | on May 19, 2022 BY KYLE STEVENS Light drizzle couldn’t stop thousands of fans from going absolutely bonkers over Rex Orange County at a packed Forest Hills stadium on Saturday, May 14. season summer 22. Rex Orange County is known for effortlessly blending the sounds of jazz, hip hop and …

This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of3 The Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus will perform in “The British Are Coming!” Sunday at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook. Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus / Photo AddedShow moreShow less 2of3 A member of the Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus performs …

As the owner of a Bridgeport-area shopping mall seeks buyers, Danbury Fair’s lines up a new $185million mortgage on the property – a vote of confidence given the multiple vacancies it doesn’t have still satisfied in its range of stores. Macerich is among the top 10 retail operators nationwide, managing approximately 48 million square feet …

A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot in West Hartford led to a police chase on Interstate 84 and resulted in the arrest of three people, officials said. Police said they were called to the store around 9 a.m. to an active shoplifting incident report. Home Depot Loss Prevention employees attempted to arrest the two …

Repeated attacks by moth moth larvae can weaken a tree’s ability to ward off secondary stressors. CONNECTICUT, USA – Gypsy moth caterpillars are beginning to hatch and a heavy infestation of the invasive stink bug is expected this year, and it could be even worse if we see dry weather in Connecticut this spring. Gypsy …

SrdjanPav / iStock.com Have you recently noticed an increase in the prices of restaurant meals and takeout? The recent Consumer Price Index report showed that “out-of-home food” – which includes take-out, full-service meals and food served at employee sites and at school – has increased by 7.2% over the past 12 months. Full-service meals alone …

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and developer Menard “Tex” Sampson outside 103 Earle Street, Hartford, Connecticut after renovations funded by the Hartford Land Bank. Credit: Facebook post / Hartford Land Bank HARTFORD, CT – The Hartford Land Bank on Friday unveiled its first revitalized property, the start of a project that organization officials say will help …

The man accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, called Hasidic Jews ‘deplorable’ and referred to communities in New Jersey with a growing Jewish population in a 180-page manifesto officials said they posted online. Payton Gendron, 18, appeared in court on Saturday hours after the shooting …

Downtown Milwaukee will be under a limited curfew for the rest of the weekend and a huge watch party scheduled for Sunday has been canceled after 21 people were injured in three separate shootings near an entertainment district where thousands of people gathered for an NBA playoff game. In one of Friday night’s shootings, 17 …

The state of Connecticut has released new data showing weekly COVID-19 cases at every school in the state. According to the data, some schools are even seeing more than a dozen new COVID-19 cases per week. Others see almost nothing. The following data shows new cases reported between Thursday and Wednesday. You can search for …

New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience Store, Automobile Association (NJGCA)4900 Route 33 West, Suite 100Township of Wall, NJ 07753 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2022 New Jersey Gas Stations Cut Gas Prices to Demonstrate Self-Serve Savings TRENTON, New Jersey – May 12, 2022 – More than 75 New Jersey gas stations will drop prices Friday to demonstrate …

NBA Playoffs: Game 7 history, stats and more originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea These are the two best words in sport: Game 7. The win-or-go-home nature of a Game 7 is unmatched, especially in the NBA playoffs. After six home-and-away clashes, many series come down to the deciding contest with the season – and …

The Rocket Pizza location at 1213 Morehead St. had been open for less than a year. Alex Cason Photography CharlotteFive Charlotte has seen its share of businesses close in 2022 — particularly restaurants, which have suffered the lingering effects of COVID-19, including rising food and rent costs, and staffing shortages. Longtime devotees and newcomers have …

It’s National Nurses Week and the frontline workers at Hartford HealthCare received a heartfelt thank you on Wednesday afternoon. The health system treated them to a special concert by country singer Jordan Oaks just outside the hospital in downtown Hartford. For many of the first responders, this recognition of their hard work means a lot. …

One person has been confirmed dead at a waste transfer facility in Elizabeth following a fire that broke out on Tuesday afternoon. It wasn’t the only fire at a waste management facility in the state. Another fire was reported in New Brunswick, where the water supply hampered efforts to extinguish the flames. The fire at …

There is a brush fire on the Middletown and Higganum town limit and firefighters are calling it suspicious. The fire is where River Road in Middletown meets Dublin Hill Road in Higganum. Authorities said the blaze spanned about five acres, but did not say what may have started it. “And at the time of night, …

Several restaurants in downtown Mystic cannot open Tuesday, following a water main break Monday night. Aquarion Water Company announced that approximately 48 of its Mystic customers are on a precautionary boil water advisory. Water samples are taken on Tuesday, with results expected 24 hours later, according to the water company. Representatives from the Ledge Light …

Community development corporations have long been active in Connecticut, and the state will begin officially certifying them as a step to funneling more money to support their work in strengthening struggling neighborhoods. Governor Ned Lamont on Monday signed a budget adjustment for fiscal year 2023 that would allow the state to borrow up to $50 …

44 Boys Lacrosse: Rutgers Prep defeats Morristown-Beard in the Prep B final. The picture of the playoffs becomes clearer every day. There are five days left until the state tournament deadline and teams across the state are doing everything they can to secure their place in the playoffs. Below, find the Laxnumbers ranking of the …

