Invasive snake-like ‘jumping worms’ are spreading in Connecticut
Jumping worms, which are native to Japan and Korea, arrived in the United States in the 1920s as fishing bait and as hitchhikers on imported plants and soils. Jumping worms first appeared in New England in the last decade and have upended local gardens and lawns for several years. The jumping worms have been found in several counties in Connecticut.
These 8 Places in Connecticut will Host Free Concerts all Summer
After a brief pause due to the pandemic, live music is back in action and this summer is already shaping up to be a big welcome back party in the state of Connecticut. There's no better way to celebrate the summer than outdoors enjoying live music. Keep reading to find out where you can catch a free love performance this summer.
Connecticut restaurant chain closes multiple locations
A well-known Connecticut restaurant chain has just closed multiple locations throughout the state. The past couple of years have been tough on businesses all over the country, and restaurants have been hit particularly hard. As a result, many popular chains have been forced to close their doors, and Chip's Family Restaurant is the latest casualty.
9 of the most Historic Restaurants in Connecticut
One of the oldest states in the country, Connecticut was a fortress of revolutionary sentiment during the American Revolution. The state has preserved many of its colonial-era homes, public buildings, and monuments.
The Coolest Hidden Bars you must visit in Connecticut
The speakeasy-style bar that transports visitors to a bygone era of opulence and debauchery saw a resurgence long after the Prohibition Era ended. Known for their hidden entryways, nondescript building exteriors, and delicious craft cocktails– speakeasies have amassed cult followings ever since.
Woman gets to hold penguin at 104: "I never thought I'd have this chance"
A grandmother who lives in Farmington, Connecticut, recently saw her dream come true after she had almost given up on it. The woman got to meet and pet a penguin, and this way, her lifelong dream became a reality.
8 Hidden Connecticut Waterfalls you must see
Each year, people travel the globe to witness the magnetic power of water thundering over a cliff's edge and falling to its final, tranquil resting place. And while waterfalls exist worldwide, you don't have to travel far from home to see one. Whether you wander through a state park or hike uphill just for a glimpse, you'll be amazed by the beauty of Connecticut's remarkable waterfalls.
Connecticut: One Day in Mystic, CT - Travel Vlog | What to Do, See, & Eat!
Welcome to Connecticut (state 48/50)! For our time in the Constitution State we spent the day exploring the historic coastal village of Mystic! Known for its quintessential New England charm, as well as being home to two of Connecticut's most visited attractions (the Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium), Mystic is the kind of place that you expect to stumble into the filming of a Hallmark movie at any moment! Unfortunately, we didn’t witness your mom’s new favorite Christmas movie being filmed or get to visit the famous Mystic Seaport during our visit (it was closed), but we were able to experience the Mystic Aquarium, take a stroll along the adorable Main Street, take in some incredible sunset views along the Mystic River, and enjoy some delicious seafood before calling it a day. We hope you enjoyed following along, and remember to check out our “One Day in Mystic” itinerary for help planning your visit! ** Make sure to watch the end for bloopers **
4 Special Places to Visit in Connecticut
While it's true that Connecticut doesn't get the same level of tourism as some of its neighbors, that doesn't mean there's nothing to see and do there. In fact, the state has a lot to offer visitors, especially those who are looking to get away from the crowds.
The richest person in Greenwich, Connecticut
Forbes published its annual list of Forbes 400, which ranks the richest Americans by their net worths. The 400 richest Americans saw their combined wealth increase 40% over the last year, to $4.5 trillion. Almost all are richer than last year.
11 of the most romantic restaurants in Connecticut
In a state as beautiful as Connecticut, there's no shortage of romantic restaurants to choose from. Sometimes, however, we all need a little help when it comes to finding just the right spot. The selections on this list all contain something special. From waterfront dining to a dimly lit ambiance, these restaurants will take your dining experience to the next level.
The 2 fastest-growing Cities in Connecticut
According to the US Census Bureau, Connecticut is the 29th most populous state in America, with a population of 3.6 million residents. As a state close to two major cities boasting a gorgeous coastline and mountain ranges to the North, it's no wonder that people like to call the Constitution State home.
3 Wonderful Beaches in Connecticut
Connecticut's beaches are some of the best in New England, offering a wide variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. While most of the state's beaches are located within state parks, there are also plenty of public beaches that are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.
A Hotel in New England Provides Opportunities for all Types of Job Seekers
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. Go: Explore a bustling maritime village located in downtown Mystic, Connecticut and just a stone’s there away from the Mystic River. Choose from one of the 45 guest rooms all offering a unique New England experience.
[VIDEO] International Firefighters’ Day Tribute
In honor of International Firefighters’ Day…one day late in posting this video, enjoy some footage I have captured around Connecticut, New York, and Detroit. Follow this account for much more content like this.
Connecticut man captures video of black bear stuck inside car
Imagine being woken up in the middle of the night and finding a big black bear stuck in your car. Cathy Doi/Getty Images (Canva Pro license) Cody Gillotti was relaxing on his couch before bed one night last week when he saw lights flash outside his window.
Bullying Attack Leaves 6 Year Connecticut Boy with Second and Third Degree Burns
In a horrifying incident, a six-year-old Connecticut Dominick Krankall was the victim of an attack by a bully who poured gasoline on a tennis ball, lit it on fire, and threw it at the boy's face.
The richest person in Connecticut is giving away billions
When Forbes released its annual list of billionaires this month, 2,668 people made the list. And once again, claiming the title of the richest person in Connecticut was Ray Dalio. Let's look at his story and what he is doing to give back to the Connecticut community.
Walmart closing another store in Connecticut next month, remaining items on clearance
Walmart is closing another one of its stores in Connecticut. They are selling the remaining items at clearance prices to clear out the store before it closes its doors for good next month.
[PREVIEW] Fire Photographer/Videographer Becomes a NewsBreak Contributor
I would like to take this time to formally introduce myself to the NewsBreak community. This video is a 2021 year in review of some of the incidents that I covered last year and is a good example of what you can expect from this channel. I will be posting articles and videos of breaking news that occurs around me. This will mostly be local to the CT area, but I do travel often and have covered many incidents in NY, NJ, Baltimore, and Detroit. I am also an FAA licensed commercial drone pilot, so look to see aerial coverage of these incidents as well. My work has been published nationally in print, network news, and online. I am also a career fireman of 22 years here in CT. At times, I may cover other events and subjects like local events and travel, but the main focus of this channel will be breaking news and mostly firefighting action. You can see more of my videos at: <a href="www.YouTube.com/FIREGROUNDIMAGES">www.YouTube.com/FIREGROUNDIMAGES</a> And you can see my photo galleries at: <a href="www.FIREGROUNDIMAGES.com">www.FIREGROUNDIMAGES.com</a>