Old Saybrook, CT

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...

Bella Hadid's Latest Manicure Proves It's Never a Bad Idea to Keep It Simple

Her trip to Montauk, New York served as the perfect background for bright red nails. Picture this: Summer, beach towns, a long fringe, cherry-red nails, and Bella Hadid. It's a recipe the Kin Euphorics co-founder brought to life at John's Drive-In, located in Montauk, New York. On August 8, Hadid shared a collage of photos taken throughout the day of the auspicious yet intimate event. She showcased not only the location's temporary transformation into Bumble Diner but also sported the most classic summer manicure there is.

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.

1 Injured, Building Evacuated After Oven Explodes In Calverton

One person suffered injuries when an oven exploded at a Long Island building. The incident happened at Stony Brook University's Food Business Incubator at Calverton on Wednesday, Aug. 10, according to the Riverhead Town Police Department. Police were called to the building, located at 4603 Middle Country Road in Calverton,...

Four hotels under new management

Charlestowne Hotels, Davidson Hospitality Group and Pathfinder have all recently expanded their portfolios of managed properties. Charlestowne Hotels has continued its expansion in the Northeast with the takeover of Hotel Marcel in New Haven, CT, and with the opening of the Lockwood Hotel in Waterville, ME. “At Charlestowne, we’re constantly...

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 […]

135 new housing units open at The Audubon in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — There’s no shortage of new construction in the Elm City. On Wednesday, city leaders marked the official opening of “Phase 2” of the mixed-use development project “The Audubon New Haven.” They cut the ribbon on 135 new luxury apartments, which includes nearly 7,000 square-feet of ground-floor retail space on Orange […]

Wainscott Inn sold for $12.3M

The confusingly named Wainscott Inn has sold after languishing on the market for years. An anonymous buyer purchased the Hamptons property at 3720 Montauk Highway in Sagaponack — not Wainscott — for $12.3 million, Behind the Hedges reported. The sale by Ionian Construction closed in June, but deed transfers for the transaction were only recently revealed.

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 ...

Frontier Building Sold For $73M+

A New Jersey-based real estate company has purchased the Frontier Communications building on Orange Street for over $73.8 million, providing a cash infusion for the Norwalk-based telecommunications company — which subsequently signed a 20-year lease with its new landlords. That’s according to some of the latest filings posted to...

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.

Avelo Airlines offers $49 flights out of New Haven’s Tweed to these destinations

Avelo Airlines announced it added Wilmington, N.C. as its 14th destination from Tweed New Haven Regional Airport back in June. The announcement came just a month after it unveiled another three destinations from Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in May: Chicago's Midway International Airport, Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

This Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Is Bringing a Taste of the Caribbean to Connecticut

This family-owned vegan Caribbean restaurant is serving up nutritious, flavorful meals for all. Popular vegan hot spots in the Northeast include New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston. But what if we told you there was a must-try vegan restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut? Black-owned Caribbean Style Vegan is making waves in the Connecticut food scene. From jerk tofu to sweet plantains, these nutritious family recipes hit the spot!
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State police: Man dead after lawnmower accident in Lebanon

LEBANON, CT (WFSB) – A man is dead after a lawnmower accident in Lebanon Monday morning, state police said. Authorities said the incident happened at a home on Tobacco Street. A 75-year-old man fell into a pond, police said. State police said a neighbor found the man unresponsive in...