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 2020-02-27 16:50 

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Hartford man charged in fatal stabbing of roommate...

Hartford man charged in fatal stabbing of roommate- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of his roommate earlier this month, police said.John Francis Satkunas, 25, is charged in connection with the...

 2020-02-27 13:49 

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Lamont: Connecticut ready for virus, infections expected...

Lamont: Connecticut ready for virus, infections expected- By Susan HaighHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday tried to assure residents that the state is ready with a coordinated response to deal with anticipated cases of t...

 2020-02-27 13:19 

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After 33 Years, deJongh Steps Away From IWWC...
 2020-02-27 07:18 

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Meriden man charged with assaulting Wallingford police officers...

Meriden man charged with assaulting Wallingford police officers- WALLINGFORD — A 30-year-old Meriden man faces multiple charges after police say he assaulted two police officers near a North Colony Street auto shop Wednesday night.Ulpiano Nieves, 30...

 2020-02-27 03:17 

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Southington Coffee House to open second location...

Southington Coffee House to open second location- SOUTHINGTON — Just six months after opening a downtown shop, Southington Coffee House is working on a West Street express location in a Sunoco Gas Station.Denis and Sandra Guay opened Southington Cof...

 2020-02-26 23:47 

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Wallingford 350th committee receives an infusion of town cash...

Wallingford 350th committee receives an infusion of town cash- WALLINGFORD — The Town Council recently approved a transfer of nearly $27,000 to the town's 350th Jubilee Committee.The cash is slated for deposits and down payments on items and ser...

 2020-02-26 23:47 

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Meriden library director resigns seven months into job, interim director named...

Meriden library director resigns seven months into job, interim director named - MERIDEN — Seven months after being hired as director of the public library, Melissa Fournier will resign effective Friday.Fournier notified the library's Board of D...

 2020-02-26 23:47 

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Event helps Wallingford students prepare for financial challenges ahead...

Event helps Wallingford students prepare for financial challenges ahead- WALLINGFORD — The carefully crafted financial plans local high school students created during the Credit For Life event could be thrown into disarray by a car breaking down or ...

 2020-02-26 22:46 

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Meriden skateboarder sues bus company, drivers, school board over crash...

Meriden skateboarder sues bus company, drivers, school board over crash- MERIDEN — A lawsuit filed by a skateboarder who was hit by a school bus as he left Wilcox Technical High School in 2017 is set to go to trial later this year, according to cour...

 2020-02-26 21:16 

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Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight...

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight- By Larry NeumeisterNEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, ...

 2020-02-26 20:16 

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Durham and Middlefield collaborate in 'Ashes to Go' services...

Durham and Middlefield collaborate in 'Ashes to Go' services- DURHAM — This year's Ash Wednesday services brought the Durham and Middlefield communities together outside the church.On Wednesday, Feb. 26, the Middlefield Federated Church,...

 2020-02-26 20:16 

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North Haven elementary school receives ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grant...

North Haven elementary school receives ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grant- NORTH HAVEN — Ridge Road Elementary received a helping hand with investing in STEM education. Ridge Road recently received the ExxonMobil Education Alliance grant for $500...

 2020-02-26 18:45 

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Police: Southington man shoots through walls of three motel rooms...

Police: Southington man shoots through walls of three motel rooms- SOUTHINGTON — Police charged a town man with firing a handgun through the walls of his Motel 6 room.The bullet Joshua Wilson, 54, fired went through the wall of his Queen Street mote...

 2020-02-26 16:45 

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New owner looking to fill commercial space in Berlin...

New owner looking to fill commercial space in Berlin- BERLIN — Depot Crossing has been renamed Newport Center @ Farmington Avenue by the local development firm that purchased it last month with the intention of completing long unfinished commercial ...

 2020-02-26 14:14 

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Lawmakers, advocates call for end to solitary confinement...

Lawmakers, advocates call for end to solitary confinement - HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates and state lawmakers called Tuesday for the end of solitary confinement in Connecticut's prisons and jails.The group called Stop Solitary: Connecticut an...

 2020-02-26 13:14 

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Public scrutiny a worry for future parking lot in Wallingford...

Public scrutiny a worry for future parking lot in Wallingford- WALLINGFORD — Turning the former Brothers Restaurant property into public parking isn't a certainty if it goes before town land use boards, Public Works Director Rob Baltramaitis sai...

 2020-02-25 23:40 

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Southington chamber announces retirement plan for small businesses...

Southington chamber announces retirement plan for small businesses- SOUTHINGTON — The possibility of saving on administrative costs for Lovley Development's employee retirement plans has owner Mark Lovley interested in a program run by the South...

