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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 …

Dated: Tuesday, December 21, 2021Time: 8 p.m. CenterSite: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Marquette Stats Leaders Points: Justin Lewis, 15.3 pages per gameRebounds: Justin Lewis, 7.8 rpgAids: Tyler Kolek, 5.8 apg Connecticut Statistics Leaders Points: RJ Cole, 16.0 pages per gameRebounds: Andre Jackson, 8.1 rpgAids: RJ Cole, 4.5 apg KenPom.com Leaderboards Marquette: # 74Connecticut: # 27Screening …

Yale University officials are encouraging students to leave early for the fall semester, as final exams will be online amid a slight increase in Covid-19 cases. The university said it has not directly experienced an increase in the number of cases like other universities, but it wants to allow students to return home earlier. “While …

Connecticut, Hearst State newspapers found this month in a series of investigation reports, has not made much progress in solving her domestic violence problem. Of course, studies of the state’s other major problems might come to a similar conclusion, but you have to start somewhere. Connecticut’s main response to domestic violence is the protection order, …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Gas prices are down, but they will be near Christmas highs. Fuel economy website GasBuddy.com released a report on Thursday. He said the national average price of regular gasoline had fallen 10 cents per gallon since Thanksgiving. On Thursday morning, prices in Connecticut ranged from $ 3.46 in Hartford to $ …

Nevada woman faces child abuse and sexual assault charges after authorities say she traveled across the country last year for a former CNN producer to sexually “train” her 9 year old daughter at her Vermont ski home. Henderson, Nevada Police said the 48-year-old woman, whose name Hearst Connecticut Media Group is withheld to protect her …

Ellington’s board wrote a letter to Connecticut Department of Public Health commissioner Manitha Juthani to address concerns about inconsistencies in masking policies among students. In the letter, school officials said state policy has the potential to publicly stigmatize students based on their medical condition – vaccinated or unvaccinated. “Ellington Public Schools have been a leader …

Two suspects were apprehended by police after a shooting that injured a person in Norwalk on Friday night. Dispatchers received several 911 calls reporting shots fired at King Kennedy homes on Chestnut Street with one injured at around 6:20 p.m. When police arrived, they said they found a man with two gunshot wounds to his …

You may have heard of the Surgeon General’s new report. This is a rare public health advisory on the mental health crisis in children and adolescents. Depressive and anxious symptoms doubled during the pandemic. Today, 25% of people have depressive symptoms and 20% suffer from anxiety. Negative emotions and conditions associated with things like ADHD …

Norwich Free Academy was closed Monday morning and school officials said two students would face disciplinary action and possible criminal charges after investigators found two fake firearms. In a letter to the school community sent Tuesday, the school superintendent and principal said the situation began when a campus security guard noticed “unusual behavior” from a …

Men’s football won its first-ever national championship, defeating Amherst 1-1 (4-1) on penalties on December 4 at UNCG Soccer Stadium in Greensboro, North Carolina. After facing Amherst in a 1-1 draw in settlement and two extra time, senior captain Lorenzo Bocchetti ’22 converted the decisive penalty after Peter Silvester ’25 saved two shots on goal …

State officials said on Saturday evening they identified the first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant in Connecticut, in a man who lives in Hartford County. The man, who is in his 60s, developed mild symptoms on November 27. A home test gave a positive result for COVID-19 two days later and a molecular test …

“Not too complicated” is how Impossible Foods categorizes a recipe on its website for lasagna bolognese with ravioli using its Impossible Burger and over 20 other ingredients. For those with no more than two hours to succeed, Impossible Foods offers a “super easy” alternative: Buitoni ravioli stuffed with Impossible’s burger and plant-based sausage that can …

Kelan Lyon Hartford Juvenile Detention Center is located in the Frog Hollow district of the capital. To properly tackle youth crime, we must work continuously with young people directly affected by the justice system. As a member of the younger generation dedicated to freedom and equality for all, we believe more young leaders should be …

