Back to school is in the brain. While the children are getting ready for school, there is also homework for the parents. “Going back to school can be so chaotic,” said Caitlin Houston, lifestyle blogger, mom of three girls and former elementary school teacher. Wallingford resident Houston has some advice for parents preparing for the …

What’s so great about the Garden State? How about coming in second for the best places to live in the whole country? This is where New Jersey placed itself in a recent Wallethub survey. The purpose of the survey was to help people find the best and most affordable place possible by comparing the 50 …

A Connecticut state trooper assisting a driver who hit a deer in Mansfield was hit by a woman accused of being under the influence late Monday night. Soldiers say a vehicle hit a deer at the intersection of Stafford Road and Route 44 around 11:45 p.m. and called police for help. As the trooper assisted …

Six players from Orange County are part of the inaugural class of the California High School Football Hall of Fame. The Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation announced Monday the group of 100 players and 13 Hall of Famers who will be added to Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. The Orange County players selected are Mater Dei …

With the first bite of my lunch salad, I let out an involuntary “ahh” of pleasure. I only realized this after seeing the others at the table giving me weird looks. “First tomato of the season,” I say. They all nodded knowingly and returned to their meals. Tomato season always seems a long way off, …

The Kansas-based company that built the Cessna 560XL that crashed in Farmington in 2021, killing four people, knew at least five years earlier that the plane lacked a parking brake warning system, which which had been a factor in other crashes, according to federal documents. But Textron Aviation did not act on recommendations to improve …

An East Harford hair salon is offering to sit in its chairs before students find a place at their desks. With school just around the corner, Exclusive Cuts Barbershop helps young people in East Hartford transition into school with a fresh new look. This is part of a program to make students feel confident in …

The family and friends of an Orange County man found fatally shot earlier this week gathered tonight to honor his life. The vigil was held at the Pine Hills intersection where 23-year-old Dean Mitchell was shot. “A lot of times these things happen and we get the misconception that he had to be like a …

(WFSB) – It’s back to school time and Tax Free Week is one of the best ways to save money doing it. Eyewitness News has some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your shopping. It’s the time of year to get those pencils and notebooks for back-to-school shopping, but as …

Almost every New Jersey owned-and-operated restaurant, as well as many New Jersey businesses, has faced monumental issues with the pandemic, supply shortages and increased costs due to inflation, fuel prices and major personnel issues. Because of these obstacles, most small restaurants and family restaurants are literally hanging by a thread. If they didn’t have enough …

Police were called by a man on Thursday evening to report the shooting at a Laurel Street apartment. HARTFORD, Conn. — A Hartford man died after a double shooting at an apartment building, police said. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. on Laurel Street. Hartford police were called by another man who said he …

As the fallout from the MBTA’s Orange Line debacle continues to spread, one has to wonder: Has anyone at the beleaguered transit agency ever seen dominoes fall? This basic lesson in cause and effect has many parallels for the T. Putting safety issues on the back burner has set off a cascade of problems, derailing …

Center staff will include at least five school safety consultants who have the expertise to review school safety and crisis plans and provide feedback to strengthen those plans. Many of the Center’s services are free to Connecticut public school districts, and it will also provide a variety of low-cost student safety training, including student mental …

New Haven attorney Erick Russell won the Democratic nomination for state treasurer in Tuesday’s primary, easily edging out Greenwich hedge fund manager Dita Bhargava and New Haven chairwoman Housing Authority, Karen DuBois-Walton. A partner of Pullman and Comley, specializing in crowdfunding, Russell was on track to garner more than half of the vote – according …

The best players and season prospects for the six Freeway League teams: HIGHWAY LEAGUE BUENA PARK Top Players: Danny Washington, RB/LB, Jr.; Jayden Costa, DB/WR, Sr.; Jadin Saxton, WR/DB, Sr.; Azim Muhammad, RB, Sr.; Eduardo Nieto, OL/DL, Sr. What to expect: Buena Park has the longest losing streak in the county at 22 games and …

The smoky, coifed and rarefied realm of Steampunk – a magical world that connects the early machine age of the late 19th century and the Victorian fads of the time to future technological advancements – continues to roll along like a steam locomotive. steam in Connecticut, with monthly festivals, fairs and events for enthusiasts. Alongside …

