DEEP: Four Swimming Areas Closed Due To Poor Water QualityThe swimming areas at four state parks are closed because of poor water quality today.
Hartford Police Plan Largest Crackdown Ever On Underage Drinking at ConcertHartford police are planning their largest crackdown ever on underage drinking at tonight's Florida Georgia Line concert, with more than ninety police officers planned to be on patrol at the Xfinity Theatre.
New York Files Lawsuit Opposing Dredge Dumping In Long Island SoundNew York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing a plan to allow dredged sediments to be dumped into the Long Island Sound.
National 811 Day Reminder: Call Before You DigToday is National 811 day. 811 is the number to call before any sort of excavation work, from planting a shrub to installing a pool, to check for underground utility lines.
DEEP: Kettletown State Park Among 3 Parks Closed For SwimmingThe swimming area at Kettletown State Park in Southbury remains closed today because of blue green algae blooms. There are warnings for the toxic blooms at Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, as well, but swimming is still allowed there.
State Agency Advises Preparation Ahead Of Above Average Storm Season PredictionA revised Atlantic storm forecast has state officials again reminding residents to stay safe and plan ahead.
Police Around Connecticut Launch New Distracted Driving CampaignAnother round of high-visibility distracted driving enforcement begins today. More than fifty Connecticut police departments are part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign.
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.

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