State urges all residents of Connecticut to wear masks when in public indoor spaces as COVID-19 cases rapidly increase

The state of Connecticut is now recommending that all residents wear masks in public indoor settings due to the “rapid increase in cases of COVID-29 in Connecticut over the last 14 days.” Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

For Annika Sorenstam, Women’s Senior Open a win for the ages, with her family along to savor the ride

When Annika Sorenstam walked up the 18th fairway Sunday, ready to finish off her final round 68 and victory in the third U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Brooklawn Country Club, there was no drama, no suspense and no pressure. Just joy, “a family affair,” she called it. Out of retirement after 13 years, she returned…

Fairfield fire officials: Merritt Parkway crash sends one to hospital ‘with serious injuries’

The incident happened on the Merritt Parkway northbound “in the vicinity of the Congress Street overpass,” a post from the Fairfield Fire Department read. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hartford police: Woman with gunshot wound sent to hospital

Police are investigating. They ask anyone who has information to call a police tip line, 860-722-TIPS (8477). Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Easton police investigating hit-and-run crash involving dirt bike

Police believe the dirtbike rider suffered some form of trauma, but left the scene before officers arrived. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Connecticut farmers are finding there’s no easy way to deal with climate extremes

Connecticut farmers are finding there’s no easy way to deal with climate extremes Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Abandoned junkyard near Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood now owned by the city could hold key to major redevelopment.

The city of Hartford has taken control of a former scrap metal yard off Flatbush Avenue, the largest undeveloped tract of land in the city. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mayor: Derby finally back on sound financial footing

The city was forced to undergo debt restructuring after it was found out the city owed $1.8 million. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Stratford inches closer to selling two properties

The two properties are the former Center School off Sutton Avenue and East Broadway and the former Contract Plating off Longbrook Avenue. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Derby officials affirm commitment to MLK mural, but location uncertain

The mural is part of a state-wide initiative to get murals of the civil rights icon painted in 39 cities. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Two former ‘Democrats of the Year’ launch primary challenges in Stratford

Two former “Democrats of the Year” are gathering signatures for Town Council races. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Wildfire haze reignites health concerns over CT’s air quality

Black children are almost five times more likely to be hospitalized for asthma than white children. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Campbell: Imploring the flock to love thy neighbor by getting the shot

We are at about 64% fully vaccinated now – high compared to the rest of the country, but we could do better. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Long Wharf Theatre announces next season, switches to membership plan to be ‘more accessible’

The Long Wharf Theatre has announced the four mainstage shows in its next season. But you can’t buy a subscription. In one of the biggest changes in marketing and programming that the Tony-winning regional theater has made in its 56 year history, the Long Wharf is shifting to a monthly membership plan. Top Featured Tags:…

Where should you wear a mask? Is it safe to dine indoors? Physicians, experts weigh in.

Where should you wear a mask? Is it safe to dine indoors? Physicians, experts weigh in. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

State Supreme Court absolves Madison schools of blame for a teacher’s sexual misconduct

Former English literature teacher Allison Marchese was arrested for sexually abusing one of the students and behaving inappropriately with the others in 2014. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Daily coronavirus updates: Six of Connecticut’s counties now advised to wear masks as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise

Six of Connecticut’s eight counties now have “substantial” levels of COVID-19 transmission, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, meaning all people there are advised to wear masks in indoor public places. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Here we go again’: CT DACA recipients push forward after court decision

A Texas federal judge ruled DACA unconstitutional earlier this month, preventing new applications from moving forward. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nominees for diversity committee head to Trumbull council

The meeting comes months after half of the task force resigned. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Feds have arrested five Bridgeport officials in the last 10 months. But are they done?

Three Bridgeport politicians and two city officials have been arrested by federal officials in the past year. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bridgeport school board gives superintendent 12 percent raise

The Board of Education gave the raise after completing its performance review of Superintendent Michael Testani. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Manchester man running illegal appliance business from home, officials say

A Manchester man whose yard is strewn with used appliances and vehicles missed a court-ordered deadline this week to comply with local zoning rules and now faces a forced cleanup. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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