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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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,” …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Health officials investigated the complaints at the Quinnipiac Valley Center on February 10 and found several violations. HARTFORD, Conn. – A care home in Wallingford has been ordered to move nearly 100 residents out of its facility due to several health and safety issues which health officials say have yet to be addressed. On Monday, …

Cities across the state are reporting damage from high winds that downed trees and power lines. From 11:30 p.m., Eversource reported about 4,700 outages while United Illuminating had about 170 homes without power. At one point Saturday night, there were more than 12,000 power outages statewide. Electrical crews are working to clear the damage and …

Police say the truck was stolen on Route 40 just east of Exit 1. NORTH HAVEN, Conn. — A Hartford woman is facing multiple charges after state police say she stole a Department of Transportation truck and crashed it. Officials said the theft occurred around 10:15 a.m. Thursday on Route 40 East near Exit 1 …

The building is being renovated to house ‘Moxie on the Rocks’ which will offer adult drinks made in the state EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — A former paper mill, currently being transformed into a “libation library” featuring state-produced adult beverages, was added to the state’s Register of Historic Places on Monday. Officials unveiled a plaque at …

Higher costs at the gas pump are impacting everyone, including delivery companies. Since the start of the pandemic, takeout and delivery have become the go-to business model for E&D Pizza Company in Avon. But as gasoline prices continue to rise, it’s impacting the bottom line of many companies. “Gasoline prices have created an interesting challenge. …

History links Next game: Bates College (DH) 06/03/2022 | 12 p.m. March 06 (Sun) / 12 p.m. Bates College (DH) Story TROY, NY – Seniors Hudson Livesey and cole paquin combined to drive in four runs to lead the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) …

As some universities move forward with easing COVID-related rules, others await further changes, particularly around masking. UConn announced it was relaxing mask rules starting Friday and had already changed entry requirements to a game at Gampel Pavilion and the XL Center. Earlier this week, Quinnipiac University relaxed its masking policy. Other schools in the state …

For nearly eight years, Greg Dembowski has been keeping a close eye on the first Chick-fil-A to open in Connecticut. “It’s a very successful business here in Brookfield,” said Dembowski, the city’s director of economic development. But that’s an understatement, given that the grand opening in October 2014 saw dozens of people lining up to …

HARTFORD, Connecticut – A tradition returns to the streets of Hartford on March 12. She’s been away since 2019, but Greater Hartford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back. And less than two weeks before the march, excitement is already on the minds of those behind the parade. “It’s really moving, the parade is on!” said …

After the pandemic shuttered many businesses in the city center, there is now a sense of hope and officials say it is also a time of opportunity. HARTFORD, Connecticut – A stroll through downtown Hartford reveals the grim reality of a post-COVID world. Empty storefronts where businesses once stood. “I’ve been in retail in this …

Ukrainian-Americans fear family and friends will be hurt or worse as tensions with Russia rise. We’re told there are some 20,000 Ukrainian Americans here in the state, one of the largest communities in the country. Raising their voices and sending thoughts and prayers to their loved ones in Ukraine, dozens of Ukrainian-Americans gathered for a …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Time may be running out for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Ukraine. President Joe Biden has accepted an offer to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. However, the White House believes plans for Russia to invade Ukraine are already underway. On Sunday, Connecticut residents gathered with members of the state’s …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – As part of our Channel 3 Cares outreach, we have partnered with Hartford HealthCare and the Connecticut Science Center to offer the option of pediatric COVID vaccinations. On Saturday, the Connecticut Science Center in downtown Hartford opened its doors to children ages 5 to 11, one of the least vaccinated age …

The general manager estimated more than 50 golfers hit the East Hartford Golf Club on Thursday. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Weeks away from a Nor’easter that blanketed the state in snow, people are swinging again in East Hartford. The East Hartford Golf Club prides itself on making golf available whenever possible, so when temperatures reached …

A group of Connecticut citizens is sue Hartford HealthCarealleging that the large hospital system has accumulated monopoly power “to extract higher prices from insurers, employers and patients”. Why is it important: This is another class action lawsuit arguing that hospital consolidation has crushed everyone’s bank accounts and led to the rise of anti-competitive contracts that …

