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New Connecticut Program Pays Family To Care For Elderly Relatives

MERIDAN, Conn. (WTNH) – Connecticut is now offering financial help to families caring for aging parents. The program called “CT Adult Family Living/Forster Caregiver Program” allows a caregiver to recieve a tax-free stipend of up to $500 a week , $26,288 a year. 546 more words


Two Connecticut high school students chosen for U.S. Senate Youth Program

WASHINGTON D.C., (WTNH) – Two Connecticut high school students have been chosen to get an up-close lesson on how Washington works. that Isha Dalal, a student at Trumbull High School, and Emily Sullivan, a student at Simsbury High School, have been selected as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) – a week-long opportunity for selected high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in public service to learn about the U.S. 152 more words


Man pleads guilty in 2015 death of victim shot in 2009

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2015 death of a man originally shot outside a barbershop in 2009. 120 more words


East Windsor Animal Control searches for puppy's new home

EAST WINDSOR, Conn (WTNH) —  Animal Control searches for a new home for a puppy left outside of an animal shelter in East Windsor.

Animal Control spotted a puppy, blind in one eye, tied outside of their animal shelter in East Windsor when he broke loose. 98 more words


Longtime West Haven residents worried about local businesses leaving

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Longtime West Haven residents are seeing a lot of changes to their city. Austin Anderson said, “Diners around town are going away because of the fast food and the chain restaurants are moving in.” 271 more words


Three arrested for stealing items from car

MILFORD, Conn.(WTNH) —- Just this morning, Milford Police were able to make three arrests in connection with stolen items from a vehicle on Wilson Street. 175 more words


East Haven mayor responds to school bus stop safety

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– East Haven city leaders are speaking out about school bus stop safety.

The mayor and police chief said they were unaware of the problem regarding safety of the children until watching it on News 8. 805 more words