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Connecticut College holds 100th commencement exercises

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) - It was a historic weekend forConnecticut College.TheNew Londonschool celebrated its 100th commencement.The college said the class of 2018 was told to "make the world good for someone else."Related Content:News 8's Ayah Galal graduates from Quinnipiac UniversityAmong the cl

WTNH.COM - 2018-05-20 19:07:36

Connecticut residents still recovering from storms

Last week's storms caused a great deal of damage in Brookfield, Oxford, Hamden, and Wallingford.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-05-20 18:14:50

Capitol Report: Connecticut lawmakers to weigh legalizing sports betting

Couldsports bettingbecome a legal activity inConnecticut?An unscientific poll of Connecticut sports bar patrons found overwhelming support for legalized sports betting in our state.Related Content:Malloy to meet with lawmakers about sports betting rulingTheU.S. Supreme Courtpaved the way for states

WTNH.COM - 2018-05-20 16:05:30

Zacks: First Connecticut Bancorp (FBNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of First Connecticut Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNK) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company,Zacks Investment Researchreports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rat

BREEZE - 2018-05-20 14:52:30

Connecticut is actively recruiting same-sex couples to adopt or foster children - Metro Weekly

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) will work with LGBTQ organizations and community centers to encourage same-sex couples to apply to become either adoptive or foster parents. Connecticut currently has around 4,300 children being cared for by the state, half of which are unlik

METRO WEEKLY - 2018-05-20 13:28:40

Southern Connecticut State University team measuring impact of road salt on local amphibians

Southern Connecticut State University professor Steven Brady shows a preserved spotted salamander, with students Faruk Senturk, left, and Lauren Frymus.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-05-20 12:44:19

Aces fall at Connecticut in WNBA opener, 101-65

Confetti falls from the ceiling as the WNBA’s new Las Vegas Aces name and logo are revealed at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Las Vegas’ first major pro basketball team will begin play in the spring.

LAS VEGAS SUN - 2018-05-20 12:07:00

Here Are Connecticut's Most Endangered Animals

NEW CANAAN, CT — When you think of the planet's most endangered species, some common examples that might come to mind include rhinos, elephants, tigers, gorillas and leopards. But a new report has identified the two most endangered species in every state — and in Connecticut, the answer might not be

PATCH - 2018-05-20 12:00:00

Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClublowered shares ofConnecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS)from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Wednesday.A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock.ValuEngineupgraded shares of Connecticut Water Service from a ho

THESTOCKOBSERVER.COM - 2018-05-20 11:10:43

High winds in Connecticut - literally and politically speaking - The CT Mirror

Political winds were blowing in Connecticut last week, though not nearly as hard as the tornadoes and violent thunderstorm thatcaused devastating damage, particularly in the western portion of the state, and took two lives.

CTMIRROR.ORG - 2018-05-20 09:00:18

Fitch: Connecticut should not expect tax revenue boon from sports betting

Legalized sports gambling could be in the cards for Connecticut, but it will not likely create a jackpot of tax revenue for the state, said one of the country’s major credit rating companies.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-05-20 04:00:00

Connecticut courts expand online ticket dispute program

“I’m very reasonable,” Colangelo said. “If they came to court, they would get an offer from us. I’m not treating anybody differently because they are doing this online. I’m looking at it and saying, ‘If they were here, what would I offer them?’”

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-05-20 03:25:47

Connecticut Steps Up Recruitment of LGBTQ Parents

Just a week afterConnecticut Bans Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy For Minors, the state goes and does this ... and we say BRAVO!

INSTINCTMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-05-20 00:30:00

Special Weather Statement Issued for Southern Connecticut

In the statement, the weather service says, "Areas of fog will develop through the night as a warm front approaches from the south and passes to the north late. Dense fog is possible, especially along the coast, with the visibility lowering to 1/4 mile or less.

PATCH - 2018-05-20 00:07:02

Finding the Backdrop of ‘Gatsby’ in Connecticut, Not Long Island

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald in Westport, Conn., in 1920. A book and documentary argue that Westport, more so than Long Island, was the basis for the setting of “The Great Gatsby.”

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-20 00:00:00

Mohegan Sun (Uncasville, Connecticut)

Sky Tower (hotel):486 feet (149 meters).This is the tallest building in Connecticut outside of Hartford and is the tallest building in Eastern Connecticut and New London County.

FLICKR.COM - 2018-05-19 23:58:53

Connecticut locals react to the Royal Wedding

“This is a way for all of us to connect and see young love, young hope, young lives, everybody melding together and we need a little bit of that now,” said Henrietta Szymolon, who lives in New Haven.

FOX61.COM - 2018-05-19 23:23:15

Additional damage further delays power restoration for some

Eversource crews have uncovered additional, extensive tornado damage to some of the hardest hit towns in the state, pushing back expected power restoration for some.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-05-19 22:41:08

Tong makes history as first Asian-American endorsed for statewide office

“We’ve made history,” Tong said. “We’ve done something nobody in Connecticut has ever done. Together, 2,000 of us have for the first time ever nominated an Asian-American for constitutional office in the state of Connecticut.”

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-05-19 22:34:53

Dramatic images show storm damage in Connecticut

A violent storm harboring two tornadoes left a trail of destruction across the state Tuesday, taking many residents by surprise and leaving thousands without power. Readers sent us hundreds of photos of the storm damage. Click through to see some of the most dramatic images of the storm and its afte

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-05-19 21:58:37