Former Daniel Hand football coach Dave Mastroianni has been placed on paid administrative leave from his position as a social studies teacher at the school.
Three Connecticut high school track competitors have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a CIAC policy that allows transgender students to participate in female events.
A new state Department of Public Health report revealed cases of lead poisoning in children under 6 years old had the largest year-over-year drop in 2017 in five years.
DEEP RIVER — The greeters patiently wait inside the front door with their big brown eyes and wet noses barely reaching over the wooden gate.
Though cancer deaths fell in the U.S., the trend in rural areas was not universal. In Massachusetts, for example, preventable cancer deaths rose in non-metropolitan areas.
MIDDLETOWN — Local authorities are hoping the public can provide details following a break-in and theft at the city’s military museum during which the suspect wielded an ax to gain entrance.
Connecticut offers one of four core “building blocks” that helps inmates integrate back into the community with stable jobs, according to a Council of State Governments Justice Center report.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services penalize the hospitals by reducing their Medicare reimbursements by 1 percent this fiscal year.
WESTBROOK — Richard Willard has restored more than a thousand vehicles over the last 30 years, but none as rich in history as the original 1928 White Truck now in his garage.
Police in East Haven, Clinton, Guilford, North Branford, Branford and Madison, as well as Connecticut State Police Troop F, will be collecting donations Feb. 1-15.
GUILFORD — With a potential readership of 3 billion, you could say Guilford author David Cundy has lofty aspirations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines to public health agencies on how to advise people at different levels of risk.
‘Our wonderful animals deserve good care, love, and acceptance no matter what the difference, just as we would do for any human with a difference or challenge.’
The respiratory illness that has spread from Wuhan, China, to countries worldwide has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization.
Daryl McGraw has had run-ins with law enforcement and is now trying to spark change as the chairman of the new Police Transparency and Accountability Task Force.
About 1,660 Connecticut families with children under age 6 sought help in obtaining stable housing in 2018, according to state figures.
GUILFORD — Steve Rowe has a dream for Dudley Farm farmers’ market: amid the sweet smell of hay in the air and a barn swallow warbling, a French toast breakfast with bread from Madison’s Hometown Bakery, fresh eggs from a local farm, and maple syrup tapped from the trees on Buster Scranton’s …
BRANFORD — A red carpet welcome, complete with a family and friends and paparazzi, is planned for guests attending Night to Shine 2020, an evening to celebrate people with special needs.
As usual, the lovingly rag-tag Essex parade — for more than four decades one of the nation’s more unique celebrations of smalltown Americana — included seemingly every kid in town.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found many children 3 to 5 years old did not have their eyes examined and whites were more likely to be tested than blacks and Hispanics.
“It seems everyone I speak with knows someone close to them who has given up on Connecticut,” LaPorta said. “They feel driven out of their home state by bad public policy and short-sighted ideas.”
Connecticut officials and institutions are monitoring the spread of a new virus that has infected hundreds of people in China, while experts are urging awareness but quelling panic about the outbreak’s potential spread in the United States.
Senate rules prohibit most food and drink from the senate floor, even during prolonged impeachment hearings. But Sen. Chris Murphy admitted he’s got a few tricks up his sleeve to stave off starvation.
When the former owners of Mix Design Store decided it was time to find new leadership for this award- winning gift shop, longtime customer Maggie Moffett Ferrell turned to Guilford Savings Bank [GSB] as her financial partner to acquire the small business.“There was no question that it was GS…
A town meeting is scheduled on the proposed ordinance, which First Selectman Don Stein said is an effort to discourage people from feeding wild animals.
The coronavirus has only been found in this country in a traveler who returned to Washington state from Wuhan, China. Seventeen have died from it.
John Ginnetti, 71, of Warpas Road, is charged with first-degree assault, a felony. He has been held in lieu of $500,000 bail since his arrest Nov. 8, 2018, the day of the alleged event.
Living alone encourages me to lead a somewhat quiet life. With no one else to talk to, I find myself thinking silently, not verbalizing my thoughts.
GUILFORD — Christ Episcopal Church kicks off its new youth programming and introduces a new director on Sunday, Jan. 26 with an Open House event for children and parents.
NORTH BRANFORD — Branford Compassion Club Feline Rescue & Adoption Center kicks off 2020 with two fundraisers to keep the kitties warm and fed this winter.
Eliminating cash bond is intended to allow more people who are predominantly poor and of color, to remain out of jail while their cases are pending.
NEW LONDON — Paige Knobel, a Colchester resident, hasn’t seen or heard from her father, who is the subject of an active silver alert in New London, in well over a month.
Not only were there six new flu-related deaths in the state for the week ending Jan. 11, but the number of people in Connecticut testing positive for the flu roughly doubled.