attorney general tong 3 mins ago

AG Tong Urges Review of Impact From Proposed Closure of Labor, Delivery Services at Sharon Hospital

Attorney General William Tong is urging regulators to review the community impact of a proposed closure of labor and delivery services at Sharon Hospital. Authorities said AG Tong has received over 30...

  • Waterbury 15 hours ago

    Murphy Reintroduces ‘Billy's Law,' Inspired by Missing Waterbury Man

    A decades-old missing person case in Connecticut is prompting proposed federal legislation. Billy Smolinski disappeared from Waterbury nearly two decades ago, when he was 31 years old. His family still does not have answers about exactly what happened, but they say they encountered systemic challenges while working with law enforcement to search fo...
  • Ansonia 6 hours ago

    Middle Schooler Makes Basketball Team, Cut Amid Rule Questions

    Roman Moore decided not to go to his home school, Ansonia Middle, for sixth grade. He opted instead to go to Engineering Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) in New Haven Public Schools, so he could be challenged in math. “We’re learning pre-algebra which is fun for me,” Moore said. “I actually love the engineering that’s going on because I......
  • Watertown 13 hours ago

    Route 6 Reopens in Watertown After Structure Fire

    The state Department of Transportation said Route 6 has reopened after a structure fire in Watertown. The road was closed in the area of Quassapaug Road, officials said. It’s unknown if anyone was injured. No additional information was immediately available.

  • recall 6 hours ago

    Frozen Raspberries Sold in Conn. Being Recalled Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

    A brand of frozen raspberries is being recalled in several states across the East Coast because of the presence of Hepatitis A. Exportadora Copramar is recalling over 1,250 cases of James Farm frozen raspberries. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing indicated the presence of Hepatitis A in frozen raspberries with the following informatio...
  • Kensington 19 hours ago

    Berlin Family Gets One-of-a-Kind Present During Santa's Express

    Every year, Santa’s Express makes its way through the Kensington section of Berlin to deliver presents and smiles to families. One family got more than they asked for this year, and a surprise of a lifetime. On Saturday, Kensington Fire Rescue was out delivering presents. While making stops to homes in town, they delivered an extra special gi...
  • new haven 19 hours ago

    New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker Runs for Re-Election

    Current New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker announced Monday that he’s running for re-election. During the announcement, Elicker highlighted his administration’s work to improve access to affordable housing and their efforts to open more youth and community centers. “I can’t express how excited I am to run for another term. If yo...
  • Farmington 18 hours ago

    Farmington School Board Reconsidering Holiday Observance

    Members of the Farmington community are speaking out after the Board of Education voted to no longer have the day off for certain Jewish holidays, as well as continue to not observe other religious holidays. “The first step is to listen to the community itself,” said Suraj Kurtakoti, activist for the Hindu community in Farmington. For the roughly 1...
  • niantic 19 hours ago

    Niantic Cinema Permanently Closes Its Doors

    Niantic Cinema announced that they’re closing their doors permanently because of a continuous decline in attendance over the pandemic. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, film studios launched their own streaming services which now are how the majority of the public enjoys movies,” the cinema said on Facebook. In addition to a decline ...
  • Windham Hospital 22 hours ago

    Healthcare Workers at Windham Hospital Secure New Contract

    Healthcare workers at Windham Hospital have come to an agreement with their employer and have officially secured a new contract. “The overwhelming support for this agreement proves what we’ve all seen throughout this pandemic; nurses united can never be divided,” said Windham Federation of Professional Nurses President, Andrea Ril...
  • Middletown 23 hours ago

    Woman Killed in Middletown Crash Sunday Night

    A Haddam woman was killed in a crash in Middletown Sunday night, according to police. Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Randolph Road and Ridge Road around 9:30 p.m. for a crash between a Nissan Rogue and a Freightliner truck. The driver of the Rogue, identified as 52-year-old Lori Willhite, was trapped in her SUV. She was removed an...
  • westfarms Dec 5

    Jordan's Furniture to Open Store at Westfarms

    Jordan’s Furniture is opening a new store in Connecticut! The store will be at the former Lord & Taylor anchor store at Westfarms and is slated to open in the first quarter of 2024. The newest location will have 120,000 square feet of showroom with both furniture and mattresses, as well as an outlet center. The store will also have…...
  • new haven Dec 5

    City of New Haven, Randy Cox's Legal Team Agree to Pursue Settlement Negotiations in Civil Case

    The City of New Haven and the legal team for Richard “Randy” Cox have agreed to pursue settlement negotiations in the civil case after he was paralyzed while in police custody earlier this year. New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker released a statement on Monday saying in part, “I am pleased that Randy’s attorneys and the City have agreed to....
  • Waterbury 19 hours ago

    Naugatuck Father Accused of Killing Baby Daughter Appears in Court

    The Naugatuck father accused of killing his 11-month-old daughter earlier this month appeared in court on Monday. In court, Christopher Francisquini was in handcuffs as he went before a judge. He is facing charges including murder with special circumstances and risk of injury to a child. The judge set his bond on the murder charge at $5 million and...
  • West Hartford 21 hours ago

    Truck Driver Killed in Major Crash That Closed I-84 West For Hours

    One person was killed in a major crash that closed Interstate 84 West on the Hartford and West Hartford line Monday morning. Troopers were advised of a crash involving a CT Transit bus and multiple other vehicles on I-84 west near exit 44 shortly before 5 a.m. According to state police, two tractor-trailers, a CT Transit bus, a postal truck…...
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