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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 …

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, …

(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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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), …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

After a nearly seven-month deployment, the service members were welcomed back to Naval Submarine Base New London. The USS Colorado, known as SSN 788, was operated by Submarine Squadron 4, headquartered in Groton. “The shared sacrifice of the sailor and his family is a good reminder of the meaning that comes from service. These sailors …

For the editor: RE “When discussing torture and punishment, remember the victims of crime”, February 9: Robert Curt responded to my letter regarding solitary confinement in Connecticut. Yes, Mr. Curt, regardless of the definition of torture, including the one used by the UN Human Rights Committee Against Torture, the UN Special Rapporteur has twice cited …

HARTFORD, Connecticut – A blue banner flies high and proud, resisting the unwelcoming wind blowing from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico as it is carried along the coast of Ship Island, Mississippi. Below a mighty bald eagle is a golden harp adorned with an emerald green field, followed by the words “Erin go …

Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday the state stands ready to help refugees fleeing Ukraine, while Connecticut’s two largest hospital networks said they plan to donate $1 million in medical supplies to help the country in the midst of the Russian invasion. Lamont said he would use the same approach for Ukrainian refugees as for people …

The 2022 Paralympic Winter Games are underway, and there are plenty of people in Connecticut supporting a man from our state who is taking his curling skills to the world stage. Things were heating up in the Connecticut cooler as people gathered at the Norfolk Curling Club to cheer on one of their own competing …

With warm weather approaching, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding boaters of the dangers of cold water in the spring. As part of their “Cold Water Safety Campaign,” DEEP will be raising awareness of the dangers of cold water immersion over the coming months on their social media, at special events …

COVID-19 has caused many problems. Among them: local agencies that work with children report an increase in substance abuse by parents since the start of the pandemic. They work to help children cope with the fallout and to prevent moms and dads from overdosing and leaving some children orphaned. “The pandemic has taken a toll …

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Federal Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court last week prompted expressions of optimism from the two US senators from Connecticut, both Democrats, ahead of a confirmation battle which will take place in the coming weeks. In statements posted online and on social media, the senses. Richard …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – Governor Lamont, Senator Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro held a press conference on the assault on Ukraine on February 27. The three politicians expressed their support for Ukraine and denounced Russia’s actions. Blumenthal had traveled to Ukraine in January for a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other national leaders. He …

The students said they were doing what they could to help from afar, raising funds and standing up for the Ukrainian people. HARTFORD, Connecticut – As part of the Ukrainian Global Scholars program, students can learn here in Connecticut, attending some of the most prestigious schools in the state. “The main goal of this organization …

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy declared martial law across the country as Russian forces began military operations early Thursday, NBC News reports. Zelenskyy also spoke directly by phone with US President Joe Biden on Wednesday evening. Biden said in a statement shortly after the call that he told the Ukrainian president that he “condemns this unprovoked …

Westport’s Julia Marino is back in Connecticut after a memorable experience at her first Olympics. The 24-year-old skier won the silver medal in the women’s slopestyle snowboard. “It was really cool to be up there with that medal,” Marino said of the medal ceremony. As for the race that put her on the podium, Marino …

Connecticut is spending hundreds of millions of dollars improving the state’s school buildings, but new questions are arising about how closely these projects are monitored. Republicans are calling for a legislative inquiry into the office in charge of these contracts. NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck spoke with State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-East Granby), Caucus Policy Co-Chair. …

The United States Food and Drug Administration warns consumers against using certain powdered baby formulas that have been linked to serious infections in infants. According to a notice, the FDA is investigating four consumer complaints of “childhood illness related to products at the Abbott Nutrition facility in Sturgis, MI, received from 09/20/2021 to 01/11/2022.” Abbott …

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut — There are three words we’re all too familiar with during the pandemic: supply chain crisis. The automotive industry is one of the most affected business sectors. And, the brakes could be on longer. Before the pandemic, a massive batch, at Schaller Honda in New Britain, was usually filled with up to …

If you’re a dog lover, you know how devout these four-legged friends show you. Now elementary school kids are paying it back by sending handmade valentines to the puppies at Dog Star Rescue in Bloomfield. Hundreds of handwritten notes and cards were sent in by children from a dozen elementary schools in Connecticut, all in …

