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  Maude Miller Pettus went home to be with the Lord at her home in... The post Obituary: Maude Miller Pettus — school nurse, long-time Noroton Presbyterian Church member appeared first on Darien T…
04.26 / 15:40
darientimes.com
The alternative program known as Fitch Academy has begun to take slow steps forward towards... The post Alternate education: Darien’s Fitch Academy program moves cautiously forward appeared first on Darien…
04.26 / 15:40
darientimes.com
A 40-year-old Darien woman told Darien police that her car was keyed while parked at... The post Car keyed in the parking lot of Middlesex Middle School appeared first on Darien…
04.26 / 15:40
darientimes.com
Rebeccas of Greenwich again has earned a AAA Four Diamond award for its world-class service, facilities and…
04.26 / 15:39
greenwichfreepress.com
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents hoping for a break in the rain will have to wait another day.The chance of precipitation on Wednesday is 100 percent, according to the National Weather Service. There will be showers before noon, then a chance of drizzle and light rain in the…
04.26 / 15:31
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The Bristol Chamber of Commerce announced the Healthy Communities 2020 Health Fair will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bristol Eastern High School, 632 King St., Bristol. The health fair, which is free…Read more…
04.26 / 15:31
bristolobserver.com
Florence “Flo” (Przygocki) Walendoski, 95, of Bristol, widow of Edward Walendoski Passed away Thursday April 20, 2017 at Ingraham Manor, Bristol.   Florence was born September 6, 1921 in New Britain, CT, daughter of the late Benjamin and Bertha (Grella)…Read more …
04.26 / 15:31
bristolobserver.com
  State Rep. JP Sredzinski  expressed his criticism with the state’s budget process in the... The post Sredzinski comments on “tone-deaf” budget proposal appeared first on Monroe Courie…
04.26 / 15:26
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement yesterday regarding the inability of the state... The post Malloy critical as state budget talks fail appeared first on Monroe…
04.26 / 15:26
monroecourier.com
The Friends of the Shelton Libraries Spring Book Sale at Plumb Memorial Library is coming... The post Volunteers needed for library book sale May 18-21 appeared first on Shelton…
04.26 / 15:26
sheltonherald.com
The Plainville Conservation Commission will be holding its 17th annual Quinnipiac River cleanup. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. until noon. The location is in the parking lot behind the Fairfield Inn & Suites…Read more…
04.26 / 15:26
plainvilleobserver.com
United Airlines’ latest headache is a 3-foot-long one: A giant rabbit traveling from London Heathrow to Chicago’s O’Hare was found dead in the cargo hold upon arrival, though his owner tells the Sun a pre-flight vet’s check revealed Simon was “fit as a fiddle. Something very strange has happened and I want to know what,” says Annette Edwards. “I’ve sent rabbits all around the world and nothing like this has happened before.” Things like…
04.26 / 15:26
foxct.com
NEW YORK — ESPN is laying off 100 on-air personalities and writers. The job cuts, including television, radio and online personalities were announced Wednesday, and most will take effect immediately. ESPN also plans to cut what a source described as a limited number of additional off-air jobs. ESPN is shifting its focus toward digital as it faces cable subscriber losses and increased pressure on costs. The network has spent billions of dollars in recent years on rights deals with …
04.26 / 15:26
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OGDEN, Utah — A Utah mother and father have a serious warning for parents everywhere: Beware of a scam called, “virtual kidnapping.” Last Wednesday, Jeff Weber was driving his work vehicle when his cell phone rang from an unknown number. He did not answer. But then it rang again with the same unknown number. He answered it. “I heard a young girl crying saying ‘daddy, daddy I’m scared,’ then the kid voice went away and a man came on and told [̷…
04.26 / 15:26
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The rest of us just throw our kids toys in the toy box, or toss our dirty clothes in the hamper. [...] lead study author Madhusudhan Venkadesan, Yale assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, said researchers found that even if a person is equally good at controlling the release at all speeds, faster throws will still be less accurate. The opposite is true for slow and curved flight paths, with small errors in the angle of release having little effect. [...]…
04.26 / 15:26
ctpost.com
Bruce Bemer, the Glastonbury businessman charged in a sex trafficking case, appeared briefly in Superior Court in Danbury on Wednesday morning. He was escorted in and out by bodyguards. His lawyer, John F. Droney, told Judge Dan Shaban that Bemer was prepared to enter a plea of not guilty and…
04.26 / 15:26
courant.com
A Rhode Island police officer charged with punching a 73-year-old casino bathroom attendant because "the water was too cold'' is seeking to avoid…
04.26 / 15:26
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The Stratford Recreation Department offers the following programs for youth and adults, including the annual Fishing Derby Saturday, May 6, at Brewster Pond. The post Stratford Recreation Department programs for youth and adults appeared first on Stratford…
04.26 / 14:49
stratfordstar.com
MIDDLETOWN >> The city will mark Arbor Day Friday at Veterans Green by dedicating two newly planted trees to two individuals and celebrating Middletown's 27th year of being a Tree City USA.Honored at the event will be…
04.26 / 14:45
middletownpress.com
MIDDLETOWN >> Wesleyan University has joined 67 of the nation's top colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America's undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation…
04.26 / 14:45
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