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10 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Connecticut

10 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Connecticut

When is the best time to see fall foliage in Connecticut? Check our guide to find out.
Convicted Killer Wants A Special Prison Diet; Unwanted Note to a 10-Year-Old; Theft From an Autistic Man

Convicted Killer Wants A Special Prison Diet; Unwanted Note to a 10-Year-Old; Theft From an Autistic Man

A $45 million castle can be yours, the UConn Husky Mascot in a controversy, and a plane crash.
Connecti-cute: The 4th Best State to Have a Baby

Connecti-cute: The 4th Best State to Have a Baby

The state is baby-friendly and has great health care for new mothers and infants.
Home Invasion Killer Sues State; CT Meth Labs, Food Truck Benefits Charity

Home Invasion Killer Sues State; CT Meth Labs, Food Truck Benefits Charity

Plus a CT school briefly under lockdown, a new children’s museum opens and more from our CT Patches.
Theft From an Autistic Man; Fatal House Fire; School Custodian Writes in Unwanted Note 'I Found You' to 10-Year-Old Girl

Theft From an Autistic Man; Fatal House Fire; School Custodian Writes in Unwanted Note 'I Found You' to 10-Year-Old Girl

Former White House attorney sentenced for attempted murder, and you can own your own Connecticut castle for $45 million.
CT 9/11 Victims: The Lives Behind the Names

CT 9/11 Victims: The Lives Behind the Names

161 Connecticut residents perished in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001,13 years ago today. Here are some of their stories.
I Can't Forget the Eerie Silence' - First Responders Recall Their 9/11 Experiences

I Can't Forget the Eerie Silence' - First Responders Recall Their 9/11 Experiences

Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, police first responders spoke to Patch about the first-hand experiences they'll never forget
NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum Opens on 13th Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks

NYC 9/11 Memorial Museum Opens on 13th Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks

Families of the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were permitted to enter the NYC 9/11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday.
Unwanted Gifts to An Elementary Student; UConn Husky Mascot Controversy; Frat House No More

Unwanted Gifts to An Elementary Student; UConn Husky Mascot Controversy; Frat House No More

Mom who left child in a hot parked car while she shopped appears in court, and East Haven police investigate an armed bank robbery.
Gov: Flags at Half Staff in CT Thursday to Observe 9/11 Anniversary

Gov: Flags at Half Staff in CT Thursday to Observe 9/11 Anniversary

Flags will be flown at half-staff in remembrance of those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
CT Shellfish Leases Changed to Reduce Harmful Bacteria, Promote Smaller Businesses

CT Shellfish Leases Changed to Reduce Harmful Bacteria, Promote Smaller Businesses

New leases will require those renting shellfish beds to actively cultivate them and take steps to reduce harmful "vibrio" bacteria.
Plane Crash Lands in Connecticut; Apple Unveils New Products; CT Missing From Top Apple Orchards List; Town Accused of Being Insensitive to Jewish Residents

Plane Crash Lands in Connecticut; Apple Unveils New Products; CT Missing From Top Apple Orchards List; Town Accused of Being Insensitive to Jewish Residents

Biking for a good cause, DOT tries to get drivers to slow down on I-84, police investigate condo after complaints about fleas, and more.
Is Anti-Semitism Increasing in CT & NY? Swastikas Found in Wilton, CT and Spring Valley, NY 2 Days Apart

Is Anti-Semitism Increasing in CT & NY? Swastikas Found in Wilton, CT and Spring Valley, NY 2 Days Apart

The Anti Defamation League says there’s a significant increase in violent anti-Semitic assaults in 2014.
CT's Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Season Opens September 15

CT's Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Season Opens September 15

From crossbows to West Nile Virus to tagging, here is what you need to know for the 2014 deer and turkey season in Connecticut.
Possibly Perfect Fall Season Predicted for Connecticut

Possibly Perfect Fall Season Predicted for Connecticut

Fall colors will be on full display in October.
Connecticut Missing From Best of New England Apple Orchards List

Connecticut Missing From Best of New England Apple Orchards List

Yankee Magazine shared the best New England apple orchards and Connecticut is mysteriously missing. What orchards did they miss?
Officials Trying to Get Drivers to Slow Down on I-84 East in West Hartford

Officials Trying to Get Drivers to Slow Down on I-84 East in West Hartford

Drivers can expect more signage warnings, patrols to curb speed in area where two fatal crashes took place last month.
Wesleyan Student Falls From Window; Toy Car Causes House Fire; Teen Brings Dad's Gun to School

Wesleyan Student Falls From Window; Toy Car Causes House Fire; Teen Brings Dad's Gun to School

Plus: Man Charged in Connection With Beating Death of Monroe Woman; UConn Player Retires; Therapy Dog Walk-a-Thon Honors Sandy Hook Victim.
Crossroads Band to Rock Out for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

Crossroads Band to Rock Out for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

Benefit concert will be Friday, Sept. 12 at the West Hartford VFW Hall at 83 South Street.