Families find special ways to honor these important women in their lives. And after years of COVID, more people are going out and that means a big boost for businesses. “Family. Unity. That’s it,” said Deborah Malta, from Waterbury. “We did this a few years ago and it was phenomenal. And then we had the …

A historic week in more ways than one in Connecticut as record revenues continue to flow into our state in the form of tax revenue and, in the near term, federal pandemic funds. We can now expect one of the biggest rounds of tax cuts in history. NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck spoke with Senate Pro …

Bray, Roger Roger Peter Bray of Atlanta, GA passed away peacefully at his home on May 1, 2022, at the age of 90. He was born April 19, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to William Gardner and Helen Hughes Bray. Roger’s father was a former journalist and the family moved to where the work was – …

A few years ago, for a previous column, I wrote about Fullerton Parks. There was one just north of Parks Junior High School that I recently found out I hadn’t fully explored. From the street, a wooden sign simply reads “Tree Park”, although its official name is West Coyote Hills Tree Park. At the time …

For the third year in a row, an effort to ban flavored vaping products in Connecticut failed to garner enough support. “We’re incredibly frustrated that the legislature can’t seem to get its priorities straight in a way that would protect children, like every Connecticut neighbor has already done,” said Kevin O’Flaherty, director Northeast Advocacy for …

With Mother’s Day weekend shaping up to be busy for businesses and the state seeing a slow but steady rise in cases, restaurant owners tell us COVID-19 remains at the forefront. There’s a sizzling appetite to celebrate mothers this weekend at Rooster Company in Newington. “It’s one of the busiest, except probably on Thanksgiving eve,” …

May 06, 2022 As we head into spring, it’s time for proms and graduations and all the celebrations that come with these milestones. But it’s also a dangerous time for teens and young adults, as the risk of alcohol-related car crashes increases. Although drunk driving among teens has declined 54% nationally …

A summer counselor job at Groton Parks and Recreation was one of the most popular summer gigs in town, the program supervisor said, with positions normally filling in March. This year is different. “It’s a little worrying because I just reopened the post. Where that usually never happens. It’s usually open for about three or …

May 04, 2022 Nearly 1,000 people die every day from conditions related to hypertension – but that often goes undiagnosed until it’s too late. Unlike the regular swings in blood pressure that occur between activities, hypertension occurs when blood pressure does not return to normal levels. The continually high pressure damages …

Nearly a month after Governor Phil Murphy announced a state review of controversial and revised education standards – including issues of sexual and gender identity – the public opinion battle has only only intensifies. Lawmakers from both major political parties have called for a pause to ensure age appropriateness before standards are enacted in classrooms …

A white Connecticut state trooper who fatally shot a 19-year-old black man following a high-speed chase in 2020 has been charged with manslaughter By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press May 3, 2022, 2:57 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MILFORD, Conn. — A white Connecticut state trooper who fatally shot …

Israel’s loud Independence Day celebrations will be a little quieter this year. Although fireworks are generally a mainstay of parties across the country, this year many twinkling but loud displays have been canceled due to concerns from some military veterans who say the crackle and popping add to the horrors of the battle, especially for …

HARTFORD — The state’s workforce has fallen 10% over the past year at insurer The Hartford, one of Connecticut’s largest employers, according to new company data — a change largely due to the greatest number of employees working remotely. In response to a Hearst Connecticut Media Group survey of The Hartford’s employment levels in its …

EVELYN PRICE BURN Evelyn Price Burns, 86, died at her home in Hampden, Maine on March 25, 2022. Evelyn was born March 8, 1936, in Orange, NJ, to William Franklyn Price of Newark, NJ and Evelyn Elizabeth Price (née Westwell) of Methuen, Mass. She grew up in Cedar Grove, NJ, and …

This weekend we were lucky enough to meet Ukrainian refugees who arrived here at Bradley Airport two weeks ago. They were among four refugee families who met with Senator Richard Blumenthal on Sunday afternoon in New Haven. Simon Bobrovskii and his wife left their home as their only option after missiles started landing near their …

NEW YORK (AP) — As COVID-19 ravaged New York City, residents wary of viruses locked down in indoor public places poured out onto streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor cabanas hastily erected by restaurants, and attended health classes, concerts and even therapy sessions on streets closed to traffic. Now that the …

HARTFORD — The state Department of Public Health is warning licensed professionals such as doctors and dentists of a scam seeking personal and financial information about health care providers. Vendors have received phone calls or notices that their licenses are suspended or at risk of suspension due to federal drug enforcement investigations, the department said …

Hello and welcome to the LA Times Book Club newsletter. Colleen Kinder had invited one of its literary heroes, author of travels Pico Iyer, to her Yale writing class to discuss a history of Reykjavík and other essays she assigned to students. Instead, its guest author “went rogue” and for the first time shared a …

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate gave final legislative approval shortly before midnight Friday to a bill that says abortion rights advocates are needed to protect the state’s medical providers from lawsuits arising from out-of-state laws; and patients who travel to Connecticut to terminate a pregnancy and those assisting them. Senate Pro Tempore Speaker …

A Hartford man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge and admitted to violating his parole conditions after he was pulled over for speeding last summer and found with a gun, the authorities said. federal authorities. Andre Hudson, 43, pleaded guilty Thursday to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, the U.S. Attorney’s …