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A spotted menace

Officials say the spotted lanternfly poses a serious threat to Connecticut’s environment and agricultural industry.
Molly Ingram
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Officials say the spotted lanternfly poses a serious threat to Connecticut’s environment and agricultural industry.

Senator Blumenthal calls for legislation to control the invasive spotted lanternfly. A new law in Connecticut will help firefighters access workers’ comp. Some of the charges against Suffolk’s ex-police chief have been dropped. And how extreme weather is starting to change a long-held New England tradition.


Check out more from the "Beyond Normal" series from the New England News Collaborative!

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.
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