Gov. Ned Lamont has named a veteran employee at the Connecticut Department of Correction to lead the agency.
The Mystic Aquarium made a major announcement which is key to its survival.
With the colder temperatures approaching, outdoor seating options at restaurants will come to a halt. Local owners tell News 8 they’re hoping for new guidance on indoor dining from state officials.
It’s the first week of school for many students across Connecticut. Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz toured Skinner Road School in Vernon on Tuesday to see the process for themselves.
A vigil honoring the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A crowd gathered in Stamford Sunday to remember Ginsburg’s extraordinary life
Miguel Cardona reflects on his journey through education; says kids need to learn about Hispanic heritage in school
Dr. Miguel Cardona, Connecticut Commissioner of Education, spoke with News 8 about the effort to make learning more inclusive in our state.
The NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL’s double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks. In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work. Thousands of tests, minimal to no positive COVID-19 test results. So as the NCAA gets set announce its plans for the […]
DPH investigation into COVID-19 outbreak at Norwich nursing home finds serious infection control violations
A Department of Public Health investigation into an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at Three Rivers Nursing Home in Norwich found serious infection control violations.
International Opioid Overdose Awareness Day: Sculpture honoring those lost to addiction unveiled in Hartford; New Haven offers educational, resource event
For International Overdose Awareness Day Monday, Connecticut state leaders raised awareness about opioid addiction and the recent increase in overdoses in Connecticut by unveiling a sculpture at the state capitol honoring those who have died from an opioid overdose.
Sen. Fasano calls for investigation into Primary absentee ballot delay; Sec. of the State says extended use of absentee ballots was a success
Republican State Senator Len Fasano is calling for an investigation into primary absentee ballot delays. Meanwhile, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touting how well Primary Day went.