The protocol will begin at 3 p.m. Monday and remain in effect until 12 p.m. Wednesday. HARTFORD, Connecticut – With the wind chill dipping into the single digits over the next two days, Governor Ned Lamont has activated the state’s severe weather protocol. The protocol will begin at 3 p.m. Monday and remain in effect …

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Youth Carmen Villalobos scored a season-high 16 points as the Hartford women’s basketball team lost 69-52 to NJIT on Saturday. Hartford drops to 2-20 overall and 2-9 in conference while the Highlanders improve to 12-11 overall and 7-5 in the America East. NJIT 69, HARTFORD 52 Hartford opened the game strong, …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The Connecticut House of Representatives has voted to extend a series of emergency powers for the governor in the event of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Connecticut House of Representatives has a decision to make. The results came in late Thursday evening. One of the extensions included ordering masks from …

It is national pizza dayand pizzerias around the state are offering deals and discounts on pies – in case you need an idea for dinner. This is where you will find cheese specialties today. Frank Pepe Pizzeria NapoletanaVarious places Pepe’s Rewards customers now get 3 times more points on their orders. Pepe’s has locations in …

February 07, 2022 It’s never too late to start taking care of your heart health. But cardiologist Dr Katharine Decena says it’s never too early either. “If you have a family history of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease, it’s never too early to start paying attention to your diet and lifestyle,” she …

MANCHESTER, Conn. – The restaurant and retail industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and Connecticut’s breweries and taprooms are no exception. “Everything is more expensive, consumer behavior has changed, the whole nature of how we operate has changed,” said Adam Delaura, owner of Labyrinth Brewing Company in Manchester. Connecticut has lost seven …

BlueTriton Brands, whose portfolio includes spring water from Poland, has leased a warehouse near Bradley International Airport to expand its distribution capacity. The company will occupy approximately 279,000 square feet at 18 Craftsman Road in East Windsor, according to commercial real estate firm CBRE, which represented BlueTriton and the landlord in the transaction. “Demand for …

CANTON, CT (WFSB) – Making things happen is what the Little Oak Café in Canton is all about. Chef David Borselle had to close a restaurant, Park & ​​Oak in West Hartford, because of the pandemic, but he always knew his return was coming. “I was sure of what I could do as a chef,” …

In a place that feels like a home for workers and customers, there’s a shock that someone breaks into Peter’s Unisex Hairstyling in Hartford and rips out the very things that have helped keep it buzzing for decades. “It’s like having a knife and stabbing yourself in the heart,” said Peter Tsakiris, owner of Peter’s …

Will we have no-excuse mail-in voting or police cameras in every town in Connecticut? What about paying for HVAC system upgrades at your son’s or daughter’s school? All of these things could be up for debate in the next legislative session, in a few days. And that’s just part of the list that leaders from …

When lawmakers return to the state capitol on February 9, they will debate strategies to curb the rise in overdoses and deaths linked to fentanyl – which recently included a 13-year-old in Hartford. “Fentanyl is a deadly poison and should be treated as such. Illicit fentanyl is bad,” said Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly. Kelly …

The first case of the COVID-19 omicron BA.2 subvariant also known as the “stealth variant” has been detected in Connecticut. Infectious disease experts tell NBC Connecticut the name comes from the fact that sometimes the variant can be difficult to detect in testing. The BA.2 variant is potentially more infectious than the Omicron BA.1, according …

RICHMOND, Va., January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation recently awarded $1.5 million in environmental stewardship grants to support 115 community organizations in 10 states that work to create a cleaner, greener world and teach citizens young and old how to take better care of the outdoors. “Acting as good stewards of …

McGee, a Democrat, represented the 5th District which includes Hartford and Windsor. HARTFORD, Conn. — Brandon McGee has decided to leave office to help Governor Lamont in his re-election efforts. McGee talks to Real Story host Jenn Bernstein about why he left office, his career and his future. McGee, a Democrat who represented the 5th …

