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How much water is needed for Connecticut to bust through the summer drought?

CONNECTICUT, USA — Connecticut's drought continues to worsen as the summer season presses on. Eastern parts of Windham and New London counties have been upgraded to extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor as of Thursday morning. The area makes up about 13% of the state. But the rest of Connecticut is also experiencing a moderate or severe drought, depending on the location.
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Cooling off at the Whale Tail

New London residents cool off at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza Thursday, August 18, 2022. “It’s finally cool enough to leave the house,” said Miguel Ramos as he watched his girlfriend’s granddaughter Adalyn Silva Torres, 7, play in the water. Nearby Liz Garcia watched as her son Jerome Pittman, 7, ran through the water giggling. “It was his idea to come here today,” she said.
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Coastal Health District prepares for new Covid-19 booster

The Kalmar Nyckel, also known as the Tall Ship of Delaware, arrived at the New London City Pier on Wednesday. 2019 LLWS Championship team from Louisiana unveils new exhibit at La. Sports Hall of Fame. Three years ago, one team from Louisiana made history at the Little League World Series...
NEW LONDON, CT

Police investigate shoot-out in Norwich

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – Norwich police said they responded to a shoot-out in the late hours of Tuesday evening. Just after 9:30 p.m., officers responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of Boswell Avenue. The callers stated that multiple vehicles were involved and sped away once the shots had cleared. Once […]
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Rollover crash in Westerly sends driver to trauma center

WESTERLY, R.I. (WJAR) — A driver was pulled from a car that rolled over in Westerly on Wednesday afternoon. Crews responded to Atlantic Avenue around 4:30 p.m. where they discovered a car rolled over near a pond. Fire officials said crews from Misquamicut and Westerly removed the driver from...
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Eye on RI: Washington County Fair

Ashley Erling brings us “Eye on RI” featuring local events and attractions!. Washington County Fair- The Fair is RI’s largest agricultural event. Admission includes access to all daily concerts, special acts and events, the giant midway and kiddy land area (all ride tickets & games separate), agricultural events/shows, exhibits/displays, tractor and horse pulls, farm museum, and much more! At the Main Stage pine grove you can relax and enjoy some of music’s hottest acts…one of the biggest draws to the Fair is today’s Country Music Stars! Bring the entire family for five full days of FUN!
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Kayaking amid the splendor of Narragansett Bay

Under abundantly sunny skies, a powerful ebb tide pulled our fleet of kayaks around Taylor Point in Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, and propelled us along the rocky shore off Jamestown. As an elegant schooner under full sail swept by, one could imagine a similar vessel plying these waters nearly...
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Head to New London for Tall Ship Kalmar Nyckel, Pirate-Fest

The Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware, is coming to New London. It is a replica of a colonial-era ship that settled in Delaware. It is a replica of the original Kalmar Nyckel, which was the earliest Swedish ship to arrive in America, according to the National Maritime Historical Society.
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Street Artists Bring New Life to Norwich

Vibrant colors are bringing new life to Norwich. Artists just completed two new murals in the heart of downtown. The murals, both spanning entire city walls, are located on Franklin and Broadway. The Norwich Street Art Collective, a new nonprofit, brought in two artists from out-of-state to complete the projects and transform blank walls into works of art.
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