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Connecticut Became 14th US State to Ban Civil Forfeiture

With unanimous votes in the House and Senate, Connecticut became the 14th US state to ban civil forfeiture of cash or property without a...

After Two Centuries, Atlantic Salmon Return to the Connecticut River

For the first time since the American Revolution, wild Atlantic Salmon are spawning in the Connecticut River. Industrial pollution and a series of dams constructed...

Connecticut Becomes Second State to End Veteran Homelessness

Any veteran who wants a home in Connecticut now has one. The state has become the second, after Virginia, to effectively end homelessness among veterans. Connecticut...

Connecticut Becomes 1st State to End Chronic Homelessness Among Vets

Connecticut officials announced Thursday they had become the first state in the nation to provide housing for every one of its chronically homeless veterans. The achievement marks...

Cesspool No More, Connecticut River Returned to Former, Cleaner Self

"Nobody knows the Connecticut River better than Jim Dietz, a three-time Olympic rower and two-time Olympic coach who built the University of Massachusetts women's...
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Grieving Father Has Kind Words for Connecticut Killer’s Family

Fighting back tears, the father of a 6-year-old daughter killed in Friday’s school shooting shared with reporters some surprising words of sympathy for the...

Connecticut Dentist Goes Green

From solar panels to non-toxic x-rays, from high efficiency lights to improved air quality, one dentist has opened a green office to reduce the...

Connecticut to Use Only Safe Cleaning Products

All state agencies in Connecticut will now use only environmentally safe cleaning products in their facilities. Green products maintain sanitary conditions while minimizing harmful...

Man Hailed as a Hero After He Rushed to Pull Driver From Burning Car After Fuel Explosion

If Edward Cyr had not rushed into action when he did, Glenwood Little may not have survived the car fire that erupted from his backseat earlier this month.

Good News in History, November 15

Happy 90th Birthday to Ed Asner, the beloved actor who played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 70s and 80s....

Good News in History, November 12

On this day 5 years ago, a bike path designed to glow like van Gogh’s Starry Night painting was opened, connecting in a beautiful...

Good News in History, November 5

On this day 550 years ago, the spiritual teacher and founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born. A poet, mystic, philosopher, and singer, Guru...

Thanks to Student’s Hunch, Seniors With Dementia Are ‘Coming Alive’ Again With the ‘Magic’ of Virtual Reality

The technology was shown to greatly decrease symptoms of depression and isolation in seniors suffering from dementia in more than 100 nursing communities.

More Than $21 Million Awarded to World’s Most Trailblazing Scientists to Further Their Research

More than $21.6 million has been awarded to the world's most trailblazing scientists for this year's Breakthrough Prizes.

Man Crafts Special Gift for Young Neighbor With Autism Enchanted by the American Flag

When Todd Disque spotted this pint-sized patriot admiring the American flag in his front lawn, he couldn't help but express his appreciation for the boy.

The Only Way for 4-Year-old to Get Surgery 3,000 Miles Away Was Fully-Equipped RV—And Strangers Sprung for It

When a 4-year-old with fatal heart defects needed to travel 3,000 for new miracle surgery, RV owners at Outdoorsy paid for the entire package.

Pawn Shop Owner Gives Motorized Wheelchairs to 580 People –Some Who Haven’t Been Outside in Years

An astonishing 580 people got their freedom back, thanks to a Connecticut businessman's passion and determination to repair and donate motorized wheelchairs.

Hearts Are Melting Over This Photo of Little Boy Hugging His Tearful Youngster Sister: ‘I’m just so happy’

Social media users are melting over this emotional photo of a little boy proudly hugging his little sister after her Pre-K graduation ceremony.

Girl Makes Teddy Bears That Hide IV Bags for Young Hospital Patients – And She’ll Soon Give Them Away for Free

These ingenious little toys could soothe the anxious minds of hundreds of young hospital patients from across the country.

Good News in History, June 7

37 years ago today, Graceland opened to the public five years after Elvis Presley died there. The mansion sits on 14 acres near Memphis...