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 2021-01-22 15:48 

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Silver Alerts issued for three missing Southington teens...

Silver Alerts issued for three missing Southington teens- SOUTHINGTON — Silver Alerts were issued for three local missing teens within minutes of each other Thursday night. Alexis Davis, 17, is described as being five feet, two inches tall, 135 poun...

 2021-01-22 14:18 

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ON THE MARKET: Elaborate French Colonial with in-law suite...

ON THE MARKET: Elaborate French Colonial with in-law suite- CHESHIRE — When a professional architect designs the home, you have high expectations. Every detail must be just-so, not to mention visually appealing. So it's no wonder that the proper...

 2021-01-22 02:46 

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'Big Al,' the school bus driver with the ZZ Top beard, gets sweet sendoff in Wallingford...

'Big Al,' the school bus driver with the ZZ Top beard, gets sweet sendoff in Wallingford- WALLINGFORD — Al Bowes is the kind of school bus driver who greets his passengers with a smile, treats them not as little kids but as young adults, and...

 2021-01-21 23:45 

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'You get what you put into it,' says retiring Wallingford police lieutenant...

'You get what you put into it,' says retiring Wallingford police lieutenant- WALLINGFORD — After 23 years of service, including countless investigations like the reopening of the Barbara Pelkey homicide in 2009, Lt. Cheryl Bradley is retirin...

 2021-01-21 23:45 

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Calcagni moving to portion of Gaetano's Tavern space in Wallingford...

Calcagni moving to portion of Gaetano's Tavern space in Wallingford- WALLINGFORD — Calcagni Real Estate is working on a move of its own.Calcagni is relocating its offices on North Main Street Extension to the center of the town, repurposing a po...

 2021-01-21 23:15 

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UConn reports athletic deficit increase to $43.5 million...

UConn reports athletic deficit increase to $43.5 million- STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The deficit in the University of Connecticut's athletic department rose by $1.2 million during the last fiscal year to $43.5 million, according to the school's an...

 2021-01-21 20:45 

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Local organization uses social media to combat domestic violence...

Local organization uses social media to combat domestic violence - MERIDEN — To combat remote accessibility and appeal to a younger demographic, a local domestic violence victim advocacy organization is turning to social media to reach younger popul...

 2021-01-21 19:45 

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3 allergen-friendly breakfast recipes to try...

3 allergen-friendly breakfast recipes to try- Most people are eating at home now more than ever and sometimes breakfast can start to feel mundane. Scrambled eggs, oatmeal, cereal...what else is there? Here are some breakfast recipes that will help shake u...

 2021-01-21 19:45 

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Southington PZC approves Plantsville corner purchase...

Southington PZC approves Plantsville corner purchase- SOUTHINGTON Town planners approve the purchase of a Plantsville corner lot, a sale that heads to the Town Council for final approval.Linda Zommer, owner of the tenth of an acre property on South Main S...

 2021-01-21 19:15 

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Police: Two charged in connection with vandalism at Sandy Hook memorial in Southington...

Police: Two charged in connection with vandalism at Sandy Hook memorial in Southington- SOUTHINGTON — Two people face charges after police said they spray painted the mural and butterflies that represent the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. Loren...

 2021-01-21 19:15 

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Meriden panel reviewing police use of force oversight loses its leader...

Meriden panel reviewing police use of force oversight loses its leader- MERIDEN — The chairwoman of the City Council committee formed in response to the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests last summer has resigned from that board a month after ta...

 2021-01-21 18:45 

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YMCA Sloper Plunge fundraiser moved to February...

YMCA Sloper Plunge fundraiser moved to February- SOUTHINGTON — Participants in the Sloper Plunge have a few more weeks to hope for warmer weather as the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA has opted to move its annual dip into Sloper Pond to Feb. 27...

 2021-01-21 18:15 

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Officers' use of force probed after man jumps off highway in Hartford...

Officers' use of force probed after man jumps off highway in Hartford- HARTFORD (AP) — A man wanted for alleged robbery in Connecticut jumped off a highway in Hartford and fell 70 feet Wednesday night while fleeing police — an incident tha...

 2021-01-21 16:44 

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Sweet Claude's ice cream shop could be first tenant at former Cheshire factory...
 2021-01-21 13:12 

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Ridgefield man charged with pinning officer during US Capitol attack...

Ridgefield man charged with pinning officer during US Capitol attack- HARTFORD (AP) — A Connecticut man seen in a widely viewed video pinning an officer into a doorway during the attack on the U.S. Capitol has been charged with assaulting police off...

