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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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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 19th Annual Golf Classic

Title Sponsor: New Country Motor Cars Hartford

Scot Haney's 2015 Foursome
Pictured above at CRIS Radio's Golf Classic in 2015, from left, are: Eric Parker, WFSB anchor; Joe Courtney; Tim Parker, New Country Motor Cars Hartford; and Scot Haney, WFSB meteorologist and co-host of Better Connecticut.
CRIS Radio's 19th Annual Golf Classic will be played at Tunxis Plantation (WHITE course) on October 5. There is incredible energy behind this year's tournament, thanks to title sponsor New Country Motor Cars Hartford.  Save the date and register now, and join the team by becoming a sponsor.  

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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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iOS & Android Apps Offer Mobility

CRIS is excited to announce the release of updated app for Android devices (2.0) and, finally, our brand new app for for iPhones and iPads (beta) that will give listeners a quick and easy way to take CRIS along. The application will allow you to get reminders when your favorite show is coming up, and it includes a program schedule. And of course, the CRIS mobile app works with your device’s voice-over accessibility option, delivering the text displayed on your screen to you audibly.