Coalition Asks Schools To Broaden Approach to African American StudiesThe creation of African American and Latin American and Puerto Rican studies curriculum for high schoolers won't be finalized until December and classes will be optional in 2021.CT News Junkie Shared .
A grassroots policing alternative in Hartford spreads its wingsAs calls grow for defunding police, volunteers with Men Standing Up Against Violence work to deter crime.The CT Mirror Shared .
Why schools must reject Native American mascotsAcross the country, activists are tearing down the visible symbols of white supremacy. Confederate monuments are one symbol.The CT Mirror Shared .
Let's not get back to normal. Let's get back to better.Coming out of the long dark tunnel of the COVID-19 shutdown, everyone wants to get back to normal.The CT Mirror Shared .
On the privilege spectrumHi. My name is Sharon, and I have white privilege. A mere color gene passed unknowingly to me by both parents has smoothed my life's path to a degree I can no longer ignore.The CT Mirror Shared .
The Spirit of '49This week, we hear from Coach Geno Auriemma; we meet Louis Goffinet '17, who launched a local charitable project in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and we don mismatched Colonial uniforms to march alongside the mysterious UConn 49ers.UConn 360 Shared .
No COVID deaths in Connecticut for the first time in four monthsData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.The Day Shared .
Great Weather for Berry Growers in Eastern ConnecticutGrant's Berry Patch in Lisbon says the abnormally dry weather has been great for the berry season.NBC Connecticut Shared .
3 more states added to Connecticut's required quarantineAnyone traveling into Connecticut, New York or New Jersey from three additional states — Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma — must now self-quarantine for 14 days to help prevent the spread of announcement means a...Record-Journal Publishing Co Shared .
Police Search for Couple Accused in Racist Attack on Mystic Hotel WorkerConnecticut police are searching for a New York couple accused of assaulting a 59-year-old hotel worker in Mystic while hurling racial epithets.NBC Connecticut Shared .
State economy shrunk by 4.6% in Q1 of 2020 amid pandemicHARTFORD — The Connecticut economy shrunk 4.6% in the first quarter of 2020, according to a new federal estimate.Republican-American Shared .
6x Connecticut HS Champ Sophie Murphy Verbals to Georgia TechFor Cheshire YMCA, Murphy has made several YMCA LC Nationals A-finals and was the 100 free runner-up in 2018.SwimSwam Shared .
No COVID fatalities in CT for first time since mid-MarchGov. Lamont warns that CT must remain vigilant, socially distant, as coronavirus cases surge in other states.Connecticut Post Shared .
Bridgeport latest Connecticut city to remove Columbus statueThe city issued a statement saying the statue was removed Monday from Seaside Park and placed in storage "out of an abundance of caution for preservation of the historic artifact, the need to respond to modern-day sensitivities, as well as public safety at large." "We recognize, value, celebrate and support all cultures and ethnicities in our...Connecticut Post Shared .
Expert: Mosquitoes still quiet, but season could be ramping upFive mosquitoes have tested positive for the Jamestown Canyon virus in North Stonington, Waterford and Westport.Connecticut Post Shared .
Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Introduces Agenda for EquityOn the steps of the state Capitol, members from Connecticut's Black and Puerto Rican Caucus introduced their "Agenda for Equity" Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Delayed Phase 3 Keeps Bars Closed, Restaurants LimitedVaughan's Public House has been closed since March 16, the day before St. Patrick's Day.NBC Connecticut Shared .
New Haven's effort to help the hardest hit: minority-owned small businessesNew Haven - With businesses owned by minorities and women suffering disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic, philanthropists and the city are underwriting a $1.5 million emergency loan program that targets small businesses owned by women and minorities.The CT Mirror Shared .
A Closer Looks at as much as $7.8 Billion in Subsidies to Connecticut BusinessesA closer look at PPP loans for Connecticut businesses, including a breakdown.The Connecticut Examiner Shared .
Golf roundup: Madison duo reach State Junior Amateur quarterfinalsMadison duo Matt Doyle and Aidan Stuart both advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 79th Connecticut Junior Amateur at Watertown Golf Club.Connecticut Post Shared .
Connecticut to be well represented in Major League LacrosseConnecticut Hammerheads top pick Michael Kraus of New Canaan among nine Connecticut natives on Major League Lacrosse active rosters.Connecticut Post Shared .
5 Connecticut natives named to MAAC men's basketball 40th anniversary teamTyler Nelson, the all-time leading scorer in Fairfield University men's basketball program, and Quinnipiac's record-breaking Cameron Young join former Connecticut high school stars Doremus Bennerman, Khalil Dukes, Keith Bullock, Jared Jordan and Rich Kelly on the MAAC men's basketball 40th anniversary team.Connecticut Post Shared .
For the first time since March, no COVID-19 deaths reported in stateNEW HAVEN — No deaths from coronavirus disease were reported Tuesday for the first time in more than three and a half months in Connecticut.Republican-American Shared .
Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Says Agendas Don't ConflictHARTFORD, CT — Standing on the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus outlined their agenda for the upcoming special session.CT News Junkie Shared .
Loan Program Launches for New Haven, Valley Small BusinessesSince 2008 Ernesto Garcia's food cart has served hungry Yale hospital workers and university students.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Maintains Low COVID-19 Activity, But Must Face Outside ThreatsAt Bradley International Airport on a recent Wednesday, Lizzie McClellan had just gotten off a flight from Georgia, where she was visiting her grandmother for the last two weeks.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
State hires policy research group to conduct broad nursing home investigationThe company will review the actions of nursing home operators and employees, industry executives and state officials during the pandemic.The CT Mirror Shared .
No COVID fatalities in Connecticut for 1st time in monthsData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.WHDH 7News Shared .
Pandemic Milestone: A Day Without Deaths Related To COVIDFor the first time since March, there have been no new deaths overnight due to the coronavirus in Connecticut.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
The Day / No COVID deaths in Connecticut for the first time in four months / News from southeastern ConnecticutData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.The Day Shared .
Police Identify Victims in Waterbury Crash That Killed 7-Year-Old GirlPolice are identifying the 7-year-old girl who was killed and two adults who were injured when a driver of a vehicle collided with the three pedestrians on Sunday, according to police.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Invisibility does not serve NAACP branch well in WaterburyAs the former president of the Waterbury and Connecticut NAACP, I am appalled by the lack of activity of our local adult branch leadership.Republican-American Shared .
A racial fail, and a successDifficult as it is in Connecticut to fire white police officers who abuse Black people, last week, it was impossible to fire a Black prosecutor who was incompetent and neglectful.Republican-American Shared .
