Weather alert: Flood watches and a flood warning have been posted for parts of the state, including minor flooding along the Connecticut River. Read More


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Air Quality Warning For Sensitive Groups

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is forecasting unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups Thursday through Saturday in parts of the state.


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Better Air Quality This Year; Fewer Sweltering Days

Federal officials say New England’s air quality is better so far in 2011 than last year, attributing it to fewer sweltering days.