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 2020-04-01 21:26 

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Local neighborhood spreads joy with spring plantings...
 2020-04-01 21:19 

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Trump missed his chance to shine on the world stage...

Our current status mandates that we practice social distancing to isolate ourselves from COVID-19. This demands that we adopt physical distance and shelter-in-place protocols. Medical inputs, glean......

 2020-04-01 21:19 

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Sports disruptions don't deprive us of inspiring stories...

Having ended a month that habitually delivers playoff implications for professional sports teams of the winter season, and should leave us experiencing the collegiate "March Madness" ra......

 2020-04-01 21:19 

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Pavlov and partisanship...

Most people have heard the story of Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov and his experiments, conducted more than a century ago, on dogs. Dr. Pavlov found that a stimulus irrelevant to food say......

 2020-04-01 21:13 

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New data from state on coronavirus: Maps, charts, affected towns...

As Gov. Lamont updated the state on Wednesday, the Department of Public Health released the new data on the COVID-19 outbreak in our state: WEDNESDAY"S COMPLETE REPORT FROM STATE...

 2020-04-01 20:58 

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Washington thanks the late Mark Lyon for his life of service...

WASHINGTON, Conn. On his morning commute to work Wednesday, First Selectman Jim Brinton drove past Salem Covenant Church. Each day during the coronavirus pandemic, the church has posted ins......

 2020-04-01 20:56 

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Harwinton Helps enlists volunteers to aid vulnerable residents...

HARWINTON A new program, Harwinton Helps, is enlisting volunteers to do errands and chores for vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic."We created this portal for our most v......

 2020-04-01 20:34 

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SiriusXM gives satellite listeners a break...

SiriusXM is giving a break to everyone this month. The satellite radio service is offering free streaming through May 15. Howard Stern announced the discount on his morning show earlier this week. ......

 2020-04-01 20:34 

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Music to help see us through: Readers suggest songs for tough times...

As everyone self-quarantines during the coronavirus pandemic, some good music might just help brighten the day. The Republican-American is encouraging its readers to send in lists of their favorite......

 2020-04-01 20:19 

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For the record: Concert songs...

"The Last Waltz," The Band This 1978 classic is Martin Scorsese's tribute to The Band and features guest performances by Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and othe......

 2020-04-01 20:16 

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Catch up with Cromwell with BBC's 'Wolf Hall'...

Earlier this month, Hilary Mantel released "The Mirror and the Light," the final installment of the trilogy she began with her Booker Prize-winning novels "Wolf Hall" and...

 2020-04-01 20:00 

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Coming Saturday in My Ride 1937 Pontiac and 1948 Ford woody wagon...
 2020-04-01 19:01 

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HAPS IN THE HILLS: Volunteers create new digital grave map for Warren cemetery...

WARREN The enterprising work of a pair of young volunteers and support from Warren Historical Society and Housatonic Valley Association has resulted in a welcome new light being shed on Old Warre......

 2020-04-01 18:51 

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Interactive map: Our state and the U.S. Census...

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 2020-04-01 18:41 

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New York deaths double in 3 days, with worst to come...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail ......

 2020-04-01 18:39 

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HAPPENING NOW: Live feed of Lamont's daily briefing at 3 p.m....

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 2020-04-01 18:39 

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Lamont: 6-week-old baby dies of COVID-19; upward trend continues...

NEW HAVEN — The announcement Wednesday of the death of a 6-week-old baby marked a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic in Connecticut. Gov. Ned Lamont shared the news that the newborn w......

 2020-04-01 18:00 

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Restaurant group creates emergency relief fund for workers...

HARTFORD — The Connecticut Restaurant Association has established an emergency relief fund for hospitality industry workers during the mandated shutdown of eating and drinking establishments.......

 2020-04-01 17:40 

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States largely have authority over when to shut down, reopen...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone, but it's governors and local officials who will decide what type of restrictions to impose on their citizens to try to slow......

 2020-04-01 17:34 

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Connecticut philanthropists form COVID-19 charity fund...

HARTFORD — A group of Connecticut-based philanthropists have established a charitable organization to raise funds for nonprofit organizations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Ned Lamont an......

 2020-04-01 17:19 

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Unique town voting method: Literally thumbs up or thumbs down...

In what could be a harbinger of things to come in the age of coronavirus, the town of Vernon last week held a drive-thru vote on a $2.9 million budget transfer with residents offering thumbs up or ......

 2020-04-01 17:03 

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State comptroller projects $130 million drop in income tax withholding...

HARTFORD — State Comptroller Kevin Lembo on Tuesday projected a $130 million drop in income withholding taxes in another sign of the economic toll of the coronavirus outbreak. The decrease fa......

 2020-04-01 17:03 

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Stamford courthouse closes in response to virus concerns...

STAMFORD The state's Judicial Branch closed Stamford Superior Court late Tuesday, which marks the third courthouse that has shut down in recent days. The decision to close was made after judicial......

 2020-04-01 16:58 

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Cheese are the champions: Arethusa Farms wins awards for Camemberts, cheddar...

