Brett Andrew Martinez
7 Local Hiking Hotspots to Beat Your Quarantine Blues
Admittedly, Quarantine has given all of us an unprecedented urge to get outside and be "one with nature." Luckily for us Connecticuteans, our state boasts a ton of forests, parks, mountains, and preserves to explore. Whether you're looking to hike, walk, bike, or birdwatch, here are s…
BETHEL CAT FOUND AFTER DEVASTATING HOUSE FIRE
According to the Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company, it took around 2 hours and 50 firefighters to extinguish the large fire. Units arrived on the scene only 3 minutes after they got the call, and the cause is still being determined by the Bethel Emergency Management and Fire Marshal Office.
Connecticut Launches New Unemployment Software, Processes 60,000 Claims Overnight
The department updated its software in response to a massive uptick in the number of claim applications due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new software will facilitate the continuing claims that will need to be processed in the near future.
Calling All CT Businesses: Enter Into Our Virtual Tip Jar
Business hasn't been its usual self in the past month, and we are doing our best to change that. If you are a restaurant, shop, or any type of store that's been negatively affected by the pandemic, please enter your name into the tip jar below.
Yale University to House First Responders in Its Dorms
On March 20, Elicker requested that Yale President Peter Salovey open up housing for up to 150 responders who might have been exposed to the virus. This includes hospital personnel, public safety workers, firefighters, and police, according to the New Haven Register.
Starbucks is Now Offering Free Coffee to Frontline Responders, Paid Leave for Employees
Starbucks, the largest coffee retailer in the world, has been making equally massive moves in response to the pandemic in the past weeks.
CT Pizza Shop Owner Gives Back By Serving Free Pizza to Local Hospital
And now, in the midst of this coronavirus crisis,Kurt is a people-first, pizza second kind of owner, bringing pizza to the doctors and nurses who are risking their lives to fight the disease at his local hospital.
Do You Recognize Any of These Missing Connecticut Children?
People go missing every day. There are a number of current missing cases in Connecticut that have yet to be resolved. According to missingkids.org, a few of these missing Connecticut people can be seen below:
Aquarium Researchers Spot Rare Blue Whales Off the CT Coast
Also commonly known as the "Blue Whale" by its friends in the deep blue sea, researchers recently concluded that the largest animals on Earth (land or ocean) are closer to the Connecticut Coast than they thought.
Police: Bethel Man Arrested After Hacking Investigation, Found With Child Porn
Later in February, Coffey was taken into custody by both police departments on the charges of first-degree possession of child pornography risk of injury to a minor, three counts of third-degree computer crime, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. He is being held on a $250,000 bond, the…