Diaper Bank of Connecticut launches diaper drive. Here’s how to help.

With the drive, the Diaper Bank of Connecticut will collect donations throughout the state “with the goal of raising half a million diapers” by Oct. 15, according to the organization. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

What are the Jewish High Holy Days?

What are the Jewish High Holy Days? A clarifying breakdown Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Jewish congregations in Connecticut happily anticipating High Holy Days

The Jewish High Holy Days — Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — are coming. Local rabbis say congregations are more eager than ever to celebrate the new year. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Westport EMT and Weston firefighter dies with COVID

Stratford resident Mark Blake, 61, worked as an EMS supervisor in Westport and was a longtime member of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Could Eneida Martinez be returning to Bridgeport City Council?

Typically when there is a vacancy on the council, the district leaders of the former member’s party recommend someone to complete his or her two-year term. The council then exercises its authority to hold a vote to approve that individual. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ansonia man accused of beating 6-week-old infant, police say

Ansonia police said the infant was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital with a brain bleed, fractured ribs, lacerated liver and other injuries. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Judge puts Alex Jones trial on hold until next week; he promises more testimony, says ‘I want to get past Sandy Hook’

In his third impromptu press conference since the trial began last week,Jones complained about a default ruling by Judge Barbara Bellis that punished him for failing to comply with court orders by settling the question of liability in favor of the victim families, preventing him from presenting a defense and limiting what he can argue…

Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station, released to Mystic Aquarium

The gray seal first appeared earlier this month in Shoe Pond in the city of Beverly, northeast of Boston., Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Federal lawmakers demand customer financial compensation, apology from M&T Bank for disruptions in merger with People’s United Bank

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal demanded Friday that Buffalo, N.Y.-based M&T; Bank compensate customers for late fees and other charges resulting from disruptions after the account merger with People’s United Bank. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fairfield police: ‘Ghost gun,’ drugs found during traffic stop

The discoveries were made after a Fairfield officer pulled the 20-year-old over for motor vehicle violations, according to police.  Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Former Fairfield officials hit with new criminal charges

Two former Fairfield officials and a local developer have been served with new criminal charges in the Fairfield dumping scandal. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

29 CT towns sue drug stores over opioid epidemic

Twenty-nine towns and cities have filed a federal lawsuit in Bridgeport against Connecticut’s largest distributors of prescription drugs. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Connecticut’s fall hunting seasons are here or coming soon. Here are the dates you need to know.

The agency said peak hunting occurs in early morning and late afternoon, “primarily from mid-October through mid-December.” Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

In the Home: Get ready for trick-or-treaters with these decorating tips

Whether you enjoy going all out and covering your lawn in a spooky scene for Halloween or you are more minimal such as hanging ghosts in your front tree, you’ll enjoy these tips. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Search for place to store the nation’s radioactive waste gains $16 million. Connecticut has two sites with spent nuclear fuel.

Spent fuel from nuclear reactors was never intended to be stored in eastern Connecticut for the long-term, the lawmaker said. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Free EV charging at Stratford’s Dock Shopping Center?

Volta Charging, a startup with more than 2,000 EV charging stations, is seeking Stratford’s approval to install four digital kiosks at the riverside shopping center. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Garcia, 2 other insiders finalists for Bridgeport’s top cop

The mayor’s office announced a consultant had whittled down the candidates to Garcia, Captain Lonnie Blackwell and recently-retired Captain Roderick Porter. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ceremony honors life-saving Bridgeport ferry passengers

Two passengers from California and Manhattan performed CPR and an off-duty West Haven firefighter used an automated external defibrillator to help save the Long Island resident’s life, according to his wife. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

In CT, 454,200 qualify for federal student debt forgiveness

Of the total number who are eligible borrowers in Connecticut, more than half – about 238,200 – are Pell Grant recipients who will qualify to receive $20,000 in relief. Most Pell Grant recipients are from families that earn less than $60,000 a year and require greater financial assistance to attend school. Top Featured Tags: -…

Connecticut on pace for another multi-billion-dollar budget surplus. Here’s why.

State finances have been exceeding expectations for much of the past four years. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CT has 123 monkeypox cases. See state-by-state number of cases

People become infected with the monkeypox virus through contact with the bodily fluids of infected animals or humans, including respiratory droplets, or through contact with materials contaminated with the virus. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Shelton police officer shoots at ‘sick’ raccoon, stray bullet hits house, officials say

Shelton police are investigating an officer accused of firing several shots at a “sick” raccoon with a stray bullet hitting a house near Riverside Cemetery. Continue Reading at CTPost.com here Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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