Norwich Concert Series Finds New Home At Dodd Stadium Amidst COVID-19 RestrictionsFor the first time in its 25 year history, there will be no minor league baseball played at Dodd Stadium in Norwich this season.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Statue of Jack the Pardoned TurkeyDiscover Statue of Jack the Pardoned Turkey in Hartford, Connecticut: This sculpture commemorates the first instance of an American president pardoning a turkey.Atlas Obscura Shared .
For 1st time since pandemic began, no new deaths in state due to virusFor the first time since the state began releasing data on the coronavirus in Connecticut, there were no new deaths reported on Tuesday.Republican-American Shared .
Bridgeport Removes Its Columbus StatueA statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from a park in Connecticut's largest city, days after city officials said they were working on a plan to keep it there.Connecticut News Shared .
Police search for couple accused in racist attack at hotelSTONINGTON — Connecticut police are searching for a New York couple accused of assaulting a 59-year-old hotel worker in Mystic while hurling racial epithets.Republican-American Shared .
These 25 Connecticut Law Firms Got Millions in Federal PPP LoansTwenty-five Connecticut law firms received at least $1 million in PPP loans that the federal government made available to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.Connecticut Law Tribune Shared .
Black And Puerto Rican Caucus 'Agenda For Equity' Includes More Than Police ReformsMembers of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus added their voices Tuesday to the growing calls for systemic reforms that would make life safer and more equitable for Connecticut's residents of color.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
No COVID fatalities in Connecticut for 1st time in monthsData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.The Hour Shared .
Solar installer with CT base taking buyout in $9B dealFounded in 2011, Vivint reported last year having installed photovoltaic systems for more than 3,000 Connecticut customers, with Sunrun reaching a deal to acquire Vivint.Connecticut Post Shared .
Black and Puerto Rican Caucus "agenda for equity" includes more than police reformsCT lawmakers called for six pillars for reform: voting rights, economic justice, police accountability, education and housing equity and environmental justice.The CT Mirror Shared .
General Assembly To Use New Technology To Vote In Special SessionThe legislature will meet in a special session in two weeks to debate police accountability and absentee ballots, but the logistics during a pandemic are a little tricky.NBC Connecticut Shared .
UConn WBB Schedule Updates for 2020-21The UConn women's basketball team will postpone three series scheduled for the upcoming 2020-21 season.University Of Connecticut Athletics Shared .
2020 Hartford Marathon Goes Virtual Amid COVID-19 PandemicThis year's Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon is going to be a virtual event amid the coronavirus pandemic.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Three more states required to quarantine before entering ConnecticutHARTFORD — Anyone traveling into Connecticut, New York or New Jersey from three additional states — Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma — must now self-quarantine for 14 days to help prevent the spr...Republican-American Shared .
Missing CT teacher who thought he had coronavirus found deadGilo "Gil" Cunha, a Connecticut teacher who disappeared on his 50th birthday while quarantining over COVID-19 fears, has been found dead, police said.New York Post Shared .
State Reports No COVID-19 Deaths Since Yesterday; "First Time In Months": GovernorCOVID-19 hospitalizations in Connecticut increased by 16 since Monday, but the state is reporting no new coronavirus-related deaths for the "first time in months," Governor Ned Lamont announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.NBC Connecticut Shared .
ECMC Awards $270,000 in College Scholarships to 45 Students in ConnecticutBRIDGEPORT, Conn., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Credit Management Corporation is proud to recognize 45 high school graduates from the class of 2020 who completed the ECMC Scholars Program.ECMC Shared .
Trail Usage Continues To Spike, Officials Urge Hikers To Maintain Social DistancingWhen the Connecticut Trail Census began in 2017, it relied on a group of electronic sentinels.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
43rd Annual New Haven Road Race Becomes Virtual Event During Ongoing COVID-19 PandemicThis year's New Haven Road Race is now a virtual event as the coronavirus pandemic continues.NBC Connecticut Shared .
NY Couple Accused Of Attacking Connecticut Hotel Clerk, Yelling Racial SlursA Long Island couple is facing charges for an alleged racially-charged assault in Connecticut last month.Fairfield Daily Voice Shared .
Remains of Missing West Haven Teacher Found in Water Near Fire IslandThe body of a beloved West Haven school teacher who disappeared on his 50th birthday on May 7 was found in the water near Fire Island on July 2, according to Suffolk County, New York police.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Why Real Estate Investors Should Consider Renting Out Parking GaragesConnecticut HVAC and real estate professional Roland Violette, Jr., on why parking garages are a lucrative option.Roland Violette Jr. Shared .
No COVID fatalities in Connecticut for 1st time in monthsData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.Houston Chronicle Shared .
Shooting kills driver who crashes car into Subway restaurantA man and two passengers in a car were shot at while driving, and then crashed into a Subway restaurant on the town line between Hartford and West Hartford, Connecticut.Connecticut Post Shared .
Norwalk asks residents to conserve water amid coronavirus shortagesAs more people are working from home amid the pandemic, "water usage is at an all-time high," a city officials said in a press release Tuesday.The Hour Shared .
Listen: Meet Connecticut's angel of all pitbullsAnya Kopchinsky rescues pit bulls from dog-fighting rings. She finds them chained, caged, dirty and fearful and then rehabilitates them, until they can be adopted by loving families.StamfordAdvocate Shared .
19 States Now Subject to Connecticut, NY, NJ Travel Quarantine AdvisoryTravelers from a total of nineteen states - an increase of three - are now subject to a self-quarantine upon arriving in Connecticut, the state announced on its travel advisory website Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
COVID-19 Compounding Stress On Minority CommunityCOVID-19 is disproportionately impacting minority communities and it's compounding inequities in housing, health care and economic stability that already existed in Connecticut and across the country.CT News Junkie Shared .
Hartford to Address Internally a Single-Car Accident Involving City's Police ChiefHartford's mayor said the city will handle any potential discipline for the police chief after he was involved in a single-car accident in his department-issued vehicle on the highway in Chester last month, according to a statement from the mayor's office.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Extend Black and Latino History Curriculum Throughout K-12 Education in CT? That May Be Next StepConnecticut is in the midst of developing, for the first time, a statewide model curriculum for a year-long high school level course on Black and Latino history that is to be made available to students beginning as soon as next year.Connecticut By The Numbers Shared .
SILVER ALERT: 87-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From WallingfordConnecticut State Police have issued a Silver Alert for an 87-year-old man who is missing from Wallingford on Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut's economy shrinks in first quarter of 2020HARTFORD — The state economy shrunk 4.6% in the first quarter of 2020 when the coronavirus outbreak hit Connecticut.Republican-American Shared .
