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Avon Retreat Features Plenty of Water Views

AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details: AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details:

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:06:05

Avon Student Donates to Tunxis Food Pantry

Tunxis Community College's food pantry received a special donation from an Avon third-grader on Nov. 13. For her ninth birthday, Emily Lamar asked her fellow students to bring food donations to her celebration instead of gifts. Her classmates from Roaring Brook School joined her for a party at a tr

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-16 19:25:19

Avon Native Returns to Lead Community Relations at River Ridge

AVON, CT - After leaving Avon 40 years ago, Carol Sikora has returned home to be a resource for families and local seniors considering a move into River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living Community. "Coming back to Avon and reconnecting with 'Avonites' has been a joy," Sikora said. Born and

PATCH - 2017-11-16 14:50:57

Avon Residents Criticize Affordable Housing Plan

Residents of Sylvan Street criticized plans for an affordable housing development there during a hearing Tuesday, saying it packs too many homes into the small neighborhood and would ruin the area. Mannarino Builders of South Windsor wants to construct 28 houses on 6.7 acres off Sylvan Street, which

HARTFORD COURANT

Click It or Ticket Program to Be Enforced in Avon

AVON, CT - With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Connecticut's law enforcement agencies will be promoting safe driving and increased protection of all motorists. Law enforcement officials will be out on Connecticut's roads, enforcing the state's Occupant Protection laws and issuing citations to

PATCH

Hartford Man Gets 50 Years For Murder He Tried To Make Look Like Suicide

A Hartford man who smoked PCP with one of his drug customers and then fired a bullet into her forehead in March 2015 was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison. In September, a Hartford Superior Court jury took two and a half hours to convict Anthony Pernell, 40, of murder in the killing of Lilliana

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-17 17:20:00

Your (Jewish) Hit Parade!

On Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., Beth El Temple in West Hartford will rock out with a concert called, appropriately enough, "Rock of Ages." The evening will feature the Beethoven Violin Concerto and Artie Shaw's Clarinet Concerto - and a "Tribute to Rock and Roll," in celebration of the 50th anniversary

JEWISH LEDGER - 2017-11-16 17:05:43

Winds Brings Down Trees, Power Out for 1,400

There are more than 1,400 power outages as trees and wires come down in parts of Connecticut on this windy morning. Winds are gusting up to 30 to 35 miles per hour and Eversource is reporting 1,401 power outages. Most of them are in Avon, but there are also outages in Farmington, New Hartford, Simsb

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-17 12:09:33

Coach injured in wreck; Thursday games cancelled

Tonight's basketball games between WCHS and Northeast Jones have been cancelled after a Lady War Eagle assistant basketball coach suffered major injuries in a Thursday morning accident. Danielle Haney was involved in an accident either on or near Buck Pugh Road around 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning. T

THEWAYNECOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Law enforcement reports: Nov. 13-14

The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday: Felon in possession of a firearm - Jacarus DeShawn Goodwin, 23, 3101 36th Ave., Meridian. Contempt of court - Matthew Antonio Scott, 25, 299 Glenn Ave., Quitman. Failure to register as a sex of

MERIDIAN STAR

Quitman students learn about making good choices

The challenges children face have changed since Frankie Johnson was in school, so he developed 'I Got You', a program dedicated to addressing the problems teenagers face. "It's a program for teenagers to help them develop healthy coping skills," Johnson said during a presentation to Quitman Junior

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-11-16 20:15:00

Laurel School District one step closer to having new superintendent

The Laurel School District is one step closer to having a new superintendent. The Laurel School District Board of Trustees started the public interview process of seven applicants on Thursday. "We are not only looking for someone who can motivate the staff to move to the next level of excellence, bu

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-17 01:55:02

Former IHL Board president Robinson named USM COB's Alumna of Year

MIDDAY 11/17: One-Eighty at Merit Health WesleyMIDDAY 11/17: One-Eighty at Merit Health Wesley Laurel School District one step closer to having new superintendentLaurel School District one step closer to having new superintendent Mississippi Public Universities to award 4,663 degrees in DecemberMiss

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-17 21:52:55

Ribbon cutting for JCJC-Haas partnership

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville for the official announcement of a public-private partnership between the college and Haas Factory Outlet. The cooperation will provide highly technical, complex and specialized training for the students attending

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-16 00:08:30

Wife of Jackson County sheriff's captain embezzled more than $30,000 from her employer

A Pascagoula woman was married to a high-ranking Jackson County sheriff's deputy when she embezzled more than $30,000 from her job as a payroll clerk, court records show. Stacy Michelle Chamberlain, 38, has since admitted to stealing the money while handling payroll at Romar Offshore Welding in Moss

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Police chief says gun violence 'not the way' after MP shooting

Gunshots overnight in Moss Point. The city's police chief says one person suffered superficial wounds in his neck and his face. This afternoon, the two men who allegedly shot the victim are in custody. The chief says officers arrested Demetrius Howard shortly after the shooting incident. Patrick Tho

WLOX - 2017-11-16 19:16:13

One person dead, pinned under vehicle in Highland Park

One person is dead and pinned under a vehicle in Pittsburgh's Highland Park neighborhood. This follows an incident that happened around 3 a.m. Friday on the 800 block of Heberton Street. It's unclear what happened to the person or how they became pinned under the vehicle.

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-17 10:49:00

Pet Tales: Many more veterans will get service dogs

Odin on the run after he ran away from the foster home provided by the Great Pyrenees Club of Western Pennsylvania. By Linda Wilson Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Donations can change a person's life, especially when the money helps to train German shepherds to serve and assist military veterans.

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 16:30:00

Pet Events: Mall wildlife, Penguins and dogs calendar, Greyhound bazaar and more

Meet the educational wildlife ambassadors of Humane Animal Rescue from 1-5 p.m Saturday at The Galleria in Mt. Lebanon. The ambassadors are wild-born animals that were orphaned or injured and taken to the rehabilitation center in Verona. While the goal is to return animals to their natural habit, so

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 16:30:00

First holiday tree of the season lit at Point State Park

The first holiday tree lighting of the 2017 season was held Thursday night at Point State Park. Duquesne Light Company's Tree of Lights was lit by a local family at 5:30 p.m. to kick off its "Larger Than Light" campaign, which is challenging Pittsburghers to help raise $15,000 for the Dollar Energy

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-16 23:16:00