 2020-02-25 23:10 

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Bill would allow more retired cops to take on school security roles...

Bill would allow more retired cops to take on school security roles- Southington Police Lt. Stephen Salerno is hoping for a change in the state's pension rules.He's backing a bill to enable the town's longest-serving police officers to become ...

 2020-02-25 23:10 

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39 states investigating Juul's marketing of vaping products...

39 states investigating Juul's marketing of vaping products- By Dave Collins And Matthew PerroneHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company...

 2020-02-25 21:08 

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New Jersey man charged with kidnapping in Meriden hotel incident...

New Jersey man charged with kidnapping in Meriden hotel incident- MERIDEN — A man faces kidnapping and assault charges after police said he held a woman at a local hotel over the weekend. Jay Outlaw, 31, of 322 East 19th St., Patterson, New Jersey, ...

 2020-02-25 20:38 

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WRESTLING: Luke's no fluke! Platt's Class M heavyweight champ is a combination of size and speed...

WRESTLING: Luke's no fluke! Platt's Class M heavyweight champ is a combination of size and speed- MERIDEN — Platt heavyweight wrestler Luke Fuerstenberg stands 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds. He is an imposing presence on the mat.Once the big man g...

 2020-02-25 20:38 

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Statistics on local drug overdose deaths by residency, location...

Statistics on local drug overdose deaths by residency, location- Record-Journal staffThe state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner compiles statistics on accidental drug overdose deaths by city or town where deaths occurred, as well as by city or town wh...

 2020-02-25 18:37 

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Neil's Donuts in Wallingford plans to expand to Middletown this summer...

Neil's Donuts in Wallingford plans to expand to Middletown this summer - WALLINGFORD — Neil's Donuts plans to open up a second location in Middletown this summer, after more than 18 years in business. The popular donut shop posted to Faceboo...

 2020-02-25 18:07 

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Norton Named A School Of Distinction...
 2020-02-25 14:36 

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Republicans to honor girls suing over transgender policy...

Republicans to honor girls suing over transgender policy- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans will honor three high school runners who are suing to block a policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports, the party chai...

 2020-02-25 13:36 

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Religious exemption vaccine bill clears Connecticut panel...

Religious exemption vaccine bill clears Connecticut panel- By Susan HaighHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut legislative committee voted Monday to advance legislation that would eliminate the state's religious exemption for certain childhood va...

 2020-02-25 13:35 

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Route 5 in Wallingford shut down after reported four-car crash Monday night; one person hospitalized...

Route 5 in Wallingford shut down after reported four-car crash Monday night; one person hospitalized- WALLINGFORD — First responders temporarily shut down the stretch of Route 5 between Northfield Road and South Elm Street early Monday evening, foll...

 2020-02-25 02:34 

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First students join Wallingford CNA employment program...

First students join Wallingford CNA employment program- WALLINGFORD — Three Masonicare employees were honored at a luncheon ceremony Monday as the first enrollees in a new employment pipeline program.CNA Reach is designed to attract health care faci...

 2020-02-25 02:34 

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Southington Town Council exploring purchase of open space...

Southington Town Council exploring purchase of open space- SOUTHINGTON — Properties on Marion Avenue and School Street could become town land with the help of a state grant for the purchase of open space.The two properties, which total more than fiv...

 2020-02-24 23:03 

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Meriden police: No criminal conduct, case closed in Hanover Road death...

Meriden police: No criminal conduct, case closed in Hanover Road death - MERIDEN — Police on Monday said the investigation into the death of a 37-year-old man on Hanover Road last month is closed and no criminal conduct was found. Thomas Oldani live...

 2020-02-24 21:33 

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Case continued for man charged in 2018 assault outside Southington bar...

Case continued for man charged in 2018 assault outside Southington bar- SOUTHINGTON — A man charged in connection with an assault that left a man with a fractured skull and brain hemorrhage appeared in New Britain Superior Court last week. Landin Ru...

 2020-02-24 21:33 

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Southington bar to pay $17,000 as part of copyright lawsuit settlement...

Southington bar to pay $17,000 as part of copyright lawsuit settlement- SOUTHINGTON — Blackstone Irish Pub has agreed to pay $17,000 to a music licensing company as part of a copyright lawsuit settlement.A group representing song copyright holders s...

 2020-02-24 21:03 

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Danbury priest accused of sexual assault pleads not guilty...

Danbury priest accused of sexual assault pleads not guilty- DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting one boy and groping another has pleaded not guilty.Jaime Marin-Cardona, 51, of Danbury, pleaded not ...

