Fishing Tourney For Disabled Vets In StamfordDisabled veterans on leave from a military hospital in Maryland are among those expected to participate in a weekend fishing tournament in Long Island Sound.
2 Rhode Island Beaches Ban Plastic, Foam, Glass ContainersContainers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution.
Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Coming To Six Flags New EnglandA new kind of roller coaster experience is set to premiere next month at Six Flags New England.
Low-Cost Norwegian Air Promises Bargain Flights To EuropeLow-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising cheap trans-Atlantic flights when it starts service to Europe this summer from Connecticut, and Rhode Island and New York's Hudson Valley.
Florida Grocery Store Offers Beer And Wine While You ShopAt Lucky's Market in Jacksonville, customers of age can enjoy an adult beverage as they go about their grocery shopping.
State Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Forest FiresOfficials with the state's Department of Energy are warning residents about an increased risk of forest fires in Connecticut due to this year's drought.
'Gilmore Girls' Festival Planned In Connecticut Town That Inspired TV SeriesIn advance of the release of new episodes of popular television series Gilmore Girls on Netflix this November, the first-ever Gilmore Girls Fan Fest will be celebrated in the Connecticut town that inspired the show's fictional setting of Stars Hollow, CT.
Puerto Rican Festival Returns To New Haven After HiatusAfter an eight-year hiatus, approximately 10,000 people took part in a festival celebrating New Haven's Puerto Rican community over the weekend.
Swimming Off Limits At 2 State ParksTwo state park swimming areas are closed today due to bacteria levels in the water.
Fishing Season UnderwayConnecticut anglers are celebrating the unofficial end of winter with the official start of fishing season.
Old Saybrook Man Injured In Hunting AccidentA 65-year-old Old Saybrook man was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter Saturday following a hunting accident in Haddam.
Milford Considering Smoking Ban At Recreation AreasMilford's Recreation Department is considering a smoking ban at Little League fields and possibly parks, beaches and other recreation areas.

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