Peter Yankowski, The Middletown Press

Peter Yankowski

The Middletown Press

Connecticut, United States

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Recent articles by Peter:

State swimming area in Killingworth closed due to water quality

The swimming area at Chatfield Hollow State Park was closed on Tuesday after testing revealed elevated levels of bacteria, the state DEEP said. → Read More

Lamont: $30 million in COVID relief going to CT restaurants, hospitality businesses

The sector was among the earliest impacted by the pandemic as lockdowns forced bars to close and restaurants to turn to takeout service or outdoor dining. → Read More

NWS: More heat and humidity this weekend in CT

Heat and humidity will combine to produce felt temperatures in the low 90s on Saturday,... → Read More

As Joe Biden contracts COVID, first lady tests negative following CT visit, officials say

While President Joe Biden says he's contracted COVID-19, first lady Jill Biden has tested negative following her trip to New Haven on Wednesday. → Read More

After strong storms today, CT to face heat wave this week, weather service says

As most of CT faces dry conditions, some much-needed rain is expected today followed by hot and humid temperatures the next few days, the weather service says. → Read More

As temperatures soar to near 90 again, storms possible today in CT, weather service says

Temperatures are expected to rise into the upper-80s to around 90 again with some strong storms and high winds possible, the weather service said. → Read More

As temperatures rise, strong storms possible today in CT, weather service says

Temperatures will reach the upper 80s today in Connecticut before strong thunderstorms are possible late in the day and evening, the weather service said. → Read More

Activists call for hate crime charges against Deep River man accused of knocking boy off his bike

Video taken by the friend of the 11-year-old Connecticut boy who was kicked off his bike shows Jameson Chapman cursing at the boy. → Read More

State police: Two hospitalized after Essex crash, fire

Around 1:51 a.m., state police out of Troop F, local firefighters and paramedics were... → Read More

State police: Concerning post led to lockdown at Middletown technical high school

State police said troopers in the Troop F, Westbrook barracks were notified of the post... → Read More

Officials: Racist message affixed to sign board in Deep River

The Connecticut State Police Hate Crimes Unit is investigating after the agency said a... → Read More

Police: Goodwin University instructor charged with sexually assaulting student

Suara Adediran, 74, of Middletown, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, and... → Read More

‘We’re in shock’: Killing of man, 37, stuns quiet Hebron community

State police have identified the man as Joseph Serra Jr., who was found shot dead in the... → Read More

‘Mechanical issue’ closes East Haddam school, two others delayed

The district’s elementary school and high school will be open, but students will be on... → Read More

NWS: Wind, dry air increasing risk of fires in CT Wednesday

Wednesday will see a heightened risk of fire throughout Connecticut as a result of dry air and wind, the National Weather Service said. → Read More

Police: East Hampton teen, grandfather charged with building ‘ghost guns’

Clayton Hobby and his grandfather, Kerry Schunk, were arrested in connection with the building of ghost guns, East Hampton police said. → Read More

Police: Fishermen fined thousands for catching too much carp from Connecticut River

Three fishermen were fined a total of more than $4,200 after they were caught without... → Read More

After days of burning, massive Middletown brush fires contained

Middletown and state officials are investigating whether a smaller brush fire was... → Read More

Clouds and rain to dominate week in CT, weather service says

Cloudy and rainy weather is expected during the first week of May in Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Vice President Kamala Harris to give graduation speech at Coast Guard Academy in CT

The announcement was shared Friday morning in a news release from the Academy. President... → Read More