Waterford 15 mins ago

Firefighters Battle Fire at Crystal Mall in Waterford

Firefighters responded to Crystal Mall in Waterford to put out a fire on Thursday morning. A Facebook post from Waterford Professional Firefighters Association Local 4629 said crews were dispatched at...

  • Manchester 2 hours ago

    Chuckles, CT's State Groundhog, Predicts an Early Spring

    It’s Groundhog Day, the day for animals far and wide to prognosticate. It’s the day we look to animals for a moment for a sign of whether there will be an early spring or six more weeks of wintry weather. Well, there is some discord in the four-legged foreshadowing forces. Punxsutawney Phil made his annual appearance in Gobbler’s Knob,......
  • Wethersfield 2 hours ago

    Crews Battle Fire in Wethersfield

    Firefighters battled a fire on Apple Hill in Wethersfield overnight.   Firefighters responded to reports of a garage fire at 12:50 a.m. The residents were out when firefighters arrived and there was heavy fire coming from the garage and first floor, according to the Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department. The fire is out and the fire marshal’s...
  • EAST HARTFORD 8 hours ago

    Family, Friends Remember Grandfather Killed in East Hartford Hit-and-Run

    At a vigil in East Hartford on Wednesday, family and friends of George Tetteh-Quarshie remembered the grandfather and member of the tight-knit Ghanaian community. “It was so devastating that somebody is crossing the street and then hit by a car,” said Irving Barnor, of the GaDangbe Association of Connecticut. Investigators say the 70-year-old died ...
  • Great Wolf Lodge 15 hours ago

    Mashantucket Pequot, Foxwoods Leaders Break Ground on $300 Million Great Wolf Lodge

    A multi-million-dollar project could bring a big economic boost to Connecticut, including hundreds of new jobs. Great Wolf Lodge is opening a new resort and waterpark adjacent to Foxwoods Resort Casino. The project is officially underway after a groundbreaking Wednesday, and renderings just released offer a glimpse at the development. “This is a de...
  • UConn Huskies 15 hours ago

    Juhasz, Muhl Lead No. 5 UConn Over Providence 64-54

    Dorka Juhasz had 19 points and 17 rebounds and Nika Muhl added 14 points as No. 5 UConn held off Providence 64-54 on Wednesday night. Lou Lopez Senechal and Aubrey Griffin each finished with 13 points as the Huskies registered their 14th straight win. The quest for the 15th straight win will feature a rematch of last year’s National Championship&#8...
  • Connecticut legislature 15 hours ago

    Legislature Considers Bill to Allow for Natural Organic Reduction of Human Remains

    It is one of the most important and meaningful decisions a family can make – what to do with our remains when we die. There is a bill being discussed in the legislature right now that would give people an option they don’t currently have – natural organic reduction. Natural organic reduction is an alternative to traditional burial or a&...
  • rate hikes 14 hours ago

    Proposed Bill Seeks to Increase Funding to Public Colleges, Address Rising Tuition

    A proposed bill looks to increase state funding for public colleges and universities in the state to help address rising tuition costs. “Education is an opportunity. It’s access. It’s a gateway,” UConn senior Mason Holland said. A gateway for Holland to achieve his dreams. He says his school has given him the tools to succeed in life, but pay...
  • Plymouth 15 hours ago

    Man Dies After ATV Accident in Plymouth

    A man in his 60s has died after crashing an ATV on Hancock Street in Plymouth Wednesday night. Plymouth Police said they were called to the area at about 6:15 p.m. Several agencies responded to the scene. Responding officers found the driver who was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators said the man was legally riding an ATV on his…...
  • Plymouth 16 hours ago

    Charges Dropped for Plymouth School Employees That Failed to Report Suspected Abuse: Officials

    Charges have been dropped against four Plymouth school employees that allegedly failed to report suspected abuse of students. Two of the teachers facing discipline retired, one remains on administrative leave and the fourth teacher will be able to return to their assignment at Plymouth Center School, school administrators said Wednesday. The school...
  • Fairfield 19 hours ago

    Middle Schoolers Approached by Man Wearing Ski Mask in Fairfield: Police

    Two middle schoolers in Fairfield told police they were approached by a man wearing a ski mask while walking home from the bus stop Wednesday afternoon. Police said the incident happened in the area of Collingwood Avenue at 3:30 p.m. Authorities said a stranger wearing a ski mask drove up to the middle school-aged girls as they were walking home&#8...
  • Education 20 hours ago

    Proposed Bill Seeks ‘Clarity' on Role of School Resource Officers

    Wednesday’s message from legislators and activists left little for interpretation, as they introduced a new bill seeking clarity on the use and responsibilities of school resource officers in Connecticut. They said there are people, and other modes that should be used to address student behavior. “Connecticut’s legislature must work harder to fund ...
  • Money & Bills 19 hours ago

    Check the List to Find Out If the State Owes You Money

    Do you think you could be owed money for state-held unclaimed property? Connecticut residents are being encouraged to see if the state is holding any unclaimed property that could be given back. You can do so by visiting CTBigList.com and searching your name. “The unclaimed property program is a great way to reunite residents and other entities wit...
  • Hartford 19 hours ago

    Connecticut in Color: YWCA Opens Hartford Flower Shop With a Purpose

    The YWCA Hartford Region is now in the flower business. They recently cut the ribbon on Persimmon Petals – a floral shop inside their headquarters on Broad Street in Hartford. It’s the result of a matching gift by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for area nonprofits to develop a social impact business generating revenue for thei...
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