Who Won What: The Latest CT Lottery Winners

Here is a look at the latest winners from assorted CT Lottery games. *The CT Lottery furnishes winner information as a public record. Subscribe to The Roundup

FIND: Internationally Recognized CT Fall Foliage

New England is internationally recognized for having among the most spectacular fall foliage displays in the world — renowned for vibrant reds among the oranges and yellows.  And in Connecticut, you can experience the quintessential New England fall without traveling far. From hiking, biking and ziplining, to craft breweries, pumpkin picking, corn mazes and everythingRead More

Who Won What: Local Lottery Winners For August

Here is a look at the latest winners of August from assorted CT Lottery games. *The CT Lottery furnishes winner information as public record. Date Winner Retailer Game Prize 08/31/2020 Carol GranataGuilford, CT Rvs Quick MartNorth Branford 30X CASH 7th Edition $30,000 08/31/2020 Ruhi MunshiMonroe, CT Monroe Food Mart 123 IncMonroe 30X CASH 6TH EDITIONRead More

Despite COVID-19′s economic hit, Bristol is Thriving

A crisis reveals as much as it devastates. Retailers that were struggling before the coronavirus outbreak are now crumbling. Not well positioned to pivot going into the crisis, J.C. Penney, with more than 800 stores and nearly 85,000 employees, recently filed for bankruptcy, joining Neiman Marcus and J. Crew in the running list of retail casualties in the last twoRead More

Eversource is Using Lake Compounce as a Statewide Command Center and Housing Hub

Nearly 500 extra utility workers are setting up trailers at Lake Compounce for what could be a long haul. Eversource said they have crews coming in from Indiana, Illinois and the Carolinas. Lake Compounce Marketing Coordinator Paige Schmitt told FOX61 they are smack dab in the middle of Connecticut so we have Eversource setting up camp,Read More

Bristol Receives a Grant to Purchase Life-Saving Devices

The Bristol Public Library and the Bristol Senior Center were the recent recipients of Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) funded by a grant awarded to the City of Bristol from the Main Street Community Foundation. The grant helped to fund the purchase of three AEDs to help protect the welfare of the libraries’ patrons and theRead More

For Kids: Discover Connecticut – Virtually

Exploring Connecticut’s attractions is always a fantastic way to spend a day with the family, and while we may not be able to visit them all in person, there’s still much to discover –  virtually. Here is list of family-friendly virtual experiences. Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, Storrs Offering virtual puppet-making workshops and puppetRead More

Father’s Day in Connecticut: More Important Than Ever

As we prepare to celebrate Dad, we recognize that Father’s Day festivities may be different this year– but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the day special. Here are some great ideas for 2020. Gifts Made in Connecticut When shopping for a thoughtful gift for Dad, why not look right in your own state? PlentyRead More

Connecticut Grocery Store Employee Dies of COVID-19

An employee at a Whole Foods grocery store in Greenwich has died due to complications related to the new coronavirus, according to a spokesperson. “We have lost a member of the Whole Foods Market community who passed away on May 10 from complications related to COVID-19.” “This is a tragic loss for his loved onesRead More

Connecticut to Receive $111 Million in Coronavirus Relief Aid for Schools

Governor Ned Lamont announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving $111 million in federal coronavirus relief aid for the state’s school districts that will be used to support continued learning and address educational disruptions due to the global pandemic. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Elementary and SecondaryRead More

Fishing in Connecticut During COVID-19

Whether you’re fly fishing the Housatonic or Farmington Rivers, catching monster Northern Pike in Bantam Lake, or even cruising Long Island Sound for favorites like fluke, porgy, sea bass, and bluefish, fishing in Connecticut has never been more popular. And thanks to our friends at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), nowRead More

What to Expect on May 20 When Connecticut Starts Phase 1 Reopening

The four sectors of business that will be allowed to open on May 20 are restaurants, personal services, retail, and offices. During his daily news briefing this afternoon, Governor Lamont announced that his administration is utilizing seven criteria in its consideration for Phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening efforts: 50-percent capacity Outdoor dining only Tables 6 feetRead More

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 inRead More

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 useRead More

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 ofRead More