Windham County 2 hours ago

‘Don’t Be Complacent:’ Social Distancing Still a Priority in Lesser Hit Areas

As of Friday afternoon, the state reported that there have been a total of 27 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windham County. Windham County is reporting the lowest number of cases in the st...

  • new haven Mar 27

    Mayor of New Haven to Hold COVID-19 Briefing

    The mayor of New Haven will hold a briefing on Friday afternoon to discuss the city’s response to COVID-19 and the impact the virus is having on the city. New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and New Haven Health Director Maritza Bond will host a virtual press availability at 4:30 p.m. All briefings are uploaded to the Mayor’s YouTube Page...

  • danbury Mar 27

    2 Arrested in Connection to Fatal Danbury Skate Park Stabbing

    Police have arrested two people in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Danbury skate park earlier this month. Officers Thursday arrested a 16-year-old from Danbury in the death of Willy Placencia. Placencia, 21, was found suffering from multiple stab wounds at the Danbury Skate Park on March 18. He later died of his injuries. After receiving seve...
  • COVID-19 Mar 27

    New Britain Mayor Reveals Gender of Baby on Social Media

    At a time when people are being asked to keep at a distance from others due to COVID-19, the mayor of New Britain is using social media to share a special moment with the residents of the city and beyond.   New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart-Mutone is pregnant and the baby is due this summer. She and her husband Domenic…

  • coronavirus Mar 26

    Connecticut Coronavirus Cases Climb Above 1,000; 21 Deaths

    For a town by town breakdown, click here The coronavirus crisis continues to deepen in Connecticut as the state Department of Public Health reported Thursday there are 21 deaths and 1,012 cases of COVID-19 statewide. The new cases increased from Wednesday’s numbers of 19 deaths and 875 confirmed cases. Of the 21 people who have died, 19 were ...
  • coronavirus concerns Mar 27

    Staying Safe Outdoors

    Warm weather and social distancing.

  • first alert forecast Mar 27

    Sunny Today But Rain on the Way

    Today will be mostly sunny and warm with temperatures reaching highs near 60-65. Today’s sunny skies will turn into cloudy ones for tomorrow as rain makes its way into the state. Showers developing for tomorrow evening. The wet weather will continue throughout the weekend and Monday. NBC CT meteorologists are also watching the potential for a...
  • Hartford Mar 27

    79-Year-Old Hartford Man Reported Missing

    A 79-year-old Hartford man has been reported missing and a Silver Alert has been issued for him. Henry Knight was last seen Thursday and was wearing tan pants and a black/blue fleece. Knight is 6-feet-2 and weighs 150 pounds. Anyone with information is asked tocall the Hartford Police Department at 860 757-4000.

  • wedding rescheduled Mar 27

    Couple Reschedules Wedding Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

    Events continue to be canceled or postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. For those who’ve planned weddings, they’re rushing to rebook. But one local couple says what’s happening is a good reminder to not sweat the small stuff. “We’re just laughing because we’ve been engaged now for two years. And now ...
  • health care Mar 27

    New Haven Seeks Volunteers for Medical Reserve Corps

    The number of coronavirus cases in New Haven continues to rise,  and city officials are doing their best to prepare for the worst. New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker said the city’s total coronavirus cases continue to rise, and he believes some of the major strain health care systems are experiencing in harder hit places could happen in New Haven....
  • DMV Mar 27

    Wethersfield DMV to Close for Electrostatic Disinfectant Treatment

    The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles headquarters in Wethersfield will close Friday for a thorough disinfecting of the building. The move comes after multiple employees at that location tested positive for COVID-19, prompting union leadership to label the building a hot spot for the virus. The building will undergo a deep electrostatic disi...
  • small business Mar 26

    State Program Offering Some Relief for Small Businesses

    The state is taking steps to help small businesses struggling through the coronavirus pandemic. At a Virtual Town Hall Thursday, Gov. Ned Lamont announced $25 million in state allocations to provide bridge loans to Connecticut businesses and non-profits that have 100 or fewer employees. Loan amounts given by the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Pro...
  • domestic violence prevention Mar 27

    Hartford Highlights Resources for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    The City of Hartford and Internal House are reminding domestic abuse victims that there are resources available to them if they need help. Experts have raised concerns that the strains of the coronavirus pandemic could lead to more frequent or more intense incidents of domestic violence. Interval House has a 24/7 bilingual crisis hotline operated t...
  • coronavirus cases Mar 27

    Patient at Connecticut Valley Hospital Tests Positive for COVID-19

    A patient at Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services announced Thursday. The patient receives treatment in the General Psychiatry Division of the hospital and their family has been notified, officials said. The facility is an inpatient mental health an...
  • recreation Mar 27

    Golf Courses Take Measures to Keep Golfers Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic

    A beautiful day in Connecticut brought out a lot of golfers looking for some fresh air and a safe outdoor activity. “I just needed to get out of the house,” said Rich Maiolo from Winchester. “You need to get out on days like today and I’m tired of raking my yard already,” added Joe Koniusheski from Cromwell. “Enough TV...

  • East Haven Mar 27

    East Haven Resident Dies of Coronavirus

    An 80-year-old woman from East Haven has died from the coronavirus, town officials confirmed Thursday. “We are deeply saddened to announce that an East Haven resident has died as a result of his contracting COVID-19. This terrible virus has taken a life in our community, and that loss of life gives each of us pause and fills us with sorrow&#8...
  • stimulus package Mar 26

    What You Can Expect From The Stimulus

    Two trillion dollars. That’s the amount of money in the stimulus package approved by the Senate and awaiting approval in Congress. If it passes the House, how much of it can people in Connecticut expect to get? The answer is not simple, although it’s money, experts say people are counting on. “It’s been pretty catastrophic for large segments of......
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