Press Releases 08/08/2022 Governor Lamont extends Connecticut’s extremely hot weather protocol until Tuesday evening (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that due to an updated weather forecast, he is directing Connecticut’s Extremely Hot Weather Protocol to remain in effect until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 August 2022. The protocol has been in effect …

Was depression invented by American elites in the 90s? Since the introduction of Prozac in 1987, it is true that “major depressive disorder” – coined in the medical literature of the 1980s as a palliative – has grown remarkably. When the first antidepressants were developed in the 1950s, the disease was considered so rare that …

Percentages: FG 0.462, FT 0.933. 3-point goals: 5-13, .385 (J.Jones 1-1, Williams 1-1, Carrington 1-2, Sims 1-2, Bonner 1-4, A.Thomas 0-1, Clouden 0-1, Hiedeman 0-1). Team rebounds: 9. Team changes: None. Blocked shots: 0 Turnovers: 13 (Bonner 3, J.Jones 3, Clouden 2, Williams 2, A.Thomas, B.Jones, Sims). Flights: 7 (A.Thomas, B.Jones, Carrington, Hiedeman, J.Jones, Sims, …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – The Hartford Riverfront looks like the Caribbean. On top of those warm temperatures, it’s also the 17th annual Taste of the Caribbean Arts and Jerk Festival. “It’s hot like Haiti, it’s really, really, hot but it’s on the islands that it’s really hot, it’s a good thing we have a breeze,” …

At Dog Star Rescue, Clear the Shelters takes on more than one meaning. Volunteers not only work tirelessly to find the dogs already in their loving home in Bloomfield, but they also take long road trips to southern states, get dogs out of crowded shelters and bring them to Connecticut. It’s thanks to the Bark …

In the face of more than a dozen Southern California robberies that have left three dead, the sight of a black BMW captured in surveillance footage gave police the break they needed to identify two men suspected of having perpetrated an increasingly violent frenzy. Documents recently filed in Orange County Superior Court reveal details of …

August 5, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022 2:18 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of8Eduardo Sanchez slices a freshly baked chilli and sausage pizza on opening day of Riko’s Pizza in Stamford, Conn. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Riko’s Pizza opened a new location at the 2010 West Main …

Although breakfast is the most important meal of the day, the way it’s offered seems to be a point of contention on a restaurant’s Facebook page. On Monday, Cracker Barrel proudly announced on Facebook that it now offers Impossible Sausage, a plant-based meatless breakfast patty, as an option on its Build Your Own Breakfast menu. …

Press Releases 08/04/2022 Governor Lamont Announces $5.1 Million in State Funding for Additional Infrastructure Improvements to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Hill Campus Since 2019, the state has invested approximately $9 million in improving the infrastructure of its veterans facilities. (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut …

Along with two former congressmen, a popular state senator, a relentless Gen-Z activist and five other Democratic primary opponents, the Democrat Jeff Boon takes the supply-side economy route in Florida’s 10th congressional district. Boone, from Orlando, is a financial executive, former Wall Street banker and lifelong community volunteer and youth sports coach. Before coming to …

East Haddam, Connecticut | $2.875 million A 1732 four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home on nine acres This home sits on a wooded road not far from Gillette Castle State Park, where the main attraction is a medieval-style home built in the early 20th century by actor William Gillette, surrounded by walking paths and parks. picnic areas. The …

Posted in Massachusetts August 02, 2022 by Melissa Mahoney Whether you call it home or are just visiting, seeing a welcome sign to Massachusetts may very well be the best sight in the world. After all, this state has so much to offer in terms of scenery, attractions, history, restaurants, …

To comfortably afford even a one-bedroom apartment in Connecticut, the report says, a renter needs to earn $22.53, well above the state’s current $14 minimum wage. By those metrics, Connecticut ranks 10th among the most expensive states to rent, according to the annual report, which was produced by the National Low Income Housing Coalition in …

Eleven restaurants in central Florida received emergency orders to close in the week of July 24-30, according to data from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Reggae Riddim Jamaican Restaurant at 819 S. Orange Blossom Trail in Apopka closed July 25. Inspectors found 24 infractions, four of which were high priority. These violations …

