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Over 1,000 without power after storms hit parts of CT

Another round of rain and thunderstorms hit parts of Connecticut on Wednesday, and over 1,900 Eversource customers were experiencing outages by nighttime. Around 11:07 p.m., more than 1,900 customers were affected by power outages statewide, according to Eversource, the state’s largest electricity supplier. At that point, Branford and Guilford claimed the highest numbers — with 719 and 445 customers affected, respectively.
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Wednesday is last day of heat wave in Connecticut. See when it will end

Most of Connecticut has one more day of oppressive weather before the heat wave ends. Wednesday is expected to be the fifth, but last, day of the heat wave — the first of the season. A heat advisory is in effect in Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties until 8 p.m., and some schools are dismissing students early or teaching remotely. How hot will it be on Wednesday? The high temperature will ...
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Two Women Arrested After Suspicious Packages Left At CT Capitol

Two wanted women were taken into police custody following a months-long investigation into suspicious packages that were left on the grounds of the Connecticut State Capitol. Police in Connecticut announced the arrests of Hartford County resident Erin Melocowsky, age 19, of Manchester, and New London County resident Olivia Rae Rinkes, age 30, of North Stonington, who are facing disorderly conduct charges and have each been released on a $5,000 bail following the investigation.
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Bacon Academy boys’ lacrosse season ends with championship quarterfinal game

COLCHESTER — The Bacon Academy varsity boys’ lacrosse team looked like they were going to make a spectacular comeback at one point during a Class S state championship quarterfinal game on June 5. Behind by 7 goals when the first quarter ended, the Bobcats came back to score a handful of unanswered goals during quarter two, to bring the score back to within a couple of points of their opponents from East Catholic High School. But the final score of 11-21 ended the season for the Bacon Academy team, who had put together a spectacular regular season.