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Past articles by Matt:

Mixing yoga and high intensity training to get fitter

If the high intensity brings your heartrate up. The yoga breathing brings it down again → Read More

A new place to reflect on the impact of gun violence takes shape in New Haven

The hope is that it will people be inspired to action and prevent future acts of gun violence in the city. → Read More

Float tank: one way to relieve stress

They say by laying in their sensory deprivation float tanks, you can ‘turn off’ your mind and de-stress. → Read More

Family First: Updated nutrition guidelines for children

What should your child eat to keep them healthy? → Read More

Weather update: Rain and snowmelt throughout the state

CONNECTICUT, USA — The High Wind Warning has been cancelled, however, FLOOD WARNING continues until 2:30pm for Hartford, Tolland, and Windham County - isolated flooding due to poor drainage after 1-3" of rain, and additional thawing. A few rivers (boxes in red) are under Flood Warnings as well, due to minor flooding above flood stage. Current radar at 12:00pm. Last of the steady rain pushing… → Read More


Local News CHRISTMAS MORNING FORECAST FROM METEOROLOGIST MATT SCOTT Heavy rain and temperatures in the 60's CONNECTICUT, USA — Good morning and happy Christmas! It’s a wet and windy one out there, with serious rain pushing through the state, and big winds still gusting throughout the day. Numerous power outages are being reported, with tree branches and power lines down – so please ost abe… → Read More

Family First: Hanging out with Virtual Santa

Thanks to technology and social distancing – you and the big guy can still be tight. → Read More

Santa and his Smart Car?

Pandemic Santa has a new ride. → Read More

Bread for Life brings food to those in need in Southington

Buy anything at the gardens today through Friday, and half of the proceeds will go to Bread For Life. → Read More

Overnight winds topple Christmas tree on New Haven green

Once a cable keeping the Cheshire tree secure snapped, the winds toppled the tree, lights and all, on its side. → Read More

Murder in Madison: 10 years later

The murder of Barbara Hamburg was troubling back in 2010. And 10 years later, the cold case still bothers Police. → Read More

Dairy Express helps Connecticut Food Bank meet needs

Instead of going to the bank to withdraw – the bank comes to you → Read More

Family First: Furniture for virtual learning

Furniture choices like adjustable height desks and swivel chairs add comfort → Read More

Family First: Tips to relax your child's anxiety

Practicing gratitude on a daily basis, focusing on the good things in your life, and gravitating to them, works wonders. → Read More

Family First: Family First: Art school finds a new way to teach

SHELTON, Conn. — In today’s Family First, Hannah Perry of “The Giggling Pig”, has always been a blessing to parents – as the owner of the art studio in Shelton and Bethel, she would normally be taking care of students for hours at a time, during the summer, for camp, giving parents a much needed break. But with the Covid19 pandemic, things changed – camps were limited if not cancelled, leaving… → Read More

CT entrepreneurs were launching a business website. Then COVID-19 shut business down. decided to pivot; now it's connecting volunteers to those at risk and in need → Read More

Daytrippers: Going to Camp

daytrippers Daytrippers: Going to Camp It’s just like Summer Camp that you remember NORWALK, Conn. — Inside the brand new SoNo Collection in Norwalk is a place called “Camp”. It may look like a general canteen-like store at first glance, but what lies hidden behind the exterior walls lies a place where, according to managers, memories are made. It’s just like Summer Camp that you remember – with… → Read More

Remember the Blizzard of 1978? It happened 42 years ago today

In the history of weather events in Connecticut, you`d be hard pressed to not put the Blizzard of 78 at the top of the list. The ginormous nor`easter crippled not just the state - but all of New England - and those who remember the storm - well just say `crippled` may be an understatement. → Read More

Remember the Blizzard of 1978? It happened 44 years ago today

In the history of weather events in Connecticut, you`d be hard pressed to not put the Blizzard of 78 at the top of the list. → Read More

Daytrippers: Seaquest in Trumbull

TRUMBULL -- In this week's Daytrippers, we're off to the mall! The Westfield Trumbull Mall is home to back to school shoppers and also some pretty nifty wildlife. → Read More