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Connecticut will give you $50K if you can help solve these homicide cases

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Did you see something? Say something. Across Connecticut, many families have waited decades to see justice for their loved ones. In some, they’ve died without having answers. The state allows the governor to authorize up to a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in a […]
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Visit the Largest Christmas Shop in Connecticut

The Constitution State has quite a few wonderful ways to usher in the holiday season. Between the magical Christmas light displays and festivals, there is so much going on you’ll be hard-pressed to fit it all in this season. However, after you take a look at this one-of-a-kind Christmas shop in Fairfield County, you might just want to visit.
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One Rhode Islander killed, another injured in overnight crash in CT

STONINGTON, R.I. (WLNE) — One Rhode Islander was killed and another was seriously injured after a single-vehicle crash on I-95 in Connecticut. State Troopers identified the victim as 21-year-old Samantha Stone, of Ashaway, Rhode Island. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Connecticut State Police said the crash happened...

New Cat Café In Connecticut Helps Cuddly Kittens Find Furever Homes

The cat's out of the bag when it comes to a new Connecticut café that is already making a huge impression on guests.All the Single Kitties officially opened in Middlesex County with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, Nov. 17.The business, located at 242 Main St. in Old Saybrook, is only the se…

Here Are The Top 5 Holiday Treats In Each Northeast State

What are your favorite Christmas/Holiday treats that you simply CAN NOT live without each and every year? For me, the treat that needs to happen each year, bar none, is my fiancee's masterly made sugar cookies. They are a delicious and decadent way to celebrate the season, just as it is intended.
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New Havener Alexandra Daum Selected as Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development

Gov. Ned Lamont named New Haven resident Alexandra Daum as the next commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development in November. Daum will be officially appointed at the start of Lamont’s second term, early next year. She is the current deputy commissioner and chief investment officer of the DECD and has held this position since March of 2020. Beginning next year, Daum will replace David Lehman as commissioner.

Opinion: State can be a model to nation on prison reform

When Gov. Ned Lamont vetoed the Protect Act in 2021, I was disheartened by his choice to defend the institution of prison over the people in prison. But 2022 brought another opportunity for the measure. The bill was signed into law on May 10 with bipartisan support in both chambers.

State Sen. Patricia Billie Miller (opinion): A right to modern reading curricula

Reading is about to change in a big way in Connecticut K-3 classrooms. Connecticut recently released a list of six evidence-based, state-approved early literacy curricula. From this list, districts must implement at least one program within the next school year. It will be a heavy lift for those currently using curricula that have not made the cut, but in the end, it will be worth it for the success of our children’s future.

This Week in Connecticut: DCP gears up for cannabis era

(WTNH) – The cannabis era is almost here in Connecticut and the Department of Consumer Protection is gearing up. Commissioner Michelle Seagull sat down with Dennis House to discuss the preparations as the state prepares for marijuana to be sold legally in the state. Watch the video above for...

Raytheon's Pratt & Whitney secures F135 engine core upgrade contract

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) has won a $115M contract for the F135 engine enhancement effort, also referred to as an engine core upgrade to support Pratt & Whitney's preliminary development activities through 2023. The F135 engine core upgrade delivers the fastest, most cost efficient, lowest...

Frozen Raspberries recalled due to Hepatitis A

Exportadora Copramar is recalling 1260 cases of James Farm frozen raspberries due to the potential of the product being contaminated with Hepatitis A. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing indicated the presence of Hepatitis A in James Farm branded frozen raspberries identified by UPC Code: 76069501010 and Lot Code – 22-165.
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Product Recall: Frozen Raspberries May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A

A company is recalling frozen raspberries sold in nine states, as they may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. The presence of the virus in the affected James Farm-branded frozen raspberries was identified through testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the announcement posted on the agency's website Saturday.
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Recall alert: James Farms Frozen Raspberries recalled due to possible hepatitis A risk

More than 1,200 cases of frozen raspberries in nine states have been recalled after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found hepatitis A, the agency announced Saturday. According to a news release from the FDA, testing by the agency found hepatitis A in James Farms Frozen Raspberries from Chile, causing Exportadora Compramar of Ecuador to recall 1,260 cases of the raspberries.