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Dry with lower humidity this weekend

The low humidity sticks around for the weekend with some extra clouds at times on Saturday. Sunday is looking gorgeous with highs in the low 80s. Next week could feature some rain surrounding Wednesday with no major heat or humidity on the way! The brush fire danger is VERY high this weekend. Take a look […]
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Bella Hadid's Latest Manicure Proves It's Never a Bad Idea to Keep It Simple

Her trip to Montauk, New York served as the perfect background for bright red nails. Picture this: Summer, beach towns, a long fringe, cherry-red nails, and Bella Hadid. It's a recipe the Kin Euphorics co-founder brought to life at John's Drive-In, located in Montauk, New York. On August 8, Hadid shared a collage of photos taken throughout the day of the auspicious yet intimate event. She showcased not only the location's temporary transformation into Bumble Diner but also sported the most classic summer manicure there is.
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3 state park swimming areas closed due to water quality concerns

(WFSB) - Three Connecticut state park swimming areas were deemed off limits on Wednesday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said that the beaches at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswwold, and Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield were closed to swimmers.
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State police: Man dead after lawnmower accident in Lebanon

LEBANON, CT (WFSB) – A man is dead after a lawnmower accident in Lebanon Monday morning, state police said. Authorities said the incident happened at a home on Tobacco Street. A 75-year-old man fell into a pond, police said. State police said a neighbor found the man unresponsive in...

DEEP closes three swimming areas in Connecticut for water testing

Three swimming areas at Connecticut state parks were closed Wednesday for water testing, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Squantz Pond in New Fairfield, Hopeville Pond in Griswold and Chatfield Hollow in Killingworth were closed for the day while DEEP runs water testing, DEEP administrative assistant Rosalynn Grzywinski said. Test results are expected ...

7 charged, 2 injured in incident on Block Island Ferry that brought heavy police presence

The Rhode Island State Police today released details regarding the incident on the Block Island Ferry last night. Just after 9:30 p.m., Troopers from the Rhode Island State Police, as well as officers from the Narragansett, North Kingstown, and South Kingstown Police Departments, responded to reports of a disturbance on an Interstate Navigation Ferry enroute from Block Island to Galilee. In coordination with local EMS, members of law enforcement boarded the ferry, secured the scene, and arrested 7 individuals. 2 people were injured and were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

East Hampton DWI Arrests For The Week Of August 4

Oscar Jacinto Mateo, 20, of East Hampton, was arrested by East Hampton Village Police on July 25 at 5:30 p.m. and charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as... more. Richard Bryan Hodos, 61 of East Hampton, was arrested by East Hampton Village Police on August 1, at 1:55...

Workers eligible for pandemic hero pay

WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The state is officially launching its website Wednesday on the Connecticut Premium Pay Program, which could provide essential workers with hero pay. “I help the residents wherever they needed assistance,” Debbie Evans of New London, who works at a nursing home in Mystic, said. Fallyn Fonville-Smith of New London is a […]

State Plans Support for Hunting in Southold

Lawmakers in Albany are looking to work with Southold Town to establish a pilot deer management program, giving deer hunters more tools to enable them to restore the ecological balance in a population that has rapidly grown out of control. If approved by the New York State Legislature and Governor...
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Gurney’s Montauk’s Renovated Spa Has Beachside Treatment Rooms and State-of-the-Art Pools

Every summer, New Yorkers and visitors from afar flock to the Hamptons for a season of luxe relaxation. And in Montauk in particular, what used to be a quiet surf town has become a hot spot for jet-setters and partygoers (while still giving off an old-school vibe). High-end resort Gurney’s has been a popular Montauk destination since it was a family inn and is credited for helping to reinvent the town. Now, the resort is once again turning the page in an effort to make the eastern tip of Long Island a year-round getaway, this time by bringing a popular New York gem to the spot.

23-year-old hospitalized after Norwich shooting

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – Norwich police are investigating a shooting that led to a 23-year-old man being placed in the hospital. Just after 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning, officers were dispatched to the William Backus Hospital for reports of a gunshot victim. Officials said the 23-year-old sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his hand. The […]

ID Released For Man Found Floating IN Sag Harbor Cove

Police have released the name of a man whose body was found floating along the shoreline of a Long Island cove. Keith Viagas, age 63, of Noyac, a hamlet of Southampton, was found around 11:45 a.m., Monday, Aug. 9. According to Lt. Susan Ralph, of the Southampton Police, a caller...

CT Sun Wrap: Sun Shine Bright In Lopsided Win Over Sparks

The Connecticut Sun ran away with a 97-71 win over the Los Angeles Sparks at Arena on Tuesday night. The Sun remain in third place in the WNBA standings with a 23-11 record while the Sparks tumble to 13-21. full box score here. ONE BIG TAKEAWAY. Connecticut took control...
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Squantz Pond, two other CT swimming areas closed today

NEW FAIRFIELD — Swimming spots at three state parks have been closed Wednesday due to water quality, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Officials said swimming would be prohibited at Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield, Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth and Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold on Wednesday.

Remember The Swamp’s Role On The South Fork

Surveyors will mark the spot in Wainscott where the former discotheque The Swamp served as a respite for the East End’s gay community for decades as the first step to... more. Organización Latino Americana (OLA) of Eastern Long Island is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in ... 11 Aug...