Monthly Archive for September, 2014

: September, 2014

CDC confirms 3 cases of Enterovirus-D68 at CT Children’s Medical Center

The CDC has confirmed three cases of Enterovirus-D68 at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford.The boy above, 13-year-old Will Cornejo, is shown recovering this month at Rocky Mountain

Metro-North worker sues over Bridgeport derailment

An engineer who was injured in the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North train in Bridgeport has filed the latest of more than 25 lawsuits related to the accident. Steven Bauer of Orange claims in his

DMV lines may get shorter thanks to new app

HARTFORD – The long wait at the state Department of Motor Vehicles may be coming to an end. DMV is launching a new mobile app so residents can view wait times at different branches and even answer

State Police to collect old prescription drugs

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Connecticut State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding

Moose, deer breeding season a danger for drivers

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division is reminding motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity this fall, especially during early

Metro-North to launch expanded service

Metro-North is set to launch 30-minute departures on the New Haven Line to New York City, starting Nov. 9 . Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the service expansion at Union Station. “Back in 2012, we made

Poll: Will Chris Christie’s Stamford visit affect your vote?

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is back in Connecticut to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, this time at Bobby Valentine’s in Stamford. Does Christie’s visit affect whether you’d

Fairfield woman struck by bike has died

FAIRFIELD — Jill Tarlov, 59, who was struck by a cyclist in Central Park on Thursday, has died. Mike Wittman announced the death of his wife, Jill Tarlov, in an emailed statement to the Associated

State committtee to protect bird habitats

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is forming an advisory committee to help the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identify and recognize critical bird habitats and promote

Gov. Malloy for the birds.

Governor Dannel P. Malloy, flying back from a political fundraising trip to California, announced today that he is creating a panel of ornithological experts to serve on a new advisory committee to be