Doctors hope for a milder flu season because of mask wearing and other COVID-19 precautions, but advise a vaccination by October.
SHORELINE — Back-to-school this year is a whole new ball game with COVID-19 being the big game-changer and kids, teachers and parents are all learning the new rules together.
“This is an opportunity to provide additional access to technology and create a new way for residents and families to visit and enjoy our beautiful town center,” Cosgrove said.
MADISON — Some 20 family members held placards and protested just outside Watrous Nursing Center to bring to light what they consider ill treatment of the matriarch of their family for several hours on Sept. 12. The distressed family also called 911 at one point.
OLD LYME — Nancy Bulkeley, senior community affairs representative for Dominion Nuclear Connecticut has joined the Board of Trustees for High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme.
Like many students, Cantor Jennifer Boyle’s college experience was filled with academic growth and self-discovery, but it also led her to an unexpected spiritual and musical awakening.
The Yale New Haven Health System, with five hospitals and a medical group, received $320 million in CARE Act funds but will still lose millions.
BRANFORD — Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter is struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic as more and more pet owners face tough financial decisions and there is limited money to help everyone.
Also the director of the town’s Chamber of Commerce, the former vice chairwoman’s Facebook comments raised questions about whether she supported businesses fairly.
BRANFORD — If there is fair weather starting at 11 a.m., Sept. 26, folks may see all manner of boats flying Trump and Blue Lives Matter flags while cruising on the Branford River and off Branford Point.
State distancing rules have been enforced informally but now the governor wants to clamp down as towns clamored for the right to impose fines.
Westbrook High School will be closed through Wednesday as a member of the school community tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said.
Efforts include limiting external support persons during and after childbirth, offering early discharge, and using telehealth in lieu of in-person postnatal follow-up visits.
MADISON — In November 2018, a month before he died of an accidental fentanyl overdose at 23, Madison’s Joe Deane went on a golf trip with his father and a group of his friends in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MADISON — It’s time to make a mad, mad dash to purchase raffle tickets through the Madison Rotary’s Madison Restaurant Raffle. Win and you’ll walk away with some tasty gift certificates to local eateries.
Tong charged in his lawsuit that ExxonMobil had conducted decades of research on fossil fuels’ impact on climate, and then misled people.
Asian longhorned ticks are a vector for the viral agent of severe fever with thrombocytopenia — or lowered platelets in the blood — in humans.
GUILFORD — For the health and safety of visitors and staff, the interior spaces at the Henry Whitfield State Museum are closed at least through the rest of 2020, according to a statement. The small rooms and poor ventilation in both historic buildings on the property – the Whitfield House an…
Chairwoman Sharkey and member Ehrhardt, both educators, resigned on Sept. 2. In their resignation letters, both cited their job responsibilities. Both also cited politics.
Residents have an opportunity to weigh in on the draft document, a plan members of the Clean Energy Committee say is “the right thing to do.”
Timothy Foye, 32, of New Haven and John Thomas, 47 of Meriden were both charged with second-degree-robbery and second-degree larceny, as well as conspiracy to commit both offenses.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the prerecorded ceremony will air throughout the day on Branford Community TV and online on BCTV’s Facebook page, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The annual state ceremony in remembrance of 9/11 victims will take place at Sherwood Island State Park Sept. 10 with safety measures due to COVID-19.
CLINTON — In what appears to be a prank, three local teenagers have been arrested and charged with larceny in the sixth degree in connection with the theft of a White Pekin Duck from Grove Gardens.
When the recent microburst hit, I was in my home office, still operating on the “tornado watch” mode online from my local TV station. From the other room, my husband started yelling “Get the cats! Tornado warning!”
Madison’s Joe Deane was a star lacrosse player who could recognize plays before they happened, a strapping guy who protected kids from bullies, a charismatic figure who changed the air in any room he entered, his mother Lisa Deane remembered.
KILLINGWORTH — Karen Perry remembers shelving books, working at an independent bookstore at 18-years-old, and imagining having a book of her own in the mystery section.
Like all staffed attractions in the state in 2020, Connecticut River Expeditions needed to figure out a way to return to work safety within state guidelines — for staff and visitors.
“If you celebrated anything at Darbar, whether it was an anniversary, birthday, or even wedding — please consider helping us out,” the campaign reads.
The NTSB report said the flight instructor heard the engine sputter and “felt the [airplane] jerk” before the crash last month about 2 miles from the airport.