The great outdoors is an escape from pandemic-induced boredom, but there are dangers to be aware of.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Lamont proposes to ban flavored vaping, legalize marijuana in new budget
Gov. Ned Lamont opened the new legislative session with proposals to ban flavored vaping product sales and to take initial, tentative steps toward legalizing marijuana.
Third Connecticut resident dies of EEE
An East Haddam resident is the third person to die of the mosquito-borne disease. State health officials say a fourth person with the disease has been hospitalized.
State leaders urge caution as second Connecticut resident dies of EEE
An Old Lyme resident died of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare but serious illness caused by mosquito bites.
Invasive species keep coming. Will climate change bring more?
It’s an unexpectedly busy summer for invasive species in Connecticut. A new beetle is attacking pines and an old one is attacking ash trees. There’s another dangerous mosquito. The big question — will climate change bring even more problems?