Some Salvation Army pantries are seeing two to three times as many customers as before the pandemic. Sterling House Community Center enrolled 10 more children in its Stratford School District food distribution program the week before Thanksgiving. Operation Hope in Fairfield has seen a more than 10 percent increase in the number of people passing …

Public health officials in South Africa are sounding the alarm on a new variant of the coronavirus which they say is responsible for the rapid spread of the virus among young people in the country’s most populous province. This new variant, which the World Health Organization dubbed Omicron at a meeting on Friday, has many …

Turn up the heat. HVAC technicians work long hours this time of year, making sure you can get it done. “We’re busier than usual because everyone is turning on the heat,” said Kevin Beebe, technician at Wyman Energy. But what if the heater doesn’t turn on? “Panic. Direct panic,” said Manchester owner Samone Jones-McCarthy. “I’d …

Two parts of Connecticut – the Hartford metropolitan area and Fairfield County – rank among the cities with the oldest housing in the country, according to a new report. The regions each had a median house age of 53, according to a new survey from the Inspection Support Network. The study was based on data …

Visitors can also purchase items from the pop-up store. AVON, Connecticut – If you see a giant boot in the Farmington Valley this week, don’t worry. LL Bean came to Connecticut in his “Bootmobile” to visit the fans. The 14ft shoe on wheels travels northeast to spread joy and give LL Bean loot. Visitors can …

Safety changes are being requested along Connecticut Avenue in Montgomery County, where a 72-year-old woman died from injuries sustained in an accident on Tuesday. Michaele Belford had just left the house and was a passenger in an SUV when he collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of Connecticut and Franklin Street in Kensington, …

WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s unemployment rate was 6.4% in October. The Connecticut Department of Labor announced the rate on Thursday and said it was a 0.4% drop from September. The number marked the fifth consecutive month of declining unemployment in the state. Connecticut added 5,300 jobs in October. The DOL also revised its September …

Governor Ned Lamont was on the South Lawn of the White House when President Joe Biden signed the trillion dollar infrastructure bill. But the governor says it’s not just free money. “It’s worth remembering that we have to pay 10-20% to pay our share, so no ‘yep, the federal government bailed us out,’” says Lamont. …

In the 1940s, a group of students from Morehouse College came from Atlanta to work on tobacco farms in Farmington Valley, Connecticut, as part of a tuition assistance program. Even in Simsbury, a predominantly white New England town, those two summers were a far cry from the blatant segregation and oppressive laws of Jim Crow …

With Americans facing the highest annual inflation rate in decades, President Joe Biden is trying to persuade the country that his economic infrastructure plans can solve the problem. The president heads to the port of Baltimore on Wednesday for the start of what will likely be a nationwide tour to introduce the $ 1 trillion …

The people of Hartford are fed up with drivers running red lights. There have been a lot of close calls and unfortunately city officials say people have been injured or even killed. Now Hartford is looking to try adding cameras to catch those breaking the rules. “I want Hartford to be safe and people to …

Change is in the mind this week. Autumn leaves, for example. The end of summer time. Local elected officials are preparing to put their own imprint on municipal affairs. Climate change, as the COP26 conference drew representatives from many nations, including tribal nations, to Scotland to try and control the inevitable changes on the planet …

There is no doubt that your net worth is a great indicator of your financial well-being. The old adage “it’s not what you do, it’s what you keep” is an absolute financial top 5 in my book. As a financial planner, I have seen high income people with low or negative net worth. In Texas, …

The Los Angeles-class US Navy submarine USS San Francisco sits in dry dock January 27, 2005 in Apra … [+] Port, Guam Getty Images News on America damaged despite virtual news blackout sea ​​bass USS class attack submarine Connecticut (SSN-22), begins to flee. While details are scarce, the Pacific Fleet’s latest operational debacle left the …

In what has at times been a heated race for mayor of West Haven, Democrat Nancy Rossi is fighting to keep her job. “I feel good. I was away (Monday) and it was very positive this afternoon,” said Rossi. She faces a challenge from Republican Barry Lee Cohen. “You know I’m still worried. I must …

