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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea experienced its deadliest day of the pandemic on Tuesday, with 293 deaths reported in the past 24 hours, as the country grapples with a record rise in coronavirus infections. coronavirus caused by the rapidly evolving omicron variant. The 1,196 patients infected with the virus in serious or critical …

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, …

ELYSIAN PARK (CBSLA) – Donating blood has never been more critical. Nationwide, there is a shortage of blood that is worrying medical professionals. In an effort to provide aid to local hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange County, vans lined up at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, seeking to collect at least 150 units of blood. …

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 …

After being canceled two years in a row due to the pandemic, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back in New Haven. “Oh my God, so excited,” parade chair Joanne Conlan said. She and city officials announced the return of the parade last month, highlighting declining COVID numbers and the safety of outdoor events. “And …

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 …

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 …

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A local casino company along with several other Las Vegas-area properties kicked off a $750 million project Friday to build a 200-room hotel tower and casino in a growing residential and commercial district in the southwest of the city. Red Rock Resorts employees and leaders, including Company President and CEO Frank …

Hello and welcome to the TimesOC newsletter. Today is Friday March 11. I’m Ben Brazil, bringing you the latest roundup of Orange County news and events. Orange County had some ties to the January 6, 2021 uprising at the United States Capitol, which shook the country and further revealed the deep ideological divisions in the …

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 …

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 …

For decades, Connecticut suffered from sluggish economic growth and the resulting fiscal problems. The causes, it is said, are diverse: an aging population, the absence of a home town, emigration to other states and, of course, excessive regulation. Over the past decade we’ve had some real-world experience on the causes and, it turns out, over-regulation …

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 …

news, latest news Labor has pledged to build a new $220million hospital in the Adelaide Hills if the party wins this month’s state election. The party says the proposed new facility for Mount Barker would triple the number of beds available at the existing hospital to 102. It would retain all current services and add …

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 …

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Avelo Airlines is adding three new popular leisure and business destinations from Southern Connecticut as it exceeds 100,000 passengers at the most convenient airport in the state – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). From the end of May, Avelo will add an exclusive non-stop service between HVN and …

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. …

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 …

NSW is world famous for its coastline and beaches filled with sun-obsessed swimmers during the summer months. But while towns like Byron Bay or Yamba and suburbs like Bondi or Manly are our go-tos for much of the year, where are the best winter getaways? New South Wales is full of cozy destinations ideal for …

WESTPORT — Residents will be able to satisfy their sweet and savory breakfast cravings this summer as The Original Pancake House prepares to open on Main Street. The new restaurant will be at 33-51 Main St., the space previously occupied by Boca Restaurant. Creperie owner Blake Williams said he and his business partner had been …

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) …

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 …

After quitting alcohol in 2019, Wilton resident Brian Miller wanted to drink more than seltzer water and lime on a Friday night. Experimenting with different formulas to create non-alcoholic whiskey, Miller successfully developed one that would lay the foundation for Seir Hill, a company specializing in non-alcoholic spirit alternatives. “The world is kind of spoiled …

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 …

Lili is an autobiographical account of her years as a naive young girl and later as an influential teenage celebrity at age 14. Hills has collaborated with the famous musician, composer and producer Peter John Vettese. Together they have created an album of recordings that are at once secretive, seductive and uplifting. Lili is an …

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 …

WASHINGTON (AP) — State attorneys general have launched a nationwide investigation into TikTok and its possible harmful effects on the mental health of young users, expanding government scrutiny of the wildly popular video platform. The investigation was announced Wednesday by a number of states led by California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee and …

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 …

TWP IS FROM HANNOVER. –Vincenzo LaValle of Hanover Park High School continued his march to Atlantic City last Saturday when he won the 190-pound weight class in the Region 3 Wrestling Tournament at West Orange High School. LaValle will lead two other Hornets who qualified for the state tournament this weekend in Atlantic City. His …

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 …

March 1, 2022Updated: March 1, 2022 02:03 1of6People walk as traffic builds up as the government places the capital on the lowest rung of a five-stage pandemic alert system on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, in Quezon City, Philippines. Traffic jams and outdoor crowds were back in the Philippine capital and 38 other cities and provinces …

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 …

CIF Southern California regional playoff pairings and schedule for boys and girls basketball. First-round matches are Tuesday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. CIF SOCAL REGIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS BOYS BASKETBALL OPEN DIVISION First round Wednesday, March 2, 6 p.m. Centenary, goodbye Mater Dei to Bishop Montgomery St. Augustine to Sierra Canyon St. Joseph at Harvard-Westlake FIRST …

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 …

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban forces have arrested dozens of criminals, kidnappers and smugglers during operations across Kabul, a Taliban government spokesman said Sunday. Demining operations started two days ago in the capital and neighboring provinces and will continue, Zabiullah Mujahid told a press conference. The aim was to collect weapons and arrest suspects, 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 …

CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of a 1968 gang-related murder in Chicago who once told members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to “hustle” has been granted parole. Namor Smith, 74, was granted parole on Thursday by the commission after a 12-3 vote. At Smith’s last previous hearing in 2019, the board voted 3-10 …

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 …

Rochester Hills – Lawyers for the accused shooter’s parents at Oxford High School on Thursday pushed back against claims the couple ignored warning signs of their son’s troubling behavior and said they were unaware of multiple accounts of social media describing “guns and ghost-like characters”. Shannon Smith, attorney for James and Jennifer Crumbley, opened the …

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 …

February 23, 2022Updated: February 23, 2022 5:57 p.m. MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hate crime charges stemming from his March 2020 stabbing attack on an Asian family at a warehouse, officials said. Jose Gomez III, 21, of Midland, Texas, pleaded guilty to three counts of hate crimes for …

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 …