Man Dies After Maserati Crash, Fire in StamfordA man has died after he crashed a Maserati he was driving and it caught on fire in Stamford last month.NBC Connecticut Shared .
New Loan Program for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in New Haven, Naugatuck Valley AnnouncedA new loan program for minority and women-owned businesses in three towns in Connecticut that have been impacted by COVID-19 was announced on Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Bridgeport latest Connecticut city to remove Columbus statueThe city issued a statement saying the statue was removed Monday from Seaside Park and placed in storage "out of an abundance of caution for preservation of the historic artifact, the need to respond to modern-day sensitivities, as well as public safety at large."Republican-American Shared .
Civil War: Witness to Gettysburg Horatio Dana ChapmanHoratio Dana Chapman , of East Haddam and East Hampton, enlisted in the army on August 6, 1862, and served in the Twentieth Connecticut Volunteers.Connecticut Explored Shared .
Venues and Bridal Industry Upset After Conn. Delays Phase 3 of ReopeningThose in the business of venues and vows are having to make more changes, that includes brides and grooms, after Governor Lamont announced he was delaying the start of Phase three.NBC Connecticut Shared .
I Went Shopping at Macy's, Nordstrom and JCPenney — What a Connecticut Mall Is Really Like Right NowI braved in-person shopping at the mall and here's what happened inside Macy's, Nordstrom, JCPenney, Foot Locker and more store reopenings.Footwear News Shared .
Connecticut to be well represented in Major League LacrosseTwo Connecticut natives, a pair of former Yale stars and one from Sacred Heart are members of the opening day roster for Major League Lacrosse's Connecticut Hammerheads.MSN Shared .
How The Pandemic Has Magnified Connecticut's Digital DivideJanice Flemming-Butler - Owner and founder of Voices of Women of Color in Hartford, a social justice firm that works with the public and private sector to address issues around voting, housing, and public health Dr. Nicol Turner Lee - Senior Fellow and the Director of the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution; she's the...Where We Live Shared .
Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut's Coronavirus Response EffortsGovernor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut's Coronavirus Response Efforts @CTGOVERNMENT @GovNedLamont #Covid_19.Www.hamlethub.com Shared .
City of Norwalk Asks Residents, Businesses to Conserve WaterThe City of Norwalk is asking residents and businesses to conserve water after what officials said was ongoing high temperatures and no significant rainfall....NBC Connecticut Shared .
Lack Of Internet Access Caused Thousands Of Conn. Students To Miss Out On Distance LearningConnecticut school districts say access to technology has kept tens of thousands of students from being able to learn at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.New England Public Radio Shared .
As Connecticut towns skip interior inspections for revaluations, some worry property owners could hide upgrades that boost tax billsDue to the coronavirus pandemic, communities that are revaluating property for upcoming tax bills are ditching or delaying requirements for full inspections of homes and businesses.MSN Shared .
Connecticut May See Economic Growth In Post-COVID World, Business Leaders SayThe former head of a southern Connecticut business group expects robust economic growth in the region after COVID-19.Ebong Udoma Shared .
How The Pandemic Has Magnified Connecticut's Digital DivideCOVID-19 has shown the Internet is more important than ever. From Google Classrooms for distance learning to endless Zoom meetings for some professionals,.Carmen Baskauf, Lucy Nalpathanchil Shared .
Police still looking for suspect in Columbus statue vandalismBridgeport latest Connecticut city to remove Columbus statue WATERBURY — Police are continuing to investigate the beheading of a Christopher Columbus statue outside City Hall.Republican-American Shared .
State police union offering reward for break-in informationDANIELSON — The Connecticut State Police Union is offering a $1,000 reward for information regarding items stolen from a state police cruiser during a series of vehicle break-ins around the D...Republican-American Shared .
Connecticut Companies Big and Small Access PPPHARTFORD, CT — The U.S. Small Business Administration released a partial list of businesses who received loans under the Payroll Protection Program intended to soften the economic damage from...CT News Junkie Shared .
NY, NJ, Connecticut adds Delaware to must-quarantine listALBANY, N.Y. — The governors of three states have added Delaware to a list of states requiring people to quarantine for 14 days before entering.Delaware State News Shared .
Connecticut lawmakers plan July session on police accountability, absentee ballots, but push continues for broader racial justice agendaConnecticut lawmakers will be taking a three-step approach to addressing issues of racial justice and other topics with special sessions in July and September before convening again in January.MSN Shared .
3 more states added to Connecticut's required quarantineHARTFORD, Conn. — Anyone traveling into Connecticut, New York or New Jersey from three additional states — Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma — must now self-quarantine for 14 days to help prevent...AP NEWS Shared .
Cloudy But Cool Tuesday AheadAfter a humid and heat-filled, Monday NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting a considerably cloudy and cool Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart hints at new run for governor, says Connecticut Republicans must get more progressiveIn a signal that she might again run for governor in 2022, New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced Tuesday she's organizing a drive to build the GOP in Connecticut and shift it closer toward the political center.MSN Shared .
Blotter: Assault, risk of injury charges in NorwalkA 30-year-old man was charged with third-degree assault and violation of a protective order. He was held on $100,000 bond and given a court date of June 29.The Hour Shared .
Kavaler: Connecticut's Next State Plan on Aging is Even More Important NowIn an opinion piece, Bernard Kavaler writes to encourage public participation in Connecticut's next State Plan on Aging.The Connecticut Examiner Shared .
Coronavirus Live Updates: Mid-Hudson region moves into Phase 4, Connecticut Phase 3 on holdIn Connecticut, Gov. Lamont said Connecticut will pause Phase 3, "erring on the side of caution," after seeing what happened in other states.NEW YORK CITY New York City entered Phase 3 Monday, but without indoor dining, as Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be on hold for "a substantial amount of time." De Blasio reminded residents to be...ABC7 New York Shared .
Judicial Branch Says It Needs More Funds To Continue Operating VirtuallyThe Judicial Branch faces a backlog of trials and the looming threat of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic, but it has been unable to obtain a $218,000 grant from the Executive Branch to stand up a remote calling system for employees to assist the public.CT News Junkie Shared .
A billion in federal funds flies out the door… and more is neededAt some point next month, Gov. Ned Lamont's administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut's $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund - Congress' chief vehicle to provide direct pandemic relief to states and large cities.The CT Mirror Shared .
No more free parking in GreenwichAfter weeks with no enforcement at the parking meters and in the parking lots, the town is once again giving out parking tickets.GreenwichTime Shared .
