Connecticut

AP

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Connecticut hosted an international conference for scholars of military archaeology over the weekend. Among other speakers, the audience heard from the man who found the wreck of the Titanic.

Alex Brandon / AP

This week U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut will join several other national Democrats, gun control advocates and progressive groups, in a one-day fundraiser for eight candidates who are challenging Republican members of Congress in November’s election. The Republicans all have “A” ratings from the National Rifle Association.

Matt Rourke / AP

The city council of New Britain has voted to change the name of a street that honors the father of disgraced Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The proposal now goes to Republican Mayor Erin Stewart, but she is expected to veto it.

Region Still Recovering From Widespread Flooding

Sep 27, 2018
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Rescue workers in North Haven, Connecticut, used a drone Wednesday to help search for a person missing after flooding along the Quinnipiac River was sparked by heavy rains on Tuesday.

State of Connecticut

Connecticut's child advocate is calling for immediate action to improve safety and care at a state-run psychiatric treatment center for children. That’s in response to the suicide of a pregnant teenager and seven other suicide attempts within the past year.

On Wednesday Child Advocate Sarah Eagan released her office's report on the Albert J. Solnit Children's Center in Middletown. The facility is run by the state’s child welfare agency, DCF.

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