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SOUTHINGTON– Police reported that four attempted arson incidents occurred Sunday evening into Monday morning. The fire marshal and Southington detectives are investigating the incidents but have not yet found any suspects and don’t have suspect description. All four incidents involved parked, unoccupied vehicles at two separate apartment complexes located in lots at 500 Pleasant St. and 35 Darling St., according to Southington police. Police said the four vehicles had rags…
06.19 / 22:16
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NEW YORK– The U.S. Coast Guard said they are  searching for a 41-year-old Long Island man in the water near Stratford, Connecticut. Gregory Blanco from Northport, New York has been reported as missing. The Coast Guard station on Long Island Sound received a call Monday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. from someone reporting an unmanned red, 14-foot, one person kayak north of Stratford Shoal Middle Ground. Boatcrews from Coast Guard Station New Haven and Eatons Neck arrived on scene …
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WATERBURY — A Waterbury family claims a verbal attack on them while walking their dog was racially motivated. Tamara Lanier-Hanna says she and her two children were walking their bulldog, Ringo, around 8 p.m. Thursday evening when a neighbor on Hubble Avenue began shouting and cursing at them to get off his property. Lanier-Hanna said they never walked anywhere near the man’s property. “The gentleman jumped out of his truck and just started yelling ‘get off my…
06.19 / 22:15
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With the Utilities Commission working to develop a comprehensive solution for the town’s telecommunications needs... The post P&Z, Utilities commissions coordinate plans, schedules for tackling cell service appeared first on New Canaan A…
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Dorothy Catherine (Christensen) Conway passed away peacefully and surrounded by her children, or “jewels” as... The post Dorothy Conway, former resident appeared first on The Ridgefield Pre…
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A patriotic and musical start to the Fourth of July weekend is promised by the... The post Army Band, Soldiers’ Chorus to play patriotic music July 1 appeared first on The Ridgefield P…
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The fourth annual Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ Art Walk 2017 returns to downtown streets, The... The post Guild of Artists call for ‘Walk’ art appeared first on The Ridgefield Press…
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A chain restaurant with locations in Hamden, Derby, Middletown and Torrington will be giving away free milkshakes Wednesday as part of its annual Free Shake Day. Starting at 10:30 a.m., local Wayback Burgers locations will give away one free milkshake per customer at all participating locations while supplies last, according to a…
06.19 / 22:15
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Senate Democrats plan to ramp up opposition Monday to the emerging Republican health-care bill with a series of mostly symbolic moves including speeches that will go late into the evening and a push to slow other Senate business to a crawl. The aim, Democrats said, is to draw attention to the…
06.19 / 22:15
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The heir to Dannel P. Malloy should have to make do with lodgings at the governor’s residence and a state trooper detail — but no pension — if Republican Tim Herbst has his druthers. The Trumbull first selectman, now a declared candidate for governor, is calling on his potential rivals to forgo the traditional trappings that come with the state’s highest office. Herbst wants to eliminate pensions for state legislators and to move all state agency heads and political appointees to a define…
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Following a four-month investigation, Paoletto agreed to resign from the city council and retire from his city job. Because he had worked for the city for 22 years he was allowed to begin collecting his city…
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When the New York Yankees’ season ended, then her attention turned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, where she volunteered with their booster and the UCONN Women’s basketball team. At American International College she assisted the men’s hockey time and was studying for a degree in physical thera…
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In the wake of last Friday’s crash in Southport, AAA Northeast strongly urges motorists to consider the potential danger emergency responders including tow truck drivers put themselves in when they assist disabled motorists on our i…
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The National Weather Service has put a severe weather and flash flood warning in…
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NORWALK >> Rick Scott is the seemingly last person Dannel P. Malloy would want as a reference.But Florida's Republican governor said Monday that his Democratic rival from Connecticut has been an effective emissary for the Sunshine State in luring more than just snowbirds.Swooping into Fairfield County's Gold Coast for the second time in two years, Scott told a business roundtable group at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center that Malloy's tax-and-spend policies are crippling the state he…
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NEW HAVEN >> The text messages and calls to Alder Anna Festa's phone came in a flurry during a meeting in December. After about the fifth call, Festa said she left the meeting. She called the first person who called her and was told the news: An explosion had ripped through New Haven Chlor-Alkali's chemical plant at 72 Welton…
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HAMDEN >> A report of a suspicious vehicle led to the seizure of a loaded 9 mm handgun and two arrests, police said Monday.The report about the vehicle came in at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday and police responded to Whiting Street, Capt. Ronald Smith said in a release.Officers determined that the occupants of the vehicle, Jeremiah Herring, 20, of North Street and Jabron Matheney, 23, of Third Street, both in Hamden, were…
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NEW HAVEN >> Some of your favorite radio shows will be coming to you live from the top of Gateway Community College.Officials with the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network and Gateway Community College announced a partnership between the two public entities Monday that is expected to give students broadcasting experience and expand WNPR's reach in the…
06.19 / 22:15
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HARTFORD >> The good news: There's growing demand for energy-related jobs in Connecticut. The bad news: Like their counterparts in manufacturing, most business leaders in the energy sector are struggling to fill entry-level positions due to a lack of qualified candidates, a new survey found.As interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency continues to swell, the sector is poised to continue growing in the…
06.19 / 22:15
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On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's special force investigation team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers…
06.19 / 21:54
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