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Another Name Gets Added to Race for Governor

Another Name Gets Added to Race for Governor

West Hartford Republican Joe Visconti collects necessary signatures, will run as an Independent in November election.
'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

With back to school time upon us, a Connecticut Police Department reminded people to talk to children about bullying.
Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a handyman accused of forging a deceased woman's checks, a police officer seen on video hitting a suspect, a DUI with two kids in car.
Boy Scouts of America Hosting Local Joining Nights

Boy Scouts of America Hosting Local Joining Nights

The Cub Scouts will hold the event locally on Sept. 10., Girl Scouts will also attend.
Road Tripping Mediterranean Shakespeare Comes to Stratford Library

Road Tripping Mediterranean Shakespeare Comes to Stratford Library

Hudson Shakespeare Company performing 'Pericles' on Saturday (Aug. 23) at 2 p.m. at the library.
5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

CT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes the ALS ice bucket challenge and a Naugatuck man is charged with sexual assault.
Stratford Police Issue Coyote Advisory

Stratford Police Issue Coyote Advisory

Coyotes have been spotted in town, but police say there have been no reports of incidents involving aggressive behavior.
Janitor at Bridgeport Rehab Facility Arrested for Sexual Assault

Janitor at Bridgeport Rehab Facility Arrested for Sexual Assault

The janitor allegedly assaulted female clients in their rooms.
Gov. Malloy Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Stratford

Gov. Malloy Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Stratford

Malloy accepted challenge from GOP rival Tom Foley.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

Connecticut law mandates emissions be reduced to 10 percent below 1990 levels by 2020 and 80 percent below 2001 levels by 2050.
Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Bret Michaels entertains 50,000 people in Milford and an amazing and inspiration young East Haven singer.
Wow House: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas List Bedford Estate

Wow House: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas List Bedford Estate

Couple lists Bedford estate after reconciling. Zeta-Jones stayed in home after separation from Douglas last year.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
CT's Tax Free Week 2014 Starts August 17

CT's Tax Free Week 2014 Starts August 17

Parents and students, mark your calendars and get ready for some back-to-school shopping.
The Best of the Connecticut Wow Houses

The Best of the Connecticut Wow Houses

Check out some of the most interesting ‘wow’ houses on the market in Connecticut towns.
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Continues To Decline

Connecticut Unemployment Rate Continues To Decline

This is the sixth straight month the state has added more jobs.
Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Plus Milford’s Oyster Festival, a flea market weekend, and more from our Connecticut Patches.
President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

Tom Kurkoski, president of the Newtown Federation of Teachers, spoke Friday before the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
CT Officials Decry Planned 4% Metro-North Fare Hike

CT Officials Decry Planned 4% Metro-North Fare Hike

Metro-North says an increase is necessary because of contractual obligations and new rail safety regulations.