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Meet Nana’s, the New Restaurant Making the Best Pizza in Connecticut

In Connecticut, where old-school pizza dominates and New Haven icons Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana and Sally’s Apizza continue to sling their coal-fired masterpieces, Nana’s Bakery & Pizza is pulling off what feels like a magic trick. Nana’s, which opened in Mystic last October, is making terrific Connecticut pizza that tastes both familiar and brand-new. “I know Connecticut’s famous for its pizza, down in New Haven for sure,” says Nana’s chef-owner James Wayman. “We’re doing something that’s very different from that.” The clam pizza (known as the New England) at Nana’s is a delicious and transporting riff on clear Rhode Island clam chowder....
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Head-On Collision Closes Stephen Hands Path

A head-on collision between two SUVs on Wednesday morning closed Stephen Hands Path for more than an hour — adding to snarled traffic that hampered emergency crews from even responding... more. An attorney for the Springs Fire District told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday ... by Michael Wright.
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CT Man In His 20s Injured During Drive-By Shooting, Police Say

Police in Connecticut are investigating a drive-by shooting that left one man injured. The incident took place around 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 in Hartford. Police were responding to the area of 56 Judson St., for a Shot Spotter activation, said Hartford PD Lt. Aaron Boisvert. When officers arrived at...
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Norwich, CTNorwich Bulletin

Norwich man gets prison sentence for defrauding non-profit

A Norwich man has been sentenced to 2 years in jail for defrauding a non-profit that provided continuing education to employees in the financial services industry. Michael Meakem, 59, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 24 months imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release, a $100,000 fine, and $683,202 in restitution for embezzling from his former employer.
Old Lyme, CTEyewitness News

Something's Cooking: The Hangry Goose

OLD LYME, CT (WFSB) - It's pretty difficult to be in a bad mood at the Hangry Goose. The Old Lyme restaurant allows you to enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the stunning scenery. Kayakers on the Lieutenant River in Old Lyme know they're just a few paddle strokes...
Essex, CTNBC Connecticut

The Spa of Essex Closes After 15 Years; Working to Honor Outstanding Gift Cards

After 15 years in business, The Spa of Essex is closing its doors. The owner of the spa emailed customers in the end of July letting them know of the spa's closure. A customer shared the email with NBC Connecticut which said, in part, "during these extremely difficult times with many challenges and uncertainty still ahead I have decided to close The Spa of Essex. Due to Covid and circumstances beyond my control the spa is unable to run the way I dreamed."
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5 Most Beautiful Counties In Connecticut To Live In

Most people who live in Connecticut love living there. Maybe it is because of low crime rates, a healthy, productive population, excellent trails to have outdoor fun activities, exceptional education and health services, rich culture involving history, arts, and entertainment, mouthwatering food, or the great communities.

At Least One Connecticut Town Has A 100% Vaccination Rate

Nearly all residents in Canaan, Connecticut, have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Data from the Connecticut Department of Public Health shows a 100% vaccination rate for Canaan. But, town officials say the rate is closer to 90%. Once children are eligible the number will grow closer to 100%.
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The Gulf of Mexico’s 'Dead Zone' Is Now the Size of Connecticut

A scientist-led research cruise has found that the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is now measuring at 6,334 square miles, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Tuesday, which is roughly the size of Connecticut. This is approximately four million acres of habitat that is unusable for underwater species.
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The average wage in Connecticut jumped in 2020 — but only because so many at the lower end of the scale lost their jobs in the coronavirus pandemic

Even good news for Connecticut’s labor force was the result of a negative trend brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Average annual wages increased in 2020 by 8.1%, to $75,411, according to the state Department of Labor. But that jump was due mostly to the loss of lower wage jobs, which effectively raised the average. Overall, nearly 125,000 jobs in Connecticut disappeared in the pandemic, a ...
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Feds: Former CEO of CT nonprofit sentenced in wire fraud case

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced Michael Meakem, the former chief executive of a Connecticut nonprofit, to two years in prison for siphoning off more than $680,000 from the organization’s accounts over eight years. The Norwich resident used the funds for his personal expenses, including “alimony payments, meals, cruises, other...