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 2022-10-07 23:08 

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Meriden Public Library to celebrate Day of the Dead...

Meriden Public Library to celebrate Day of the Dead- MERIDEN — On Nov. 1st and 2nd, the Latino community will commemorate the death of their loved ones for Dia De Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. The Meriden Public Library will be hosting a D...

 2022-10-07 22:39 

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Meriden council OKs ARPA funding, applying for grant to raze hospital...

Meriden council OKs ARPA funding, applying for grant to raze hospital- MERIDEN — The City Council earlier this week approved city officials' request to apply for state funds to demolish the former Meriden-Wallingford Hospital building at 1 King ...

 2022-10-07 15:02 

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PHOTOS: Enjoying donuts and a walk in Giuffrida Park...

PHOTOS: Enjoying donuts and a walk in Giuffrida Park - dzajac@record-journal.com203-317-2297...

 2022-10-07 01:26 

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Candidates vie for open 81st House seat in Southington...

Candidates vie for open 81st House seat in Southington- SOUTHINGTON — A former IT executive and an educator are sharing their visions for Connecticut as they contend for the 81st state House district seat.Democrat Chris Poulos and Republican Tony Mo...

 2022-10-06 23:25 

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Coast Guard Academy settles suit over cadets-with-kids ban...

Coast Guard Academy settles suit over cadets-with-kids ban- NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet who was expelled for becoming a father will get his degree as part of a legal settlement, his attorneys said Thursday. Isaak Olson ...

 2022-10-06 22:55 

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After setbacks, Wallingford moving ahead with Doolittle Park cameras...

After setbacks, Wallingford moving ahead with Doolittle Park cameras- WALLINGFORD — Police are investigating a fight between juveniles and a coach in Doolittle Park earlier this week. The incident occurred Monday at around 3:38 p.m., according to Wa...

 2022-10-06 22:25 

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Argentina-born author Hernan Diaz discusses new novel at Meriden Public Library...
 2022-10-06 21:24 

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Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana...

Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of "simple possession" of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dr...

 2022-10-06 20:54 

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Closing arguments held in Alex Jones' Sandy Hook trial...

Closing arguments held in Alex Jones' Sandy Hook trial- WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for families of eight people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre told a jury Thursday that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones started lying about the shootin...

 2022-10-06 18:25 

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Jan. 6 committee schedules next public hearing for Oct. 13...

Jan. 6 committee schedules next public hearing for Oct. 13- WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has scheduled its next hearing for Oct. 13, pushing the investigation back into the limelight less ...

 2022-10-06 18:24 

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Meriden initiative raises awareness for student walkers...

Meriden initiative raises awareness for student walkers- MERIDEN — The drizzly weather Wednesday highlighted just one of the reasons students and parents appreciate their crossing guards, helping students get to school safely no matter the weather. ...

 2022-10-06 01:48 

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N Korea continues missile launches as US redeploys carrier...

N Korea continues missile launches as US redeploys carrier- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters Thursday after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean P...

 2022-10-06 01:18 

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Senior center building panel moves forward in Meriden...

Senior center building panel moves forward in Meriden- MERIDEN — The City Council's Human Services Committee this week unanimously supported creating a panel to study the future of the Max E. Muravnick Senior Center.The one-page resolution, indi...

 2022-10-06 00:17 

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Wallingford to begin taking ARPA requests from businesses, nonprofits...

Wallingford to begin taking ARPA requests from businesses, nonprofits- WALLINGFORD — Beginning Sunday, town small business owners and nonprofits can apply online for a portion of the town's American Rescue Plan Act funding Congress allocated to ...

 2022-10-05 23:48 

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Alex Jones declines to put on a defense in defamation trial...

Alex Jones declines to put on a defense in defamation trial- WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones decided not present any defense Wednesday at his defamation trial in Connecticut and was back in Texas in advance of closing argument...

 2022-10-05 23:48 

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Vitual golf comes to Southington's Center Street...

Vitual golf comes to Southington's Center Street- SOUTHINGTON — Happy's Indoor Golf is coming to 22 Center St., located right across from the green downtown. The new business is a virtual golf entertainment venue that plans to open its doors...

 2022-10-05 23:17 

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Kamala Harris visits CT ahead of key race in 5th District...

Kamala Harris visits CT ahead of key race in 5th District- Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to Connecticut on Wednesday was billed as official business, but she briefly acknowledged the timing of her trip to the 5th District, about a month away fro...

 2022-10-05 22:48 

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Woman charged with failing to report stolen gun used in Meriden homicide...

