coronavirus vaccine 2 hours ago

Uber to Provide 30,000 Free Rides for COVID Vaccines in CT

To help Connecticut residents get a COVID-19 vaccine, Uber is going to be providing 30,000 free rides to bring eligible people in the state to their appointments. United Way of Connecticut, Community ...

  • masks 8 hours ago

    A Look Back: One Year of Masks in Connecticut

    It’s been nearly 365 days of wearing masks and face coverings, a concept foreign to many, which was made mandatory in Connecticut mid-April of 2020. “For the initial it came out that you need to wear in a public space and  close setting especially if you were going to the grocery store,” Dr. James Mazo, regional medical director for occupation...
  • 8 hours ago

    April Snow Coats Parts of Connecticut

    It’s April and snow is falling in parts of the state. If it’s snowing where you are, share photos with us at shareit@nbcconnecticut.com.
  • first alert weather 8 hours ago

    April Snow Coming to an End For Northern Connecticut

    People in parts of Connecticut woke up to some April snow Friday morning. The snow caused some problems on highways in northeastern Connecticut and the snow brought down trees and limbs in some towns. By Friday afternoon, the snow was tapering off as the nor’easter began to pull away. Earlier in the day, Union schools said they would delay......
  • coronavirus in connecticut 8 hours ago

    CT COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 2.27%; Hospitalizations Dip Below 500

    The state’s coronavirus positivity rate is at 2.27% and virus-related hospitalizations have dipped below 500. With a decrease of 19, there are now 486 total hospitalizations in Connecticut. The positivity rate was 2.04% on Thursday. The day before that, the positive test rate was at 4.41%. The governor also announced Thursday that more than 1...
  • Simsbury 9 hours ago

    State Panel Votes to Invest $2 Million to Shore Up Simsbury Firing Range

    The state of Connecticut plans to invest at least $2 million in the flood-prone Connecticut State Police firing range in Simsbury for now, following years of unsuccessful attempts to relocate it to another community. On Friday, the State Bond Commission approved the $2 million in borrowing to finance the design and construction of improvements to t...
  • connecticut weather 11 hours ago

    Just How Common Is Snow in CT in April?

    It’s mid-April and some parts of Connecticut are getting snow today. While we do not come to expect snow in April, it has happened many times over. We actually get an average of 1.8 inches of snow in April, according to the NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists. Until today, the last time we had snow in April was just last…

  • migrant children 12 hours ago

    Housing for Migrant Kids Currently Not Needed in Connecticut

    Federal authorities have told Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration they do not, for the moment, need sites in Connecticut to house unaccompanied migrant children who have been arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in record numbers, state officials confirmed Friday. Last week, Lamont said state officials planned to make a recommendation soon to the ...
  • Hamden 16 hours ago

    Hamden Man Charged After Investigation Into Sick Dogs: PD

    Hamden police have arrested a local man and charged him with multiple counts of animal cruelty after investigating a report of several sick dogs. Police said they responded to a home on Rockview Road in July 2020 and animal control officers found a severely emaciated older pit bull that was weak, dehydrated and infested with fleas. The dog was in&#...
  • Tolland 16 hours ago

    Several Crashes Reported

    Snow has been falling in parts of Connecticut and there are some issues on the roads on Friday morning. CT Travel Smart reports that Route 12 in Putnam is closed at Hurry Hill Road after a box truck hit a pole. The Tolland Fire Department is responding to multiple accidents on Interstate 84 East and West, according to Tolland Alert….

  • Covid-19 Vaccine Apr 16

    High School Teens Opt for Vaccines on Spring Break

    New Haven high schoolers are using their spring break to get vaccinated. One senior said it’s a chance to get just a little bit of normalcy before she graduates. “I was kind of excited to get it,” said Leah Moore, a senior at James Hillhouse High School. After spending half of senior year doing remote learning, she said getting...

  • meriden Apr 16

    Man With Monitoring Bracelet Climbs Into Woman's Home Through Pet Door in Meriden: Police

    A man with a monitoring bracelet from numerous violent domestic incidents climbed through the pet door of a woman’s home in Meriden on Wednesday, according to officials. Police said 31-year-old Colin McBriarty, of Berlin, cut off his monitoring bracelet that he was required to wear. At the time of the break-in, officials said there were six p...
  • traffic alert Apr 16

    Delays on I-91 in East Windsor After Truck Goes Down Embankment

    The Department of Transportation said part of Interstate 91 is closed in East Windsor after a truck went down an embankment. DOT officials said the right and center lanes on the southbound side of the highway are closed between exits 45 and 44. Officials with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said they responded to the accident ...
  • covid-19 variants Apr 15

    The Latest COVID-19 Variant Numbers in CT

    Coronavirus variants continue to spread in Connecticut and across the country, and on Thursday the state released the latest data. The state Department of Public Health said there are different categories they consider – those of “high consequence,” those of “concern,” and those of “interest,” based on fact...
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