Connecticut State Community College: Eradication of systemic inequities in higher educationConnecticut State Community College, Connecticut's single community college, is currently being designed to be in place by 2023.The CT Mirror Shared .
The cost of testing for coronavirus is public informationConnecticut taxpayers have no way of knowing how much they're paying for each COVID-19 test.The CT Mirror Shared .
CT ForecastCT Forecast for Thursday, July 9, 2020 _____ City/Town;Weather Condition;High Temp ;Low Temp ;Wind Direction;Wind Speed ;Humidity ;Chance of Precip.Connecticut Post Shared .
Let's not let our schools duck and hide in fearI'm not sure where to begin to comment on Paula Matzke's commentary Connecticut's plan for reopening is a disaster in the making.The CT Mirror Shared .
Blotter: Dangerous weapon, assault charges in NorwalkA 33-year-old Murray Street woman was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. She was given a court date of July 6.The Hour Shared .
New York, Connecticut, New Jersey add 3 more states to mandatory quarantine restriction listNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that individuals traveling to their states from Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma will be required to quarantine for 14 days - after the three states experienced a recent surge in coronavirus cases.Fox News Shared .
A look at players with Connecticut ties currently at 'Summer Camp' with MLB teamsThe 18 players with Connecticut ties currently in 'Summer Camp' with MLB teams range from superstar George Springer to veteran catchers trying to hang on.StamfordAdvocate Shared .
19 States Now Subject to Connecticut Travel Quarantine AdvisoryTravelers from a total of nineteen states are now subject to a 14-day self-quarantine upon arriving in Connecticut, the state announced on its travel advisory website Tuesday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Bridgeport latest Connecticut city to remove Columbus statueThe city issued a statement saying the statue was removed Monday from Seaside Park and placed in storage "out of an abundance of caution for preservation of the historic artifact, the need to respond to modern-day sensitivities, as well as public safety at large." "We recognize, value, celebrate and support all cultures and ethnicities in our...SFGate Shared .
Connecticut pauses Phase 3 coronavirus reopening, keeping bars closedConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said the state will "take a pause" in its Phase 3 reopening amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the country.Fox Business Shared .
Bridgeport latest Connecticut city to remove Columbus statueBRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bridgeport has become the latest Connecticut city to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus.AP NEWS Shared .
CT Pushes For Federal Action on Methane Waste to Combat Climate ChangeConnecticut and 15 other states and cities are.Public News Service Shared .
Norwalk's new COVID case numbers dwindlingOnce reporting the highest numbers in the state, Norwalk reported fewer than 40 new cases of coronavirus in the last month.The Hour Shared .
Harvard invites freshmen to campus, but classes stay onlineHarvard University's freshman class will be invited to live on campus this fall, while most other undergraduates will be required to learn remotely from home, the Ivy League school announced Monday.The Day Shared .
New Data Shows CT 'On Track' to Contain COVID-19Some new research is showing how well Connecticut has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite some favorable findings, experts said that this is no time for people to let their guards down.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Listen: Meet Connecticut's angel of all pitbullsAnya Kopchinsky rescues pit bulls from dog-fighting rings. She finds them chained, caged, dirty and fearful and then rehabilitates them, until they can be adopted by loving families.Connecticut Post Shared .
Coronavirus Live Updates: Mid-Hudson region moves into Phase 4, NYC to vote on reopening childcareNew York City entered Phase 3 Monday, but without indoor dining, as Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be on hold for "a substantial amount of time."ABC7 New York Shared .
Digging Into the Paycheck Protection ProgramThe federal government has released data on the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, which was put in place to help smaller businesses dealing with the fallout from coronavirus.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Simsbury Man Recounts Bear Attack, Dog Reunited with Owner"I've seen bears and it's definitely when you see, you go the other way," said Dan Lee of Simsbury.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Dan Haar: PPP loan list to CT companies shows a messy bailoutThe list of $6.7 billion in Paycheck Protection Program loans in Connecticut shows the reach of government, and the fact that all bailouts are messy.The Middletown Press Shared .
Silver Alert Issued for 6-Year-Old Missing From West HavenA Silver Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old boy missing from West Haven. Police said Michael King has black hair and brown eyes and is Black.NBC Connecticut Shared .
More Cuts for New Haven Police As City Budget FinalizedMayor Justin Elicker says he's finalized the 2020-2021 budget after the Board of Alders tasked him with finding another $2 million in savings.NBC Connecticut Shared .
A look at players with Connecticut ties currently at 'Summer Camp' with MLB teamsThe 18 players with Connecticut ties currently in 'Summer Camp' with MLB teams range from superstar George Springer to veteran catchers trying to hang on.Connecticut Post Shared .
The Day / Connecticut bars to stay closed indefinitely / News from southeastern ConnecticutDespite indicators that continue to trend in the right direction, Gov. Ned Lamont confirmed Monday that he will postpone the launch of the third phase of the state's reopening effort, meaning bars will have to stay closed and restaurants will have to keep operating at no more than 50% of indoor capacity "for the foreseeable future."The Day Shared .
Spiking COVID Rates Spare Connecticut, But Lamont WaryThe rolling seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Connecticut was less than 1% over the past week, lower than every other state except Vermont, Gov.New England Public Radio Shared .
Some CT companies borrowed up to $10 million in forgivable funds from Paycheck Protection ProgramWashington - Although most Connecticut companies approved for loans from the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program borrowed far less money, 50 Connecticut companies - including large real estate, manufacturing and law firms - applied for the maximum of between $5 and $10 million.The CT Mirror Shared .
City Officials Remove Christopher Columbus Statue in BridgeportCity officials said they have removed the Christopher Columbus statue at Seaside Park in Bridgeport out of an abundance of caution.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Naugatuck Teenager Shot in the Head in New Haven: PoliceA teenage girl from Naugatuck was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the head early Monday morning.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Spiking COVID Rates Spare Connecticut, But Lamont WaryThe rolling seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Connecticut was less than one percent over the past week, lower than every other state except Vermont, Gov.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
Middlesex County students make dean's list at ECSUEastern CT State University WILLIMANTIC - Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester.The Middletown Press Shared .
Who Got the Work? Meet Attorneys Litigating Federal Lawsuit Alleging Radon Dangers at Connecticut PrisonThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit gave the green light, allowing a federal lawsuit alleging misconduct from state officials responding to concerns about dangerous levels of radon at the Garner Correctional Institution.Connecticut Law Tribune Shared .
Spiking COVID rates spare Connecticut, but Lamont waryConnecticut's rolling seven-day infection rate is one of the lowest in the U.S. But the bars here will remain closed.The CT Mirror Shared .
