Manchester Homeless Shelter To CloseA Manchester social service agency has decided to turn down $174,000 in state aid and close its homeless shelter this summer rather than comply with a state requirement to admit homeless people who abuse alcohol and drugs.
Governor Says Shelters Were 20% Over CapacityBriefing the state on weather conditions at noon Friday at the State Armory, Governor Malloy says the concern is the extreme cold and a wind chill forecast as low as 25 below.
New Show Will Rescue, Train Shelter Dogs On his new show, ``Lucky Dog'' for CBS, trainer Brandon McMillan will rescue, train and place 22 dogs in 22 weeks
Shelter Issues Emergency Appeal For Homes For Dozens Of DogsThe SPCA of Connecticut animal shelter in Monroe is issuing an emergency appeal for families to adopt some of the dogs housed there.
Partial List of SheltersHere is a partial list of communities which have opened shelters for their residents. Most request that those coming to the shelter bring warm clothing and blankets, snacks and prescription medication. Check whether your shelter allows pets.
Evacuations Ordered, Shelters Opened As Irene AdvancesLocal authorities went door-to-door along parts of the Connecticut coast to enforce mandatory evacuation orders and travelers were urged to get off state roads by sundown Saturday as Hurricane Irene barreled toward New England.
Flood-Prone Residents Urged To Leave For SafetyInformation on evacuations and shelters

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