This Connecticut Trooper Went Nuts! Take a Few Minutes and Watch This Jaw Dropping Video

A video posted to social media shows an enraged Connecticut state trooper screaming profanity at a driver during a traffic stop. An internal investigation is underway. The driver said he was pulled over because he made an obscene gesture without realizing the other driver was a state trooper. The video shows State Trooper Matthew Spina handcuff […]

Updated list of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with residents who have tested positive for COVID-19

The following documents are updated lists of every nursing home and assisted living facility in Connecticut with residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, along with corresponding data regarding the number of related fatalities among residents in each facility. There have been 1,228 confirmed deaths among nursing home residents attributed to the new coronavirus in […]

Glitches Fixed For Self-Employed Residents to File For Unemployment

Self-employed residents in Connecticut who are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic can now apply for unemployment and could receive payments in about a week if their applications were approved. The link to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program went live on the state Department of Labor website on Thursday. Click here to use […]

Connecticut Man Tells Police He Has Coronavirus — Then Spits at Them

A Milford man, Stephen McCarthy, 27, of Meadowside Road is accused of spitting on police officers and telling them he had the coronavirus, police said. On April 30, police responded to a local home on a breach of peace incident involving roommates, police said. “Investigation led to the arrest of McCarthy who is accused of […]

Connecticut Releases Unemployment Claim Data by Age, Industry, Gender, and Town to The Public

The Connecticut Department of Labor launched a website containing spreadsheets that breaks down information on people who have filed for unemployment in the state by age, industry, gender, and town. The public release of the information will provide a valuable insight to municipal and state governments for planning and budgeting purposes, and for developing responsible strategies for […]

National Guard to Inspect Connecticut Nursing Homes

About 40 members of the Connecticut National Guard and Army Reserves will act as “the eyes and ears” of the DPH during the inspections and also provide education to staff on the proper use of personal protective equipment, said Capt. David Pitlik, spokesman for the Guard. DPH Director of Communications Av Harris said Monday that […]

Virtual Activities for Families in Connecticut

As the weeks of keeping our families safe at home continue, parents are looking for virtual activities to engage, teach, and add some structure to their kids’ day.  Many popular Connecticut attractions are now offering a wide array of virtual experiences from live animal webcams, to arts and crafts classes, science demonstrations, yoga classes for […]

Social Distance-Friendly Hikes in Connecticut

Many people are turning to the great outdoors for fresh air, exercise and the renewing power of nature during the COVID-19 pandemic. Connecticut’s parks, forests and trails are a great resource.  Below is a list of a few you might consider. But please check for temporary closures before you venture out and follow the guidelines provided by […]

Six Connecticut Friendly’s Locations Temporary Close During Pandemic — Some Could Never Reopen

Six Friendly’s locations have announced temporary layoffs totaling in excess of 120 employees and the temporary closing of the restaurants due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The impacted locations include: Manchester, Avon, Wethersfield, Mystic, Plainville, and Willimantic. Company officials said that because of the pandemic and the orders against in-person dining, Friendly’s had to close […]