Woman charged with failing to report stolen gun used in Meriden homicide- MERIDEN — A New Haven woman faces charges of falsely reporting an incident, interfering with an officer and intentionally failing to report a stolen firearm — a weapon t...

 2022-10-05 21:16 

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Juveniles charged, stolen vehicles recovered in Meriden...

Juveniles charged, stolen vehicles recovered in Meriden- MERIDEN — City police arrested and charged six juveniles and recovered four stolen motor vehicles Monday in a sweep that went from the city's west side to east side. Members of the police ...

 2022-10-05 20:46 

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5 things to know this week from Latin America & the Caribbean...

5 things to know this week from Latin America & the Caribbean- 1. Lula, Bolsonaro face off in Brazil runoff election After beating out a number of other candidates in Sunday's presidential election, incumbent president of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro and for...

 2022-10-05 01:07 

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Wallingford schools report gains in student academics, wellness...

Wallingford schools report gains in student academics, wellness- WALLINGFORD — Administrators from the high schools and middle schools presented plans for continuing to improve academics and student wellness at this week's Board of Education Ins...

 2022-10-05 00:38 

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5 things to know this week from Latin America & the Caribbean...

5 things to know this week from Latin America & the Caribbean- 1. Lula, Bolsonaro face off in Brazil runoff electionAfter beating out a number of other candidates in Sunday's presidential election, incumbent president of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro and form...

 2022-10-05 00:37 

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PHOTOS: Mr. Taco in Meriden celebrates National Taco Day...

PHOTOS: Mr. Taco in Meriden celebrates National Taco Day-...

 2022-10-05 00:37 

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Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country queen, dies...

Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country queen, dies- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner's daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pil...

 2022-10-05 00:06 

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Meriden prepares to change downtown traffic pattern...

Meriden prepares to change downtown traffic pattern- MERIDEN — Business owners and motorists downtown will need to adjust to downtown roadwork and disrupted traffic flows over the next several weeks, with contractors repaving West Main and Hanover s...

 2022-10-04 23:36 

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Tavern 42 to start catering as building search continues in Southington...

Tavern 42 to start catering as building search continues in Southington- SOUTHINGTON — Owners of Tavern 42 plan to introduce catering while they look for a new restaurant location.Cheryl Moran and Barry DePaolo left the restaurant's 42 W. Main S...

 2022-10-04 23:06 

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Jones back in Connecticut for Sandy Hook defamation trial...

Jones back in Connecticut for Sandy Hook defamation trial- WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — The father of a boy killed at the Sandy Hook elementary school tried Tuesday to describe for a jury the distress he felt when he learned conspiracy theorists planned ...

 2022-10-04 23:06 

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VP Kamala Harris to visit state in support of Jahana Hayes...

VP Kamala Harris to visit state in support of Jahana Hayes- Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Connecticut on Wednesday to speak about abortion rights alongside Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-5th District, who is locked in a competitive fight for reelectio...

 2022-10-04 16:30 

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Despite cool weather, crowds turn out for Apple Harvest Festival parade...

Despite cool weather, crowds turn out for Apple Harvest Festival parade- SOUTHINGTON — A brisk and windy October day didn't stop thousands from flocking to downtown for the annual Apple Harvest Festival.The streets were crowded with youngsters a...

 2022-10-03 22:49 

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Southington bakery returns after fire: 'We had no option but to reopen'...

Southington bakery returns after fire: 'We had no option but to reopen'- SOUTHINGTON Avventura Bakery & Deli reopened on Knotter Drive nearly a year after a fire devastated the restaurant.Rami Macari owns the shop and manages it with his father, R...

 2022-10-03 22:49 

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Timeline for skate park construction in Meriden pushed to early 2023...

Timeline for skate park construction in Meriden pushed to early 2023- MERIDEN — Plans to install a new semi-permanent skatepark over the former ice rink at City Park continue to progress. Officials previously planned to have the new park ready to op...

 2022-10-03 22:49 

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Trinity Health to open urgent care location in Wallingford...

Trinity Health to open urgent care location in Wallingford - WALLINGFORD — Trinity Health of New England will be opening an urgent care site at 790 North Colony Road sometime next year. Trinity Health has locations across Connecticut and Western Mas...

 2022-10-03 22:19 

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US warns about foreign efforts to sway American voters...

US warns about foreign efforts to sway American voters- WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials are warning ahead of the November elections that Russia is working to amplify doubts about the integrity of U.S. elections while China is interested in under...

 2022-10-03 21:48 

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US Supreme Court won't hear troopers' appeal in records case...

US Supreme Court won't hear troopers' appeal in records case- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by the Connecticut State Police Union in its challenge of a police accountability law that allow...