 2021-01-21 13:12 

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Biden to review Trump's changes to national monuments...

Biden to review Trump's changes to national monuments - SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he plans to review the Trump administration's downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest, includin...

 2021-01-21 13:12 

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Southington developer again pitches senior housing...

Southington developer again pitches senior housing - SOUTHINGTON A plan for housing on Laning Street that has been on and off the table for several years is again up for town approval.Frank and Mary Fragola, landowners and founders of Fragola Performance ...

 2021-01-21 00:38 

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Faced with staffing issues, Wallingford post offices curtail services...
 2021-01-20 23:38 

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Harris swears in 3 new Democratic senators...

Harris swears in 3 new Democratic senators- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):4:50 p.m.Three new Democratic senators have been sworn in to office by Vice President Kamala Harris. That means t...

 2021-01-20 22:06 

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Activists push Durham Fair to ban Confederate flag, memorabilia displays...

Activists push Durham Fair to ban Confederate flag, memorabilia displays- DURHAM — A local activist group is calling on the state's largest agricultural fair to ban the sale or display of Confederate flags, calling it "a symbol to intimidate...

 2021-01-20 21:36 

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Oakdale withdraws request to drop late fees, as corporate owner raises cash reserves...
 2021-01-20 21:36 

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Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in American politics...

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in American politics- WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to ho...

 2021-01-20 21:36 

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Biden in White House for 1st time as president...

Biden in White House for 1st time as president- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):3:50 p.m.President Joe Biden has entered the White House for the first time as chief executive after walking ...

 2021-01-20 19:04 

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Spread the Love: Supporting local businesses...

Spread the Love: Supporting local businesses- In an effort to drive awareness to local businesses, I have created a Spread the Love Giveaway for Valentine's Day. Our businesses have taken quite a toll with Covid to say the least, some have even had to...

 2021-01-20 18:04 

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Americans stand in cold hoping to see procession...

Americans stand in cold hoping to see procession- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):12:20 p.m.More than a hundred people stood in the cold waiting to get through a security checkpoint to reac...

 2021-01-20 18:04 

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Biden takes the helm as president: 'Democracy has prevailed'...

Biden takes the helm as president: 'Democracy has prevailed'- WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" as he took the helm of a deeply divided n...

 2021-01-20 17:34 

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Biden taking helm as president facing pandemic, divisions...

Biden taking helm as president facing pandemic, divisions- WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden swears the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a conflue...

 2021-01-20 17:04 

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Lamont to co-chair national task force on pandemic response...

Lamont to co-chair national task force on pandemic response - HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee have been appointed to co-chair a national task force designed to coordinate the response of states to the ongoing ...

 2021-01-20 16:34 

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Four people displaced after fire in home on N. Spring Street early Wednesday...

Four people displaced after fire in home on N. Spring Street early Wednesday- MERIDEN — Four people escaped but will be displaced after a fire in a home on N. Spring Street early Wednesday morning, Fire crews responded to 70 N. Spring St. around 2:4...

 2021-01-20 14:33 

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The Latest: Biden speech to look forward, not dwell on Trump...

The Latest: Biden speech to look forward, not dwell on Trump- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):7:45 a.m.Two of the Biden administration's top communications officials are describing the ...

 2021-01-20 14:32 

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Trump predicts 'success' for new administration...

Trump predicts 'success' for new administration- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):9:05 a.m.President Donald Trump says he thinks the new administration will have "great success&#...

 2021-01-20 13:02 

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Meriden City Council OKs library committee's pursuit of additional funds for renovations...

Meriden City Council OKs library committee's pursuit of additional funds for renovations - MERIDEN — With City Councilor Dan Brunet casting the lone "nay" vote Tuesday night, the City Council approved the Library Building Committee's...

 2021-01-20 13:02 

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Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon...

Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon- Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardonEds: EDITS: Minor edits to tighten. With AP Photos.In what could be the longest of legal long shots, several of those arrested for stormi...

 2021-01-20 02:00 

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Food donation from Wallingford drive to provide 7,300 meals...

Food donation from Wallingford drive to provide 7,300 meals- WALLINGFORD — Masonicare delivered 5,488 pounds of food, plus a monetary donation of $1,364, to Connecticut Food Bank headquarters Tuesday.The food and monetary donation, collected in a mo...