Police search for couple accused in racist attack at hotelSTONINGTON, Conn. — Connecticut police are searching for a New York couple accused of assaulting a 59-year-old hotel worker in Mystic while hurling racial...WHDH 7News Shared .
Visualizing The Impact of Social Distancing and Wearing MasksIn their more than 30 year history, the owners of The Carousel Shop in Old Lyme have never seen a summer like this.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut delaying third phase of COVID reopening planConnecticut residents will have to wait longer to enjoy a drink in a bar or attend larger indoor and outdoor gatherings.WHDH 7News Shared .
Marchers Allege Driver Hit Pedestrians and Was Allowed to LeaveSix months after his death, protesters walked down main street Sunday in West Haven in honor of Mubarak Soulemane.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut delaying third phase of COVID reopening planConnecticut residents will have to wait longer to enjoy a drink in a bar or attend larger indoor and outdoor gatherings.Connecticut Post Shared .
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for Hartford, Windham and Tolland CountiesSevere thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Hartford, Windham and Tolland counties Monday. The warnings are in effect through 8:15 p.m.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Two women face drug charge after overdose in Old GreenwichA woman who overdosed and a second woman were each charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance in connection with the incident, police said.GreenwichTime Shared .
Stop and Shop Ends Temporary Pay Increase For WorkersStop and Shop has ended a temporary 10% pay increase that it gave to workers during the pandemic.Connecticut News Shared .
Lack Of Internet Access Caused Thousands Of Conn. Students To Miss Out On Distance LearningConnecticut school districts say access to technology has kept tens of thousands of students from being able to learn at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.Connecticut News Shared .
Lamont Pauses Phase 3 of the ReopeningOut of an abundance of caution and based on what's happening in other states, Gov.CT News Junkie Shared .
Coast Guard Cadet Training Will Look A Lot Different This YearNew recruits arrive at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, this week for the start of basic training, also known as Swab Summer.Connecticut News Shared .
Free Tuition Comes To Connecticut Community Colleges"The Board of Regents' action today is an important, albeit temporary, step to get the tuition and fee-free community college program up and running for the fall semester," said David Levinson, Interim President of Connecticut State Community College, in a press release.Forbes Shared .
City of New Haven Cuts $4 Million to Police BudgetThe City of New Haven announced they are reducing the police budget by $4 million and eliminating 48 positions in the department.NBC Connecticut Shared .
'We have exhausted all other options': Connecticut hospital to end childbirth services. A Connecticut hospital has suspended childbirth services and nA Connecticut hospital has suspended childbirth services and notified the state health department that it will soon file a public notice to permanently end the services, according to The Day.Gabrielle Masson Shared .
Local Businesses and COVID-19: Connecticut Power YogaFor today's Q&A with a local business owner, we hear from Aimee and Tim Elsner of Connecticut Power Yoga.NewCanaanite.com Shared .
Coronavirus Live Updates: Indoor dining in NYC on hold, Connecticut pauses moving to Phase 3New York City entered Phase 3 Monday, but without indoor dining, as Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be on hold for "a substantial amount of time."ABC7 New York Shared .
Lamont delays state's next phase of reopening; bars to remain closedHARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is putting Connecticut's reopening on hold because of coronavirus disease outbreaks in other states.Republican-American Shared .
CT COVID-19 Briefing: 4 p.m., Monday, July 6Gov. Ned Lamont provided a briefing today on the state's latest efforts against the spread of coronavirus.CT News Junkie Shared .
Police Make 3 Arrests Following Incident During West Haven ProtestPolice have arrested three people following multiple interactions with protesters and drivers during a peaceful protest in West Haven on Sunday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Man, Dog Bitten By Bear While Walking Connecticut TrailA man and one of his dogs were bitten by a bear in Connecticut over the weekend in Hartford County.Shelton Daily Voice Shared .
As pandemic surges, Congress pressed to take up new stimulus bill that would send billions of dollars to individuals, statesUnlike the U.S. House-passed $3.5 trillion HEROES Act that has been ignored by the Senate, this new stimulus bill will be crafted by the White House and Republican and Democratic congressional leaders following the formula used to pass earlier stimulus legislation that has poured over $3 trillion into the U.S. economy to keep it from collapsing...The CT Mirror Shared .
Sewing for justice: Connecticut Communist makes and distributes over 4,000 masksOn June 30, Marcey Lynn Jones marked 4,000 masks she had sewn since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.People's World Shared .
Coast Guard alters training for incoming class due to virusNEW LONDON, Conn. — There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance...WHDH 7News Shared .
'Zooming' Their Way To A Special Session On Police ReformsThe Zoom calls last as long as four hours. They link two Democrats and two Republicans assigned to craft a bipartisan police accountability bill in the midst of the pandemic that forced Connecticut lawmakers from the State Capitol in March.Connecticut Public Radio Shared .
Berlin Police Seek Suspect in Multiple BurglariesBerlin police have released a photo of a suspect they say was involved in several recent burglaries from sheds, garages and porches in town.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Disability Community Challenged By PandemicNavigating the pandemic hasn't been easy for anyone, but it's been especially hard on the disability community.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Police: Car stolen in Greenwich involved in pursuit, possible shootingSome 50 cars have been stolen throughout town in 2020, according to the Greenwich Police Department, with a number used in criminal activities.GreenwichTime Shared .
Connecticut Office of Health Strategy Prepares to Resume Certificate of Need Application Review with Virtual HearingsOn June 30, 2020 the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy announced in a newsletter that the agency will prepare to resume the Certificate of Need application review process.The National Law Review Shared .
1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Shooting Leads to Car Crash on Hartford-West Hartford LineOne person is dead and another injured after a car driving on Capitol Avenue in Hartford was shot at Monday afternoon.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Pauses ReopeningWhile Connecticut pauses, thousands of students go without Wi-Fi. Also, a report on what caused New York's nursing home deaths and a check in on bail reform.Charles Lane Shared .
Connecticut's new businesses of 2020Despite a pandemic closing numerous businesses throughout Connecticut, a few business owners decided to make 2020 their year.The Middletown Press Shared .
A look at players with Connecticut ties currently at 'Summer Camp' with MLB teamsThe 2020 Major League Baseball season has begun its restart, with players convened at their various home ballparks for what's being called "Summer Camp." The games won't begin until July 23.MSN Shared .
Medical Records Come Back to Bite Connecticut Lawyer Seeking Release From Prison During PandemicSome people get out and some don't said defense counsel Richard Brown of Brown Paindiris and Scott in Hartford.Connecticut Law Tribune Shared .
