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School Board Reverses Course After Calendar Controversy

A growing school calendar controversy has Farmington switching gears. Before a packed room at the middle school in Farmington on Monday, the school board voted... → Read More

Before Home Daycare Provider Arrest, Inspections Raised Troubling Allegations

A home daycare provider is facing charges after Wallingford Police say nine children were abused. On Tuesday, police say they arrested the daycare owner, Brenda... → Read More

Final Push in Highly Competitive 5th District Race

In the 5th Congressional District, voters will be able to weigh in on one of the most watched races in the state. “I feel really good. Over the last week and... → Read More

East Haven Considers Banning Gas Stations From Selling Fuel to ATVs

East Haven is looking to get tougher to prevent ATV joy rides with a similar idea to what some other communities have already done. “The police department... → Read More

New England Patriots Honor Fallen Bristol Police Officers

It was an incredibly special start to Monday Night Football. Loved ones of the two Bristol Police officers who died in the line of duty took to the sidelines in... → Read More

Jahana Hayes and George Logan Debate in 5th District Race

Outside the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury on Tuesday, supporters of Jahana Hayes and George Logan rallied as the candidates for the state’s 5th Congressional... → Read More

Bristol Police Thank Community, Promote Fund for Families of Fallen Officers

Bristol Police are expressing their thanks to the community for the support during this difficult time. “This is just unbelievable. Never thought this was... → Read More

‘Very Saddened and Shocked': Bristol Mourns Two Fallen Police Officers

In the pouring rain Thursday, investigators pieced together what led to the shooting of three Bristol Police officers, taking the lives of two of them. “The... → Read More

Hartford Tenants Demand City Holds Landlords Accountable for Apartment Conditions

Outside Hartford City Hall, people rallied and tried to bring attention to what they consider rundown, dirty and potentially unsafe living conditions in their... → Read More

Amid Heated Fifth District Race, Vice President Harris Set to Visit New Britain

On Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Connecticut. She’s headed to Central Connecticut State University for a conversation about... → Read More

Controversy in Southington Over High School Class Document

A school controversy in Southington is getting national attention, and it centers on a handout that was given to students in a high school class. Dozens showed... → Read More

Lamont, Blumenthal Hold Double-Digit Leads in New Poll

In the heated race for governor of Connecticut, there appears to be good news for Democrat Ned Lamont. A new poll from Quinnipiac University of likely voters... → Read More

New COVID-19 Booster Shots Could Roll Out in Weeks

New COVID-19 vaccine booster shots could soon be available in the United States. They’ll target the original strain of the virus plus two Omicron subvariants,... → Read More

Hamden Appears to Avoid School Schedule Changes

Big changes proposed for the school day in Hamden appear to have been avoided. On Tuesday, the school board said it’s potentially found a solution for some of... → Read More

Communities Opening Cooling Centers With Hot Weather Expected

With a potential heat wave on the way, the state’s extreme hot weather response is set to go into effect on Tuesday. After heat torched other parts of the... → Read More

Some Car Tax Bills Increase Despite Promised Relief

Major state tax cuts were supposed to mean relief for drivers, but not everyone is seeing lower car tax bills and some are getting hit with increases amid a rise in car values. “I thought that the car part of the tax was pretty steep,” said Michael LaRocque of Bristol. LaRocque was charged nearly $600 for his 2020 Ford Ecosport…. → Read More

New School Regionalization Plan Approved in Litchfield Hills

People in several towns in the Litchfield Hills appear to have approved a plan to create a new school district. Region 20 would merge Litchfield and the... → Read More

Concerns Raised About Recreational Cannabis Shop Opening in Hartford

On Tuesday, people weighed in on a plan to open a recreational dispensary just steps from a busy tourist and entertainment area in Hartford. Some folks we... → Read More

‘Do Something': Connecticut Republicans Call for Action Amid Rising Prices

Your summer vacation might be getting more expensive. The national average for a gallon of gas has hit $5 – a new all-time high, according to AAA. With the... → Read More

COVID-19 Data Indicates Rising Cases in Connecticut

On Wednesday, the state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate jumped into the teens and hospitalizations are also on the rise. But the numbers are not as... → Read More