 2021-01-20 00:00 

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Southington Hop Haus to open second location in Plainville...

Southington Hop Haus to open second location in Plainville- PLAINVILLE — Touting almost 30 beers on tap and American fare sourced from local farms, the Plantsville-based Hop Hus is planning to open a second location in downtown Plainville this sprin...

 2021-01-19 23:30 

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Hartford HealthCare opens vaccine clinics in Meriden, Southington...

Hartford HealthCare opens vaccine clinics in Meriden, Southington- Local residents over age 75 have more vaccine sites available after several health care networks expanded the numbers of clinics, but the wait times could be several weeks or more."We ...

 2021-01-19 22:30 

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Meriden's annual Tradition Run called off because of pandemic...

Meriden's annual Tradition Run called off because of pandemic - MERIDEN — The Bernie Jurale Tradition Run has been a winter tradition for more than a half century, with runners converging on Hubbard Park every January.The 52nd annual 3.1-mile ra...

 2021-01-19 22:00 

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Long shot? Capitol rioters hold out hope for a Trump pardon...

Long shot? Capitol rioters hold out hope for a Trump pardon- In what could be the longest of legal longshots, several of those arrested for storming the U.S. Capitol are holding out hope that President Donald Trump will use some of his last hours in offic...

 2021-01-19 20:30 

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New Haven students return for in-person learning...

New Haven students return for in-person learning - NEW HAVEN (AP) — Students on Tuesday attended school in-person for the first time since March in New Haven, Connecticut, a district that until now has resisted calls to bring children back as it wor...

 2021-01-19 20:30 

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Biden gives emotional farewell in Delaware...

Biden gives emotional farewell in Delaware- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):2:05 p.m.In an emotional farewell, President-elect Joe Biden promised that even as he departs for Washington, D.C...

 2021-01-19 20:30 

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Party at Bridgeport employee's home under investigation...

Party at Bridgeport employee's home under investigation- BRIDGEPORT (AP) — Police in Trumbull are investigating a large gathering held over the weekend at the home of a Bridgeport city employee, authorities said.Police responding to a report of ...

 2021-01-19 19:30 

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Students write inaugural poems for national poetry academy contest...

Students write inaugural poems for national poetry academy contest- NEW YORK (AP) — Hallie Knight, a high school senior from Jacksonville, Florida, has some well formed ideas about where the country is and how she'd like to see it change.The 17-...

 2021-01-19 19:30 

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Meriden man held on $1 million bond in connection with murder charge...

Meriden man held on $1 million bond in connection with murder charge- MERIDEN — A local man is being held on $1 million bond after appearing in court today. He is charged with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Wallingford bar Saturday ...

 2021-01-19 17:29 

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PHOTOS: RC car fun at Falcon BMX track...

PHOTOS: RC car fun at Falcon BMX track-...

 2021-01-19 16:59 

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Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary...

Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary- WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly tr...

 2021-01-19 15:29 

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Police: Man charged with stabbing another man in Meriden Monday...

Police: Man charged with stabbing another man in Meriden Monday- MERIDEN — A man faces charges after police said he stabbed another man during a dispute Monday night. Justin Ramirez, 32 of 478 E. Main St., was arrested on Monday and charged with fir...

 2021-01-19 13:59 

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Renewed effort to expand Meriden library through private fundraising...

Renewed effort to expand Meriden library through private fundraising- MERIDEN — The City Council on Tuesday night will discuss the Library Building Committee's request to pursue new bids for a "full build" renovation of the current libra...

 2021-01-19 00:25 

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Meriden warns of contact tracing scams...

Meriden warns of contact tracing scams- MERIDEN — As a way to inform the community about COVID-19 contact tracing scams, the city's Health and Human Services and Police departments have posted tips on the City of Meriden website. Contact tracing...

 2021-01-19 00:25 

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MLK breakfast sponsors hope to keep donations flowing...

MLK breakfast sponsors hope to keep donations flowing- MERIDEN — Organizers of the Martin Luther King Jr./Albert Owens Annual Breakfast hope donors remember the event's dedication to local students. The 35th annual breakfast honoring King and lo...

 2021-01-18 23:54 

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Oakdale asks Wallingford to waive late charges on electric bills...

Oakdale asks Wallingford to waive late charges on electric bills- WALLINGFORD — The Toyota Oakdale Theatre has appealed to the Public Utilities Commission to waive about $1,000 in late fees on its electric bill.The live entertainment venue at 95 S. ...

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