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Complaints heating up again at Gardner Lake State Park

Salem — Complaints about too many people behaving badly in the water and on land have surfaced at Gardner Lake State Park in past years, and this summer is no different. The almost 10-acre park was created in 2001, giving the public access to the 528-acre lake for boating and swimming. It is operated by the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
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Willimantic, CTEyewitness News

Local landlord struggling to file for pandemic-driven rental assistance

WILLIMANTIC, CT (WFSB) – Frustration overload for one Willimantic landlord now struggling to file for pandemic driven rental assistance. To date, the $235 million housing program has only dispersed $11 million. Jennifer Murray is furious as she’s out $9,000 from tenants who stiffed her. Trying to evict them would be...
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Connecticut StateConnecticut Post

Connecticut restaurant with 'Harry Potter' dining room unveils new 'Peter Pan' patio

On the heels of its popular Harry Potter-themed "wizarding" dining room, Southington's Cava restaurant is heading to Neverland for its latest themed dining area. Similar to the "wizarding" room, which transports diners into the world of "Harry Potter" and is open for the next month and a half (complete with a Goblet of Fire, replica Hogwarts Express and floating candles — just like the ones found in Hogwarts' Great Hall), the Peter Pan patio features whimsical elements.
Cromwell, CTEyewitness News

Travelers Championship in search of volunteers

CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) – The Travelers Championship is still in need of volunteers for this year’s PGA Tour. There are a limited number of positions available. Opportunities include admissions, hole marshals, ShotLink Spotters, and more. People must volunteer for a minimum of two days from Wednesday, June 23 to Sunday,...
Salem, CTMiddletown Press

Newly hired Salem superintendent of schools leaving similar post in Ellington

SALEM — The Salem Board of Education appointed Brian Hendrickson its new superintendent of schools at a special meeting June 10. Hendrickson, who will begin Aug. 3, began his career teaching social studies at Hillcrest Middle School in Trumbull from 2005 to 2010, according to a press release. Hen then spent five years in Naugatuck, first as principal at Hop Brook Elementary School, then at City Hill Middle School.

Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to CT radio show as COVID cases remain low

Though the pandemic has slowed in Connecticut with continued low infection rates, the Community Health Center’s widely listened to radio show has not missed a beat. And this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns for another interview. Mark Masselli, CHC’s president and founder, and his co-host Margaret Flinter, on Monday were...
Westerly, RIWesterly Sun

School Street residents urged to run cold water due to pipe work

WESTERLY — Residents of School Street and the vicinity are being asked to run cold water in their household faucets to clear the pipes of brown or cloudy water caused by work on water pipes related to the School Street reconstruction project. The Westerly Water Department advised in a news...
Montville, CTThe Day

Montville High School senior focuses on community

Montville — Senior Tenzin Dadon gladly offers the information that she’s going to college in New Haven next year, and that she’s in Montville High School’s student government. But it takes follow-up questions to discern which school, exactly, she’s going to after graduation, and what her position is in student...
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Former Pro Sports Star's CT Estate Hits Market For $16.5 Million

A former professional athlete's massive 18,000-square-foot Connecticut compound has been put on the market for nearly $16.5 million. Sotheby’s International Realty listed a 445.62-acre estate in Litchfield County at 400 5 1/2 Mile Road in Cornwall, which is owned by tennis legend Ivan Lendl for $16,450,000, which includes 10 bedrooms, 12 full, and three partial bathrooms.
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Durham Fair returns after COVID hiatus year

DURHAM, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ The Durham Fair returns in September. Fair organizers announced plans to host the 101st year running from September 23 to 26. The fair wasn't opened in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. "We're excited about this decision," says Dan Miramant, President of the Durham Fair Association,...

Eversource, United Illuminating Fighting PURA Penalties For Poor Isaias Performance In Connecticut

Connecticut’s two largest electric utilities have appealed millions of dollars in state-mandated profit reductions. Last month, the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority penalized Eversource and United Illuminating for their poor performance in responding to Tropical Storm Isaias last August. Regulators reduced Eversource's annual profits by about $31 million and United Illuminating’s by about $1.3 million.