How towns, cities in CT are honoring fallen heroes this Memorial Day amid pandemic

CONNECTICUT (WTNH) — There are several ways towns and cities across the state are making sure fallen heroes are not forgotten this Memorial Day.  With COVID-19 limiting social gatherings, people are getting creative. Old Saybrook and Westport are going virtual with small ceremonies broadcasted to the community. Typically, Wolcott neighbors would gather to see first […]

Westport PD will not use ‘pandemic drone’ to monitor social distancing, health issues

Westport was one of the first towns to be struck by the COVID-19 pandemic in Connecticut. Now, the police department initially tested a “pandemic drone” that measures social distancing and can detect fevers, heart rate, and other vital signs. But after careful consideration and push back from residents, the department decided not to use the drones.

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.

Holiday charity drives across the state

Looking to spread some holiday cheer and give back to your community? Here’s a list of holiday charity and toy drives happening across Connecticut this holiday season.

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