Connecticut Proceeding Full Steam Ahead in Building First Statewide Curriculum on Black and Latino History — Connecticut by the NumbersWith input from across the state, Connecticut's new curriculum for a year-long high school course in African American / Black and Puerto Rican / Latino studies is already taking shape, in accordance with a new law - Public Act 19-12 - passed by the state legislature.Connecticut By The Numbers Shared .
ACLU study says Connecticut police union contracts violate state lawThe American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut issued a report saying municipal and state police union contracts in Connecticut violate state statute, limit disciplinary action against officers, prevent complete records from being released to the public and limit misconduct investigations.Yankee Institute For Public Policy Shared .
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of northern ConnecticutA severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 8:15 p.m. Monday for parts of northern Connecticut as storms with pounding rain, gusty winds and potential hail race across the state.MSN Shared .
Spiking COVID Rates Spare Connecticut, But Lamont WaryThe rolling seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Connecticut was less than 1% over the past week, lower than every other state except Vermont, Gov.Mark Pazniokas // CTMirror.org Shared .
Internet Provider Frontier Experiencing OutagesFrontier Communications, which provides internet service for rural and suburban areas in California, Florida, Connecticut, and 23 other states, is currently experiencing outages.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut State Police Cruiser Broken Into, Semi-Automatic Rifle StolenA semi-automatic rifle and Connecticut State Police identification patches were among the items stolen from a state police cruiser early on July 4, according to police.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Gov. Lamont to Provide Update on State's Coronavirus ResponseGovernor Ned Lamont will provide an update on the state's coronavirus response Monday afternoon, his office announced.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Monroe opens Wolfe Park pool by reservation onlyOpening the pool, which is for residents only, is part of the town's phase three reopening plan and comes after the town reopened Great Hollow Lake beach.Connecticut Post Shared .
Driver Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Hitting, Killing 6-Year-Old Girl in WaterburyThe driver of a vehicle that was involved in a collision that killed a 6-year-old girl and injured two others in Waterbury on Sunday has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence, police said.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut delaying third phase of COVID reopening planConnecticut residents will have to wait longer to enjoy a drink in a bar or attend larger indoor and outdoor gatherings.AP NEWS Shared .
Vandalism to colonialist symbols picks up steam in Connecticut, amid questions about who is behind incident at Andover libraryAs momentum increases across the U.S. to eradicate symbols of white supremacy, vandalism against statues, murals and other monuments related to slavery and colonialism appears to be on the rise in Connecticut.MSN Shared .
Civil War: Conflict in LitchfieldThe peace of this historic community was shattered with the tumultuous start of the Civil War.Connecticut Explored Shared .
Manchester poised to become latest Connecticut town to declare racism a public health crisisManchester is poised to become the latest community in the state to declare racism a public health crisis - a move that has gained traction across the nation amid continued racial justice protests.MSN Shared .
Ashford Man Killed in Willington Motorcycle CrashA man from Ashford has died after a motorcycle crash in Willington on Sunday afternoon.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Phase 3 Reopening Paused Indefinitely: LamontGovernor Ned Lamont announced Monday that the state of Connecticut will pause Phase 3 reopening amid a jump in COVID-19 cases in different areas across the United States.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Illegal fireworks display investigated in GreenwichThe bomb squad from Stamford was later brought in to dispose of the illegal fireworks, and they were destroyed at the town dump.GreenwichTime Shared .
Arrest made in Byram laundromat knife incidentA fight between two women, one that ended with a knife wound, ended with an arrest, according to Greenwich police.GreenwichTime Shared .
SILVER ALERT: 87-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From West HartfordA Silver Alert has been issued for an 87-year-old man who is missing from West Hartford on Monday.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Reconsiders Reopening BarsConnecticut Governor Ned Lamont suggested he will slow down the timetable to fully reopen bars in the state.New England Public Radio Shared .
Missing West Haven Teacher Found Dead on Long IslandA beloved West Haven school teacher who disappeared on his 50th birthday on May 7 was found dead, according to the West Haven Police Department.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Lawyer Sues State Over Courthouse Virus PoliciesA federal lawsuit that seeks to evaluate how the Connecticut judicial branch handled court operations during the pandemic is expected to continue, even though some courthouses have started to reopen.J.D. Allen Shared .
Unattended Package Under Investigation in New HavenAn unattended package is under investigation in New Haven on Monday. Police said the New Haven Police Department Hazardous Devices Unit is on scene on Cedar...NBC Connecticut Shared .
Looking Back At Connecticut's History: A Conversation With Walt WoodwardWe'll talk about the origins of the Pequot War, Connecticut's long history of immigration, and Walt might just give us the recipe for the Connecticut Election Cake - it only requires 10 pounds of butter!Where We Live Shared .
Danbury reports no new coronavirus cases, deathsThere were no reported new cases of the coronavirus, nor new deaths connected to the virus, on Friday and Sunday in Danbury, once a hot spot.Connecticut Post Shared .
East Hartford Pools, Summer Camps Open With COVID-19 ChangesIt's starting to feel more like summer in East Hartford. On Monday, outdoor pools and summer camps opened, but the longtime traditions look different with...NBC Connecticut Shared .
Free College Comes To Connecticut Community Colleges"The Board of Regents' action today is an important, albeit temporary, step to get the tuition and fee-free community college program up and running for the fall semester," said David Levinson, Interim President of Connecticut State Community College, in a press release.Forbes Shared .
Columbus Statues Brought Down Across The Country, But Bridgeport's Stays PutThere's a statue of Christopher Columbus in Bridgeport, Connecticut. And, many of the city's residents are from Puerto Rico, an island associated with Columbus's violent crimes.Connecticut News Shared .
Sikorsky to receive 2020 Connecticut Medal of Technology for its X2 TechnologyX2 Technology consists of an integrated package of technologies that make X2 aircraft faster, more agile and more maneuverable than other helicopters.Vertical Magazine Shared .
Christopher Columbus statue beheaded in Waterbury, Frederick Douglass sculpture toppled in RochesterHistorical statues were found vandalized over the weekend in both Connecticut and New York. In Waterbury, Connecticut, a statue of the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was discovered beheaded.ABC7 New York Shared .
Looking Back At Connecticut's History: A Conversation With Walt WoodwardDo you know how to make an Election Cake? What about the history of the Connecticut Witch Hunters This hour, state historian Walt Woodward joins us to talk.Tess Terrible, Lucy Nalpathanchil Shared .
Connecticut Black Lives Matter Reacts To Corporate Compromise On Police ReformConnecticut CEOs joined a call for Congress to adopt a compromise on national police reform.Cassandra Basler Shared .
