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CRIS Radio Welcomes You

The Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS), is Connecticut's only radio reading service. CRIS broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from regional satellite studios in Danbury, Norwich, Trumbull, West Haven, and our broadcast center in Windsor. Read More...

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Slifka talks to CRIS about Disability Employment Awareness Month

DSC_0148 Jonathan Slifka, Gov. Malloy's tireless liaison to the disability community, was in the house promoting positive futures on the CRIS show with the same name. Twice a month, host Stephen Famiglietti interviews experts in the arena of employment to help those with disabilities identify the countless … Continue Reading ››

Classic Day, Classic Golf, Classic CRIS

Title Sponsor: New Country Motor Cars Hartford

0016CRIS Radio's 19th Annual Golf Classic was played at Tunxis Plantation  on October 5. A perfect day of golf was had by the 88-strong field, old friends and new.  Thanks to emcee Scot Haney, title sponsor Tim Parker and New Country Auto, all of our sponsors, golfers, volunteers and the staff at Tunxis Plantation.  Looking forward to seeing everyone next year for the 20th Classic!

More pictures to follow soon both here and on the CRIS Facebook Page.

CRIS Vols Honored in Hartford

Volunteers from around the state came together on September 20 to celebrate their dedication to Connecticut's only radio reading service for people with disabilities. Volunteers with 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service were honored.

Thank you to all who give their time to make CRIS possible!

Twenty Years


  • Allen Fanslow
  • Sam Greene

Fifteen Year


  • Beth Holden
  • Joan Hurwitz
  • Kathleen Miranti
  • Robert Pease

Ten Years


  • Diane Duhaime
  • Jason Gardiner
  • Bill Murphy
  • Suzanne Schloss
  • Barry Slater
  • Bruce Stave

Five Years


  • Joanne Amenta
  • Don Bell
  • Rosaliz Cassells
  • Ruth Foxman
  • Shephen Lake
  • Barry Purnell
  • Larry Poin

Check out more photos on our Facebook page!

CRIS Introduces New Website


CRIS is excited to announce the launch of our new website. While you may not notice a big difference, we hope that it improves your online CRIS experience.

Our primary goal with our new website was to improve accessibility for people with disabilities, including those who are blind and have low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photo-sensitivity and combinations of various disabilities. 

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CRIS Launches GoFundMe

Donations Top $1,000

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Someone you know needs CRIS, and CRIS needs you!
CRIS is launching a GoFundMe campaign to help close the gap created by cuts from state funding. While state funding is a small portion of our total budget, it is crucial because other sources of revenue do not allow for operational expenses. 

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