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 2020-11-30 23:20 

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Wallingford's town clerk, others to leave municipal employment...

Wallingford's town clerk, others to leave municipal employment- WALLINGFORD — Town Clerk Barbara Thompson is retiring at the end of the week, and three other municipal administrative positions are either open or will be soon.The town clerk heads...

 2020-11-30 22:50 

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Georgia official announces investigations, defends election...

Georgia official announces investigations, defends election- ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official announced investigations Monday into potential violations of election law even as he defended the integrity of the state's election ...

 2020-11-30 21:50 

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White House Christmas decor gives nod to 1st responders...

White House Christmas decor gives nod to 1st responders- WASHINGTON (AP) — First responders and frontline workers being challenged by the deadly coronavirus pandemic are highlighted in White House Christmas decorations that also give a special nod t...

 2020-11-30 21:50 

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Top secret: Biden gets access to President's Daily Brief...

Top secret: Biden gets access to President's Daily Brief- By Deb Riechmann And Zeke MillerWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden on Monday got his first look as president-elect at the President's Daily Brief, a top secret summary of U.S. intellig...

 2020-11-30 21:20 

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Man ruled insane in college killing sues state hospital...

Man ruled insane in college killing sues state hospital- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut's state psychiatric hosp...

 2020-11-30 21:20 

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Heavy rain, strong wind gusts expected through this evening...

Heavy rain, strong wind gusts expected through this evening- > byline bycredit...

 2020-11-30 19:49 

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4 sandwiches to try in Wallingford...

4 sandwiches to try in Wallingford- If it's lunchtime in Wallingford, where are you stopping on your break? Here are four local eateries you can choose from to get your sandwich fix for the day. All eateries feature sandwiches that are piled high and ...

 2020-11-30 19:19 

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Connecticut troopers make 29 DUI arrests over holiday period...

Connecticut troopers make 29 DUI arrests over holiday period- MIDDLETOWN (AP) — Connecticut troopers responded to 376 accidents on state highways and charged 29 people with driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement efforts over the Th...

 2020-11-30 17:49 

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Virus news: Rhode Island offers tests upon airport arrival...

Virus news: Rhode Island offers tests upon airport arrival- BOSTON (AP) — A look at coronavirus developments around New England:___CONNECTICUTConnecticut officials scrambled to find enough personal protective equipment when the coronavirus pandemic ...

 2020-11-30 16:49 

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City woman wins car in fundraiser...

City woman wins car in fundraiser- MERIDEN — The annual car raffle fundraiser for Meriden Public Schools raised over $18,000 this year as the winner was announced in a pre-recorded video released on Thanksgiving morning. This year members of the Boa...

 2020-11-30 15:19 

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PHOTOS: Picking out the perfect Christmas tree at North Farms fire department sale...

PHOTOS: Picking out the perfect Christmas tree at North Farms fire department sale-...

 2020-11-30 15:19 

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Area businesses, nonprofits offer remote learning programs...

Area businesses, nonprofits offer remote learning programs- As a way to give students a safe place to take virtual classes, area nonprofits and businesses have created remote learning programs. This week, the Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club in Wallingford start...

 2020-11-30 15:19 

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Meriden's latest story walk features work of late-city author Tomie dePaola...

Meriden's latest story walk features work of late-city author Tomie dePaola- By Michael GagneRecord-Journal staffMERIDEN — In "Jack" — a colorfully and whimsically illustrated children's book by city native Tomie dePaola &mdash...

 2020-11-30 15:19 

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Sustainable Meriden encourages composting through raffle...

Sustainable Meriden encourages composting through raffle- MERIDEN — In an effort to encourage community sustainability, a virtual raffle underway allows any individual or family to enter by listing items they would compost the most.The Compost Bin R...

 2020-11-30 14:49 

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Dad in killings at family home near Disney: 'I wasn't there'...

Dad in killings at family home near Disney: 'I wasn't there'- KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Connecticut physical therapist charged with killing his wife and three children at their Florida home told his sister in a phone call from jail that h...

 2020-11-30 12:49 

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Project will catalogue Meriden's natural resources...

Project will catalogue Meriden's natural resources - MERIDEN — A group of volunteers and officials will participate in an effort to catalogue the city's natural resources. "Our goals are to create a deeper understanding of Meriden's ...

 2020-11-29 22:47 

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7 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire...

7 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire- Things to know this week include proposed ordinance changes in Wallingford that would affect funding procedures and local laws on littering. Meanwhile in Southington, the Planni...

 2020-11-29 22:18 

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Southington targets another development rights purchase — Karabin Farms...

