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Things to Know Monday November 2nd

Things to Know Monday November 2nd

Police: Bridgeport girl found CT Post

Quinnipiac says it sent students home for violating COVID-19 restrictions at Anthony’s Ocean View CT Post

Fairfield school officials report 4 new cases in district CT Post

You have until tomorrow night to drop off your absentee ballot WFSB

Wind gusts of 50 mph reported, advisory posted through this evening WFSB

COVID cases grow in Wilton with 13 in 2 days, student athletes quarantined The Hour

New Haven closes Anthony’s Ocean View due to alleged COVID violations The Hour

Friendly’s to close at CT tourist magnet in bankruptcy sale The Hour

Stretch Your Dollar: Black Friday deals arrive early for eager shoppers WTNH

UConn announces dorm quarantine on Stamford campus Stamford Advocate

Melissa in the Morning: Dealing with Covid

Melissa in the Morning: Dealing with Covid

1. Milford’s Health Director addresses city numbers and why restaurants can’t use igloos. ((00:11))
2. Westport’s First Selectman talks about how being an epicenter in the beginning of the pandemic triggers why numbers are good in surge #2. ((08:12))
3. Lt. Perez talks about dispatchers and why people should still call in to police. ((15:05))

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Melissa in the Morning: Rolling things Back

Melissa in the Morning: Rolling things Back

1. Governor Lamont does his bi-weekly check-in on covid cases in CT since going up to a 6% infection rate. ((00:11))
2. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim previews what’s to come for red alert for the city. ((14:00))
3. Stamford Mayor David Martin urges people to stop being “wise guys” ((22:16))
4. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling explains why phase two was delayed until now. ((30:02))

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Things to Know Thursday October 29th

Things to Know Thursday October 29th

What you need to know about the remnants of Zeta and other wild weather heading to CT CT Post

Bridgeport DMV office closed for ‘deep cleaning’ due to COVID case CT Post

Shelton developer proposes 80 apartments, retail on Canal Street CT Post

Fairfield’s state candidates face off on jobs, finances and tolls CT Post

Several busted for running illegal club in Waterbury WFSB

Get a look at your town’s ballot WFSB

Norwalk school, All Saints class go remote due to COVID cases The Hour

More than 500K early CT votes are in. We break down what it means. The Hour

Need help parenting in a pandemic? Darien mom provides TikTok hacks WTNH

Gov. Lamont in talks with Massachusetts governor to get Bay State off CT COVID-19 Travel Advisory list WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Russian Interference

Melissa in the Morning: Russian Interference

1. Senator Blumenthal claims this election has more Russian interference compared to 2016…true or overblown?? ((00:11))
2. The difference between empathy and sympathy and WHY we need empathy NOW! ((06:08))
3. Dr. Fred Browne looks at uptick in covid cases and why some young patients are dealing with lingering symptoms. ((13:34))

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Why you need to avoid gatherings

Why you need to avoid gatherings

Dr. Browne looks at the uptick in covid cases in Connecticut and explains why gatherings are the biggest problem. Also, he talks about young people who get covid and have symptoms months later…why that’s not so rare and nothing to dwell on necessarily.

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Things to Know Wednesday October 28th

Things to Know Wednesday October 28th

CT COVID deaths top 4,600 as state records 490 new cases CT Post

Trumbull expands reopening of elementary schools CT Post

UConn suspends free tuition program for low-income families CT Post

Early Warning Weather Alert: Rain begins Thursday, ends as snow for some Friday WFSB

AHL delays start of 2020-2021 season to February WFSB

Police: Westport on pace for record number of car thefts The Hour

Westport selectmen approve new downtown crosswalks The Hour

College students in Fairfield told to avoid travel, Halloween gatherings The Hour

Massachusetts added to Connecticut COVID-19 Travel Advisory list WTNH

2021 Boston Marathon postponed, ‘at least’ until the fall due to pandemic WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Skiing through the Pandemic

Melissa in the Morning: Skiing through the Pandemic

1. Ski Sundown previews what the upcoming season will look like during the pandemic. ((00:11))
2. New state grants can help local businesses according to Bridgeport Regional Business Council. ((05:55))
3. Commissioner for the Dept. of Housing talks about compensating landlords during the pandemic. ((12:43))
4. Lt. Governor talks about the importance of narcan knowledge. ((17:00))

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Things to Know Tuesday October 27th

Things to Know Tuesday October 27th

Massachusetts craft beer giant to open distribution center in Stratford CT Post

‘Its natural state’ – Milford Land Trust cleans up newest property CT Post

Judge delays civil trial on Bridgeport top cop challenge CT Post

Lamont: Stricter enforcement of COVID rules possible after bar incidents CT Post

Today is the last day CT residents can register to vote ahead of this year’s election WFSB

No plans for CT to rollback any reopening phases despite spike in state COVID cases WFSB

Westport museum tries to set world record with largest abstract painting The Hour

Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath The Hour

Pratt & Whitney chooses North Carolina for new factory, but reports big loss Stamford Advocate

Gov. Lamont cracks down on bars masquerading as restaurants amid pandemic restrictions WTNH