connecticut weather 54 mins ago

Showers Possible Today, Friday to Be Less Smoky

Areas of smoke persist today with unhealthy levels through the afternoon, but improvement is likely later in the day, this evening and tonight. Friday will be less smoky. A few showers are possible to...

  • Haddam 16 hours ago

    Historic building in Haddam destroyed by overnight fire

    A Haddam building built in the 1790s has been destroyed by a devastating fire overnight. The Haddam Historical Society said the building was located at 1236 Saybrook Rd. and was known as the Ira Shailer House. Firefighters were called to the area at about 2:50 a.m. No one was inside the house at the time of the fire. “Haddam should…...
  • quinnipiac university 16 hours ago

    Quinnipiac men's ice hockey invited to White House to celebrate championship win

    The Quinnipiac University men’s ice hockey team has accepted an invitation to the White House in celebration of their national championship win. The Bobcats will travel to Washington, D.C. on June 12 to celebrate the team’s 2023 NCAA national championship win for College Athlete Day. “Championship teams being honored at the White ...
  • connecticut in color 16 hours ago

    Connecticut in Color: Hartford Reads in Color

    In Hartford, there’s a literary group working to bring people together in discussion and understanding through books by and about people of color. The program is called Hartford Reads In Color. It’s a program made possible by a partnership between Hartford’s L.I.T. and the Hartford Public Library. Nzima Hutchings is the founder of Hartford’s L.I.T....
  • Glastonbury 16 hours ago

    Glastonbury dad finds new purpose after cancer diagnosis

    When Chris Gathers was diagnosed with an incurable disease in February of 2021, he thought the worst. “I thought instantly at most I have 2 years, can’t believe I’m dying,” Gathers said. He learned he had a low-grade tumor in his brain called an oligodendroglioma. He endured a 13-hour surgery to have the tumor removed. It to...
  • Bridgeport 16 hours ago

    Young the Giant concert in Bridgeport is rescheduled due to air quality concerns

    A concert at Bridgeport’s Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater is being rescheduled Wednesday due to air quality concerns. Live Nation said the Young the Giant with Milky Chance concert will be rescheduled to Wednesday, June 14. The smoke from the Canadian wildfires is expected to worsen as the day goes on. The thickest smoke will be during the e...
  • early voting 16 hours ago

    Governor signs early voting into law in Connecticut

    Governor Lamont has signed a law creating an early voting system in Connecticut. The legislation, known as Public Act 23-5, will impact general elections, special elections and primaries in the state. It was passed in the Senate on June 1 with a 27 to 7 vote, and it passed in the House of Representatives with a 107 to 35 vote….

  • new haven 20 hours ago

    Reward offered for tips in 2022 stabbing death of SCSU student in New Haven

    Police continue to work to identify a suspect in the stabbing death of a 29-year-old a Southern Connecticut State University student in New Haven in October and a $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Nico Saraceni was stabbed on Whalley Avenue just after 9:30 on Oct. 10 and died from the injuries after he was…...
  • thompson 21 hours ago

    State police investigate hate-filled letters delivered to residents in Thompson

    State Police Troop D and the State Police Hate Crimes Unit are investigating after hate-filled letters were delivered to several people in Thompson. The letter included names of current and former elected officials from both the Republican and Democratic parties, retired state troopers and their family members, and a 17-year-old Thompson student, a...
  • Ellington 22 hours ago

    Ellington farm converts cow manure into natural gas

    Starting later this summer, people across Connecticut might be getting their natural gas from cow manure. It’s been nearly eight years since Oakridge Dairy Farm in Ellington began the process of creating a methane digester. “To see it finally producing gas and into the pipeline is really exciting,” said Seth Bahler. The family far...
  • Wildfires 23 hours ago

    CIAC postpones lacrosse and tennis tournament games for Wednesday due to air quality

    The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has postponed the state lacrosse  and tennis tournament games for this afternoon because of the air quality due to smoke from wildfires in Canada. The games will be rescheduled for tomorrow. CIAC said they are postponing lacrosse due to the air quality forecast and high aerobic intensity natu...
  • Bradley International Airport Jun 7

    Spirit Airlines to offer nonstop flights between Bradley Airport and San Juan

    Spirit Airlines is going to start offering nonstop flights from Bradley International Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The first flight from Bradley International Airport to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport will leave this evening. “Exploring the Island of Enchantment is now easier than ever for our Hartford Guests with the laun...
  • Derby 16 hours ago

    Derby City Hall to reopen Thursday after sewer line break

    Derby City Hall was closed on Wednesday after a sewer line break above the town clerk’s and registrar of voters’ office suite. According to the city, the issue was fixed and City Hall will be open for its normal hours of 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. The affected area will be sanitized, according to city officials.

  • Entertainment 24 hours ago

    Matt Rife's world tour includes three dates in Connecticut

    Comedian and actor Matt Rife is on a world tour and he will be coming to Connecticut. Rife, a standup comedian and actor, has gained fame on TikTok and he has more than 14 million followers. His ProbleMATTic world tour is coming to Mohegan Sun Area in Uncasville in 2024. The event is 18 and up. He will be here…

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