Southington targets another development rights purchase — Karabin Farms- SOUTHINGTON — The town is considering another development rights purchase — Karabin Farms on Andrews Street.The town would spend nearly $400,000 to preserve the pro...

 2020-11-29 22:17 

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Grocery stores impacted by disruption of supply chain as workers quarantine...

Grocery stores impacted by disruption of supply chain as workers quarantine- MERIDEN — As lines outside grocery stores become a common sight once more, suppliers and distributors are working around quarantines disrupting the supply chain to keep foo...

 2020-11-28 15:14 

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Former bank building sold for $1M...

Former bank building sold for $1M - SOUTHINGTON —The former People's United Bank at 158 N. Main St. was recently sold to a Plainville security company for $1 million. The two-story, 5,284 square-foot building was occupied by People's United ...

 2020-11-28 11:14 

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Coronavirus cases decline in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington, Cheshire...

Coronavirus cases decline in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington, Cheshire - Coronavirus hasn't given Connecticut much to celebrate over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the latest health statistics, but area municipalities have seen declines in t...

 2020-11-28 00:43 

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With teachers being quarantined or needing to stay home, Wallingford has scrambled to find replacements...

With teachers being quarantined or needing to stay home, Wallingford has scrambled to find replacements- WALLINGFORD — The school system has hired six new teachers and a school nurse to better cope with the impacts of coronavirus.Elementary school t...

 2020-11-27 23:43 

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Lions Den Coffee Shop brings heritage of Italian espresso to Southington...

Lions Den Coffee Shop brings heritage of Italian espresso to Southington- SOUTHINGTON — Inspired by the conversations he grew up listening to around cups of espresso in Italian coffee shops, Southington resident Vincenzo Infante hopes the coffee bre...

 2020-11-27 23:43 

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Wallingford officials to continue talks on changes to reporting of town funds...

Wallingford officials to continue talks on changes to reporting of town funds- WALLINGFORD — The Town Council's ordinance committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday, and on the agenda are two items about management of town funds.The ordinance commit...

 2020-11-27 22:43 

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New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions...

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by lethal injection and clearing the way t...

 2020-11-27 22:43 

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Electric school buses in Wallingford topic on 'Citizen Mike'...

Electric school buses in Wallingford topic on 'Citizen Mike'- WALLINGFORD — On the latest episode of "Citizen Mike," hosts Mike Brodinsky and Chris Shortell talk with Board of Education member Autumn Allinson about the board's co...

 2020-11-27 21:43 

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State police respond to over 2,000 call for service over Thanksgiving holiday...

State police respond to over 2,000 call for service over Thanksgiving holiday- State police responded to over 2,000 calls for service since Wednesday. Troopers responded to 2,862 calls, which included 153 motor vehicle collisions. There was one collision ...

 2020-11-27 21:13 

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PHOTOS: Holiday store open in Wallingford for next four weekends...

PHOTOS: Holiday store open in Wallingford for next four weekends- Local merchants featured at pop-up downtown holiday store...

 2020-11-27 21:13 

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New mural greets visitors to Berlin...

New mural greets visitors to Berlin- BERLIN — A new, colorful mural now greets visitors as they enter town. Titled 'Greetings from Berlin, Connecticut,' the large painting is proudly displayed on the exterior railroad-facing wall of the Good...

 2020-11-27 19:13 

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ON THE MARKET: Home with six bedrooms, in-law apartment in Wallingford...

ON THE MARKET: Home with six bedrooms, in-law apartment in Wallingford - WALLINGFORD — A six-bedroom raised ranch with an in-law apartment is now available. We asked listing agent Tracy Matthew, of Coldwell Banker Realty, what makes the property at ...

 2020-11-27 19:13 

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Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic?...

Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic?- Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic?Health experts say outdoor dining tents are generally safer than dining inside, but caution that they're not all equal.Many restaur...

 2020-11-27 19:12 

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Police investigating after car struck utility pole Wednesday in Wallingford...

Police investigating after car struck utility pole Wednesday in Wallingford- WALLINGFORD — The accident reconstruction team is investigating after a car struck a utility pole on North Colony Road on Wednesday. Police responded to the area of 181 N. ...

 2020-11-27 18:43 

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Police identify suspect in fatal hit-and-run, puppy missing...

Police identify suspect in fatal hit-and-run, puppy missing- VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have identified a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a volunteer sports coach out walking the family puppy, authorities said Friday.Verno...

 2020-11-27 18:42 

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HEALTHY LIVING: 5 fitness themed gift ideas for the holidays...

HEALTHY LIVING: 5 fitness themed gift ideas for the holidays- Buying gifts for the fitness enthusiasts in your life will give you an opportunity to learn about cutting edge products designed to improve overall health.While you may be impressed with the ne...

