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  • FOX61 News to live stream and broadcast Hartford Mayoral Debate

    HARTFORD — FOX61 News announced Friday it would host, live stream and broadcast the 2019 Hartford Mayoral debate. The debate will be streamed live on the FOX61 Facebook page, and on the FOX61 News App on Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. The debate will be broadcast on FOX61 at 10 a.m., Sunday, September 1 in a special one-hour edition of The Real Story and Real People with Stan Simpson, FOX61’s weekly public affairs and political programs. Hartford Mayor […]

  • Harvard Pilgrim Coffee Cup Salute: PensionSoft Corporation

    HARTFORD — We are saluting businesses all across Connecticut!  On weekday mornings, FOX 61 will hold its Coffee Cup Salute to highlight your business. If you want to see a mug from your business on our Coffee Cup Salute, mail us at: FOX 61 WorkinCT 285 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06115 If your business would like to learn more about Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare: This morning, we salute KBL Contractors in Bridgeport! They provide services like roofing, siding, gutter repair, insulation, […]

  • Nathan Carman testifies in court over boat modifications

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A Middletown man who was rescued off the coast of Rhode Island three years ago, took the stand in a Rhode Island Court Thursday. Silent while walking into court Thursday morning, Nathan Carman took the stand in the civil trial over an insurance claim surrounding his sunken boat “The Chicken Pox”. The trial is to determine if Carman is entitled to an $85,000 insurance payout for that sunken boat. The insurance company is arguing that he made […]

  • Sources: Business where human remains found in Waterbury is where Jason Watson worked

    WATERBURY — Sources confirmed to FOX61 news that Jason Watson, the prime suspect in the disappearance of a Meriden mother, worked at a recycling center where human remains were found yesterday. The business is located in Waterbury. Meriden Police Department said at this time no positive identification has been made of the remains. Police said the identification process can take a few weeks. On Wednesday, police said they’ve extended their search into Waterbury for Perrie Mason, 31, who is a […]

  • American Idol winner Nick Fradiani talks ‘A Bronx Tale’ tour and New Haven concert this weekend

    HARTFORD — Nick Fradiani, an American Idol winner from Guilford, stopped by FOX61 this morning! He spoke with Erika Arias about his upcoming concert in New Haven this weekend along with his future plans to tour with “A Bronx Tale.” For information on Nick Fradiani’s concert at College Street Music Hall in New Haven on August 24, click here.

  • ‘Person of interest’ in death of Enfield woman, involved in crash in Wethersfield

    ENFIELD — Police have found a man they wanted to question in the death of an elderly woman in Enfield. Enfield Police Department were looking for the woman’s grandson, Anthony Ward. Police said Ward was involved in a one car crash in Wethersfield Wednesday evening, where he was then transported to the hospital for medical care. Police said detectives will interview him when possible. Wednesday afternoon, Enfield Police Department were looking for Ward as a person of interest. Police said […]

  • State Prosecutors: Man arrested in missing Meriden mother case is a prime suspect

    MERIDEN — State Prosecuters revealed in court today that a man arrested on domestic violence charges is the prime suspect in a woman’s disapperance. Jason Watson lived at the home with 31-year-old Perrie Mason with their children from past relationships. Police could be seen searching the property at 645 West Main Street in Meriden Tuesday night, executing a warrant which resulted in the arrest of Jason Watson. Watson was arrested Tuesday night and faces domestic violence charges including Strangulation, Unlawful […]


    Mystic Aquarium to hold special event for families with children on the autism spectrum Thursday

    MYSTIC — Mystic Aquarium announced they will be hosting their 7th Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum. The event will be held on August 22nd from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event is sensory sensitive and is free for pre-registered families or groups with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges and features a quiet area, supportive staff, and access to select Aquarium exhibits. “We are so proud to have the opportunity to […]

  • Meal House: German Mayo-less Potato Salad

    Recipe provided by Tastefully Grace. THE INGREDIENTS 2 packages baby red potatoes ½ medium red onion, finely chopped 6 celery stalks, finely chopped ½ pound Applewood smoked Bacon (I love Niman Ranch’s uncured bacon!), reserving 1 tablespoon bacon drippings 1 clove garlic, minced 4 tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard 5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon honey Salt and pepper THE STEPS For the bacon: Cut bacon into small strips, and cook over medium heat […]

  • RSVP for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s “Wellness for Connecticut Businesses” event

    RSVP form fill for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s “Wellness for Connecticut Businesses” event – Wed. 9/18/19   Meet the Panelists Kimberly Bishop Kim Bishop is the Executive Director of Talent Attraction & Retention at the MetroHartford Alliance. In this role Kim manages the conceptualization, building, and implementation of the Alliance’s developing talent attraction strategy and oversees HYPE (Hartford Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs), the Alliance’s young professionals networking group in its 13th year with over 4,000 members. Prior to the Alliance, […]

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