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CT Checkup: East Haven man’s patriotic salute for community catches the attention of truck dealership, raises funds, resources for food bank
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CT Checkup: East Haven man’s patriotic salute for community catches the attention of truck dealership, raises funds, resources for food bank

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, one East Haven man decorated his pickup truck with symbols of hope and community pride...

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Connecticut’s public colleges and universities to reopen campuses for fall semester on August 24
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Connecticut’s public colleges and universities to reopen campuses for fall semester on August 24

(WTNH) — The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system announced Friday that all school branches will reopen campuses August 24....

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Stop & Shop extends 10 percent pay increase for hourly workers
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Stop & Shop extends 10 percent pay increase for hourly workers

(WTNH)– Stop & Shop has announced that they are extending its 10 percent pay increase for hourly store associates through July 4. The grocery chain...

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City of New Haven now offering two tax relief programs with extended grace periods
News 6 days ago
City of New Haven now offering two tax relief programs with extended grace periods

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Elm City is giving taxpayers some tax relief options as we continue to overcome the coronavirus pandemic. There are...

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The future of senior living facilities will include tech-friendly rooms and a focus on nature
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The future of senior living facilities will include tech-friendly rooms and a focus on nature

Conn. (WTNH) — The future of senior living facilities may be including more tech-friendly rooms and a focus on nature. These changes more important...

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Gov. Lamont facing backlash for new guidelines for reopening dentist offices
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Gov. Lamont facing backlash for new guidelines for reopening dentist offices

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- Governor Ned Lamont released guidelines for reopening dental offices around the state, starting Wednesday. But he is...

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JCPenney files Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid COVID-19 pandemic
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JCPenney files Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain JCPenney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major...

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Nexstar Broadcasting to host exclusive live telecast of Virtual Town Hall with Connecticut’s government and community leaders on Monday, May 18
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Nexstar Broadcasting to host exclusive live telecast of Virtual Town Hall with Connecticut’s government and community leaders on Monday, May 18

NEW HAVEN, CT and IRVING, TX (May 15, 2020) – Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST),...

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Foodshare receives special donation to help keep drive up food distribution site running at Rentschler Field
News 3 weeks ago
Foodshare receives special donation to help keep drive up food distribution site running at Rentschler Field

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Foodshare, the food bank serving Hartford and Tolland counties, is working tirelessly to keep up with increasing...

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Waterbury Regional Food Hub sells fresh-produce from struggling local farms to urban residents
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Waterbury Regional Food Hub sells fresh-produce from struggling local farms to urban residents

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - The Waterbury Regional Food Hub has opened in downtown Waterbury to support local farms struggling amid the COVID-19...

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CT National Guard turns New Britain warehouse into distribution center during pandemic
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CT National Guard turns New Britain warehouse into distribution center during pandemic

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - It had been an unassuming, empty warehouse until the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, the Connecticut National Guard has...

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One Good Thing: Bethany Rid Litter Day gets community outside, cleaning roadsides of trash, discarded PPE amid pandemic
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One Good Thing: Bethany Rid Litter Day gets community outside, cleaning roadsides of trash, discarded PPE amid pandemic

BETHANY, Conn. (WTNH) — Bethany’s annual Rid Litter Day turns out dozens of volunteers to pick up bags and bags of trash along town roads each year...

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Foodshare launches new drive-thru food distribution at Rentschler Field in East Hartford
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Foodshare launches new drive-thru food distribution at Rentschler Field in East Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Helping those in need, Foodshare is launching a new drive-thru food distribution for the Greater Hartford community....

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Governor Lamont announces relief for those struggling to pay rent during pandemic
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Governor Lamont announces relief for those struggling to pay rent during pandemic

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Back from the corner grocery store the Williams family is stretching every dollar. Miranda Williams rents an apartment in...

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Pandemic leads to WIC concerns at grocery stores for some families
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Pandemic leads to WIC concerns at grocery stores for some families

MONTVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — Some grocery store shelves have been looking pretty bare these past few weeks as people stock up more than usual. But if...