The search for a woman who has been missing in Manchester since December is ongoing and police have released new photos of her. Sherrian Howe, now 22, has been missing since December 21, 2021. Manchester Police Police say she was last seen at Windsor Locks on December 23, 2021. She was seen numerous times on …

A new grant program now available for young people in Hartford aims to help heal those struggling and disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Luke Bronin and the Department of Families, Youth and Recreation (DFCYR) announced the Hartford Unity Grant Program on Friday, which is available to children and young adults in the city. It …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The Connecticut House of Representatives has a decision to make. (WFSB) – Thursday is another big day for the state. On Thursday, he will vote on whether to expand Governor Ned Lamont’s emergency pandemic powers. With this, he will decide which of his executive orders should remain. One of …

A Connecticut man, who has been recognized for his world-class talent, is on the trails of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, but he is not competing. For over 30 years Simsbury resident Chuck Boyd has been a volunteer ski patroller at Ski Sundown in New Hartford. He is part of the team responsible for …

A teacher was arrested for allegedly pulling the hair of a 12-year-old student during an altercation at a Connecticut magnet school last week, marking the fourth teacher arrested in the district since November, according to reports. Police responded to a reported assault at the King/Robinson Inter-district Magnet School in New Haven around 3:45 p.m. on …

According to a recent report, about 10,000 fewer students were enrolled in Connecticut colleges this school year compared to before the pandemic. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center survey showed that Nutmeg State experienced a more than 5% drop in undergraduate enrollment from fall 2019 to 2021, largely due to fewer students in community colleges. …

Each month, we profile a Connecticut manufacturer, showcasing the ingenuity and innovation driving the state’s economy. In February, we spoke with Chris Ulbrich, CEO of family-owned North Haven-based Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special Metals. Company Name? Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Specialty Metals, Inc. Business location(s)? Ulbrich has nine wholly owned subsidiaries located in the United …

Tom Brady announced his retirement on Tuesday, confirming reports over the weekend that he was ending his NFL career after 22 seasons. Love it or hate it, Connecticut football fans had a lot to say about it, especially in our state divided between New England and New York sports fans. “Honestly, it’s a shame. He …

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (3-14, 8-0 NEC) attempt to snap a six-game losing streak when they visit the Wagner Seahawks (11-8, 4-5 NEC) on Thursday, February 3, 2022. The game airs at 7:00 p.m. ET. Wagner lost to Saint Francis (BKN) 80-69 in the team’s last action on Sunday. Alex Cowan scored a …

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – There are 32 Republican and 18 Democrat presidents in the country. The Democratic president of Connecticut is one of them. At 38, Rep. Matt Ritter was sworn in as a speaker — the youngest in modern Connecticut history. His father, Thomas Ritter, was a lecturer from 1993 to 1998. He was …

The election was held following the resignation of current Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons. STAMFORD, Conn. — A special election was held Tuesday to fill the vacant 144th District seat in the State House. Democratic candidate Hubert Delany is ranked the winner against Republican candidate Danny Melchionne, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s …

Lyman Orchards is expanding and moving its pie-making operation from Middlefield to two locations in New Haven to accommodate the growth of this part of the business. The company said the wholesale bakery business had become the biggest part of Lyman Orchards’ operation and lacked room to expand at Apple Barrel Farm Market in Middlefield. …

Here is an honest question. One that has literally never been asked for before. Is the Connecticut Whale a wagon? These words have never, ever been structured in this order in a sentence before. Seriously. Go to Google. It’s not a joke, open a new tab. Type “is the Connecticut Whale a wagon”. Make sure …

An official who helps oversee elections in Norwalk, Connecticut, was charged with murder on Thursday after officers responding to a report of unrest found a man who had been shot and killed, enforcement officials said laws. Police have not given a motive for the killing, but property records show the official, Ellen Wink, owns the …

Although Connecticut families have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in federal COVID aid since September, state government revenues have hit record highs, according to a report released Tuesday. Rising revenues, sales and corporate tax receipts caused state finances to end more than $2.2 billion in the black this fiscal year – a huge cushion …

