WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s quirky Boom Box Independence Day parade has gone online this year for what is being dubbed the Zoom Box Parade. The Willimantic parade dates to 1986 when the town couldn’t find a marching band for its Memorial Day parade. Organizers approached radio station WILI-AM to provide marching music for people […]
Planned Parenthood health centers in Old Saybrook and Danielson closed in March because of the pandemic and News 8 has learned they will not reopen.
New protocols are in place, which means new life saving techniques and a new way of staking out your spot in the sand.
New mural about missing the human touch amid pandemic social separation is bringing Willimantic together
With so many separated from those they love – and even strangers – during the COVID-19 pandemic, a mural about missing the human touch is bringing Willimantic together.
On Friday, Democratic State Senators and Representatives of CT will be visiting nursing homes across the state to highlight health disparities amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly 60 percent of all COVID-related deaths in Connecticut are among nursing home residents.
On Thursday, Eastern Connecticut State University has announced the deadline to pay housing and registration deposits for freshmen entering school this fall has been moved back May 15, 2020.
Officials at Eastern Connecticut State University reported Sunday that a member of their faculty has tested positive for the highly-contagious COVID-19.
After a lengthy investigation conducted by Connecticut police and the Middlesex State’s Attorney, the use of deadly force upon 39-year-old Kyron Sands in the 2019 Willimantic officer-involved shooting has been justified.
A Willimantic firefighter and single mom is getting some national attention on the “Rachael Ray Show” and News 8 has a first look at the segment that had host Rachael Ray in tears.