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Past articles by Zinnia:

Bloomfield vigil held in honor of 18-year-old woman killed in Windsor Locks double murder-suicide

The family said the message they hope others learn from Lela’s death: "love yourself and be proud of who you are." → Read More

'CT Summer on Us' in full swing as 'CT Drinks on Us' ends

The memorial holiday was the last day for Connecticut residents to take advantage of the CT Drinks on Us campaign. → Read More

'I think you get rid of Narcan, and when people overdose, you let them die'

The firefighter involved has since apologized for his statement. → Read More

CT lifts all COVID-19 restrictions May 19 except mask-wearing mandate

On May 19, all restrictions will be lifted, except the indoor mask mandate. The governor made the announcement on Monday. → Read More

Police accountability in Connecticut following Chauvin guilty verdict

Police chiefs in Hartford and Waterbury say the Chauvin verdict was 'just' and will open up opportunities and doors for a healing process in communities. → Read More

Hartford woman denied vaccine apt. for a family member from CVS

She was unable to provide an ID and said she was told by a CVS employee they were only vaccinating U.S. citizens. → Read More

Connecticut schools set to receive $1.1 billion from the American Rescue Act

Lamont said funds from the rescue act for mental health will go towards school behavioral programs, youth suicide prevention and support for substance abuse programs → Read More

Manchester restaurant saved with a Facebook post

With the pandemic hitting the family-owned business hard the owner said they were considering closing the doors. → Read More

Gov. Lamont pushing proposal to legalize marijuana in CT

Senate Bill 888 focuses on legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana. Under this proposal, legal marijuana sales in the state could begin in mid-2022. → Read More

CT essential workers 'dissapointed' in age-driven vaccine timeline

Starting on March 1, people ages 55 to 64 can now schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

New Haven family reunited with a lost puppy after a fire tore through the home

Despite the tragedy, the family is all smiling ---after being reunited with their 12-week-old puppy, Star. → Read More

It's pothole season in CT

Nationwide drivers spend $3 billion dollars on pothole repairs on average per year, according to AAA. → Read More

Anti-vaccine group plans to speak out against religious exemption bill public hearing Tuesday

The Public Health Committee said the growing number of young children claiming the exemption is concerning. → Read More

CT lawmakers Governor Lamont's budget $46 million proposal

Although Republicans point out there will still be the introduction of new taxes -including a gas tax. → Read More

Gas prices on the rise in Connecticut

According to AAA, it’s the rise in crude oil prices and a new optimism that the demand for gasoline will increase as concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic decrease. → Read More

Yale holds virtual vigil for student shot and killed off-campus

The victim, 26-year-old Kevin Jiang, was shot multiple times and died on-scene according to New Haven police. → Read More

Weston community reacts to Christopher Plummer's death

Plummer, who was well known for his lead role in The Sound of Music, passed away Friday inside his home. → Read More

CT Restaurant owners changing game plan for Super Bowl Sunday amid COVID pandemic

While down the road at J. Timothy's, they said they have already sold out of wing-kits to pick up this weekend. → Read More

History made, highest number of women set to serve in Biden's cabinet

Connecticut native Jen Psaki leads the way serving as White Press Secretary. → Read More

Millions in CT now eligible for COVID vaccine in Connecticut as phase 1B kicks off -but is supply ready to meet demand?

Phase 1B officially kicked off Monday, those ages 75 and older first in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccines. → Read More