CLINTON — In response to Facebook threats of looting and rioting, Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets will be closed Saturday and Sunday, according to an official of the retail outlet center.
MADISON — A wire fence encircles the historic General’s Residence property at 908 Boston Post Road, along with caution tape blocking off a hole that has been dug just beyond the front door.
A Branford Eagle Scout Joseph Loffredo of Branford, 17, organized a drive-by procession for Memorial Day, after the traditional Branford Memorial Day Parade was canceled due to COVID-19 to honor veterans. Fire and police vehicles as well as decorated cars joined in the procession.
BRANFORD — It will be a while before it’s business as usual, but Branford officials are taking steps toward a “phased and measured” reopening of businesses, restaurants, parks, and other town services.
The authors said the results show that normal precautions of surgical masks, gloves and gowns are adequate when caring for mothers-to-be who do not have symptoms of COVID-19.
Scientists found a new strain of hydrilla, an invasive plant which “crowds out native vegetation, harms fisheries, sickens wildfowl, impedes recreation, and reduces property values.”
Gov. Lamont seems to be avoiding a confrontation with Mashantucket Pequots, Mohegans over the June 1 reopening of casinos.
CHESTER — On a sun-splashed Saturday, first responders led a parade down Chester’s Main Street as fire trucks’ sirens rang out, car horns sounded and lively music filled the air.
BRANFORD — After sorting over 4,000 items of nonperishable food donated by the members of a local Facebook group, Cheryl Andresen, Janet Dahl, and Courtney Rosenberg delivered a staggering 2,000 pounds of sorted food to the Branford Food Pantry last Thursday.
BRANFORD — When Dennis Malavasi of Branford’s Ace Trailer Leasing called Judy Barron offering to donate a storage pod to the Community Dining Room, the CDR executive director said sure. She might need it for extra storage, she reasoned.
GUILFORD - About 500 forgotten veterans, buried in the town’s seven cemeteries, will be honored with a metal flag holder denoting their service to the country.
Private campgrounds in Connecticut were allowed to open on May 20 if they followed components of the state’s plan for general business reopening.
The decision to cancel came four weeks after the decision to cancel the popular Branford Festival for the first time in its 36-year history.
Connecticut is one of 29 states that do not meet the World Health Organization’s guidelines for reopening, according to an analysis by Johns Hopkins University.
Nursing homes inspected for infection-control practices during the coronavirus pandemic revealed deficiencies, including failure to separate COVID-positive residents from residents who do not have the virus, improper use or no use of personal protective equipment, failure to practice good hy…
On Wednesday - days before the state of the Memorial Day weekend - DEEP released its operational plan that outlines for DEEP staff and visitors
A judge ordered a Guilford teenager, accused of stabbing a Greenwich woman outside a Westport hair salon, released from a psychiatric hospital.
Maura Petrosino, owner and stylist at JoBella Salon in Branford, didn’t expect to be at a rally on New Haven’s State Street Tuesday morning among a group of 150 fellow hair salon owners and their employees.
SHORELINE – Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer here. And that means lobster rolls, clams on the grill, warm weather and outdoor dining.
The IWC, in an online, virtual Zoom meeting, gave its approval to Sound Development Group’s plan for a 19,210-square foot Aldi store and a separate, 3,470-square-foot Chase Bank building.
BRANFORD — When Hindy Jaffee noticed her 2-year-old daughter outgrowing many of her clothes this spring, she despaired. All the stores in the area were closed. Besides, she was uneasy about taking her two young children to a public place.
BRANFORD — As of May 15, Lucy Camarda had produced upwards of 5,000 masks for area nursing homes, nurses, doctors from CT Hospice, ambulance drivers, police officers and firefighters, restaurant workers, and countless citizens.
OLD SAYBROOK — Last fall, a 23-year-old we’ll call ‘Ray’ was struggling. A senior in college, he found himself drinking excessively around the clock and unable to stop.
The Connecticut Food Bank, which services 270,000 people in its region, projects the pandemic will result in up to 187,000 additional residents becoming food insecure.
Five children are in intensive care at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, while three are in regular units there and at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
Plasma transfusions are gaining traction at other hospitals throughout Connecticut and nationally as well, as doctors wait for a breakthrough treatment.
‘If they fail, then I have nothing,’ says father and daughter, who own modest fitness facilities in Portland and Middletown.
MADISON — A dilapidated antique home that is a local landmark downtown and whose fate has been uncertain for many years will be slated for demolition if developers get approval for their plans.
CLINTON — If you are a dealer or impassioned collector of so-called “rusty gold,” this auction may right up your alley.