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‘Very Exciting:’ 10-Year-Old Signs On to UConn Baseball Team

The UConn Men’s Baseball Team just signed its newest member. With a smile on his face, 10-year-old Waylan Prosperie from Willimantic signed on to the UConn Huskies at a ceremony Friday, trading his ba...

  • Berlin Jan 6

    Man Charged in Connection With Deadly Crash in Berlin

    A man has been charged in connection with a deadly crash that happened last year in Berlin. Police said they served an arrest warrant on Saturday in connection to a deadly crash on New Britain Road that happened on October 16, 2019. Authorities said Janine Wiktor, 58, of New Britain, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash…....
  • Jan 6

    Light Snow Falls in Parts of Connecticut

    Some areas of the state are seeing some snow on Monday morning. Share your photos with us by sending them to shareit@nbcconnecticut.com.
  • traffic alert Jan 6

    Four Transported After Crash on Route 4 in Burlington

    Four people were transported from the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Route 4 in Burlington on Monday morning, according to a Tweet from the Fire Department. Fire and EMS crews responded. Route 4 was closed between Route 69 and Upson Road, but has reopened.

  • meriden Jan 6

    School Bus Involved in Crash in Meriden: Police

    A school bus was involved in a crash in Meriden on Monday morning and police said there were kids on the bus. Officers said there is a minor school bus crash at the intersection of Colony Street and Kensington Avenue. There were a few kids on the bus at the time of the crash, but authorities said it appears there…

  • Milford Jan 6

    Water Main Break in Milford to Cause Detours, Delays

    Crews are responding to a water main break in Milford on Monday morning and police said drivers should expect detours and delays. Authorities said the water main break is on Wayne Road at Cora Place. Crews from the Regional Water Authority are being sent to the scene. Drivers are urged to expect detours and delays. If you can, you should…...
  • essex Jan 6

    Cause of Fire at Black Seal Restaurant in Essex Under Investigation

    Investigators are working to determine what started a fire at a landmark restaurant on Main Street in Essex on Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the fire at 15 Main Street around 4:15 a.m. When they arrived, they said there was a working fire, but it was mostly contained to the back of the building where the kitchen for the…
  • Hartford Jan 6

    Kids, Teen Bust Out Dance Moves for Yard Goats Dance Team Try-Outs

    Kids and teens busted out all their dance moves on Sunday in hopes of being part of the Yard Goats Dance Team. The auditions were for kids aged 10 through 18 inside Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford. The Hartford Yard Goats Dance Team is a part of the Yard Goats Foundation. The non-profit initiative provides different educational, scholarship and soci...
  • Milford Jan 6

    Man in Milford Police Custody Found Unresponsive is Pronounced Dead: PD

    A man in Milford police custody who was found unresponsive on Sunday morning has been pronounced dead. Officers said they took a 31-year-old man into custody on Saturday. During the traffic stop, they learned he was the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant. While the man was being processed, authorities said he was displaying signs of medical d...
  • Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Jan 5

    Connecticut Still Seeking to Merge Colleges Despite Concerns

    Plans are still moving ahead to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into a single accredited school by 2023, despite escalating resistance from faculty unions who question whether the complicated proposed merger will work or even makes sense. Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian said he’s optimistic that a ...
  • Waterbury Jan 6

    Mixmaster Construction Closes Part of Route 8 in Waterbury

    If your drive takes you through Waterbury, you’ll probably be in for some slowdowns. As of Sunday, the southbound lane on Route 8 is closed for the next two years. It’s part of the project to repair and replace the bridges on the Mixmaster. The state Department of Transportation is closing exit 19 from Interstate 84 to Route 8 South&#82...
  • Windsor Locks Jan 5

    Members of Connecticut National Guard Welcomed Home in Windsor Locks

    The Connecticut National Guard held a ceremony at the Bradley Air National Guard Base to officially welcome back members of the 103rd Airlift Wing. They’ve been home since November, but were officially welcomed home in Windsor Locks on Saturday. The airmen were deployed to the Middle East and were essential in helping deliver supplies and esc...
  • Waterbury Jan 5

    Cause of Waterbury Bodega Fire Under Investigation

    Fire investigators are looking into what caused a fire that destroyed a bodega in Waterbury on Saturday. Community members watched in awe as the fire was stopped from spreading into the three floors of apartments above the store on the corner of North Main and West Farms Streets. “Everybody was able to get out of the rear fire escapes and&#82...
  • Metro-North Jan 4

    Deal Signed to Improve Cell Service on Connecticut Trains

    Connecticut and AT&T have signed a deal designed to improve cellular service on the Metro-North commuter rail line. The agreement, announced Friday, gives the telecommunications company access to the right-of-way along the rail line, where the company plans to install a series of small cell nodes. Gov. Ned Lamont says that will provide better c...
  • budget deficit Jan 4

    Connecticut on Track for $28 Million Deficit: Comptroller

    Connecticut is on track to end the current fiscal year with a $28 million budget deficit, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo has projected. In a recent letter to Gov. Ned Lamont, Lembo said much of the projected deficit, about $24 million, stems from fewer than anticipated retirements of state employees. Lembo and Lamont are both Democrats. The fiscal y...
  • meriden Jan 4

    Gas Main Break Shuts Down Road in Meriden

    Police and Eversource crews responded to a gas main break in Meriden Saturday morning. The call came in just before 10 a.m. for an odor of natural gas in the area of Olive Street. Eversource has been working to locate the crack in the gas main, said officials. According to an Eversource spokesperson, there has been no evacuations issued at…...
  • East Haven Jan 4

    Man Accused of Intentionally Setting Fire at His Former House in East Haven

    East Haven police have arrested a man who is accused of intentionally setting a fire at his former home on Friday. The East Haven Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call from someone saying she had just returned to her foreclosed property on Henry Street and could smell smoke. She said she could also hear the smoke detectors going…...
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