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 …

HARTFORD, Conn. – The sun was setting Hartford Thursday, but that moment shone. The program, “Cops & Bobbers, Hooks & Ladders”, is something Hartford city officials have been offering since 2015, providing a different outlet for children in the capital and giving them valuable life skills to take home, including fish. This is a collaborative …

A Hidden Hills woman drove nearly half a mile after hitting two boys fatally on a Westlake Village road at high speed and told a deputy her Mercedes-Benz had become disabled after ‘hit something’ , according to a testimony and a video broadcast during the third day. of his preliminary hearing on Wednesday. As another …

1of3 Aroma Joe’s opened its first location in Bristol in early April. Courtesy of Aroma Joe’sShow moreShow less 2of3 Aroma Joe’s, a New England coffeehouse chain, will have both drive-thru and box office at its Bristol, CT location. Marc MacGregorShow moreShow less 3of3 Maine-based beverage chain Aroma Joe’s is now open in Bristol, offering an …

The mothers in your life deserve a special day, and these Connecticut restaurants have memorable Mother’s Day menus for brunch and dinner. All events are on May 9, unless otherwise stated. At Bernard’s in Ridgefield hosts both brunch and dinner. A $70 prix fixe brunch menu is available between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., with …

If there is someone in your life who has owned or operated a restaurant in the last few years, when was the last time you asked them how they were doing? We have had a long and arduous pandemic, a mandatory shutdown, supply chain disruption and now, the current inflation crisis. It was a time …

ORANGE COUNTY BASEBALL TOP 25 (Registrations until April 24) 1. Villa Parc 24-2: The Spartans captured the Boras Classic South Championship with an 11-7 victory over JSerra in the final. Britton Beeson homered and drove in five runs in the victory. Villa Park sits first in the Crestview League. 2. Serra 15-10: The Lions beat …

The state Department of Public Health is warning school administrators to expect more cases of COVID-19 affecting students and staff in the coming weeks amid growing transmission. In a message to school leaders, the Department of Public Health said the increased rate of transmission of COVID-19 in Connecticut and surrounding states may be partly due …

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The recent appearance of two cruise ships in New London has raised hopes that Connecticut could benefit from the return of an industry decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The two ships, which were part of American Queen Voyages, were touring the East Coast and Canada and were the first cruise …

After a report this week showed Connecticut’s budget surplus hit all-time highs, lawmakers now agree it’s time to put money back in your pocket with tax relief. But determine how the two parties disagree. “What we’re doing is we’re taking the overcollection of sales and use tax and gross receipts tax that those funds that …

According to Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network, the Denver Broncos are among the teams that hosted Travis Jones from the University of Connecticut. Jones is a 6’4”, 325-pound defensive lineman who is expected to be selected in one of the first two rounds of the upcoming NFL Draft. According to the consensus drafting boards, …

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The bear population in Connecticut is at an all-time high, with sightings increasing as they emerge from hibernation. More than 1,200 bears are waking up across the state. They see a lot of bear sightings in West Hartford. “I moved into my house and within two weeks I found a …

OLD SAYBROOK – After finishing a dish of scallops with cucumber and kelp salad and a white chocolate cream dessert topped with candied kelp at Liv’s Oyster Bar on Thursday night, Jessica Hampton was ready to try the Shark Bait cocktail – too infused with the sea-grown vegetable. “It smells so refreshing,” she said before …

History links STORRS, Conn. – The UConn women’s soccer team has announced its three captains for the 2022 season. Jessica Mazo and Emma Zaccagnini and junior Lucy Cappadone will lead the Huskies next season. “Mazo, Emma and Lucy have established themselves not only as influential players on our field, but also …

WILTON, CT – Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8 is still weeks away, but if you’re planning to treat your mom to brunch or dinner out, reservations can fill up quickly in Wilton as the nation nears the most normal celebration of moms since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Local restaurants in the Wilton …

Health experts say people should continue to take precautions like getting vaccinated, staying aware of booster shots and wearing masks in high-risk scenarios. CONNECTICUT, USA – An increase in COVID-19 cases in Connecticut is due to a number of factors. “Herd immunity goes down, and then vaccine immunity also goes down to some degree, and …