Crash Closes Part of I-95 in New HavenA crash has closed part of Interstate 95 in New Haven on Monday morning. State Department of Transportation officials said the two-vehicle crash is on I-95...NBC Connecticut Shared .
Parley-Vous Conservative? Leaving The Social Media SandboxThe year 2020 looks like 1918, 1932, and 1968 all rolled into one. Not only are we confronted with a pandemic, an economy in crisis, and civil unrest, but also a presidential election that could be the most important of our lifetime.CT News Junkie Shared .
Study highlights worsening disparities amid COVID-19 pandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought these disparities into sharp focus, amplifying problems that have long festered, researchers with New Haven-based DataHaven concluded in a new report about social inequity and the impact of coronavirus.The CT Mirror Shared .
'Zooming' their way to a special session on police reformsA police accountability bill is nearly finished. Plans for how the legislature will function in special session are not.The CT Mirror Shared .
Grant Targets Youth Relations, Police ReformTwo Connecticut universities and two charities are teaming up in the Greater Hartford region to create an institute to train police officers on building relationships with youth in the community.CT News Junkie Shared .
Unpacking a misplaced response to calls for police abolition in HartfordOn the anniversary of Juneteenth, hundreds of mostly young, Black protesters went directly to the Hartford mayor's brownstone house in downtown with a simple demand: abolish police.The CT Mirror Shared .
Will the digital divide further widen the justice gap?Many of Connecticut's most vulnerable residents do not have consistent, reliable, and effective technological access.The CT Mirror Shared .
41 shot Saturday night in NYC with at least 4 deadNew York City turned into the Wild West as a series of shootings claiming four lives and injuring 37 others erupted amid Fourth of July celebrations.The Day Shared .
Help wanted: Lamont turns to outside experts to fight virusConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, a, mid-way into his first term, did what felt natural when he faced the prospect of large numbers of coronavirus infections spreading from neighboring New York into his state.The Day Shared .
Massachusetts moves forward reopening; R.I. students scrambleMost of Massachusetts is moving forward with the next phase of its economic reopening, which covers many indoor venues like gyms, museums, movie theaters and casinos, effective on Monday.The Day Shared .
Today in HistoryToday in History Today is Monday, July 6, the 188th day of 2020. There are 178 days left in the year.Connecticut Post Shared .
One person injured in I-95 crashA person was transported to the hospital following a crash on Interstate 95 Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.The Hour Shared .
Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in parkA statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852.The Day Shared .
Man Attacked By Bear While Walking Dogs in SimsburyA man who was walking three dogs on a trail in Simsbury was attacked by a black bear Sunday morning.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Will Have a High School Curriculum on Black and Latino History; It's the Law — Connecticut by the NumbersTestimony last March from hundreds of supporters helped to pass a law that launched development, now underway, of a high school course focused on Black and Latino history.Connecticut By The Numbers Shared .
Minnesota Insulin LawWhen Minnesota passed a law this spring to make insulin more affordable for its residents, advocates in other states like Connecticut saw it as a victory.Nicole Leonard Shared .
Conn. Installs Ballot Drop Boxes For August Primary ElectionBallot drop boxes are beginning to appear in towns and cities across Connecticut in time for the Aug.Lori Mack Shared .
Man Dies After Going Underwater at Lake Winfield in PlymouthCrews are investigating the death of a person who went missing while swimming at Lake Winfield in Plymouth.NBC Connecticut Shared .
A&E Connecticut RoofingFinding help for your property's roofing needs in and around Stamford can often seem a bit tricky, but don't worry, for our team here at A and E Connecticut Roofing - Stamford are on hand to help you out!Pastemagazine.com Shared .
Crews Investigate Death of a Swimmer Who Went Missing at Lake WinfieldCrews are investigating the death of a person who went missing while swimming at Lake Winfield in Plymouth.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Greenwich Hospital Donates to Food Pantries to Feed Hundreds of Connecticut and New York familiesDuring the height of Connecticut's coronavirus pandemic, a generous community supported Greenwich Hospital as residents and business owners came together to deliver 17,000 meals to healthcare workers.Greenwich Free Press Shared .
3 Police Officers Injured by Fireworks Thrown at Them in HartfordThree police officers were injured after people from a large 4th of July gathering threw fireworks at them in Hartford, police said.NBC Connecticut Shared .
CT man charged with possessing 'assault weapon,' body armor in neighborhoodWaterbury police were dispatched to William and Laurel Streets around 2 a.m. Sunday after receiving "numerous complaints of gunshots being heard in the area," police said.Connecticut Post Shared .
Child labor: Tolerating the intolerableRep. Jahana Hayes, of Connecticut's 5th District, was among the majority Democrats who voted for House Resolution 2, the Moving Forward Act - a $1.5 trillion run on the Green New Deal ladder that gently resists, but tolerates, child labor abroad.Republican-American Shared .
Connecticut Collegiate Baseball League enjoying an influx of talentWith the Cape Cod League and New England Collegiate Baseball League canceling their 2020 seasons, the CCBL has reaped the benefits.CTInsider.com Shared .
Searching For Grace While Black And BlueTwenty-two. That's how old I was when Yusef Hawkins was killed by a bat-wielding, gun-toting mob of white men in New York.New England Public Radio Shared .
Infused, A CBD MarketplaceHere's the lowdown on CBD introduced to us by the knowledgeable folks at Infused, A CBD Marketplace.Unlocking Connecticut Shared .
Wendy Lecker: Connecticut Charter Schools Are Double DippingWendy Lecker is a civil rights attorney who writes often for the Stamford. Advicate. she writes here about the disgraceful double dipping of charter schools in Connecticut, taking funds designated for public schools, then seeking and getting federal funds intended for small businesses.Diane Ravitch's Blog Shared .
State police: two 'assaulted' in CT lake communityState troopers out of Troop F in Westbrook were called to Rogers Lake Trail around 8:15 p.m.Connecticut Post Shared .
CT State Police: 19 DUI arrests over July 4 weekendFour of the DUI arrests were made after motor vehicle crashes, state police said Saturday morning.Connecticut Post Shared .
Riverside Garden Club digs into project at train stationThe local garden aficiandoes have maintained the gardens for 100 years at the Riverside Train Station.GreenwichTime Shared .
Greenwich 'scent guru' aims to speed recovery from smell loss due to COVIDAbout 12 percent of Americans over 40 are suffering from olfactory loss, and coronavirus has become a leading cause of the problem.GreenwichTime Shared .
