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 2021-01-22 15:39 

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New foster parent, seeing a need, launches Peer Connect to help special needs kids find friends...

Seeking to ease the loneliness of her autistic foster son, an East Hartford woman has launched a social media hub that she and other parents of special needs children say is especially needed during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-22 15:33 

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Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition...

Community news for Farmington, Avon, Canton, Simsbury, and Granby....

 2021-01-22 15:33 

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Community News For The Colchester Edition...

Community news for Colchester, Salem, Marlborough, East Haddam, East Hampton and Moodus....

 2021-01-22 15:33 

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Community news for the Enfield edition...

Community News for Enfield, Somers, and East Windsor....

 2021-01-22 15:33 

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Community News For The Vernon Edition...

Community news for Vernon, Ellington, and Tolland....

 2021-01-22 15:32 

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Community News For The West Hartford Edition...

Community news for West Hartford....

 2021-01-22 15:32 

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Community News For The Wethersfield Edition...

Community news for Wethersfield, Berlin, Rocky Hill, Newington....

 2021-01-22 15:32 

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Community News For The Windsor Edition...

Community news for Windsor and Bloomfield....

 2021-01-22 15:32 

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Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition...

Community news for Windsor Locks, Suffield, and East Granby....

 2021-01-22 15:31 

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Community News For The East Hartford Edition...

Community news for East Hartford....

 2021-01-22 15:31 

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Community news for the Glastonbury edition...

Community news for Glastonbury....

 2021-01-22 15:30 

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Community News For The Manchester Edition...

Community news for Manchester and Bolton....

 2021-01-22 15:27 

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Gov. Ned Lamont tells Connecticut business leaders he’s ruling out ‘broad-based’ tax increases...

Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday ruled out "broad-based"; tax increases, telling business leaders that higher taxes over the past 30 years have failed to solve Connecticut's problems....

 2021-01-22 15:15 

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Hamden man charged with murder in wife’s deadly shooting, police say...

Police say they have charged a Hamden man with murder in his wife' shooting death last month....

 2021-01-22 14:14 

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Man wounded in Vernon shooting, police say...

Vernon police say they are investigating an overnight shooting....

 2021-01-22 12:43 

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People’s United Bank will close all Stop & Shop branch locations in Connecticut...

People's United Bank announced that it will close its branches in the Stop & Shop grocery chain, including 84 in Connecticut, a major shift for a bank that pioneered the in-store branch in Connecticut....

 2021-01-22 11:59 

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Teen fatally shot in Waterbury, police say...

Waterbury police say they are investigating a 17-year-old's shooting death....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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In two years, a sea change in the number of women running Connecticut theaters...

Women are now at the forefront of theater in Connecticut, running institutions which in some cases have been male-dominated for over half a century....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Mike Anthony: Injured Paige Bueckers applies finishing touch as UConn defeats old rival Tennessee in new type of test...

Christyn Williams scored 20 points, Evina Westbrook added 15 in her return to Knoxville and Paige Bueckers made the decisive shot in the final minute as UConn on Thursday defeated old rival Tennessee 67-61 at Thompson-Boling Arena....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Connecticut legislators want companies to provide adequate equipment and reimbursement for employees who now work at home...

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has flipped the workplace upside down in many cases forcing many employees to work from home. But the new era of "remote''; workers has also raised issues of increased expenses for employees who suddenly are no ...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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State grant brings Beeline Trail closer to linking central Connecticut towns by bike trails...

A new $600,000 state grant will help New Britain build the Beeline Trail bike path that will ultimately connect its downtown CTfastrak hub to the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, the longest bike trail in Connecticut....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Manchester wildlife Facebook page offers local exhibition...

The menagerie on a Manchester Facebook page so far has included a one-eyed cardinal, bald eagles, roof roosting turkey vultures and an escaped rooster....

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Grant will connect Windsor and Hartford trails along Connecticut River...

$500,000 grant will complete river trail between Windsor and Hartford...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Here are the top 10 towns where sales soared the most as the housing market in Connecticut’s Hartford County caught fire in 2020...

The top 10 municipalities in Hartford County for single-family house sales were led by Burlington with nearly a 50% increase in sales....

 2021-01-22 02:47 

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Behind Christyn Williams’ 20 points and Paige Bueckers’ clutch last-minute shot, No. 3 UConn women come from behind to beat No. 25 Tennessee...

Christyn Williams scored 20 points and Paige Bueckers hit a clutch last-minute shot as the No. 3 UConn women's basketball team came from behind to beat No. 25 Tennessee 67-61 on Thursday night in Knoxville, Tenn....

 2021-01-22 00:44 

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Chance for a snow shower or flurry on Friday...

A weak cold front will cross Connecticut Friday afternoon with the chance for a stray snow shower or flurry, but most places will remain dry....

 2021-01-21 22:44 

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Patricia Williams, who spent a lifetime giving back, brought a trailblazing presence to city hall and her Hartford neighborhood...

Patricia Williams, a Freedom Rider who became a top city official in Hartford, dedicated her retirement years to expanding knowledge, opportunity and community in the neighborhoods. Williams died Jan. 13....

 2021-01-21 22:33 

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Daily coronavirus updates: Hospitalizations, positivity rate continue to decline; Gov. Ned Lamont won’t end restaurant curfew like Massachusetts...

Connecticut's COVID-19 data continue to trend downward, slowly but steadily, as President Joe Biden warns the pandemic will worsen nationwide in the coming weeks as his new administration begins to revamp the national response to the virus....

 2021-01-21 22:31 

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COVID-19 cases among K-12 students in Connecticut decline, tracking with overall statewide numbers...