Rohnert Park city officials are taking a big step toward a future downtown. The city’s $12.5 million offer was accepted a week ago on a 30-acre parcel of land at the corner of Rohnert Park Freeway and State Farm Drive. City Council will make a formal decision on the purchase at a special meeting at …

To combat food insecurity and the lack of an on-campus dining center, UConn Stamford students can now pick up snacks, cereals, and stock their own pantry throughout the day. It’s a first for the university trying to take something off the plate of students. Or really — add to their plates. “The ramen – take …

Do you know that restaurant you wanted to try but couldn’t find the time? Now is the time, because Jersey Shore Restaurant Week begins Friday, April 22 and ends May 1. The annual Monmouth and Ocean County Meals Celebration features more than 50 restaurants, which will serve three-course prix fixe menus. Here’s what you need …

April 18, 2022 To mask or not to mask is being debated across the country, but one thing is certain – COVID-19[feminine] cases are on the rise again. Connecticut‘s positivity rate is about 6.5%, the highest in nearly two months. There have been nearly 4,000 positive cases in the past week, …

The Golden Rain Foundation passed a resolution that would like the annual memorial golf tournament to return to the village. The Men’s Golf Club event has been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The last tournament, held in 2019, raised $35,000 to help residents in need, according to a report by Village Management Services staff. This …

History links UConn Athletic Communications / April 17, 2022 PORTSMOUTH, Va. – UConn senior Tyrese Martin was named to the Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament Team after helping lead his side to the championship game at the prestigious tournament. In three games over a four-day span, Martin averaged 19.7 points, 9.3 rebounds and …

GREENVILLE, SC (AP) — It was May 2020 when Dan Weidenbenner consulted with his fellow Mill Village Farmsboard members and they decided to move their annual fundraiser to a virtual format. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging, and organizers felt it was a way to maintain the momentum of their efforts in the community while giving …

It’s more than population of the cities of Canaan, Colebrook, Union or Warren. It is also 150 more overdose deaths than in 2020. This increase can be attributed to “prolonged isolation at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic“as well as the increase in the use of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, according to Art Mongillo, …

US national parks, including those in New Jersey, are waiving admission fees this Saturday (4/16) to celebrate the first day of National Parks Week. National Parks Week runs from April 16-24, and Americans are encouraged to visit a national park and share their experiences on social media at #NationalParkWeek and #sParkDiscovery. Each day of the …

During recent remarks in Danbury, Governor Lamont pointed to the high cost of housing as the main problem stifling the influx of industries and young families settling in Connecticut. The high cost of housing not only hinders our ability to increase our tax base by increasing our state’s population, but it also puts a strain …

Hartford police are investigating a series of threats against the city’s school system. The threats come after a school nurse was placed on administrative leave for her alleged comments about LGBTQ+ students in a Facebook group. She also released private and personal details about a specific student, the school district said. Since the suspension was …

A federal district court in Connecticut refused to fire claims filed by the CFPB against a mortgage company and three of its officers for alleged violations of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Mortgage Law and Practice (MAP), and Protection Act consumer finance (CFPA). The CFPB lawsuit names as defendants 1st Alliance Lending LLC and …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The mass shooting that police say was a shootout between rival gangs that left six people dead and 12 injured earlier this month rocked downtown California’s capital — and created a another challenge for a city trying to redefine itself as a destination for more than government workers. In recent years, …

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz tested positive for COVID-19 days after her running mate, Governor Ned Lamont, announced he had been infected. Bysiewicz is “feeling fine,” said Adam Joseph, her chief of staff, and plans to self-isolate from home for the next five days. The 60-year-old was due to receive her second …

TRENTON — New Jersey’s four-year high school graduation rate fell slightly last year, from 91 percent to 90.6 percent, according to state-issued annual report cards. Deputy Education Commissioner Kathy Ehling told the State Board of Education last week that the decline is a common trend. “About 26 states announced their rates for 2021, and the …

Activists trying to open Connecticut’s municipal beaches to nonresidents have been caught up in a game of rock-paper-scissors for years. Every time they employ a new strategy, the opposition retaliates. And while the latest effort – tied to a study of parking rates and local budgets for beaches – appears to have stalled, reformers are …

By CATHY DYSON The Free Lance-Star It was the snakebite story shared around the world. Or so it felt to Rachel Myrick, who was bitten by a poisonous snake more than 4½ years ago in the lobby of a restaurant in Spotsylvania County. The “crazy story”, as she called it, was shared by news outlets …

