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Final Distracted Driving Crackdown Planned Near Danbury

The fourth and final crackdown on distracted drivers is being held in the Danbury area.


Meriden-Markham Airport. Image from city of Meriden web site.

Seven Die In Massachusetts Plane Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz is among the seven people killed in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, the newspaper’s editor said Sunday. Bill Marimow confirmed Katz’s death to Philly.com, saying he […]



Gear Failure Blamed for Metro-North Commuter Delay

The Connecticut Department of Transportation blamed a gear failure for a stuck railroad bridge that snarled travel on Thursday morning for thousands of Metro-North commuters.


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Have Some Seafood: Sub Commissioning Postponed — But North Dakota Residents Head For New London Anyway

Several dozen North Dakota residents are heading to Connecticut this weekend even though the event they were originally traveling for, the commissioning of a submarine named after the state, has been postponed.


A moose tranquilized and captured in a backyard near the center of Plainville. Image courtesy of Plainville Police.

Moose Spotted In New Britain Area; Drivers Warned

Drivers in the New Britain area are being warned about a moose spotted Wednesday afternoon.


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Tweet On Logan Airport Fire Gets Lots Of Attention — But the Fire Was A Drill

Reports of a plane ablaze at Boston’s Logan International Airport turned out to be nothing but a training exercise for firefighters.


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No Deaths On State Roads During Holiday Travel Period

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police have released final number from their busy Memorial Day holiday traffic enforcement. For the four day period that ended at midnight, troopers logged 301 motor vehicle accidents, 54 with […]


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State Plans $12 Million Pothole Project

Connecticut is spending nearly $12 million to fill in potholes and make other repairs to roads ravaged by the harshest winter in years.


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New Funding For State Road Resurfacing

(CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Deputy Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) Commissioner Anna M. Barry, today highlighted $11.9 million on the Bond Commission’s upcoming agenda to fund the state’s annual maintenance and […]

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