Phoenix Mercury (12-17, 6-10 Western Conference) at Connecticut Sun (20-10, 11-6 Eastern Conference) Uncasville, Connecticut; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Connecticut takes on the Phoenix Mercury after DeWanna Bonner scored 23 points in the Connecticut Sun’s 95-92 overtime loss to the Chicago Sky. The Sun went 10-5 at home. Connecticut is third in the …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – What makes Philadelphia a foodie city? The city is home to several farms and artisan food producers. You can visit the covered Rittenhouse Square Farmer’s Market or head to the suburbs to find pumpkins, strawberries or flowers to pick yourself in the warmer months. Why is Philadelphia a world-class food …

Hartford – A longtime Democratic senator and judge is testing whether to run for mayor of Hartford in 2023. Superior Court Judge Eric Coleman, a Bloomfield resident, explores a race challenging incumbent Mayor Luke Bronin. “I am writing to express my interest in becoming mayor of the City of Hartford,” Coleman wrote to attorney Bruce …

Published: 07/30/2022 14:38:48 HOLYOKE — Police have arrested a 37-year-old man charged with murder in the shooting death of a Connecticut mother of four. On Saturday, July 23, officers were dispatched to 35 North Summer St. in Holyoke at 12:05 a.m. for a possible domestic altercation, according to Holyoke Police. When the police arrived, they …

Southern Orange County Blood Drive Saturday July 30, 2022.Southern Orange County Blood Drive Guide for July 2022. Every day in Laguna HillsThe Laguna Hills Blood Donation Center is located at 22971 Mill Creek Drive(800) 733-2767 American Red Cross blood drives on beaches in southern Orange County in July 2022.The American Red Cross is holding blood …

A Mystic restaurant is one of Wine Enthusiast’s “Forward 50” for 2022, honoring 50 destinations across the country with unique wine programs. Shipwright’s Daughter, located at Whaler’s Inn, was the only Connecticut restaurant on Wine Enthusiast’s list. “The 50 restaurants listed here are simply our favorite restaurants right now that are doing things a little …

Passengers board an Amtrak train in New Haven, Connecticut, in March 2018. Credit: Bob Korn/Shutterstock JONATHAN L. WHARTON I have an affinity for commuter trains to get to New York and also to different cities in Connecticut. Yet I live in Connecticut where our train lines have been a problem for generations. When I lived …

The Oak Canyon Nature Center offers its Discover Nature Family program on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. This program includes a one hour hike led by a naturalist and is an opportunity to learn about the plants, animals, history and ecology of the canyon. The program has a different theme each week and culminates in …

Litchfield’s Jim Simoncelli reacts to missing a putt during the Bill Brakeman/Jean Murphy Memorial Golf Classic. Looking up is Mike Smith of Litchfield. John McKenna Republican-American LITCHFIELD Fundraising for the Possum Queen Foundation has become a year-round endeavor beyond the New Year’s Eve extravaganza hosted by the foundation’s board. The need to raise funds to …

July 26, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate Connecticut – Tuesday, October 27, 2020: Yale New Haven Hospital.”/>1of5 New Haven, Connecticut – Tuesday, October 27, 2020: Yale New Haven Hospital. Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow moreShow less 2of5 The emergency department at Yale New Haven Hospital pictured …

Connecticut State Police on Monday identified two people who were killed in an oncoming traffic accident on Highway 8 in Bridgeport on Sunday. Monica Wilson, 41, of Westport, was killed when the car she was driving southbound on Route 8 near Exit 3 just after 8.30pm on Sunday was hit head-on by a car traveling …

The UConn men’s basketball team will be duck hunting on Thanksgiving Day. The Huskies will play their Phil Knight Invitational opener against Oregon on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Alabama and Michigan will face off in Game 2 of the doubleheader …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) — A group of lawyers and law students gathered Sunday in Hartford to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade. The People’s Party Project is a group of advertising students who are committed to fighting courts that advance some religious interests over others. They think that’s the case when …

An Ocean County state legislator who served in the General Assembly for nearly 20 years has died after a long illness. Ron Dancer’s career as a public servant spanned more than three decades. The Republican served as mayor of Plumstead from 1990 to 2011, then as an assemblyman representing the state’s 12th legislative district from …

