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Rachel graduated from Quinnipiac University with a degree in broadcast journalism. After graduation she worked for various talk TV programs including the Bethenny Show and the Dr. Oz Show as a production assistant in New York City. Rachel has been in Chicago for the past three years and worked at WFLD – the Fox affiliate there. She was a sales assistant as well as interned for the morning news program – Good Day Chicago with the morning meteorologist. Rachel is studied at Mississippi State University where she received a certification in meteorology. Rachel is originally from the Nutmeg State and is very excited to return home. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, going on walks with her dog. She also enjoy traveling, reading, going to the movies and creating music playlists for every occasion.

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  • Mild, mostly sunny for rest of Columbus Day weekend

    Tonight clouds are on the increase and will linger into Monday morning before clearing for sunshine! For SE CT there’s a chance you see some showers develop overnight into tomorrow morning. But the goodness is the showers move out by 9-10AM and its smooth sailing from there! It’ll be a quiet Tuesday as well with highs in the low 60s. By Wednesday we’re watching another area of low pressure develop and move up the coast. If it verifies we could […]

  • WorkinCT: Athletic Training Institute in Cromwell

    CROMWELL — ATI, also known as the Athletic Training Institute, was started by Chris Darby and Kevin Rival three years ago. Kevin Rival a former professional baseball player had the vision to start ATI, at the time Rival was training Darby’s triplet sons in baseball. Darby explained “Kevin has been in the baseball industry for a long time and he was a professional pitcher for the Yankees this is his dream and he didn’t have the resources for this dream and I did. He had the vision and I was […]

  • More fall like for your Sunday

    Tonight there is a chance for some showers or even a rumble of thunder tonight after 9-10 PM. But the rain will be gone by midnight. Then we’re in for another great day with early clouds breaking for sun. Temperatures will be a bit cooler Sunday with highs in the low-mid 70s. Then were in for a bit of a roller coaster ride! Temperatures Wednesday soar into the mid 80s! But then a cold front will bring us back down […]

  • Christmas movie for Lifetime Channel filming on Pratt Street in Hartford

    HARTFORD —  The sidewalks are dusted with snow and the windows along Pratt Street are filled with Christmas decorations. The entire Lifetime movie “Rediscovering Christmas” was filmed in Connecticut where the last day of filming was in Hartford Monday. The story is centered around a department store window designer, Stackpole Moore Tryon. Lifetime’s website describing the plot of the movie. Mia is a window dresser in a big city department store, living and breathing Christmas for months to get the […]

  • Amity High School student featured in Ms. Monopoly

    WOODBRIDGE —  It’s the game with a twist. Monopoly, a household staple, is getting reinvented by woman inventors. The game will feature woman trailblazers over time. The promotional video released Monday features a familiar face for the Amity Regional High School. Senior, Sophia Wang, was one of three woman inventors showcased in the Hasbro video. Wang’s invention would allow for the public to be warned about sink holes and geared to keep people safe. Currently her invention is patent pending. […]

  • Bike night held in Derby all for a good cause

    DERBY – The monthly bike night at Valley Diner in Derby had a dual-purpose Monday evening. 13-year-old, Charlie Delsagos needs a new wheel chair. Charlie has a condition known as Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita which effects his ability to walk. But certainly doesn’t slow him down. Through this fundraiser the Lucky Dog Biker Club, based in North Branford, is hoping to help raise enough money to provide updates to his current chair or purchase a new manual chair for the family. […]

  • Spreading positive messages on the first day of school in Manchester

    MANCHESTER — It was the first day of school for children in Manchester and for some, they were greeted with a bit of surprise. Kind and positive messages written on sidewalks as they left for school. Words and phrases like “be kind”, “have a great day” lined the sidewalks near Bowers Elementary School. Some students saying they looked forward to going school just a little more. “I was pretty excited for the school year after that, I kept remembering those” […]

  • Pachaug State Forest spraying for mosquitoes carrying EEE virus

    GRISWOLD — Pachaug State Forest was closed to the public Monday evening to spray for Mosquitoes. This coming after the state already closed overnight camping in the area. Mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, which is also known as EEE. “We put to additional traps and we’re getting additional isolation’s when it spilled over into the mammal biting species the decision was made we need to be taking further action now,” DEEP Mosquito […]

  • Daytrippers: Sailing the Sea Mist

    BRANFORD – The Sea Mist has been operating since 1960. The 44 foot vessel charters through Long Island Sound never more than 1,000 ft from the shore. The Sea Mist is designed with large windows and comfortable seat for sight-seeing out every side. On the lower deck there is a bar for refreshments, both the upper and lower deck offer a panora mic view of the islands. Captain Mike said, “The upper deck is the most popular thing about the […]

  • Warm and humid this weekend; possible heatwave to start the work week

    Mother nature is turning up the heat tomorrow. Highs will near 90 degrees for some inland location and with high humidity it’ll feel like mid 90s! Chance for a few scatters showers/thunderstorms in the afternoon tomorrow. So just watch the sky carefully. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!   Hope you like the heat and humidity because, it’s not going anywhere. We could be in for another heat wave for Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and possibly into Wednesday when highs could […]

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