 2020-02-24 19:33 

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma starts ad campaign for claims...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma starts ad campaign for claims- By Geoff MulvihillOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma launched an ad campaign Monday to tell people harmed by their powerful prescription opioid where they can file claims against the company.The $23....

 2020-02-24 19:33 

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Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment...

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment- NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was immediately handcuffed and led off to jail, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful H...

 2020-02-24 18:33 

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Planning for 350th parade in Wallingford continues...
 2020-02-24 15:32 

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Several rescued from pond after falling through ice in Torrington...

Several rescued from pond after falling through ice in Torrington- TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Several people were rescued Sunday after falling through the ice while fishing on a Connecticut pond, officials said.At least four people were pulled from th...

 2020-02-24 15:32 

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Local Eagle Scout constructs picnic tables for Allyn Brook Park...

Local Eagle Scout constructs picnic tables for Allyn Brook Park- DURHAM — Five new picnic tables can be found at Allyn Brook Park thanks to the efforts of one local Eagle Scout. Nick Vestergaard, a senior at Coginchaug High School, created the picni...

 2020-02-24 13:32 

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Sister of 2 men killed in Bloomfield shooting asks for end to violence...

Sister of 2 men killed in Bloomfield shooting asks for end to violence- BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The sister of two men who were killed in a shooting after an argument broke out at a Connecticut bar are asking for members of their community to unite ...

 2020-02-24 13:32 

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Business recovering after fire at 290 Pratt St. in Meriden earlier this month...

Business recovering after fire at 290 Pratt St. in Meriden earlier this month- MERIDEN — Operations at Cable Management are still affected after a fire in a key piece of equipment earlier this month.Firefighters were on there way to another call whe...

 2020-02-23 22:59 

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Thousands flock to annual health fair in Southington...

Thousands flock to annual health fair in Southington- SOUTHINGTON — As "Baby Shark" played in the background, children of all ages performed CPR compressions to see who could get their race car over the finish line."Baby Shark has the ri...

 2020-02-23 22:59 

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

8 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire - Things to know this week include a presentation at the Meriden library on a video archive project compiling an oral history of Holocaust survivors.Also this week is a hearing o...

 2020-02-23 22:29 

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Police investigate convenience store robbery in Meriden...

Police investigate convenience store robbery in Meriden- MERIDEN—City police are investigating a robbery at the corner of Chamberlain Highway and Pasco Street Sunday afternoon.According to police, the suspect entered the F&S Gulf, 133 Chamberlain Hi...

 2020-02-23 22:29 

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Wallingford library transformed into mini-golf course...

Wallingford library transformed into mini-golf course- WALLINGFORD — A chilly Saturday made for great golfing conditions at the Wallingford Public Library. Dozens of families packed into the library for the third annual Mini Golf at the Library fund...

 2020-02-23 21:29 

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4 things to know about the Southington town manager's budget proposal...

4 things to know about the Southington town manager's budget proposal- SOUTHINGTON — Town Manager Mark Sciota's proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more police officers, the purchase of a building on North Main Street and capital ...

 2020-02-23 21:29 

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Residents take advantage of public transportation close by in downtown Meriden...

Residents take advantage of public transportation close by in downtown Meriden- MERIDEN — Joseph Geremia lives just outside the city's transit-oriented district.Three or four days per week, he boards the 8:40 a.m. Hartford Line train to his job ...

 2020-02-23 21:29 

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Bill looks to rid 'lunch shaming,' local school officials respond...

Bill looks to rid 'lunch shaming,' local school officials respond- State lawmakers are weighing a proposed bill to limit the embarrassment faced by students whose unpaid school lunch debts add up.That embarrassment is commonly referred to as "...

 2020-02-23 20:59 

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Q&A with Powder Ridge's food director...

Q&A with Powder Ridge's food director - MIDDLEFIELD — Since around 2013, Massachusetts native Kevin Cottle has been lending his expertise at Fire at the Ridge, Powder Ridge Mountain Park's on-site restaurant. The 47-year-old started at the m...

 2020-02-23 20:59 

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Wallingford Town Council may allow public comment earlier in budget process...

Wallingford Town Council may allow public comment earlier in budget process- WALLINGFORD — The public may soon be able to address the Town Council during workshops, expanding the conversation in the annual budget process.During a workshop on Feb. 11...

 2020-02-23 18:27 

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Meriden school opens room for student meditation, reflection funded through donation...

Meriden school opens room for student meditation, reflection funded through donation- MERIDEN — Students at Benjamin Franklin School have a new space in which to meditate, run their hands through sand and find peace, thanks to a donation from a loca...

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