Generalized rain, thunder possible this evening | New

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Periods of showers with occasional showers will continue throughout Thursday afternoon and evening. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said spells of rain would continue into the night. “While we don’t expect severe weather in CT, a few built-in thunderstorms are possible,” he said. Track the rain with Channel …

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Remarkable Rieslings of the Willamette Valley

A Riesling vineyard just before the autumn harvest Getty Images Most wine drinkers associate Riesling with Germany, Austria and Alsace – and often, with sweetness. These impressions are not unfounded: the Riesling grape originated in the Rhine Valley in Germany, and even today Germany and its neighboring countries are the …

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Legislative leaders signal end of gerrymandering in prison

Senate Speaker Martin Looney (Photo by Hugh McQuaid) HARTFORD, CT – Democratic General Assembly leaders pledged their support Wednesday to change the electoral districts in which Connecticut has inmates this year, before those districts are locked down for another decade. Senate Speaker Martin Looney and House Speaker Matt Ritter appeared …

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