NORFOLK, CT (WFSB) – Northwestern Connecticut received intense weather Monday morning in the form of snow, freezing rain and high winds. Road conditions deteriorated overnight in Norfolk. “The weather is pretty wild,” said Chris Bagnall of Norfolk. “Thick snow. It’s a little warm, but there’s a lot of snow. Bagnall warmed up with a coffee …

Texas authorities were negotiating with a man holding hostages, including a rabbi and possibly others, at a Dallas-Fort Worth synagogue on Saturday afternoon. The man is seeking the release of a federal prisoner who was convicted in 2010 of attempted murder in a terrorism-related case, officials said. The Colleyville Police Department tweeted Saturday afternoon he …

For the first time in six months, families are forgoing a monthly child tax credit installment on Friday — a program that was meant to be part of President Joe Biden’s legacy, but instead came across as a point of departure. shed light on who is worthy of government support. Retired Andy Roberts, of St. …

Benjamin Whitely went to a Safeway supermarket in Washington, DC on Tuesday to pick up a few items for dinner. But he was disappointed to find the sterile crisper bins and a sparse selection of turkey, chicken, and milk. “Looks like I missed it all,” said Whitely, 67. “I’m going to have to look for …

Tennis star Novak Djokovic won a court battle on Monday to stay in Australia to play the Australian Open despite not having been vaccinated against COVID-19, but the drama may not be over, the government threatening to cancel his visa a second time and to deport him. Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly reinstated Djokovic’s …

(WFSB) – Members of Connecticut and nationwide hockey organizations pay tribute to a high school athlete who died in a tragic crash on the ice. Teddy Balkind was a 10th grade student at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan. He died after falling on the ice and being accidentally injured by another player. “Teddy skated …

‘Flurona’ is a new term used to describe a case where a patient tests positive for both COVID19 and the flu, but health experts have announced the concept is nothing new to them. The biggest piece of advice from medical leaders is to avoid panicking because of the tools they have in their arsenal to …

The Mystic Aquarium celebrates an operation that saved the life of a seal. Bristol, an eight-year-old harbor seal, was allowed to return to its habitat at the Mystic Aquarium this week. After months of healing, she returned on Tuesday and was greeted with enthusiasm and enthusiasm by the coaches. In mid-October, the Bristol team at …

President Joe Biden spoke to Ukraine’s leader on Sunday about the buildup of Russian troops near its border with Ukraine, promising that the United States and its allies would act “decisively” if Russia invaded the Ukraine more. Biden and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s call came as allies of the United States and the West prepared for …

This is the story of two end-of-year celebrations: one canceled, another in full swing. The first annual New Years Eve night was in full swing at Bushnell Park on Friday with extra precautions. Just across the street, it was quiet at a local restaurant, forced to cancel their sold-out New Years party due to COVID-19. …

JetBlue Airways is slashing its schedule by around 1,280 flights from Thursday to January 13 as a growing number of crew members fall ill with Covid infections. “We expect the number of Covid cases in the northeast – where most of our crew are based – to continue to increase over the next two weeks,” …

Wentz is on the Colts’ COVID list; what it means for the Eagles originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Just two weeks into the regular season, the Indianapolis Colts have added quarterback Carson Wentz to their reserve / COVID-19 roster. Under current NFL rules, since Wentz is still likely unvaccinated, he will be out for …

With the pandemic underway, attendees and performers wore masks at the ceremony this year. NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – The New Haven Black and Hispanic Alder Council and Caucus hosted a Kwanzaa event on Sunday night at New Haven City Hall, featuring dance performances, drumming and a ceremony in honor ancestors. The holiday celebrates African American …

Christmas is almost here, and some churches in the state have held their annual services for the first time on Christmas Eve in nearly two years. The unified harmony of the instruments is a familiar sound to so many who have been eagerly awaiting to come together on Christmas Eve. Valerie McDonald has called the …

A study on the opportunities for offshore wind in the US state of Connecticut concluded that many of the assets required by the industry are already in place, but more should be added quickly. The report, “Accepting the Potential of Connecticut Offshore Wind Power – A Study of the Opportunities and Challenges,” was commissioned by …