VESTAL, NY – The Hartford baseball team lost 9-2 to Binghamton in Game 2 of a three-game series this afternoon. With the result, the Hawks drop to 3-20 overall and 2-9 in the America East while the Bearcats drop to 7-18 overall and 4-7 in the conference. BINGHAMTON 9, HARTFORD 2Hartford wasted no time getting …

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kaylee Byon, Rosary, Sr. COACH OF THE YEAR Kerwin Walters, Sage Hill FIRST TEAM Kaylee Byon, Rosary, Sr. (Player of the Year) Jayionne Brown, Orangewood Academy, Jr., F: Brown burst onto the scene leading League champions San Joaquin …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Connecticut is jumping into the electric bus lane. The state spends about $100 million a year to buy diesel buses. The average age of the state’s bus fleet is nine years, and a typical fleet is expected to last 12 years. Connecticut has one of the worst air quality in the …

For a second year, the Sugar Kelp Cooperative is partnering with local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and cafes in Connecticut and Rhode Island to celebrate the harvest of locally grown sugar kelp. The promotion, which runs from April 20 through May 1, highlights Connecticut’s native seaweed in restaurant dishes, baked goods, beers and cocktails. A growing …

The Weaver High School baseball team in Hartford wanted to kick off their season and with the help of the community, they did just that. The school will be hosting its first baseball program since 2016 and they needed a little push from the baseball community to make it work. Weaver only had a handful …

NEW YORK, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The global juice concentrate market is expected to increase to 6.4% CAGR and reach a evaluation of $24.75 billion end of 2032according to detailed industry analysis by Persistence Market Research. Organic delicacies are increasingly popular with consumers because they contain more healthy elements and are produced without pesticides …

The expanded child tax credit, which was in place for the second half of 2021, disappeared at the end of the year when Congress failed to extend it, and the prospects of the federal version returning in any way seem unencouraging. In the meantime, several states are considering adopting their own versions of the credit. …

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Alex Jones was questioned Wednesday by attorneys for the families of victims in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, where a judge had ordered the Infowars host to face escalating fines until he appear for a deposition. Relatives of some of the 20 children and six educators killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut massacre …

Follow the Jefferson Cup:Website | Twitter | Facebook | instagram Richmond, Virginia – The 2022 Jefferson Cup boys’ showcase weekend wrapped up on Sunday, as teams across the country became divisional champions in the U15-U19 age groups. A total of 448 teams participated in the fourth and final weekend of Jefferson Cup competition, playing in …

Her hope is to spread the word about autism and invite others to share their experiences. WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — April is Autism Acceptance Month and a West Hartford mom is on a mission to spread the word. Jamie Kaminski is an artist by trade who painted this “Let’s Talk About Autism” mural. Her hope …

WEST HARTFORD, CT — A classic home with lots of colorful history went on the market in West Hartford on Monday. Here is the Redfin listing for the house built in 1949: Address: 14 Gledhill Ln #7, West Hartford, CT Price: $429,900 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Listing Description: The original Gledhill Estates Tudor-style home at …

NCAA Women’s Final Four fans left town Monday after a resounding victory in South Carolina and a full weekend of activity that brought the party back to the streets of downtown Minneapolis. “It was our opportunity, and we took advantage of it. It really came at the right time,” said Steve Cramer, CEO and chairman …

Since opening in mid-February, Trattoria Pellegrino 2000 in Surry Hills has drawn a flood of visitors for its Italian delights. Topping the charts are shrimp ravioli, quail saltimbocca and marinated artichokes. “It was pleasant and regularly busy,” says Andy Tyson (ex-Restaurant Hubert, Alberto’s Lounge) Large format. The sommelier and venue manager co-owns the restaurant with …

Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has $7.5 million in campaign money and enviable name recognition after decades in public office, but Republicans in the Democratic-leaning state still see an opportunity to win a seat in the United States Senate after a drought of about 30 years. The state’s top Republicans are touting Themis Klarides, the …

LOWELL, Mass. – The Hartford softball team dropped their first America East game of the season in a doubleheader against UMass Lowell. The Hawks dropped Game 1, 8-0, and lost Game 2, 9-4. Hartford drops to 11-12 on the season and 0-2 in conference, while UMass Lowell drops to 17-11 overall and 2-0 against conference …

