In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: August 31

To help keep you informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates.

EEE Concerns

Mosquitoes carrying Eastern Equine Encephalitis were trapped in seven towns, prompting health officials to urge residents in eastern Connecticut to remain indoors around dawn and dusk. The latest testing nearly doubled the number of mosquitoes that have tested positive for EEE. See more on the warning here.

Towns in eastern Connecticut are urging residents to take precautions after mosquitoes in seven towns tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

Dorian's Wrath

Hurricane Dorian is on a path towards Florida and has strengthened into a massive Category 4 storm. Puerto Rico, still recovering from Hurricane Maria nearly two years ago, experienced some effects from the storm, but was spared the worst of it. For more on the hurricane's path, click here.

People 55 and over and educators can now start making appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Connecticut. Eligible educators and childcare providers include pre-K through grade 12 teachers, paraprofessionals, custodial staff, food service providers, school bus drivers and childcare providers as well as in-school administrative staff. This does not include individuals who are not required to work on-site in...

Search For Clues

Police investigating the death of a Meriden woman who went missing two weeks ago want to talk to some of her clients who had an eyelash appointment booked with her just prior to her disappearance. Perrie Mason was reported missing on August 18. She was found dead days later. See more on the request from police here.

Police investigating the death of Perrie Mason want to speak with people who had booked appointments with her in the days before she disappeared.

Sex Charges Dropped

The state's attorney has dropped charges against a couple in their 80s who were arrested along with four others who police say were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this morning. For more on the decision to drop the charges, click here.

Gronk's Future

Former New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski on Tuesday announced his involvement in a CBD company and said he would advocate for use of the cannibis extract to help athletes in the NFL and other professional sports leagues. Click here to see why Gronk got emotional during Wednesday's news conference.

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