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Connecticut Department of Public Health now recommends people who live in or visit Hartford, New Haven and New London counties wear masks in public places. That follows CDC recommendations for communities with “substantial transmission” of COVID-19.

The Connecticut Capitol Building in Hartford
Johnathon Henninger

Connecticut state police said the gunman who shot at the state Capitol over the holiday weekend has been arrested.

The Hartford Courant

Just days after acquiring Tribune Publishing, the parent company of The Hartford Courant, Alden Global Capital is offering voluntary buyouts to non-unionized employees across the company. On its first day it replaced Tribune's CEO Terry Jimenez with Alden Capital’s president Heath Freeman.

Connecticut state Senator Marilyn Moore of Bridgeport speaks at a gun violence press conference in Hartford on April 14, 2021.
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Shootings are on the rise in some of Connecticut’s biggest cities. Some lawmakers from those cities want more money for gun violence prevention.

Patient Susan Maxwell Trumble is inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at South Shore University Hospital, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in Bay Shore, N.Y.
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The Archdiocese of Hartford said parishioners can in “good conscience” receive any COVID-19 vaccine available.