ANSONIA – Crave, which was a staple of the Ansonia restaurant scene for over a decade, is no more. Owner Libby Meissner took a gamble and relaunched her restaurant, now known as Uptown Bar and Eatery, dispensing with everything that made Crave a much-loved hotspot on the local food scene. The nachos are out, but …

About 100 miles south of Chileno Valley Road, another volunteer group, the Alma Bridge Newt Patrol, has painstakingly documented more than 5,000 newts per year crossing a 4-mile stretch of road in the mountains of Santa Cruz. Unlike Gale’s Brigade, the Newt Patrol is unable to save many Newts – it is illegal for them …

Everyone in state government seems to like these tax cuts — first the temporary suspension of Connecticut’s 25-cent-per-gallon gas tax, then a week of sales tax waiving. on most clothing purchases. The public will appreciate it too. But how happy will everyone be on July 1, as campaigns for Governor and General Assembly heat up, …

Buoyed by the rebound in the hospitality sector, Connecticut exited 2021 with one of the best-performing economies in the nation, but ranked in the bottom third when considering economic output for the full year, according to the data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports a 7.7% increase in Connecticut’s gross domestic product in the fourth …

Officials said no injuries were reported as crews fought the fire at the United Methodist Church in East Berlin BERLIN, Conn. — Fire crews are at the scene of a fire at the United Methodist Church in East Berlin. The church is located on the main street. Berlin Fire Marshal Steve Waznia said crews were …

I grew up in Texas, but my family is from Lombardy and Sardinia, so I’ve been going back and forth to Italy since I was a kid. I have always been drawn to the food and wine culture of Piedmont. With six growing seasons more or less instead of four, the region has incredible produce; …

Kyle was a “sandwich artist” at a fast food joint in Hartford. You may have never met him before, but I’m sure some of you were blown away by his mastery of Teriyaki Chicken Feet with Sweet Onions. In 2019, he and the other 160,000 workers made up Connecticut’s restaurant industry, which made up about …

Miller’s Famous Sandwichesthe iconic Rhode Island-based franchise, known for its signature Roast Beef and variety of other sandwich options, is eyeing Connecticut for its next wave of expansion. Although franchise agreements have yet to be signed, Miller’s Famous Sandwiches plans to open 2-3 new restaurants in each of four target markets, including Bridgeport, Hartford, New …

The city of Hartford and public school leaders issued a public call on Tuesday to get more students in the city vaccinated as data shows less than a third of eligible children in the district are fully immunized. “We want everyone to be vaccinated. Efforts will therefore continue,” Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez said at a …

news, national People forced from their homes just weeks ago by catastrophic flooding are being forced to evacuate again as flooding returns to northern New South Wales. In flood-hit Lismore, the Wilsons River rose several meters on Tuesday and is expected to reach major flood stage. The Bureau of Meteorology warns that the river could …

WESTBROOK — Connecticut State Police graduated 53 new state troopers late last week, all of whom were members of the 131st Training Troop. Department of Emergency Services and Public Safety commissioner James C. Rovella and state police commander Col. Stavros Mellekas congratulated the class during a ceremony at the Hartford Armory, according to a statement …

WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut – Tremayne Cobb Jr., Derek Tenney and Kyle Hawes recorded three hits apiece to beat the Hawks as the Hartford baseball team dropped Game 2 to UMBC, 16-9. The Hawks drop to 1-14 overall and 1-4 in the America East, while the Retrievers move to 10-12 overall and 3-2 in conference with …

April 7: The large Japanese tea garden built by George Turner Marsh in Coronado will be discussed by a professor of Asian art history at the Coronado Historical Association. Kendall Brown will also talk about the rich history of Japanese gardens in Southern California at the turn of the 20th century. Cost: $15 members; $18 …

A Romanian citizen admitted his role in an ATM skimming scheme on Friday, according to federal prosecutors. Nicolae Marius Barbu, 50, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud in federal court on Friday. He faces a maximum prison sentence of 30 years and is expected to be sentenced on June 16. The U.S. Attorney’s …

