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Oct 8, 2018

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

Introducing NBC Connecticut's new consumer unit, NBC Connecticut Responds. It's our new commitment to viewers. No call, email or question to our consumer hotline will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer...

Nov 14, 2018

Suffield Woman Asks For Help With Life Alert’s Cancellation Policy

Suffield Woman Asks For Help With Life Alert’s Cancellation Policy

Teri Lee Wedderspoon of Suffield said when she took over as her mother’s caretaker, it was tougher than she expected to cancel the Life Alert policy they no longer needed.

Nov 12, 2018

Watch Out for Deer and Moose on the Roads: DEEP

Watch Out for Deer and Moose on the Roads: DEEP

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding drivers to watch out for deer and moose on the roads as we move into their breeding season.

Nov 9, 2018

Danielson Man Deals With Moving Mishap

Danielson Man Deals With Moving Mishap

A Danielson resident waited months for some of his personal belongings to be delivered by the moving company he hired to move him from Minneapolis to Connecticut.

Nov 8, 2018

New Car Safety Technology Saves Lives But Doubles Repair Costs

New Car Safety Technology Saves Lives But Doubles Repair Costs

According to new research by AAA, advanced driver assistance systems, known as ADAS, can bump up the repair cost of damaged vehicles.

Nov 6, 2018

BBB Warns Seasonal Jobseekers of Employment Scams

BBB Warns Seasonal Jobseekers of Employment Scams

As the holiday hiring season ramps up, the Better Business Bureau is cautioning jobseekers about employment scams.

Nov 1, 2018

Medicare Recipients Encouraged to Enroll Early

Medicare Recipients Encouraged to Enroll Early

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans is underway, and advocates are encouraging recipients to make sure all of their medications are covered.

Oct 31, 2018

Buy One Get One Free Promo Ends Up Costing Bloomfield Man

Buy One Get One Free Promo Ends Up Costing Bloomfield Man

NBC Connecticut Responds helped a Bloomfield man resolve his complaint about having to pay an additional charge fee when he picked up a second cell phone during a Verizon buy one get one free promotion.

Oct 25, 2018

Customer Says She Got Burned By Company During Laser Hair Removal Service

Customer Says She Got Burned By Company During Laser Hair Removal Service

Zola-Quao thought it was going to be a routine laser hair removal treatment, but says she was severely burned during the procedure at the Danielle Marie Day spa in Stratford.

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