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) – Families await the return of troops after a year of being deployed to the Horn of Africa. A total of more than 100 soldiers from the 102nd Infantry are expected around 7 p.m. on January 21. They are returning from their mission in Djibouti and Kenya where they protected critical …

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for uploading more than 50,000 child sexual abuse images and videos onto the internet. New Haven County resident Michael Schmeer, 52, of Waterbury, was sentenced on Tuesday, January 18, followed by five years of supervised release, said Leonard C Boyle, U.S. District Attorney for …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A school community in Hartford continues to mourn the death of a 13-year-old teenager who died of a fentanyl overdose. The unidentified student died over the weekend after ingesting fentanyl on Thursday. It happened at the Academy of Sports Science and Medicine. On Monday, social workers and psychologists provided support to …

The city-owned building would also be converted into subsidized housing for low-income veterans. HARTFORD, Conn. – A vacant building in Hartford could become a museum honoring Connecticut’s Black Civil War regiment. An Army veteran is leading a project to raise $35 million to tell the story of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Infantry, the first Union …

Public works crews will be ready to pre-treat the roads on Sunday evening, but are advising people to stay home if they can. TORRINGTON, Connecticut – The winter storm from Sunday evening to Monday morning will impact the entire state, but all eyes are on Litchfield County where it can receive up to six inches …

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The governor of Connecticut may request an extension of his emergency powers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Ned Lamont raised this possibility during a virtual press conference on Wednesday. “We are preparing for legislative leaders and the legislature a list of executive orders that we believe should be prosecuted, but I …

Dozens of schools have delayed the start time on Tuesday due to cold temperatures with wind chill factors appearing below zero. The temperatures felt will be between 0 and minus 20. The high temperatures will only vary from around 7 degrees in the hills to 13 in Hartford and 17 in New Haven, but the …

Sunday will feature a winter mix for much of the morning and early afternoon. Areas along the immediate shoreline are generally clear, as air temperatures have climbed to between 30 and 30 degrees. Although just inland, the air and surface temperatures are well below freezing. Sleet and freezing drizzle will continue throughout the afternoon, particularly …

Although executives say they see less severe illness in this wave of COVID-19, compared to the previous two waves. HARTFORD, Connecticut – The high number of COVID cases in Connecticut is putting additional pressure on hospitals in the state. Right now, executives at Hartford HealthCare say they are treating 485 people with COVID-19 across their …

The governor also said they are set to distribute nearly a million test kits statewide and are expected to pass that milestone on Thursday. HARTFORD, Connecticut – As hundreds of thousands of people across Connecticut get their hands on the COVID-19 rapid home test kits, state health officials want to make it easier for residents …

There was a lot of news across Connecticut on Monday. If you missed one on your local Patch, here’s a rundown of some of the most read stories. Amid the application drops; misconduct has become widespread in schools. >>> Read more. The Liquor Control Commission of the state’s Department of Consumer Protection has temporarily suspended …

A Fairfield County school district has announced a change to the start time for the first day of school in the new calendar year amid an increase in cases as the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron strain becomes more prevalent. Darien Public Schools Superintendent Alan Addley announced a two-hour delayed opening time on Monday, January 3 …

There was a lot of news across Connecticut on Thursday. If you missed one on your local Patch, here’s a recap of some of the best stories. A Facebook post alerted people the store would close “temporarily” at 2 p.m. for “cleaning, sanitize” and reopen on Friday. >>> Read more. The Connecticut resident founded the …

HARTFORD – A Hartford man has been charged after using a false positive COVID-19 test to avoid appearing in a bail hearing late last month, according to the state’s Criminal Justice Division. Police indicted Junior Jumpp, 31, on Tuesday with one count of second-degree forgery and fabricating physical evidence. The arrest warrant says Jumpp was …

Connecticut residents looking for a COVID-19 test on the Monday after Christmas tended to queue or were out of luck. At walk-in sites in Willimantic, New Haven, Waterbury, New Britain and Hartford, queues of people waited for hours outside or in their idling cars. The Willimantic site closed two and a half hours earlier after …