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Another Comfortable Day!

After a nice, comfortable weekend, I’m happy to say the comfortable conditions will continue into the start of the work week. Morning sunshine will give way to a mix of high and mid-level clouds by midday. Most of the day will stay perfectly dry, but one or two towns could see a spot shower. Temperatures […]
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Arrest in Wendy’s drive-thru robbery

MANCHESTER — Police used DNA evidence to arrest a woman this month who is accused of robbing a local Wendy’s by climbing through the drive-thru window. The woman, Cristy Gonzalez, was charged Tuesday with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault, and fifth-degree larceny, in connection with events that occurred about a year ago.

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...

Vernon man arrested in stabbing

VERNON — A town resident was arrested in connection to a stabbing on Aug. 3 at a residence on Mountain Street, police said. The man, Jaime Couloute-Hampton, 42, of Vernon, was charged with first-degree assault, third-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening, first-degree reckless endangerment, unlawful restraint, and second-degree breach of peace, police said.
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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.

Cruisin’ on Main Street brings hundreds of cars, thousands of spectators to Manchester

Traffic was at a standstill on Main Street in Manchester for hours on Sunday, Aug. 7, but it wasn’t due to an accident or a problem with traffic signals. The street was closed for the annual Cruisin’ on Main Street, which brought thousands of car enthusiasts, from casual to fanatic, to see hundreds of cars parked along more than a half mile of the downtown strip. Also on hand for the 21st ...

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 […]

Cases against former Glastonbury police lieutenant are sealed

Most court records were sealed from public view this week in the criminal and motor-vehicle cases against former Glastonbury police Lt. Kevin M. Troy, probably indicating that he has applied for or received admission to one or more pretrial diversion programs. DEFENDANT: Former Glastonbury police Lt. Kevin Troy, 49. CHARGES:...

Vernon providing vouchers for farmers’ markets

VERNON — The town is offering vouchers for low-income residents who are 60 and over that can be used at local farmers’ markets, officials announced. COVENTRY: Held Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hale Homestead, 2299 South Street, June 5 to Oct. 30. ELLINGTON: Held Saturday, 9 a.m.,...

Camels Ranked Tops in the Nation

Following last season’s unforgettable run that culminated in the 2021 NCAA Division III championship title, the Connecticut College men's soccer team has been named No. 1 in the nation in the United Soccer Coaches 2022 preseason poll. The Camels are coming off their best season in program history, including...

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.

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.
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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.

Gas prices beginning to drop across the state

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) – Gas prices are finally beginning to drop in across the state. Groton currently has some of the lowest gas prices in southeastern Connecticut. Along Route 12 in Groton, there are several gas stations offering gas for less than $3.80 per gallon. One Mobil station is selling regular unleaded gas for $3.72 […]