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DEEP closes over a dozen state parks; New Haven clears restricted parts of parks

With nice weather forecast for this weekend, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) anticipates several state parks will reach capacity and be closed for the day, as has been the case on nice weather days over the last several weeks, particularly on weekends.

Saturday night’s storm causes damage and outages across southern Connecticut

(WTNH) — Strong winds Saturday night have caused trees to fall in West Haven and Westport, with power out for some residents. There have been reports to News 8 of multiple trees falling into roadways, driveways, and on houses. The United Illuminating (UI) outage map shows there are 69 customers in West Haven without power […]

Westport Fire Department responds to multiple storm related calls

Westport, Conn. (WTNH) — The Westport Fire Department was busy Saturday responding to storm related calls due to a fast moving thunderstorm. The storm reportedly produced heavy rain, winds, and hail. In the span of 45 minutes, the fire department responded to 18 calls for service, according to Westport Fire Department. Officials say this started […]

In the Bender Kitchen: JoJo Pastors tells us about the 11th annual Chowdafest

Joining us today in the Bender kitchen is Lifestyle Expert, JoJo Pastors, Executive Director, Jim Keenan and Chowda Chef Mascot (Marc Lee) to tell you all about the 11th Annual Chowdafest. They have funded over 2 million meals in the ongoing fight against food insecurity – over a half million alone last year through Food […]

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