After nearly 2,000 Connecticut public school students and staff members total tested positive for COVID-19 in early-mid January, overall new case numbers have dropped about 35% to 1,300, the state Department of Public Health reported Thursday afternoon....

 2021-01-21 22:11 

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Even after loss to Cavaliers, Durant says Nets’ Big Three ‘felt perfect’...

The Nets' Big Three of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden played their first game as teammates in a 147-135 double-overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Despite the double-digit loss, which underscored Brooklyn's to...

 2021-01-21 22:08 

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COVID-19 cases are down sharply in Connecticut nursing homes. The vaccine may be part of the reason why....

COVID-19 cases in Connecticut nursing homes were down sharply for the second straight week, state numbers showed, possibly due to high rates of vaccination among residents there....

 2021-01-21 21:43 

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With Springer off the board, Mets still have options in center field...

While many in the industry expect the New York Mets to sign a free agent like Jackie Bradley Jr. or Kike Hernandez to play center field, sources believe the Mets are more likely to acquire someone like Albert Almora as a platoon option....

 2021-01-21 20:40 

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Jennifer Psaki is the new White House press secretary. She is a Connecticut native who grew up in Greenwich....

Jennifer Psaki is President Biden's new press secretary. She is a Connecticut native who grew up in Stamford and Greenwich....

 2021-01-21 20:30 

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DoorDash donates $500,000 to Connecticut Restaurant Relief Fund...

DoorDash has donated $500,000 to the Connecticut Restaurant Relief Fund, which gives $5,000 grants to needy restaurants....

 2021-01-21 20:17 

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Wethersfield police chief James Cetran back on the job...

Wethersfield Police Chief James Cetran has returned to work from paid administrative leave....

 2021-01-21 18:41 

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Vandals who defaced Sandy Hook mural in Southington arrested, police say...

Two people who police say defaced a Southington mural painted in memory of the 26 children and educators who died in the Sandy Hook massacre have been arrested....

 2021-01-21 18:30 

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Lieutenant governor urges Connecticut residents to get Narcan to prevent overdose deaths as pandemic worsens crisis...

Everyone in Connecticut should have access to and training in the use of naloxone, the medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdose. That was the message Thursday at a news conference by Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz....

 2021-01-21 18:18 

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Attorney for Michelle Troconis asks judge to dismiss some charges connected to disappearance of Jennifer Farber Dulos...

Continuing a monthslong effort to clear his client's name, an attorney for Michelle Troconis, a former girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, has asked a Stamford judge to toss out evidence tampering charges connected to the disappearance of New Canaan mother Jen...

 2021-01-21 18:10 

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Ahead of showdown with No. 1 Boston College, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh adjusts to new Hockey East scheduling format...

"We prepared ourselves for this type of season," UConn coach Mike Cavanaugh said....

 2021-01-21 13:30 

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Hartford boxer Mykquan Williams wins unanimous decision over Yeis Solano in Showtime main event...

Hartford's Mykquan Williams won the most important fight of his young career, a unanimous decision over Yeis Gabriel Solano of Colombia at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night....

 2021-01-21 13:13 

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Man jumps off I-84, falling 70 feet, while fleeing West Hartford officers, state police say...

A passenger in a car fleeing West Hartford police on I-84 Wednesday night got out of the vehicle and jumped over the jersey barrier, landing on a Hartford street some 70 feet below, state police say....

 2021-01-21 13:11 

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No. 3 UConn women’s basketball vs. No. 25 Tennessee: time, how to watch, broadcasters, preview...

UConn-Tennessee may not be what it once was, but the matchup is sure to capture the attention of basketball fans nationwide when the two programs face off Thursday night on ESPN....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Barstool Sports throws lifeline to Elmer’s, struggling bar near CCSU...

Elmer's Place, a popular bar and restaurant near Central Connecticut State University, is the latest foundering establishment to benefit from Barstool Sports' coronavirus pandemic rescue fund....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Local businesses team up with Berlin’s public library for community scavenger hunt...

When librarian Jennifer Needham created the Booking Around Berlin scavenger hunt, she hoped to build interest in the town's library and local stores while also promoting literacy.But she didn't expect to discover new businesses in her hometown....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Connecticut Sun’s Alyssa Thomas tears Achilles, presumably out for the 2021 WNBA season...

In an offseason otherwise filled with promise and excitement, the Connecticut Sun's chances at the 2021 WNBA title just took a massive blow....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Top hospital official says Connecticut needs far more doses to reach COVID-19 vaccination goals...

A top official at Connecticut's largest healthcare system says the state will need drastically more vaccine doses from the federal government if the state hopes to achieve mass vaccination this summer....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Mike Anthony: Tara VanDerveer living her spartan life and advancing a sport alongside Geno Auriemma...

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer was hired as Stanford in 1985, the same year Geno Auriemma was hired at UConn. She passed Pat Summitt last month to become all-time leading in women's basketball coaching victories. Auriemma passed Summitt Tuesday night ...

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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Geno Auriemma may not feel the series’ rivalry like it once was, but there’s still plenty at stake in the UConn women’s first game at Tennessee in 15 years....

Does UConn-Tennessee still mean something all these years later? It depends who you ask. But either way, there's still plenty at stake in Thursday's matchup between two top-25 teams, which tips at 7 p.m. and will air on ESPN....

 2021-01-21 01:19 

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Connecticut Gov. Lamont hails President Biden on battling climate change...

Connecticut Ned Lamont is hailing President Biden over his first-day move on climate change....

 2021-01-21 01:00 

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Colder air expected over the weekend...

A weak warm front will be lifting northward through Connecticut on Thursday causing mostly cloudy skies along with the chance for a few scattered snow showers and flurries....

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