Department of Health Releases New Guide To Safe Eating of Connecticut FishThe state Department of Health has released its 2017 guide on the safe eating of fish caught in Connecticut waterways.
Safety Upgrades at Brainard Airport Could Remove Acres of TreesPreliminary plans are being considered regarding safety upgrades near Brainard Airport in Hartford. Chief among them is a proposal that could see the elimination of acres of trees along and near the Connecticut River.
High Risk of Forest Fires Today, Despite Weekend RainState officials are warning of a very high forest fire risk today.
Advocates Seek Better Awareness of Safe Haven Baby LawsLawmakers and advocates say not enough people, especially teenagers, know about Safe Haven laws that allow parents to drop off a newborn at a hospital or police station — no questions asked.
After Second Travel Order, UConn Still Tells Some Students Not To Travel OverseasUConn is advising international students not to travel outside of the US, because of the president's revised executive order on immigration.
Medical Examiner: Overdose Deaths In Connecticut Up 25 PercentConnecticut’s Chief Medical Examiner says 917 people died from accidental drug overdoses in 2016. The figure is a 25-percent increase from the 729 that died in 2015.
Bill Requiring Adults To Wear Motorcycle Helmets Under DiscussionShould adults be required to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle in Connecticut?
De-Icing Truck Catches Fire at Bradley AirportIn an unrelated incident, two people were injured in a New Haven transit bus accident during a snowstorm, but it was not immediately clear if weather was a factor in the crash.
Student Rescued After Falling Through Frozen Pond By SchoolPolice say a student from a Connecticut center that provides behavioral and developmental services fell through a frozen pond and had to be rescued.
Police Warn Of Coyotes Attacking Dogs In DarienPolice in Darien are warning of aggressive coyotes, after two dogs in town were attacked by coyotes, and one was killed.
Avoiding House Fire Risk While Cooking For ThanksgivingFire officials share tips on how to avoid a turkey fire. According to reports, Americans are three times more likely to set fire to their homes on Thanksgiving.
New Britain To Begin Buying Water Due To DroughtWith no appreciable rain in sight, New Britain is in the “water supply advisory” stage and will reportedly begin buying water from the Metropolitan District Commission on December 1, according to the city’s director of utilities.

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