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East Hampton Beaches Closed After Shark Sightings

East Hampton Town and East Hampton Village have closed all their bathing beaches to swimming until further notice on Wednesday afternoon, after several sightings of sharks swimming near the beach... more. In the wake of the death of an 11-year-old boy on a bicycle on Town ... 3 Aug 2022...

Sailor proposes on Groton pier after six-month deployment

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — As families rejoiced with the return of the USS Indiana in Groton after six months of deployment on Wednesday, one U.S. Navy Sailor returned with a special gift: a proposal to his girlfriend. Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Frable proposed to Nevada Currier on the...
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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.

Family time at Groton Long Point

The Clark family of West Hartford spent some time Wednesday crabbing while staying with family in Groton Long Point for the week. Lily, 6, said they have been having fun so far spending time swimming and crabbing.

What’s New on the North Fork and Shelter Island, From Sleek Tasting Rooms to Luxe Summer Camps

Two and a half hours east of New York City and north of the Hamptons lies the North Fork, a 30-mile-long peninsula stretching from the town of Riverhead to Orient Point. Despite its proximity to Manhattan and its ritzy southern counterpart, the area feels like a world apart with its country roads dotted with stellar vineyards and farms. Daytrippers head out here to sip wine, visit organic markets, or spend the day at one of many U-pick farms for berries, apples, pumpkins, and even Christmas trees, depending on the season.

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 […]

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...

Musical Events Ahead at The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown

(August 10, 2022) — Upcoming events at The Buttonwood Tree at 605 Main Street in Middletown. 860-347-4957. Saturday, August 13, 2022: Megan Bee (Folk Singer/Songwriter on tour). Show starts at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $15. Friday, August 19, 2022: Waberi Jordan & Friends (R&B/Soul). Show starts at 8:00...

Eastern Point Beach: Groton City’s ʽgem’

Editor's Note: Welcome to our annual summer series. This year, we asked readers to tell us about their favorite beach destinations within driving distance, since summer in southeastern Connecticut wouldn't be complete without a day at the beach. Groton ― Debi Ziegler grew up across the street from Eastern Point...
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CT's best bakeries of 2022, according to Connecticut Magazine

This year’s BEST OF CONNECTICUT picks are positively popping with Nutmeg State goodness, all picked by you and our distinguished panel of Connecticut experts. From food and drink, to activities and entertainment, to shopping and services, it’s a celebration of the great things our state has to offer.

Moira Rader Wins Democratic Primary for 98th District

Today, Moira Rader declared victory in the Democratic primary for State Representative in the 98th District. The district includes most of Guilford and two eastern districts in Branford including the neighborhoods of Stony Creek and Pine Orchard. The current State Representative, Democrat Sean Scanlon, is not running for reelection and is the Democratic nominee for State Comptroller.

RAGTIME the Musical Sees Successful Opening Night in Sag Harbor

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Ragtime the Musical, the much-anticipated finale to Bay Street Theater’s 2022 Mainstage Season, opened on Saturday, August 6, in Sag Harbor. Opening Night guests included Bay Street Board of Trustees Wendy Hashmall and David...

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 ...