Percussionist Steve Scales has played with the Talking Heads and Tina Turner. Lately, though, he’s led a drum circle for clients of the Kennedy Center, a non-profit in Connecticut serving people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Health officials in Connecticut held a conference in Hartford this week on health risks associated with agritourism. The conference comes after 50 people were infected with E. coli following visits to a goat farm in Lebanon, Connecticut, in March.
Plans for a pipeline that would bring increased supplies of natural gas to New England have suffered a setback. Eversource and National Grid had teamed up with Spectra Energy to construct Access Northeast, but are now backing away from the deal.