July 23, 2022Updated: July 23, 2022, 3:05 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of6Kelvin Vickers, 21, left, is arraigned in Rochester City Court in Rochester, NY on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Vickers is charged in the shooting death of a police officer in Rochester. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat and column …

Connecticut is one of the fastest warming states in the Northeast, the fastest warming region in the contiguous United States, according to a report. Abby Weiss July 22, 2022Updated: July 22, 2022 9:07 PM A man and dog – both wearing life jackets – paddle to keep cool off Stamford. Patrick Sykes / For Hearst …

Los Angeles, July 21, 2022 – Bally Sports SoCal, in partnership with Ford Dealerships of Southern California and CIF Southern Chapter (CIF-SS), today announced the broadcast and area broadcast schedule for preparation for the first five weeks of the start of the 2022 football season on Friday August 19. Bally Sports SoCal will kick off …

7 p.m. c. Connecticut • BSN Connecticut update: The Sun are 17-9 in the first meeting of the season with the Lynx. The teams will play again Sunday at Target Center. … The Sun beat New York 82-63 on Tuesday at home. Brionna Jones scored 21 points and Alyssa Thomas had 18 points and 13 …

State police said they arrested three people in an overdue rental van on Tuesday, at least two of whom were wanted in connection with a “retail theft ring” in the Hartford area. State police said the U-Haul van had all of its rental decals removed and its windows tinted. Inside, police said they also found …

Kristin Cavallari has come a long way since the days of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. She was just 17 in 2004 when she and her friends were chosen to MTV reality show star. Now a well-known media personality and founder of the fashion and lifestyle brand Uncommon JamesCavallari looks back to where it …

GE Appliances President and CEO Kevin Nolan and local Workforce Development leaders yesterday celebrated the opening of the company’s brand new manufacturing facility in Stamford, Connecticut . As part of the celebration, the first device rolled off the production line at the new micro-factory, dubbed CoCREATE Stamford. “Today we are delivering on our promise made …

Maria Conlon and Ashley Battle met as pre-teens playing basketball on the AAU circuit in the 1990s. Long before they were teammates in UConn women’s basketball, they competed, traveled across the country for tournaments, became friends through shared flights and hotel stays. The two helped the Huskies win three national championships from 2002 to 2004. …

Diana Ferris was five months pregnant when she was strangled in her Hartford apartment in 1996. Janice Tolland disappeared in 1973 CONNECTICUT, USA — Early days matter the most when police investigate violent crimes. Many families get answers and closure, but many others don’t. Families like those of seven-year-old Janice Pocket de Tolland, who died …

Much has been said for years about “go/no-go” as well as “survivability profile”, and with good reason. There are occasions when, in any event, we cannot enter a building to save a victim, and there are occasions when we can absolutely go inside, search, control the conditions and get the victims out. Then there are …

Three people were fatally shot and two were injured at an Indiana mall on Sunday night after a man with a rifle opened fire in a food court and an armed civilian fired at him shot and killed, police said. The man entered the Greenwood Park mall with a rifle and multiple rounds of ammunition …

Hi there. I’m back with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. Keep reading for everything you need to know about what’s happening in town these days. First, today’s weather forecast: Wet with sun and clouds. High: 85 Low: 70. Here are the top three stories from today in the Essex-Chester-Deep River: If you …

A Fairfield County man who admitted selling dangerous fentanyl pills disguised as painkillers will spend two and a half years in prison. Stratford resident Luis Colon, 51, was sentenced to 32 months behind bars on Tuesday July 12 in federal court in Hartford. This followed his March 2021 guilty pleas to charges of conspiracy to …

A year ago, a Plainville teenager and his friend died from a dangerous dam after jumping into the Farmington River. Despite a bad actor defacing the Lucas Brewer memorial, Friday night loved ones gathered to remember him. “I’m glad we’re all here to remember him,” Lola Molloy said. She said Brewer was “definitely a light …

NORTH HAVEN, CT – (From Sisk Brothers Funeral Home): Peter J. Keveney, 62, who befriended many people over a long career in the restoration, died June 26 at his North Haven home. Pete, who showed great strength battling two major cancers over the past two years, was the son of the late Carolyn (Olive) Keveney …

