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Sen. Blumenthal demanding swift action on baby formula shortage

Washington, D.C.  (WTNH) – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, is joining the chair of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the Diaper Bank of Connecticut and local families in Washington D.C. at 9:30 A.M to demand swift action to address the concerning shortage of baby formula. The Diaper Bank of Connecticut is holding a conference […]
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How Tweed New Haven Airport is impacting local residents

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – It’s been six months since Avelo starting flying 737s out of Tweed New Haven Airport. Whether or not you like that may depend on where you live. “When the planes are taking off or coming in, it sounds like they’re in my bedroom said Jean Edwards-Chieppo of East Haven.” But […]
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Stony Brook Alum Gets All Star Respect From New York Mets

Baseball is a funny game and a Major League clubhouse can be an interesting place. Respect from veteran players doesn't come easy. Younger players and journeyman are merely taking another guy's job. So, when a 12 year-veteran All Star buys the entire team replica tee-shirt jerseys of your name and number, that's a pretty big honor.

Photos: Indians Rally to Win Sectional Championship

Bridgeport won three straight elimination games to capture the Region I, Section 2 championship Saturday evening at the BHS baseball complex. The win keeps the Class AAA defending state champions season alive and hopes to capture their eight-straight title alive too. The contest was a wild one from start to finish.

Step Inside This Creepy Abandoned Connecticut Hotel

On Friday morning, January 10, 2020, guests at the Red Lion Hotel in Cromwell, Connecticut, were told to pack their suitcases and leave the premises immediately. Imagine being woken up by a pounding on your door and told to pack up your belongings and vacate the building immediately. There was no warning and initially no reason why.

New owner says 40-year-old Trumbull building a real ‘sleeper’

TRUMBULL — The building at 6515 Main St. is, in Robert Von Ancken’s eyes, “kind of a sleeper.”. The building — constructed in 1980 and boasting roughly 25,000 square feet of space — is about 85 percent occupied with a variety of businesses, and sits in the up-and-coming-Long Hill area. But Von Ancken, who bought the property in January for $2.1 million, said there’s a lot of work to be done on the building.

Meet Monroe’s EMS volunteers: Rachel Murphy

MONROE, CT — Monroe’s emergency medical service volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds, from their ages to their occupations. The Monroe Sun will run profiles to introduce you to a few during National EMS Week. Rachel Murphy, 42, who lives in Fairfield with her son, Ryan, 15,...
New Haven Independent

Though Sympathetic, Judge Tosses Eviction Suit

A New York-based landlord found out that he needs to take extra steps if he wants to both accept government subsidies and then evict nonpaying tenants. The landlord, learned that lesson when a judge threw out his bid to evict his Newhallville tenant, on the grounds that a property owner has to file the right paperwork and notify the right parties if they want to evict a low-income renter during the pandemic.

Borough adds funds to shore up ‘critical’ emergency position

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have created a full-time emergency management director position after several decades of having the position as a part time stipend position. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses unanimously approved to create an Emergency Management Director position at its May 3 meeting. The borough board approved a salary of $80,000 in its executive session later that evening.

North Haven Boys’ Lacrosse Building a Foundation with Coach Blood

As Justin Blood stepped into his first season as head coach of the North Haven boys’ lacrosse team, he was looking to build the program’s foundation. During the past week of play, the Nighthawks split a pair of games that gave Coach Blood a sense of where North Haven is going and how much the team has grown this season.

Riverhead school board vote: Candidate Q&A

There are three candidates running for two open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education this year. Incumbents Laurie Downs of Riverhead and Matthew Wallace of Wading River are seeking re-election. Andrew Nadeau of Calverton is running for the first time. All three candidates answered the same eight questions posed...

Happening in New Britain Apr May 16th to 22nd

New Britain city meetings and community events coming up during the week of Monday, May 16, 2022 to Sunday, May 22nd include…. Editor’s note: If you would like to submit an event for inclusion in the New Britain Progressive weekly events articles, email information on the event to NBHS home games are as available on the CIAC website as of 5/12/2022. With many changes from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is recommended to contact the event organizers to determine any cancellations or changes.

Opinion: Helping a ’60s kid crash Shubert Theater’s dressing room

My 11th-grade English teacher, Mr. Topitzer, did something special for me which no other English teacher would have known how to do at Hamden High School 10 miles from Yale and New Haven. He taught me how to crash the star’s dressing room at New Haven’s Shubert Theater at 247...
Eyewitness News

CT lawmakers push for answers in baby formula crisis

NORTH HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – A baby formula shortage is being called a national crisis with no end in sight. Parents across the country are still scrambling to find it. Monday morning at the Diaper Bank of Connecticut in North Haven, Connecticut lawmakers are expected to address the issue.