Scientists found a new strain of hydrilla, an invasive plant which “crowds out native vegetation, harms fisheries, sickens wildfowl, impedes recreation, and reduces property values.”
The results reflect a time when school was still in session, before the coronavirus pandemic. It is unclear how the graduation rate will be measured for the Class of 2020.
Gov. Lamont seems to be avoiding a confrontation with Mashantucket Pequots, Mohegans over the June 1 reopening of casinos.
TORRINGTON — The inside of the former Howard’s Shoe Store on Main Street in Torrington is somewhat like those abandoned places people love to visit to get a glimpse of past glories.
Audrey Blondin, a member of the Democrats’ Connecticut State Central Committee, said the new candidates signal an exciting start to campaign season for the fall elections.
Private campgrounds in Connecticut were allowed to open on May 20 if they followed components of the state’s plan for general business reopening.
Connecticut is one of 29 states that do not meet the World Health Organization’s guidelines for reopening, according to an analysis by Johns Hopkins University.
Nursing homes inspected for infection-control practices during the coronavirus pandemic revealed deficiencies, including failure to separate COVID-positive residents from residents who do not have the virus, improper use or no use of personal protective equipment, failure to practice good hy…
LITCHFIELD HILLS — Still in the throes of working through the “re-openings” in Connecticut, churches are closed and sharing religious services online, but are concerned that monetary pledges are faltering. Restaurants have the option to offer curb service and delivery, or remain closed with …
On Wednesday - days before the state of the Memorial Day weekend - DEEP released its operational plan that outlines for DEEP staff and visitors
Major hospital groups in Connecticut opt not to use Abbott’s quick turnaround test for coronavirus because of high percentage of false negative results
CVS Health is opening 12 local COVID-19 testing sites at its pharmacies in Connecticut on Friday. It hopes to have 1,000 open across the country by the end of May, performing 1.5 million tests a month.
About 300 people gathered Wednesday in Hartford to protest not being part of the first phase of reopening or to raise concerns that their job should not have been part of the first wave.
A judge ordered a Guilford teenager, accused of stabbing a Greenwich woman outside a Westport hair salon, released from a psychiatric hospital.
The Connecticut Food Bank, which services 270,000 people in its region, projects the pandemic will result in up to 187,000 additional residents becoming food insecure.
Five children are in intensive care at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, while three are in regular units there and at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
KENT — The show must go on. And it most certainly will, when the grand opening of the Kent Farmers Market takes place, as scheduled, on the fourth Friday in May.
FALLS VILLAGE — What was formerly called the “Homegrown Plant Sale,” a popular Spring fundraiser for the David M. Hunt Library that began in 2009, has now accommodated the need for safety when groups congregate. The name of the event has been changed this year to the “Victory Garden Plant Sa…
KENT — In spite of the world in which we now cope with the corona virus and what it has done to our lives, certain things continue to follow a path of normalcy. For example: gardens and gardening. Plants continue to thrive and lawns and gardens still need to be tended. In fact, there seems t…
There’s only been one documented instance in the U.S of a dog infected with it, and while cats may be a little more susceptible, there only have been two cases in the U.S.
“Once again, Connecticut has demonstrated its leadership in safeguarding consumers from unscrupulous conduct,” said Andrew Minikowski, the attorney who oversaw the agency’s efforts in the proceeding.
Comments from members a Reddit group focused on Connecticut take the grocery chain to task for using robots when keeping space between customers is critical.
The energy delivery company provides electric and natural gas service in three states and also has the Aquarion Water Co. in Connecticut among its subsdiaries.
The Milford Health Department kicked off the annual Mosquito Control Program, and encouraged residents to protect themselves against both diseases, in different ways.
The City Council briefly discussed the mural at a recent meeting. Mayor Elinor Carbone said she was working on it with the Cultural Affairs Commission.
Late Newtown police officer Stephen A. Ketchum will be honored Wednesday as his name joins those of other fallen officers on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Plasma transfusions are gaining traction at other hospitals throughout Connecticut and nationally as well, as doctors wait for a breakthrough treatment.
There’s been much talk about tests that screen for antibodies against the respiratory illness COVID-19. But what does it mean to have the antibodies?
The study, part of a project to examine barriers, found emergency department clinicians need training to give buprenorphine to those with opioid use disorder.
DeLaruo, Murphy to fight for funds to help cities, towns under water because of the pandemic. They both won’t let the Postal Service die either.
TORRINGTON — Fourth-grade students at Renbrook School were recently challenged to make adjustments to a social studies project by connecting it to the COVID19 crisis according to an email from the school. Katie Bunel, teacher at Renbrook School explains, “Before we left for our Spring Break …
LITCHFIELD — As many businesses are currently closed or struggling, two attorneys have launched a new, and timely business: the Litchfield County Center for Dispute Resolution. This is the first ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) center of its kind in the Litchfield Hills, and there are on…
WINSTED — Earlier this week, a group of attorneys and activists sent a letter to President Donald Trump and members of the Senate and House of Representatives, urging them to reconsider a legal step used in crisis situations — blanket immunity. The letter was initiated by consumer activist R…
Connecticut parents, pediatricians and child psychologists are reporting increased tantrums, nightmares, and regressive behavior, weight gain, and mood swings among toddlers and young children.