Press Releases 07/15/2022 Governor Lamont Announces Seven New Technology Education Programs at Public and Private Colleges and Universities in Connecticut (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced the creation of seven new technology education programs at public and private colleges and universities in Connecticut. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the …

Those sunny days and warm summer nights are upon us. To finish! Outdoor gatherings at the picnic table under a large shady tree, on a sandy beach, or after a nice, long bike ride are favorite summer pastimes that may call for a glass of something cold. Anything cold. Like rosé, white wine or chilled …

An area of ​​downtown Hartford is undergoing a much-needed transformation thanks to a state grant. The State of Connecticut is taking the first step in making downtown Hartford more attractive by transforming a run-down area, between North Crossing and the Clay Arsenal neighborhood, into a bustling sport filled with restaurants, mixed-use housing and shops. Governor …

Avon — SIMSBURY — The Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St., runs the following programs. Visit https://www.simsburylibrary.info/ or call 860-658-7663 for more information. Lawyers in Libraries will take place on Monday, July 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Are you looking for legal advice regarding your case? Meet with a volunteer lawyer for 20 …

Issa Rae is all the summer vibes you need today, and if you need proof, just head to her Instagram, where she just posted a photo of all her travels. The 37-year-old actress showed off her seriously sculpted abs in a cute high waisted bikini, and another time in a fabulous orange bra top. On …

Dominic Rapini, a Republican with a history of feuding with the state’s Election Compliance Commission, became the first candidate to benefit from its generous public funding package in the tight race to succeed the incumbent secretary of state. Denise Merrill. Rapini received nearly half a million dollars in public funding for his primary campaign on …

New Orleans is a seafood city, but one shellfish dish isn’t readily available in Crescent City: the lobster roll. Joel Griffin changes that with his pop-up, Joel’s Lobster Rolls. This pop-up sits in Uptown spots serving the New England staple, tasty lobster on buttered bread. Griffin, a Connecticut native, moved to New Orleans five years …

Six new express trains went into service on the New Haven line Monday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. They are divided into three morning trains on weekdays and three evening trains during peak hours. Morning trains depart New Haven at 5:09 a.m., 5:41 a.m., and 7:52 a.m. They only stop at Bridgeport, Stamford …

By Christine Moore, Commissioner of Orange County, District 2 Campaigning season is the perfect time to engage citizens in discussing the goals and aspirations of their communities. I love hearing from citizens and the campaigns make this possible for a wider range of residents. I use a project-based volunteer approach to improve communities. Once we’ve …

After four films, Thor continues to hit hard at the box office. “Thor: Love and Thunder” grossed $143 million in its opening weekend in North America, according to studio estimates on Sunday. It’s an ideal franchise for the God of Thunder and another hit of the summer 2022 box office season. The second Thor movie …

Sailfest has returned to New London after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Local restaurants and vendors said the event was crucial for revenue. NEW LONDON, Conn. — Sailfest returns to New London this weekend after the event was canceled the previous two years due to the pandemic. Local restaurants and vendors say the …

Sign up for CT Mirror’s free daily briefings. CT MirrorConnecticut Nonprofit Journalism. Insurance companies selling policies on and off the Connecticut Affordable Care Act exchange are seeking an average 20.4% increase in individual health plans next year, alarming advocates who fear that people give up insurance because they can’t pay.The rate hike requests were released …

A Connecticut restaurant owner said he was facing a harsh reality after closing three restaurants in the past few years. Sherman’s Taphouse in Southington was the last in Sean Sherman’s chain of restaurants to close for various reasons. “‘There’s a lot of disappointment because as a small business owner you put a lot of heart …

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong hiring report for June eased fears that the U.S. economy is on the verge of a recession — and highlighted the resilience of the nation’s labor market. Yet the figures the government released on Friday also highlighted the stark divide between a healthy labor market and the rest of the …

HARTFORD – Keosha Thomas asked one thing Thursday as she planned the funeral of her 22-year-old daughter who was fatally shot when bullets flew during a fighting at a 4th of July party. She demanded that the violence stop. “I just want everyone to please stop. Stop blaming. Stop the violence. Stop gun violence. Because …

