winter

Little dog,  big snow (WTIC Photo)

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Blizzard

President Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for all eight Connecticut counties and the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribal lands as a result of last month’s snowstorm.

03/21/2013

Snow,  WTIC Photo

Highest Snowfall Totals In Tolland County

A storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Connecticut, knocking out power to thousands and making a difficult commute for a second straight day.

03/08/2013

Snow and flooded street, Essex, Pratt Street, March 9 (Courtesy Tracy McHugh)

Region Copes With Another Winter Storm

A slow-moving storm centered far out in the Atlantic Ocean dropped up to a foot of snow in New England, caused coastal flooding in Massachusetts and slowed the morning commute in the region to a slushy crawl.

03/08/2013

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Advice For Winter Driving

The first snow of the season for some parts of the state has prompted the Connecticut Triple A to remind drivers to take it easy on the roads. First and foremost, slow down.  Steve Rourke, […]

11/07/2012

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Before The Fall Ends, Prep Your Home For Winter

Use the fall to take preventative steps to ensure your house will weather the winter.

10/03/2012

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Five Parks and Preserves for Cross Country Skiing in Connecticut

By Dani Frank Venturing into the outdoors when your backyard is a winter wonderland is an adventure in and of itself. New England under a blanket of snow is a magical time of year, ignoring […]

02/11/2012

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Four Farmers Markets to Help You Stay Happy and Healthy in Winter

By Dani Frank In addition to shorter days, chillier temperatures and a downfall of the white stuff, winter brings with it a colorful harvest of plants, produce and pies to brighten your cold days. Soups […]

02/04/2012

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Five Family-Friendly Activities to Explore NYC

By Dani Frank Is there anything more magical than laying eyes upon the Rockefeller Center Tree, reaching 70-feet tall and topped off with a Swarovski crystal star, for the first time? A trip to the […]

01/21/2012

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Three Ways to Enjoy Winter with your Dog

By Dani Frank Chasing snowflakes and pouncing on snowmen, winter is a great opportunity for a dog day with your prized pooch. If you need an excuse to end your hibernation and leave the warm […]

01/20/2012

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Guide to Connecticut Winter Carnivals

By Dani Frank Labor Day Weekend begins summer with a splash, and fall hosts enough harvest festivals to keep a person full of apples and pumpkins into December. Give winter the same special treatment, and […]

01/14/2012

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