Connecticut (WTNH) – Last year’s Halloween failed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but Connecticut residents – and their furry friends – are equipped and ready to make treats on this cloudy night and fresh. We asked, you delivered! Here are some fun Halloween images that have been sent to us in this spooky season. Georgie and …

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (AP) – Connecticut’s largest city plans to keep its local indoor mask mandate in place, even as the number of COVID-19 cases has declined and some neighboring municipalities have moved to lift their demands in terms of masking. Bridgeport officials cite slow vaccination rates for the decision to continue requiring face coverings for …

Governor Ned Lamont and the General Assembly are to be commended for their fiscal prudence. Their management of state government has resulted in large budget surpluses. They wisely invested $ 1.6 billion of our previous budget surplus into our underfunded public pension system. Their investment protected Connecticut’s commitment to esteemed workers and retirees and avoided …

Emissions that worsen climate change and cause air pollution are disproportionately felt by low wealth and communities of color, for many reasons, including the fact that the most polluting and dangerous infrastructure tends to be built in poor and / or black and latinx neighborhoods. I have witnessed – with anger, disgust and dismay – …

If you recently renewed your vehicle registration, you may have noticed two separate charges on your bill: the Clean Air Act fee and the greenhouse gas reduction fee. Together, they add an additional $ 15 to the cost of renewing your vehicle’s registration. Over the past decade, Connecticut drivers have paid $ 268 million in …

Posted: October 25, 2021 / 9:56 AM EDT / Update: October 25, 2021 / 10:07 AM EDT WALLINGFORD, Connecticut (WTNH) – After 18 months, Connecticut Foodshare will close its emergency drive-thru food distribution sites on October 30. Connecticut Foodshare officials said more than 14 million meals were delivered through the distribution sites, which opened at …

Stockwell added three more Skyhawks wins on Saturday (PHOTO BY Jan Volk / SportsPix) WILLIMANTIC, Connecticut (October 23, 2021) – Stonehill College has won 12 of 14 events on the verge of a pair of head-to-head wins over Regis College and today hosts Eastern Connecticut State University in a women’s swimming competition at the ECSU …

With some of Connecticut’s municipal mask terms coming to an end and vaccines for children approaching, we want to take a closer look at where we are in the pandemic. Dan Corcoran of NBC Connecticut spoke with Dr. Howard Forman, professor of public health and management at Yale University. Dan: Let’s start with the overview. …

CONNECTICUT. (WFSB) – Small business claims this is the latest cause of online shopping and supply chain problems. “’Jojo’s toys and more’ says he has yet to receive the product he ordered during the summer. Eliah Lefferts is optimistic, when his family decided to open a business during the pandemic, he didn’t think twice. “We …

Both tribes and the Connecticut Lottery Corporation are permitted to offer online sports betting, while the tribes are also permitted to offer online casino games. HARTFORD, Connecticut – Thousands of virtual bets began being placed on the first day that online sports betting and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within the …

Fairfield, the city I live in, like many other cities in Connecticut, continues to make significant strides in adding a variety of new housing units to its existing stock of over 21,000 housing units. You may not be aware of our city’s hard work and good performance, and this may be because we usually only …

Norwich – Thames River went undefeated with a 46-12 victory over VG Techs in a Connecticut Technical Conference football game on Saturday. Jake Brenek threw three touchdown passes, two to Cam Topkin as Thames River (5-0, 5-0) remained tied at three atop the CTC standings with Cheney Tech and Quinebaug Valley. Seth Cunningham ran for …

STORRS, Connecticut—Graduate student Milly Routledge (North Ascot, United Kingdom) and senior Kelly montesi (Greenwich, Connecticut) each won three events and Villanova (1-0) swept the freestyle races in a 166.5-133.5 victory over Connecticut (2-1) in a women’s meet at Wolff-Zackin Natatorium on Saturday. afternoon. Four different swimmers won at least two individual events for the Wildcats …

By ROB POLANSKY Click here for updates on this story HARTFORD, Connecticut (WFSB) – Lawmakers and gun safety advocates are urging gun owners to turn in their guns unwanted. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, along with Ethan Song’s parents and representatives from the Newtown Action Alliance, took part in a press conference to announce …