The heartbreaking scenes of despair among Ukrainian refugees bring back painful memories for Nieda Abbas. “When I see the kids and the mothers leaving and out on the streets, that’s exactly what we’ve been through,” she told NBC Connecticut’s Heidi Voight. Abbas is a war refugee in Iraq. The owner of three restaurants in Baghdad, …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) ​​is warning consumers about cryptocurrency scams. Over the past few years, cryptocurrency has been making waves across the country. And the BBB claims that scammers have taken advantage of its popularity. Cryptocurrency scams tripled from 2019 to 2022, making it the second riskiest scam last year. …

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — A man was rushed to hospital early Thursday morning after he was shot outside a 7-Eleven in Laguna Hills, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said. The man, described as Hispanic and in his 30s, is alive but his current condition is unknown, the sheriff’s department said. Sheriff’s deputies were called to …

I was a relatively new parent when Trayvon Martin was shot and killed 10 years ago. Although his death initially escaped the media radar, news of his shooting made national headlines a month later and the acquittal of his killer, George Zimmerman, helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement. Join the work of CT Mirror …

“Come with me and be immortal.” Those words would normally sound very inviting, but when the Candyman said them to Helen Lyle (played by Virginia Madsen) in the 1992 movie “Candyman,” he was trying to convince her to give up her life. Tony Todd is best known for playing Daniel Robitaille, aka Candyman, in the …

A Hartford woman accused of stocking and delivering fentanyl for her brother, a high-profile Los Solidos gang member, was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday, the U.S. attorney’s office said. Janicette Reyes, 43, will also face three years of supervision at the end of her sentence, the office said in a statement. Reyes …

Rescuers in southern China continued to search an isolated mountainside for the black boxes of the China Eastern Airlines plane which plunged from the sky on Monday with 132 people on board, as authorities warned that the severe damage caused to the aircraft would make it difficult to establish the cause. of the accident. Flight …

The Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut wants people to be wary of a text you might receive from the wrong number. “It’s almost like they met you at the bar the night before.” They send this text and you’re like, ‘Do I know this person? I feel like I know this person,” said Kristen Johnson, …

The concert was held at Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford to benefit three grassroots organizations in Ukraine. WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut – Along with Ukraine, several local organizations have planned an evening of music and hope in West Hartford to show their support. “Music soothes the soul to begin with,” said Rabbi Donna Berman, executive …

A hate crime protest was organized by the OC Justice Initiative, along with several California state activist organizations in Fullerton at historic Old Town Orange Circle in downtown Orange on March 18 . The initiative rallied OC supporters to help the day’s events under a unifying message to stop the hate in Orange County. In …

Jackson State entered the game with a tie for the longest active winning streak in Division I women’s basketball. The team faced Baylor, then also coached by Kim Mulkey, at last year’s tournament – an explanation possible of the effectiveness of their game plan. Jackson State’s 3-point shooting, particularly four timely 3-pointers from junior Miya …

hot shots Hole in one: Amelia Golf Club — Chris Wimset, No. 13, 140 yards, 7 iron. Age shooter: Eagle Harbor — William Smith 79 (80 years old). Results In the whole region Jacksonville Women’s Association: 94th Anniversary Tournament, Queen’s Harbor — Overall Low, Tama Caldabaugh 75; net low overall, Claudeen Lindberg 70. Vol 1, …

The name Amistad and the historic slave ship itself are familiar to many people here in Connecticut. Kai Perry is a board member of Discovering Amistad. “I like to call the Amistad Incident of 1839 the first human rights case in the United States, because it was the first time people of color were tried …

Easier mail-in voting and an alfresco dining option at restaurants — two public health ideas adopted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — are set to be extended after allowing the House of Representatives to the state on Wednesday. The House voted 126 to 16 in favor of a bill that includes the broad …

The international union United Food & Commercial Workers seeks to organize the cannabis industry. Credit: Christine Stuart HARTFORD, CT – There are no cannabis workers to organize yet, but the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union is looking to be able to organize these workers as soon as they walk in the door – …

TRENTON — The state Treasury Department began issuing income tax refunds this month on its usual schedule. The IRS has warned taxpayers that processing federal tax returns this season could take longer than usual because the agency is understaffed and still has a backlog of returns from last year. Changes associated with child tax credit …

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials ordered the immediate transfer of all 94 residents of a Wallingford nursing home to other care centers after discovering dangerous safety breaches during a investigation prompted by the deaths of two residents, according to the state Department of Public Service. Health. Department Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani issued the …