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Milford confirms first death of resident from coronavirus
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Milford confirms first death of resident from coronavirus

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The city of Milford has confirmed the first death of a resident from the coronavirus Tuesday. Officials say a woman in her...

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Westport neighborhood helping each other get supplies after becoming ‘hot spot’ during coronavirus outbreak
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Westport neighborhood helping each other get supplies after becoming ‘hot spot’ during coronavirus outbreak

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Green symbols of hope can be seen in the windows of homes in Westport. “We thought it would be very easy to start a...

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LIST: Companies hiring during coronavirus outbreak
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LIST: Companies hiring during coronavirus outbreak

According to the Department of Labor, as of March 23, nearly 100,000 CT residents are out of work in just over one week due to the COVID-19...

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What’s still open under Gov. Lamont’s coronavirus social-distancing policy, “Stay Safe, Stay Home”
News 2 months ago
What’s still open under Gov. Lamont’s coronavirus social-distancing policy, “Stay Safe, Stay Home”

Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order on March 20 directing all non-essential businesses and nonprofits to close by 8 p.m....

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Mayor: Norwalk resident tests positive for coronavirus
News 2 months ago
Mayor: Norwalk resident tests positive for coronavirus

(WTNH) — Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling has confirmed Saturday that a Norwalk resident has tested positive for coronavirus. The male resident in his...

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Household items, cleaning product isles bare, in high demand in stores amid coronavirus outbreak
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Household items, cleaning product isles bare, in high demand in stores amid coronavirus outbreak

NEW HAVEN, Conn (WTNH) — Coronavirus fears are causing people to rush to stores across the state for essentials like toilet paper and cleaning...

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26 Connecticut residents test positive for coronavirus, Governor closes all public schools to stop the spread
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26 Connecticut residents test positive for coronavirus, Governor closes all public schools to stop the spread

CONNECTICUT (WTNH) - The State of Connecticut announced Monday that there are a total of 41 positive cases of coronavirus in the state. Since...

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NY resident who was a physician making rounds at Bridgeport Hospital tests positive for coronavirus
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NY resident who was a physician making rounds at Bridgeport Hospital tests positive for coronavirus

BRIDGEPORT, CT (WTNH) - The office of Governor Ned Lamont confirmed Saturday morning that a New York resident who was a physician making rounds at...

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New computer lab opening in Fair Haven neighborhood
News 3 months ago
New computer lab opening in Fair Haven neighborhood

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A new computer lab is opening in New Haven. City officials are celebrating the lab opening at The Farnam Community in the...

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Amazon 4-star store opens in Norwalk
News 3 months ago
Amazon 4-star store opens in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — Amazon 4-star is opening its first store in Connecticut. The store is set to open Wednesday at the SoNo Collection in...

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Amazon plans to turn Trumbull warehouse into distribution center
News 4 months ago
Amazon plans to turn Trumbull warehouse into distribution center

(WTNH) — Amazon is expanding in Connecticut once again. The company has bought a warehouse in Trumbull that’s been empty for years. It plans to...

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Major construction projects to start in the Elm City
News 4 months ago
Major construction projects to start in the Elm City

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Major projects are underway to connect Wooster Street to downtown New Haven. Two apartment complexes are going to be...

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40 more Bed Bath and Beyond stores to close in 2020, some in Connecticut
News 4 months ago
40 more Bed Bath and Beyond stores to close in 2020, some in Connecticut

(WTNH) — 40 more Bed Bath and Beyond stores are on the chopping block in 2020 including a store right in Connecticut. Their store in Shelton will...

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New Haven residents and elected officials calling on Yale University to do more for the city
News 4 months ago
New Haven residents and elected officials calling on Yale University to do more for the city

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Several dozen community members and elected officials from across the state joined a standing-room-only crowd at the...

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Dulos wants bank to maintain his New Canaan property
News 4 months ago
Dulos wants bank to maintain his New Canaan property

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — As Folis Dulos awaits trial – charged with the murder of his estranged wife, Jennifer – a home his company, the Fore Group...

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