Dave Peck

Dave covers both news and sports at NBC Connecticut.

He returns to his home state after reporting on sports in Bangor, Maine for two years. There, he was named 2022 NSMA Maine Sportscaster of the Year for his work in both television and radio.

Growing up in southeastern Connecticut, Dave pays particular close attention to all things Boston sports. In his free time, he’ll never shy away from a tennis match, and enjoys playing any and all recreational activities.

Dave attended Bowdoin College and later Northwestern University.

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  • utilities Apr 18

    PURA vote will increase certain utility costs beginning in July

    “I got a family at home and it’s definitely hitting my paycheck a lot,” New Britain’s Javier Cardoso said. On Wednesday, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) passed its annual Rate Adjustment Mechanisms (RAM) for both United Illuminating and Eversource. “It is to reconcile the cost of public policy programs that state legislators, DEEP and PURA have required UI...

  • closer to free Mar 21

    Cheshire preschool holds Trike-A-Thon to support Closer to Free Ride

    “It was pretty meaningful,” Vinny Celella said. “I would say it was top-notch,” Ralphie Celella added. That’s how Vinny and Ralphie Celella described Thursday’s Trike-A-Thon event, held outside Cheshire’s First Church Preschool. “The children were so excited,” First Church Preschool Director Brenda Ward-Kelley said. “I never thought they could ride around the church this many times.” On Thursday morning,...

  • Trinity College Mar 19

    Trinity men's hockey to host – and play in – DIII Frozen Four

    The path to the Final Four is set on the basketball court as the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments tip off, but Trinity men’s hockey is already onto the Frozen Four. The Bantams are one of the last four teams standing in the NCAA DIII Men’s Hockey Tournament, and they won’t have to go very far at all to...

  • Enfield Mar 14

    Enfield ShopRite responds after CT NAACP claims employee was discriminated against for hair color

    The CT NAACP is saying a ShopRite employee was asked to leave work on Tuesday because she had red coloring in her hair. They say the worker was 18-year-old Dior Pinnock, daughter of former NFL player Andrew Pinnock. On Wednesday, Andrew Pinnock was in tears as he, lawmakers and local advocates spoke about the incident. He said Dior had been…

  • Bridgeport Mar 7

    Bridgeport could close six public schools based on superintendent recommendation

    Aging facilities could prompt change for six of Bridgeport’s public schools. “We want to ensure that we can provide students with equitable access to 21st century facilities and all the advantages that you enjoy as a result of that,” Levy-David said. This week, Bridgeport Public Schools superintendent Carmela Levy-David announced a recommendation to close six of Bridgeport’s public schools....

  • farming Mar 6

    Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm founder Rick Hermonot remembered by family

    “He’d have a beer with a chunk of Cabot cheese. That’s the thing he loved. His family, his life,” Elena Hermonot said. On a rainy Wednesday in Moosup, Elena and Katherine Hermonot told stories of Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm’s Rick Hermonot–a father, grandfather and husband. “He was the best dad and the best papa, that’s for sure. He made...

  • Connecticut Mar 5

    Proposal would eliminate ‘drive only' marking on licenses for undocumented immigrants

    “It will make the people who have it more welcome in the state,” Carolina Bortolleto of the HUSKY 4 Immigrants Coalition said. For nearly a decade, Connecticut has issued drive-only licenses for undocumented immigrants in the state. “My family has the drive-only license. I remember back in 2015 when they first got the license, it really gave them a sense…

  • East Windsor Feb 29

    East Windsor Parks and Recreation bury 2024 Leap Year time capsule

    “The last time we had a leap day, it was Feb. 29, 2020,” East Windsor First Selectman Jason Bowsza said. Four years may not seem like a long time, but one leap year to the next, it’s impossible to predict what may change. That’s why this Feb. 29, East Windsor Parks and Rec decided to create their own 2024 Leap…

  • Bridgeport Feb 27

    CT hosts VEX Robotics regional championship for first time in decades

    This year’s VEX Robotics Southern New England Championship marked the first regional championship held in Connecticut in over a decade. “Regionals used to be just in a middle school at a school in Massachusetts, which was still a good event, but it was never to the hype or size that this is,” Masuk High School senior Emma Cusa said....

  • Southington Feb 23

    Access to THC-infused drinks sparks concern in Southington

    Under Connecticut state law, the sale of THC-infused drinks is legal. Some are worried about the lack of age restrictions for some of the products. “You don’t know who’s going to get what and who’s going to get a hold of what, so you just have to be careful,” Dori Mora, of Bristol, said. Right now, certain THC-infused seltzers...

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