The head of a Clinton environmental cleanup company was arraigned Thursday on criminal charges in the Fairfield dumping case.
GUILFORD — Guilford High School and Adams Middle School students will be welcomed back into the classrooms four days a week starting Monday, March 15.
As the state expects 30,000 Johnson & Johnson vaccines next week, the DPH has instructed local health departments to focus on school workers and targeted groups.
Madison Superintendent of Schools Craig Cooke said he hopes to have everyone back to the classroom full time in April.
SHORELINE: It’s good news for local schools, which are slated to receive nearly $3 million in federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds, as part of the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
The Brookside Bar and Grill in Haddam will train its employees on service animals and post signs saying they are welcome as part of an agreement with federal authorities over an Americans with Disabilities Act complaint.
Those between the ages of 55 and 64 as well as school staff, teachers and child care providers can register for the vaccine on March 1.
OLD LYME — The chairwoman of the Ethics Commission is requesting funding to hire independent legal counsel to rewrite the town’s ethics code.
SHORELINE — Gov. Ned Lamont’s new COVID vaccination plan has been met with mixed reactions with some cheering the prioritizing of teachers and others criticizing the decision to leave behind frontline essential workers and those with underlying medical conditions.
The next group eligible for vaccines would be people age 55 to 64, not essential workers or those with medical conditions, the governor announced.
BRANFORD — Considering we’re in the midst of a once-in-a century pandemic, in the grips of the coldest, snowiest winter in recent memory, and at an all-time high for restaurant casualties in decades, it defies comprehension that Doma on Main, the new trattoria in Branford, is seemingly thriving.
CLINTON — Clutching an armful of books Ann Pfisterer left the Henry Carter Hull Library excited to start reading what she picked out.
The Connecticut Writing Project at UConn has presented Country School eighth graders Nadia Goodman Roosevelt Liu with awards for their writing.
A multimillion-dollar research program will study water quality, seaweed formation, sedimentation, acid levels, pollution and other scientific topics associated with Long Island Sound, in an effort to make it a healthier ecosystem.
There were 33 fewer patients hospitalized as of Friday, dropping the statewide total to 535 — the lowest it’s been since Nov. 8.
SHORELINE — Connecticut residents age 65 and older have been given the green light to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but appointments are far and few between.
As freezing rain changes over to a wintry mix or a light snow across the state, not much additional accumulation is expected Friday.
CLINTON — A Clinton man, convicted of illegal firearms possession, feared for his safety but never brandished the guns investigators found in his home last year, his attorney said ahead of his sentencing Wednesday in federal court.
SHORELINE — As the snow started falling along the Shoreline around noon Thursday, Feb. 18, it posed problems for motorists already on treacherous roads.
First Selectman Carl Fortuna said the proposed budget would lower the town’s mill rate and tax burden for the first time in 50 years.
OLD SAYBROOK — Are your Valentine’s Day flowers less lovely after a week in a vase? Perhaps the crusty end of your baguette is getting moldy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines, which state teachers should be considered a “high priority” for receiving COVID vaccine.
Governor Ned Lamont’s office announced Monday the first case of the so-called “South African” COVID variant has been detected in a Connecticut patient.
A winter weather advisory calling for a mix of freezing rain and sleet is in effect in southern Connecticut until 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to the NWS.
Considering whether or not to take the plunge into raising your own chickens, you can test out your farmer chops first by renting chickens.
BRANFORD — Town native Milissa Bruckshaw says her family “always joked” about her getting a chance to appear as a contestant on Wheel Of Fortune.
The mother of Ellis Tibere testified in support of crisis intervention training legislation as her son faces charges in a Westport stabbing.
A new CDC report touts how wearing two masks can help slow COVID-19 spread, but health experts are stopping short of making this an official recommendation.