QuickLink: Wendy Lecker: Connecticut Charter Schools Are Double Dipping;by Diane RavitchQuickLink: Wendy Lecker: Connecticut Charter Schools Are Double Dipping;by Diane Ravitch - Read the scam and the theft at a time when public schools need the money!OpEdNews Shared .
With murder suspect on the loose in Connecticut town, residents complain state police did not warn themHARTFORD, Conn. — It did not take long for word to spread around Willington on the Friday morning of May 22 that something awful had happened on Mirtl Road.The Bakersfield Californian Shared .
Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virusOn every level, this investigation found, the system is underfunded and under threat, unable to protect the nation's health.The CT Mirror Shared .
Getting workforce back to full strength will require faster, easier, and better COVID-19 testsHealthcare leaders say widespread and frequent testing will be essential for Connecticut to keep the economy chugging along.The CT Mirror Shared .
Felon released to halfway house charged with raping woman, smuggling drugs into Connecticut correctional institutionA Hartford man who was released from prison to a halfway house as he neared the end of a 25-year sentence for felony murder is back in jail after state police say he raped a Stafford woman and then got caught smuggling crack cocaine into jail.MSN Shared .
Top dog: Joey Chestnut eats his way to victory, wolfing down 75 hot dogs in 10 minutesInstead, in one of the most unusual editions of one of the most distinctly American traditions, the San Jose, Calif., native downed his 1,000th career hot dog, broke his own record by eating 75 dogs and buns in 10 minutes and cruised to a 13th victory in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday.The Day Shared .
Columbus loses his head in WaterburyThe head of a Christopher Columbus statue in Waterbury was knocked off amid protests over racial injustice and the legacy of the 15th-century navigator.The Day Shared .
Connecticut's Monumental Bronze, Batterson behind many Civil War memorialsEstablished in 1879, Monumental Bronze Co. was responsible for the widely represented "Silent Sam" figure, a 35-foot mustachioed soldier in a great coat, his hands resting around the ba...Republican-American Shared .
Connecticut is putting out the welcome mat for New York companies that have grown tired of the city during the coronavirus pandemicAs the coronavirus pandemic has reshuffled the economic landscape across the country, Connecticut is targeting small companies with top executives who may have grown tired of the long commute into Manhattan and instead are thinking about opening a headquarters or satellite operation in lower Fairfield County.MSN Shared .
Photos: How Connecticut is celebrating July 4th weekendDespite the coronavirus pandemic canceling many of Connecticut's usual Fourth of July celebrations, residents were still able to gather and celebrate Independence Day with drive-by parades, readings of the Declaration of Independence, ceremonies, and more.The Middletown Press Shared .
Activate Connecticut: a Call to Action for the Black CommunityCommunity members from the Greater Hartford area made their way to the Capitol City for a peaceful demonstration to discuss the next steps after a month of protesting for justice and equity.NBC Connecticut Shared .
Connecticut Junior Amateur set to begin MondayThe 79th Connecticut Junior Amateur will be held at Watertown Golf Club beginning Monday without delay or changes to its tournament format.CTInsider.com Shared .
Ohler should be returned to state legislative postWith all of the hate and disdain surrounding politics at the national level, we in northwest Connecticut have been fortunate to have leaders who truly understand our needs and can relate to our con...Republican-American Shared .
Paper Koi Presents: The "black Effect" MarketWe have always flourished under endless adversity, let us evoke our everlasting greatness with merited gratitude.PAPER KOI Shared .
Photos: How Connecticut is celebrating July 4th weekendDespite the coronavirus pandemic canceling many of Connecticut's usual Fourth of July celebrations, residents were still able to gather and celebrate Independence Day with drive-by parades, readings of the Declaration of Independence, ceremonies, and more.Houston Chronicle Shared .
A different Fourth of July for southeastern ConnecticutTraditional Fourth of July Parades went virtual, beaches filled up early and protests against police brutality continued Saturday.The Day Shared .
Columbus statue decapitated in Waterbury amid protestsWATERBURY, Conn. — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Waterbury has been decapitated amid protests over racial injustice and the legacy of the 15th-century...WHDH 7News Shared .
Area foursome hoping golf lacrosse develops into more than just a flingBecause his roommates at Western Connecticut State University were all lacrosse players, Watertown's Chris Parkhurst knew that on any given day he'd be asked to head outside for a game...Republican-American Shared .
Study: Connecticut 'on track' to contain Covid-19MONROE, CT — A study by Covid ActNow lists Connecticut as one of only four states categorized as "on track to contain COVID," according to First Selectman Ken Kellogg's update on the pandemic, issued Friday.The Monroe Sun Shared .
Connecticut beaches busy for Fourth of JulyTaking advantage of the perfect beach weather, people in Milford started their Fourth of July festivities early at Silver Sands State Park.MSN Shared .
Activate Connecticut: a Call to Action for the Black CommunityCommunity members from the Greater Hartford area made their way to the Capitol City for a peaceful demonstration to discuss the next steps after a month of protesting for justice and equity.MSN Shared .
The dual origins of Connecticut's coronavirusThe mutation of the coronavirus that tore through Connecticut is now the dominant strain in the world, though the first identified cases were a different strain of COVID-19.CTInsider.com Shared .
Shortened Semesters on Campus and Full Fees for Room and Board as Connecticut's Colleges and Universities Face a Steep Fiscal ChallengeStudents will be returning to campus in the fall at Connecticut's four state universities, but in place of the usual crowds on move-in day, the packed classrooms and extracurriculars, students can expect instead a more gradula move-in, limited group activities, a mix of online and classroom learning and regular COVID-19 testing.The Connecticut Examiner Shared .
A lesson in local governance on Independence DayAlthough the Declaration of Independence depicted him as a despot, the real conflict between England and her American colonies was not between King George III and Democracy but between the rights of the British people represented as they were by their own Parliament, and the rights of the American colonists represented as they were by their own...The CT Mirror Shared .
In These TimesIt's good to have things you can rely on as the world has been closed by the pandemic.No Facilities Shared .
Some Connecticut state parks and beaches closed after filling up on July 4thA mix of pleasant weather and the holiday weekend has resulted in a busy July 4th for Connecticut state parks.MSN Shared .
R.I. nursing homes defend virus response; drive-in comedy debutsA Rhode Island nursing home trade group is defending the way its members cared for residents during the coronavirus pandemic, after Gov.The Day Shared .
Strong Thunderstorms Across Connecticut on Friday; Holiday Weekend Looking Clear and SunnyNBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking thunderstorms that will likely impact the region. A Flash Flood Warning was in effect for Fairfield and New Haven...NBC Connecticut Shared .