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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...

CT Valley Agricultural Museum Launch

Scott Baecker (CRIS Radio), Jason Ellsworth (CRIS listener and volunteer) and James Daniels (President, Windsor Lions).
Photo of speakers at the museum opening, including James Daniels (left).

Thanks to sponsorships from the Windsor Lions Club and museum friends, CRISAccess has become a key accessibility tool for visitors of the Connecticut Valley Agricultural Museum in Windsor.

CRISAccess allows museum visitors with reading disabilities to listen to exhibits and signage using QR codes. This allows users to listen to narrations on their smart device.

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Golf in the Books: Best Ever!

The 20th CRIS Golf Classic is in the books: the record books.  More sponsors, more golfers, more fun.  The middle of October provided perfect golf weather for 101 CRIS superstars. Proceeds help CRIS offer its service at no cost to people living in the community … Continue Reading ››

Volunteers @ Governor’s Mansion

Bob McAllisterVolunteers from around the state came together on September 19, braving forecasts of Hurricane Jose, 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.

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CRIS Feeds @ St. Francis Hospital

Hartford Courant:  JPG  |  Text Journal  Inquirer:  PDF  |  JPG Hartford Business Journal:  JPG  |  Text CRIS launched two of its internet streams at St. Francis Hospital, making the CRIS Radio and CRIS en Español available to every … Continue Reading ››

CRIS’ New Website

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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 is 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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