 2020-11-27 18:42 

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US appeals court rejects Trump appeal over Pennsylvania race...

US appeals court rejects Trump appeal over Pennsylvania race- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected its latest effort to ch...

 2020-11-27 18:12 

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4 people shot in New Haven on Thanksgiving...

4 people shot in New Haven on Thanksgiving- NEW HAVEN (AP) — New Haven police are investigating two shootings on Thanksgiving Day that wounded four men, who are all expected to survive.Paramedics and police responded to the first shooting at about 6...

 2020-11-27 15:42 

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Meriden police cadet program makes adjustments through pandemic...

Meriden police cadet program makes adjustments through pandemic- MERIDEN — The police department cadet program has made some changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but hopes to resume a full schedule of activities next year. The program, which has ab...

 2020-11-27 14:42 

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Hartford City Council adds watchdog to civilian police panel...

Hartford City Council adds watchdog to civilian police panel- HARTFORD (AP) — The Hartford City Council has passed a series of police reforms, including a new inspector general who will investigate complaints against city officers.The Hartford Coura...

 2020-11-27 14:42 

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Meriden high schools navigate upcoming theater productions amid pandemic...

Meriden high schools navigate upcoming theater productions amid pandemic- MERIDEN — The city's high schools have to make adjustments to rehearse and stage fall productions in the midst of a pandemic.Platt High School made major changes for the p...

 2020-11-27 14:12 

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The latest real estate sales in Wallingford for Nov. 6 — 13....

The latest real estate sales in Wallingford for Nov. 6 — 13.- WALLINGFORD — Property transfers reported from Nov. 6 — 13.Rober J. Husenita Est and Irene White to Benjamin E. Lyas and Rebekah E. Lyas, 21 Shady Drive, $199,900.Gazman LLC t...

 2020-11-27 03:41 

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School system works with Meriden Stop & Shop to create food pantry...

School system works with Meriden Stop & Shop to create food pantry- MERIDEN — Along with renovating its store on Broad Street, Stop & Shop recently helped the school system create a food pantry."As COVID-19 impacted the Meriden community as it h...

 2020-11-26 19:04 

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Meriden officials seek more detailed photography of city properties...

Meriden officials seek more detailed photography of city properties- MERIDEN — Municipal officials are seeking the City Council's approval to enter into a six-year contract with a vendor to provide aerial photography that they say would enable c...

 2020-11-25 23:01 

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Cava restaurant kicks off 'biggest year ever' of holiday displays...

Cava restaurant kicks off 'biggest year ever' of holiday displays- SOUTHINGTON — Cava Restaurant has transformed into its highly anticipated Winter Spectacular for the 13th year. Cava, 1615 West St., has become known for elaborate decorative...

 2020-11-25 23:01 

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Small business Saturday picks up urgency during pandemic...

Small business Saturday picks up urgency during pandemic- As Best Buy, Amazon, Wal-Mart and Target push blockbusters in stores and online this weekend, small shops and business advocates are taking to social media to convince holiday shoppers to consider ...

 2020-11-25 23:01 

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Shortell won't seek another term on Wallingford Town Council...

Shortell won't seek another term on Wallingford Town Council- WALLINGFORD — Republican Town Councilor Chris Shortell announced earlier this month that he won't seek re-election next year, saying he wants to focus on his job and family.Shorte...

 2020-11-25 22:31 

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Wallingford's Redscroll Records reopens in vastly larger space...

Wallingford's Redscroll Records reopens in vastly larger space- WALLINGFORD — Rick Sinkiewicz and Josh Carlson have about 56,000 vinyl records, CDs, audio tapes and other entertainment products, and for the first time, room enough for you to see...

 2020-11-25 22:01 

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New police unit to patrol Doolittle Park in Wallingford...

New police unit to patrol Doolittle Park in Wallingford - WALLINGFORD — Baseball fields. Lighted tennis courts. Two basketball courts. A playscape. Yet despite its attributes, Doolittle Park isn't as kid-friendly as it once was, according to par...

 2020-11-25 21:31 

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Durham farmers see sales rise during pandemic...
 2020-11-25 21:01 

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State police remind residents to be safe during holiday travel...

State police remind residents to be safe during holiday travel- Officials are urging caution for those planning to travel for the holidays. State police will be out on their patrols looking for drunk, aggressive and unsafe drivers. State police noted the ...

 2020-11-25 19:31 

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Nearly 80% turnout in Connecticut election is a record...

Nearly 80% turnout in Connecticut election is a record- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A record 1.86 million Connecticut residents voted in the Nov. 3 election, a turnout of nearly 80% of registered voters despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, st...

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