 2022-10-03 17:46 

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PHOTOS: 23rd Annual Silver City Wine Tasting and Brewfest in Meriden...

PHOTOS: 23rd Annual Silver City Wine Tasting and Brewfest in Meriden-...

 2022-10-03 14:46 

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3-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin performs this week in Meriden...

3-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin performs this week in Meriden- MERIDEN — Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Tom Chapin will perform Friday when the Olde Church Acoustic Series moves indoors for its third season.Chapin, whose caree...

 2022-10-03 14:45 

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Spanish Community of Wallingford celebrates 50th anniversary...

Spanish Community of Wallingford celebrates 50th anniversary- WALLINGFORD — The Spanish Community of Wallingford celebrated its 50th anniversary of community service with a wine tasting fiesta at The Farms Country Club on Thursday. SCOW's 50th a...

 2022-10-03 14:15 

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6 ways to prioritize your mental health...

6 ways to prioritize your mental health- By Caitlin HoustonSpecial to the Record-Journal When life seems complicated, improving your mental health can feel like an impossible task. Here are 6 easy ways to prioritize your mental health. Upon the advice of ...

 2022-10-03 14:15 

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Meriden panel backs application to demolish former hospital...

Meriden panel backs application to demolish former hospital- MERIDEN — The city's effort to repurpose the former Meriden-Wallingford Hospital inched forward this past week, with the City Council's Finance Committee signing off on a request t...

 2022-10-02 21:06 

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

8 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington, Cheshire- Things to know this week include possible grant funding to demolish the former Meriden-Wallingford Hospital and plans for a senior housing development in Southington.In Wallingford...

 2022-10-02 21:05 

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Outside ceiling collapse closes Meriden department store...

Outside ceiling collapse closes Meriden department store- MERIDEN — Marshalls closed temporarily on Saturday after part of an overhang ceiling outside the store collapsed shortly after 4 p.m.There were no reports of injuries.Authorities responded to...

 2022-10-01 23:27 

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Celebrate Wallingford festival opens...

Celebrate Wallingford festival opens- By Christian MetzgerRecord-Journal staffWALLINGFORD — The 30th annual Celebrate Wallingford festival welcomed visitors to the town center on Saturday. Despite overcast skies and some rain, organizers worked thro...

 2022-10-01 21:26 

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Apple Harvest Festival kicks off in Southington...

Apple Harvest Festival kicks off in Southington- SOUTHINGTON — Town Councilor Chris Palmieri officially welcomed attendees to the 53th Apple Harvest Festival at the opening ceremony Friday evening. The festival, set to take place over the next two w...

 2022-10-01 01:16 

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Southington candidates forum set for Oct. 20...

Southington candidates forum set for Oct. 20- SOUTHINGTON — Candidates for state office will share their stances on issues at a forum later this month.The Southington Chamber of Commerce is organizing the forum to be held at the Southington Public L...

 2022-10-01 00:45 

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Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill With $12.3 Billion in Aid to Ukraine...

Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill With $12.3 Billion in Aid to Ukraine- By Emily CochraneWASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Friday to a short-term spending package that would keep the government open through mid-December, staving off a mi...

 2022-10-01 00:15 

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Why is it harder for Latinos, women to start small businesses?...

Why is it harder for Latinos, women to start small businesses? - Gloria Montoya, of Meriden, has run a childcare business out of her home for the past 13 years. Working with small children is never an easy task, but it is made harder by the risk of busine...

 2022-09-30 23:45 

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Arata, Fazzino square off in Meriden, Berlin, Cheshire House district...

Arata, Fazzino square off in Meriden, Berlin, Cheshire House district- The race for an open seat in the redrawn 83rd House District covering parts of Meriden, Berlin and Cheshire features a Republican former challenger from Meriden and a Berlin town counc...

 2022-09-30 23:44 

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Meriden Housing Authority to buy house for larger development...

Meriden Housing Authority to buy house for larger development- MERIDEN— Over the objections of one commissioner, the Meriden Housing Authority is moving head with a plan to purchase a two-family home at 35 Maple Ave. to add to its holdings for a pro...

 2022-09-30 23:15 

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Two shops engaging in social change to check out for International Coffee Day...

Two shops engaging in social change to check out for International Coffee Day- Coming almost right after National Coffee Day, Oct. 1 marks the seventh year of International Coffee Day, an occasion meant to celebrate the classic beverage.With that in mind,...

 2022-09-30 23:15 

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Choate Rosemary Hall's annual community service day returns...

Choate Rosemary Hall's annual community service day returns- WALLINGFORD — After a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic, Choate Rosemary Hall's annual community service day returned on Friday. Choate students, faculty and staff participate...

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