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 […]

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Pier 1 to go out of Business and Close All 540 stores — 8 in CT

Pier 1, the seller of wicker chairs and scented candles, said it will go out of business and permanently close all 540 of its stores. The Fort Worth, Texas- based company said Tuesday that it was unable to find a buyer for its business after filing for bankruptcy protection earlier this year. It will start […]

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Another Extension: Connecticut Now Targets June 20 to Reopen Bars & Gyms

Here is the latest guidance from the state: Gatherings: All social and recreational gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited. Religious, spiritual, and worship gatherings of more than 50 are prohibited. This remains in effect until June 20, unless earlier modified. Face Coverings: When in public and six-foot distance is unavoidable, face coverings are […]

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Bristol to Partner with Local Restaurants on Outdoor Dining

Restaurants in Connecticut will be able to offer outdoor dining with significant capacity restrictions as well as stringent public health regulations for cleaning, sanitizing and food handling beginning May 20th, according to the Governor’s latest Executive Order. To prepare, the City of Bristol started Monday to partner with local restaurants by offering on-site consultations and […]

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New Retailer to Open in Bristol While Another Shuts Down

You can now add another tenant to Bristol’s oldest Plaza. The owners of Bristol Plaza, announced the addition of Five Below to Bristol Plaza – the affordable retailer will be located in the former Roz & Ali store next door to Stop & Shop. Renovations are currently underway and the new store is expected to […]

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Drive-in Movies are Back in Connecticut; Check Out These 6 Locations

How’s this for a comeback in the era of coronavirus? Drive-in theaters may be part of our new normal. Coronavirus social distancing restrictions make them a safe place to go to the movies. Drive-in theaters, which combined America’s passion for automobiles and movies, peaked in popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. Many closed down […]

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Connecticut Shoreline State Park Beaches Will Be Open Memorial Day Weekend

Governor Ned Lamont announced that Connecticut state parks that feature beaches along the state’s shoreline will be open Friday, May 22, though with capacity limitations. Visitors are advised to follow social distancing guidelines. Lamont, along with the governors of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, announced a multi-state agreement to open beaches in their respective states effective […]

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