Good Morning Connecticut's Gil Simmons is hitting the road. Gil is traveling the state, in search of interesting places, stories and events in Connecticut's towns and cities. Then, Thursdays this summer, watch On the Green with Gil, as Gil broadcasts his morning weather forecast from one of Connecticut's town greens. On the Green with Gil segments will highlight and explore interesting stories from the town or city of the day.
After the broadcast, viewers can go online to www.wtnh.com and watch extra footage of Gil exploring the town of the day. Viewers can also test their knowledge, with News 8's On the Green with Gil quiz.
On the Green with Gil Schedule*
1 June 30th New Haven
2 July 7th Stratford
3 July 14th Cheshire
4 July 21st Middletown
5 July 28th Guilford
6 August 4th Fairfield
7 August 11th Milford
8 August 25th Old Saybrook
9 September 1st Meriden
*subject to change
On the Green with Gil will air on Thursdays as part of News 8's morning show, Good Morning Connecticut. Good Morning Connecticut airs from 5-7am on News 8 and from 7-8am on MyTV9.
Lawmakers in Connecticut and New York are calling on the Federal Railroad Administration to take immediate action to try and prevent another deadly train crash like the one that happened last weekend in New York City.
Members of the Machinists union who work at jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney have approved a new three-year contract.
Manchester police are investigating what lead one man to allegedly kill three women and then take his own life.
The University of Connecticut has awarded the first two scholarships under a program launched to help those affected by last year's massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
A student accused of setting off a lockdown and massive police response at Central Connecticut State University by wearing a ninja-like costume on campus is set to face a judge for the first time.
Newtown police officers rescued two people from a house fire, early Sunday.
Enfield resident Harold Slater was just 20-years-old the day he witnessed the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Two men were arrested after breaking into a home then driving at officers during a pursuit in Waterbury on Saturday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's governor is calling for houses of worship to mark the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting by ringing their bells 26 times — once for each of the victims killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary …
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring a bill aimed at lowering college costs that includes withholding federal funds from schools that don't meet affordability and quality standards.