In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: May 25

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To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates.

Taking a Toll

Gov. Ned Lamont released a "working draft" of his transportation proposal, which includes details on his plan to add tolls to state highways. The tolls would be placed on I-95, I-91, I-84, and parts of Route 15. Any vote on a transportation package would likely come in a special session sometime this summer. Republican lawmakers have said they are opposed to any plan that includes tolls. See more on the toll plan here.

Likes Wanted

A man wanted by Torrington police reached out to them to make a bizarre deal to turn himself in. Police say Jose Simms told them he would surrender if his wanted poster got 15,000 likes on the department's Facebook page. The post reached that goal in less than 24 hours, but Simms has yet to turn himself in. For more details on the agreement, click here.

Tornado Terror

At least three people were killed as tornadoes swept across Missouri Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. The storms were part of a system that brought severe weather to much of the Midwest. Missouri's capital, Jefferson City, took a direct hit from a tornado, leaving hundreds of structures destroyed or damaged. See more on the destruction here.

Snakes in a House

A Farmington family got quite a scare on Monday when they found a 7-foot rat snake hanging from their roof. The snake, which they captured on camera, then slithered back up onto the roof and out of sight. The family brought in an exterminator, who couldn't find the reptile. See the video of the snake here.

That's Amore

Longtime Glastonbury eatery, Max Amore Ristorante, is closing its doors for good. The restaurant first opened in 1995. The Max Restaurant Group, which owns Max Amore, said they are looking for something new in the future. The final meals will be served on June 30. For more on the closing, click here.

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