The drive from Graz Airport to Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring is one of the most beautiful in Europe, winding its way through Austria’s postcard-perfect hilly landscape. When you arrive at the track and climb to the top of the building that houses the media center, you are greeted by an epic view. You can see …

NORWALK, Conn., July 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gray Brothers Wildlife LLC announced today that it has posted a guide on its website that will help owners identify any signs of bat problems or infestations in a home. The guide is called: How do I know if I have bats in my home? 9 signs …

(WTNH) – If you’re planning your summer vacation, or even a vacation later in the year, renting a home might be your best option. Locals rent their homes on Airbnb, and they might be cheaper than hotels under certain circumstances. If you’re coming to Connecticut for a vacation or looking to stay in Connecticut for …

Connecticut regulators say the company violated state ethics rules by giving gifts to employees and a board member of the quasi-public Connecticut Port Authority. HARTFORD, Conn. — A New York-based shipping company has agreed to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to Connecticut regulators who say the company violated state ethics rules by offering gifts to …

ORLANDO, Fla. — Monday was a deadly night on the roads of central Florida. At least three people have been killed in traffic accidents, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. READ: Troopers: Motorcyclist dies alongside John Young Pkwy, bike missing at crash site Troopers investigated two separate fatal crashes in Orange County. At approximately 10:30 …

For 30 years, the Great American Boom fireworks display has been a big hit in the New Britain town. Last year, just over 700 people pre-registered for the event at Willow Brook Park and celebrated in the new normal. Tony Wilson, who goes there every year, said: “You can get out of your car, but …

MILFORD, CT —A home just minutes from downtown Milford has recently come on the market. Darina Place home is being sold as is. Address: 31 Darina Pl, Milford, CT Price: $325,000 Square feet: 1369 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Listing Description: Explore Milford Town Centre! This home’s location is a commuter’s delight! Short walk to the …

The city’s second annual Bonanza event ended Sunday with fireworks after a day of music, food and entertainment. HARTFORD, Conn. — HartfordSunday’s second annual Bonanza event drew many people to Bushnell Park for live music, local food vendors and fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July. “Coming out of the pandemic, I think it’s critical …

(Photos by Rokosz Most) Looking west from the fancy white deck of a sailboat on the Hudson River. Or simply watch the sunset over the black asphalt of the Lowe’s car park above Ulster Avenue. It makes no difference. Locals and official maps agree. These soft blue hills without snow behind which the sun sets …

Travis Barker is on the mend after his recent medical scare. On June 28, the Blink-182 musician was taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with his wife Kourtney Kardashian by his side. Following his medical emergency, Barker shared an update with fans on his health on July 2. “I went for …

by Lily Osgan and Ryan Podber, Interns, GHS Class of 2022 For coffee lovers in Greenwich, the options are endless. Lately, it seems cafes have popped up on every corner. Here are five of our favorites. Gregories Gregory’s Coffee is a Manhattan-based chain owned by Gregory Zamfotis, with a location on Greenwich Avenue. We met …

Get ready for sustained bursts of saxophones, creative keyboards, deep percussion and lively vocals, reinforced by bass and accented by a number of other instruments (like a harp). It’s another jazzy summer of outdoor festivals in Connecticut. Here are some of the joyful jazzy events that anchor the season, but that only scratches the surface …

Placeholder while loading article actions Gabriel Popkin is a science and environmental journalist in the DC area. Like, I suspect, most of the nearly one million people who have called the DC area home over the past decade, I moved here not for the climate but in spite of it. In the 15 years I’ve …

Jul 01, 2022, 11:21 a.m.Updated 1 min ago By: News 12 Staff WHAT’S UP: A toast on tap at the July opening. Friday will be a summer day! Foggy, hot and humid conditions with highs near 90 degrees do not preclude a one-time late evening shower. An air quality alert in effect until 11 p.m. …

BERLIN (AP) – The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of the River Spree in Berlin looks nothing like the sleek bottles the Germans use for coffee, but its purpose is similar: to supply some warmth throughout the day, especially when it’s cold outside. With a height of 45 meters (almost …

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 …