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Norwalk students celebrate Black History Month tradition In an all-school assembly, Jefferson Science Magnet School students celebrated the legacies of influential African Americans.

Arts Commission presents its first exhibit at the Mayor’s Gallery A reception was held for the new exhibit, A Photographic Celebration of the History of Norwalk Firefighters.

Community Nonprofits Ask for $461M Over 5 Years HARTFORD, CT - In a way that seems more forceful than in past years the private, nonprofit community is asking the General Assembly for $461 million in funding over the next five years. Since 2007, community nonprofits have missed out on at least $461 million in state funding.

Major Retailer Closing Remaining CT Locations: Patch PM CT's own 'American Ninja Warrior' to make tv debut/ New Dulos ruling/ Trader Joe's, Whole Foods expansion projects….

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats As the world struggles to control the coronavirus, U.S. officials are refighting public health battles they thought they had won.

State regulators threaten fines for electric utilities over 'shared solar' rollout Regulators say the state’s two biggest electric utilities are dragging their feet on developing rules for the shared solar program.

Felony arrest for man accused of stiffing Greenwich hotel Westchester man arrested at J.F.K. airport on warrant from Greenwich.

Eversource to acquire MA gas pipeline after $53M criminal settlement Any remaining legal liabilities for the Merrimack Valley fires will remain in the hands of NiSource, the Indiana-based owner of Columbia Gas. The purchase is subject to approval from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.

Connecticut Lawmaker Seeks Expansion Of Clean Slate Bill A proposed law in Connecticut would automatically clear misdemeanors and low-level felonies for people who’ve served their time and remain conviction-free.

Regional Sporting Goods Retailer Leaving Connecticut Modell's, a chain billed as the nation's oldest family run sporting goods retailer, is leaving Connecticut.

With DeWanna Bonner now in the mix, things are looking bright in Connecticut for the Sun With the acquisition of DeWanna Bonner, the Connecticut Sun — with franchise staples Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas — look to be a WNBA title-contender in 2020.

Trump Can Withhold Police Funding From Sanctuary Cities, Court Rules So-called sanctuary cities in Connecticut and New York will have to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, if those states want millions in federal.

Connecticut Drone Companies Combine Forces to Command the Air, Land & Sea! February 26, 2020 - Drones are commonly known for flying in the sky, but a new breed is rolling around on the ground and swimming in the ocean.

Two-time Stanley Cup Champion Brad Richards Lists Connecticut Home for $9 Million The Georgian Colonial–style house was originally built in 1922 and was recently renovated.

Connecticut And Long Island Take Precautions Against Coronavirus Health officials and lawmakers in Connecticut and on Long Island are preparing for the coronavirus.

Cops: Mom, boyfriend charged in child abuse Norwalk police said the child had been struck with a belt on multiple occasions by the victim's mother and her boyfriend.

WATCH: Officers pull woman out of burning, overturned car in Connecticut — A camera captured the dramatic moment when police officers pulled a woman out of a burning, overturned car in Bridgeport, Connecticut….

Big changes in the weather: Here's what to expect After rain showers come to an end this morning, dry air moves in behind a cold front from a deepening low pressure system. According to the National Weather Service's hourly forecast, the rain should be over late this morning. As February comes to an end, monthly precipitation is below average.

Regional Planners Seek Federal Recognition as Connecticut's County Government Equivalent Connecticut's regional councils of government are seeking to be federally recognized as the state's equivalent of county government in an effort to make better use of federal data, be more competitive for certain federal grants, and streamline application processes.

OP-ED - We've Got One Chance Our transportation systems, how we get around from A to B to C, are putting the planet in a dangerous slide toward climate catastrophe. This isn't hyperbole. It would have been better to start working toward a solution decades ago, when the terrible reality of human-caused climate change became evident.

Report: State Falls Short of Gender, Racial Goals HARTFORD, CT - The gender and racial composition of Connecticut's boards and commissions fails to fully reflect the diversity of the people of the state, according to a new report.

Immunizations should be required for students to attend school in Connecticut As educators and school administrators, we believe school immunization laws should grant exemptions to children for bona fide medical reasons. All other children should be required to be vaccinated to enroll in school in order to attain “community immunity.”.

Kia recalls over 193K vehicles; fuel leaks can cause fires Kia is recalling more than 193,000 cars and minivans in yet another move to fix nagging problems that could cause engine fires.

Court dismisses appeal of gag order in missing mom case - The Connecticut Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal of a gag order that a judge imposed in the case of Fotis Dulos, who died after a suicide attempt last month while accused of killing his estranged wife.

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