Alyssa Taglia, WTNH News 8

Alyssa Taglia

WTNH News 8

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Past articles by Alyssa:

State officials approve funding for monument to honor Sandy Hook victims

After years of waiting, the State Bond Commission has approved $2.5 million dollars in funding for a permanent monument dedicated to the Sandy Hook victims. → Read More

New York court suspends Rudy Giuliani’s law license

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the presidential race. An attorney disciplinary committee said in its motion to suspend Giuliani’s license that there was “uncontroverted evidence” that Giuliani had […] → Read More

Biden administration extends eviction moratorium for a month

The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

‘Lasagna Love’ serves up meals to CT residents in need

“Hey, we’re cooking lasagna tonight, does anybody want one?” asked Joy Delaney, the Connecticut Representative for Lasagna Love, an organization that feeds those in need. → Read More

Cake4Kids bakes extra special birthday cakes for Connecticut kids in need

One Wethersfield woman has made it her mission to make sure kids in need get an extra special birthday cake. → Read More

Wednesday’s Warrior: COVID-19 has increased ACCESS outreach team’s will to serve, group coordinator says

The goal of ACCESS is to empower adults with disabilities and help them become contributing members of their communities. One official said that goal hasn't changed despite the pandemic. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: What you need to know about the new W-4

President Trump is considering a delay in the April 15th tax filing deadline. It’s all aimed at curbing the financial impact of coronavirus on households and businesses. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: Valentine’s Day spending

Valentine's Day is just days away now and this year spending is expected to total to $27.4 billion averaging out to a little over $196 a person. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: February deals to look out for

February is here and so are some great deals! → Read More

Freebie Friday: Valentine crafts and Super Bowl Sunday!

Today is the last day of January and it's also Freebie Friday! We got crafty this week with these deals. This freebie comes to us from Freebie Depot. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: What you need vs. what you want

Facing the facts with your finances. New reports show many millennials are having a tough time. Millenial Finance Expert, Tonya Rapley says it's important to audit purchases and be sure to ask yourself, is this a need or a want. → Read More

Freebie Friday: The Beyond Sausage Sandwich, DQ Grill and Chill, and more

It's that time of the week again! This Freebie Friday, there's a lot to cash in on. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: Ways to lower the cost of your car insurance bill

Do you ever get that monthly car insurance bill and say is this right? If that's the case, you're not alone. We are stretching your dollar with ways you can lower the cost. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: Create your gift closet now to save some cash later on

If you've ever had to run out to buy a last minute gift, ou may be spending more money than you have to. Here's some tips on how to stock up ahead of time to save some cash. → Read More

Freebie Friday: Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in free tour, and more events

What's better than it being friday? Getting a bunch of freebies! We're stretching your dollar this Freebie Friday with some free stuff. → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: Tips to reach your financial goals

Second week into 2020, a lot of us now in the process of setting up our financial goals. A big one for many - save save save. We are stretching your dollar with some tips to reach your financial goals. → Read More

Freebie Friday: Kids crafts, a trip to an art gallery, and January birthday freebies!

Everyone loves Friday right? But you know what makes a Friday even better? Freebies! That's right, we're stretching your dollar with ways you can have a great time and not break the bank! → Read More

Stretch Your Dollar: Deep discounts for January travelers

The holidays are over and if you made it to 2020 debt free, travel may be on your mind. January is actually a good time to travel if you want to take advantage of deep discounts. We're stretching your dollar with the major deals for travelers in January. → Read More

DNA testing for dogs rising in popularity

More and more people have been turning to DNA testing kits to learn about their heritage and ancestors. → Read More

Connecticut businesses looking out for employees with unique perks

Vacation time, healthcare and 401ks are great benefits, and hey, who doesn't love free coffee? But now, a lot of companies are starting to offer more exotic perks like those Google nap pods you may have heard about. → Read More