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Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to Open at Oakdale Theater in Wallingford

Hartford HealthCare is opening a mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on Monday. The clinic will be open for those with appointments who are currently eligible to get the...

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    Lamont Expects Conn. to Get 30,000 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines by Tuesday

    Governor Ned Lamont said he expects Connecticut will receive 30,000 Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccines by Tuesday, March 2. The announcement comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of the vaccine on Saturday. The Johnson & Johnson shot is now the third with emergency authorization to co...
  • roxbury 20 hours ago

    Man Who Targeted At Least 4 Conn. EMS Agencies With Molotov Cocktails in Custody: Police

    Officials have arrested the man they believe is responsible for targeting at least four Connecticut EMS agencies with Molotov cocktails Saturday night. Richard White, 37, of Torrington, was arrested after police obtained a warrant on third degree arson and burglary charges. White fled the state and was located in Pennsylvania shortly after 10 p.m.,...
  • Hartford Feb 28

    Hartford Mayor Urging More Residents To Seek Vaccine

    Like each Saturday this month, volunteers were working this weekend at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. Since Feb. 6, these volunteers have helped vaccinate hundreds of Hartford residents. Still, much more work lies ahead. Among those at the park’s vaccination clinic Saturday was Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, who had a message. “We want to make it as easy ...
  • UConn Huskies Feb 28

    Bueckers, Edwards Propel No. 1 UConn Women Past Butler 97-68

    Paige Bueckers made the key passes, Aaliyah Edwards handled the boards. The scoring, both stellar freshmen did their share and more for No. 1 Connecticut. Bueckers set a school record with 14 assists and also had 20 points, Edwards added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and UConn routed Butler 97-68 Saturday. Bueckers, who led the Huskies in scoring, ass...
  • Windsor Feb 28

    Windsor Volunteers Collect Donations for Food Bank

    Neighbors helping neighbors was the theme for a group of Windsor volunteers on Saturday morning. The food drive was hosted by the Live-Love-Give group, who prides itself on giving back to the community. The cold and dreary start didn’t seem to faze Sharon Rispoli or her group of neighbors, friends, and children. “There are so many peopl...
  • Hartford Feb 27

    Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Held in Hartford

    A pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic was held in Hartford on Saturday. The clinic marks the fourth pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic and was held at Dunkin Donuts Park. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin spoke at the clinic and reminded eligible residents how they can sign up to get their vaccine. There are two ways to sign up: Online If you have a…
  • first alert weather Feb 27

    Showers Move in for the Weekend

    Two systems are expected to bring rain to the state this weekend. An initial burst of snow this morning trended to periods of rain for most of the day Saturday. Another system looks to bring another round of showers for Sunday, especially for the shoreline during the afternoon and evening. Temperatures will be on the mild side into the 40s,…...
  • Connecticut Feb 27

    Connecticut Man to be Sentenced for Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Girl

    A Connecticut man is facing sentencing after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from a Massachusetts park and sexually assaulting her before abandoning her in an unfamiliar neighborhood. Joshua Besaw, 37, of Thompson, is set to be sentenced to 20 to 25 years in prison Monday in federal court in Hartford. He pleaded guilty to a kidna...
  • coronavirus in connecticut Feb 27

    Moderna: 600 Doses of COVID Vaccine are ‘Stable and Good to Use' After Freezer Door Lock Failure

    Several hundred doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine stored at Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford are still viable and safe to be administered after a safety door lock failed on a freezer containing them, according to Moderna. The Department of Public Health said Friday that the doses may have been spoiled, but Moderna officials confirmed S...
  • recreational marijuana Feb 27

    Gov. Lamont's Marijuana Bill Faces Criticism From Different Sides

    Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s effort to legalize recreational marijuana for adults received criticism Friday from two completely different fronts: people who outright oppose legalization and those who support it, but believe the Democrat’s bill falls short in addressing racial inequities. Multiple members of Lamont’s administration tried to assure ...
  • new haven Feb 27

    Murder Warrant Secured for Qinxuan Pan in Connection to Yale Grad Student Shooting

    Police have secured an arrest warrant for murder for a man who was previously wanted for questioning in connection to the death of a Yale graduate student earlier this month. New Haven police said they have obtained an arrest warrant charging Qinxuan Pan with murder in the fatal shooting of Kevin Jiang. Earlier this month, Jiang, 26, was found lyin...
  • danbury Feb 27

    Truck Catches Fire Inside Loading Dock at Danbury Company

    A manager of a Danbury company sprang into action after a truck caught on fire inside of a loading dock on Saturday morning. Dispatchers received a 911 call around 7:45 a.m. reporting a truck on fire in the loading dock at Omaha Beef on Maple Avenue. As firefighters were responding, officials said Jason Street, the manager of Omaha Beef, who…...
  • Lebanon Feb 27

    1 Dead After Getting Ejected During Rollover Crash in Lebanon: FD

    One person has died after he or she was ejected during a rollover crash in Lebanon early Saturday morning, according to the fire department. Firefighters were called to Exeter Road near North Street around 3:45 a.m. after getting a report of a rollover accident. When crews arrived, they said they found one vehicle on its roof in the middle of&#8230...
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