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  • February 2018 Above & Beyond Award: Diana Rodrigues

    Diana Rodrigues Emergency Medical Technician (10 years, supervisor for 5 years) American Medical Response, Fairfield County Connecticut   Nominated by William Drakos: “Diana is the most selfless individual I have ever encountered.  Diana works tirelessly, and consistently goes above and beyond her expected duties.  She works her full time job as a paramedic in Bridgeport, Connecticut while going to school full time to get a degree in paramedicine — all to better her own life.  Diana is constantly the one […]

  • February 19 to February 25

    Wednesday, Connecticut-Made Keeping bears away from your yard Tuesday, February 20 New Haven bike share 

  • Keeping you up to date on location: FOX61 StormTracker brought to you by Stone Academy

    Be on the lookout for the FOX61 StormTracker across the state! More coming soon… 

  • 71st Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show

     Connecticut’s largest and longest running home and remodeling show returns to the Connecticut Convention Center March 2nd – 4th! In the process of remodeling, building or landscaping?  The 71st Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show will showcase over 400 home improvement, building and remodeling exhibits from hundreds of local and national vendors.  Make a day out of it, and get a head start on your next project! Your one-stop shopping experience for: Kitchen & Baths Lighting Gutters Decks & Patios Pools & […]

  • Nominate a first responder to be honored on FOX 61

  • BBB recommends stronger smart phone security measures

    CROMWELL — Connecticut Better Business Bureau (BBB) recommends smart device users devote as much time and money to protect their mobile phones and tablets as they do with their personal computers. A growing number of consumers spend more time using their mobile devices than their personal computers. A number of aggressive malware developers are working diligently to discover ways to get malicious software inside mobile devices. Some smart phone owners are making it easy for hackers by failing to take even […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ star buys hundreds of movie tickets for underprivileged children

    ANDERSON, S.C. — The star of the latest Marvel blockbuster movie “Black Panther” Chadwick Boseman is giving back to the South Carolina community where he was born and grew up according to FOX Carolina. Boseman was born and raised in Anderson, and went back to the community to buy 312 underprivileged children tickets to see “Black Panther” according to the theater manager. The manager said a total of 460 of Boseman’s family and friends saw the film at the theater on […]

  • Massachusetts company sells more bulletproof school supplies after Florida shooting

    LOWELL, Mass. — The company “Bullet Blocker” has seen a recent spike in sales of its bulletproof school supplies following the latest deadly shooting rampage at a high school in Parkland, Florida MassLive reports. Company founder Joe Curran told the Boston Herald that he has not seen such an increase in sales since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut or the 2016 truck terror attack in Nice, France. The company, which operates manufacturing and shipping at facilities […]

  • Ask the Attorney: Insurance tips for motorcycles

    Ask the Atty, The weather is going to be great this week. I want to put my motorcycle back on the road. Do you have any insurance tips for me Lance

  • Tips to keep your child safe on the internet

    HARTFORD — A new generation is about to wade into the waters of the internet, and Connecticut Better Business Bureau recommends parents be an integral part of teaching their children how to make the most of the internet and avoid its potential problems. The threats children face are many of the same ones as adults, such as fake websites, viruses, collection of personal information and other scams. Keeping children safe online also involves a different type of danger: bullying. “It […]