Connecticut can now lay claim to some world-class cheese after Arethusa Farms, of Bantam, walked away with two first place awards and one second place at this year's World Championship Cheese......

 2020-04-01 16:58 

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Loca Vore: Interest busy as a bee for Humble Bee Honey Co....

Catherine Wolko — "The Bee Lady" of the Humble Bee Honey Co. — has been overwhelmed by the public's interest in her product after posting on Facebook last week. Naugat......

 2020-04-01 16:41 

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Happy April Everyone...
 2020-04-01 16:11 

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Some GOOD NEWS in our community, and we want to see more...

There have been many examples of people reaching out to help neighbors or other folks in town during this unprecedented time. Here are the latest examples of local GOOD NEWS stores: The Silas Brons......

 2020-04-01 15:53 

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Waterbury paving program begins Monday...

WATERBURY The city's spring paving program began with curb repairs last week and is expected to continue through the month. B&W Paving and Landscaping of Waterford will begin mill......

 2020-04-01 15:44 

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'Grocery brigade' serves the most vulnerable...

SOUTHBURY Barbara Lindmark and dozens of local seniors are getting the fresh produce, pantry staples, milk and bread they need thanks to Southbury's volunteer "grocery brigade...

 2020-04-01 15:42 

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New COVID-19 test won't solve demand, doctors fear...

WATERBURY Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories announced Friday it has created a COVID-19 test that returns results in less than 15 minutes and will begin shipping the tests this week. With so......

 2020-04-01 15:42 

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Experimental drugs being used as a last resort...

HARTFORD- With intravenous tubing stretching into hallways and ventilators rigged to serve more than one patient, health care workers are preparing for a steep rise in Covid-19 patients. ASK THE DO......

 2020-04-01 15:38 

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Wimbledon canceled for 1st time since WWII because of virus...

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played. The All England Club a......

 2020-04-01 15:21 

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In time of emergency, the booze comes to you...

Lamont allows curbside pickup of beer, wine and liquor...

 2020-04-01 15:21 

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Ironman triathlon set for late May postponed, officials hope for new date...

MIDDLEBURY The Ironman triathlon race scheduled for May 31 will not take place as planned, race organizers said Tuesday, and town leaders are hoping the event is rescheduled. A Facebook pos......

 2020-04-01 15:21 

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Odenwaelder finds passion in coaching...
 2020-04-01 15:21 

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Goshen's Odenwaelder, multi-sport star at Wamogo, finds passion in coaching...

A decade ago, Goshen native Mike Odenwaelder was on the verge of completing a remarkable All-State soccer, basketball and baseball career at Wamogo High. Since then, his path has taken a few twists......

 2020-04-01 14:56 

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From the Experts: You ask questions, we get answers...

ASK THE DOCS: HOW TO SEND IN YOUR QUESTION...

 2020-04-01 14:53 

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Global stock markets skid as coronavirus infections soar...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S stocks joined a worldwide downdraft Wednesday as more signs piled up of the economic and physical pain being caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The S&P 500 dropped close to......

 2020-04-01 14:51 

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LaBonne's to close Sundays to give workers chance to rest...

WATERTOWN — LaBonne's Markets announced Tuesday its stores will be closed on Sundays. The local supermarket chain said the decision was made to give workers a day of rest during the pan......

 2020-04-01 14:45 

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Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate...

HUTCHINS, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate, officials said. The fire shut d......

 2020-04-01 14:35 

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Waterbury prepared Giants' coach Graham for success...

BY ROGER CLEAVELANDRepublican-AmericanWATERBURY Patrick Graham wanted out of Waterbury as a kid as he convinced himself that going to high school at Choate Rosemary in Wallingford would pro......

 2020-04-01 14:34 

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Get outside, but at a distance: State parks limit parking, visitors...

HARTFORD — Parking at state parks and outdoor spaces is being limited to reduce exposure to coronavirus, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday. The move co......

 2020-04-01 14:00 

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Trump says 'life and death' at stake in following guidelines...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a "hell of a bad two weeks" ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S......

 2020-04-01 13:58 

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Virus deaths in NYC top 1,000 as city prepares for worse...

NEW YORK (AP) — Deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in New York City as officials warned that the worst of the virus' toll is yet to come. The city's Health Department reported lat......

 2020-04-01 12:44 

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Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus ......

 2020-04-01 12:03 

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Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs...
 2020-04-01 11:44 

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More than 50 infected with virus at California nursing home...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the s......

 2020-04-01 11:41 

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Five Waterbury school employees infected with coronavirus...

WATERBURY — Three more city public schools employees have tested positive for COVID-19, adding to the two the district reported Monday. The three employees include an instructional worker at ......

 2020-04-01 11:34 

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Census Day arrives with U.S. almost paralyzed by coronavirus...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Census Day — the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count — arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavir......

 2020-04-01 11:11 

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Europe faces ICU bed crunch, rushes to build field hospitals...

ROME (AP) — Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a building and hiring spree, throwing together makeshift hospitals and shipping coronavirus patients out......

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