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Canton Gives Cherry Brook Grange Property To State Grange Group

A yearslong effort to retool an old grange hall for community use has ended and the town has given the property to the state grange for a likely sale to a private owner. That building was once the Cherry Brook Grange's hall on Cherry Brook Road. The group disbanded in 2012 because of declining memb

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-18 22:13:17

Testimony Begins In Hartford Murder Trial

Anthony Pernell claims that he accidentally shot and killed Lilliana Restreppo in the head inside his bedroom as the two strugged over a .38-caliber revolver. The 30-year-old Wethersfield woman, Pernell claimed, was upset over losing a child to the state Department of Children and Families and after

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 19:25:00

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 15:33:00

Silver Alert Issued for 89-Year-Old in East Hartford

East Hartford Police A silver alert has been issued for an 89-year-old man in East Hartford, police said. Cephus Nolen is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing about 230 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. It is not clear what he was wearing when he went missing. East Hartford police as

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-21 02:54:32

West Hartford man charged with killing kitten, shooting pet rat with BB gun

Corey McCall (Photo: West Hartford police) WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A West Hartford man is facing several charges after police say he killed a kitten as well as a pet rat, and severely injured another kitten with a BB gun Wednesday morning. Just before 10:25 a.m., West Hartford police respond

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 20:11:43

Trump's nominees cast doubt on the future of employment protections for LGBT workers

It's unclear whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will continue to hold its previous stance that a landmark federal law protects LGBT workers. During a hearing with the US Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Tuesday, US President Donald Trump's two EEOC nominees

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 23:02:10

Avon Volunteer Fire Department Adds Amphibious Utility Vehicle to Fleet

Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the addition of a fully amphibious utility vehicle to its fleet of apparatus. Donations from the community have made possible the purchase of the ARGO 8x8 Responder. "As with any new piece of apparatus, our hope of hopes is

PATCH - 2017-09-21 12:45:56

West Hartford man charged for assaulting girlfriend, killing cat, rat

WEST HARTFORD - A West Hartford man is facing criminal charges after police said he assaulted his girlfriend, killed a cat, rat inside an apartment home Wednesday. West Hartford police said they responded to 61 Sky View Drive following a report that a party had killed two kittens inside of an apartm

FOX61.COM - 2017-09-20 19:47:06

Belery Duo plays Back East Brewery

The Belery Duo is playing their first show after moving back to CT! Come join them for a beer or flight and some live music. The duo consists of husband and wife duo. They play mostly jazz standards, lots of love songs, great for an alternative date night. 21+ event

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:10:52

UConn Students Rally as School Faces $120 Million in Budget Cuts

As massive cuts loom over the University of Connecticut (UConn), students rallied at two locations to say they're not letting it happen without a fight. UConn Health in Farmington faces more than $120 million in cuts over the next two years under the Republican budget that passed last Saturday. Abou

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-21 03:11:44

UConn students to rally in response to Republican-led state budget

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) - Students from the University of Connecticut plan to rally in Farmington and Storrs on Wednesday night. The rallies are being held in response to the potential for big cuts to their school. Related Content: GOP leaders defend cuts to UConn in budget plan UConn President Susan H

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 21:10:34

Dog show welcomes spectators this weekend

GOSHEN - The Northwestern Connecticut Dog Club Inc. brings dog lovers the annual all-breed dog show this weekend. Hundreds of dogs and their owners will get the chance to strut their stuff in the show ring Saturday and Sunday at the Goshen Agricultural Fairgrounds, 116 Old Middle St. (Route 63), Go

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims

(Family Features) Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes. That's why, when hurricanes make landfall and wreak havoc, help is immedi

WESTHARTFORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Police: West Hartford Man Killed One Kitten, Severely Injured Another

A West Hartford man was charged with killing a kitten and severely injuring another inside his Sky View Drive apartment Wednesday morning, police said. Corey McCall, 22, was charged with cruelty to animals, disorderly conduct, unlawful discharge of a firearm and possession of less than four ounces o

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 19:30:00

Bugbee Students Connect with Schools in Texas and Florida, Raise Funds for Hurricane Relief

Students at West Hartford's Bugbee Elementary School are showing empathy and raising money to help families in Texas and Florida impacted by recent catastrophic hurricanes. Bugbee Principal Kelly Brouse said she could not be any prouder of her students. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:26:54

Bridge Family Center Will Host 2018 Children's Charity Ball in New Venue

The West Hartford non-profit has already started planning its signature fundraiser and announced this week that the Children's Charity Ball will be held in the former G. Fox Building in downtown Hartford. Submitted For the first time in 18 years, the Bridge Family Center will host its Children's Cha

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:40:27

As Hurricane Maria moves on, Puerto Ricans in Connecticut Wait Anxiously

As Puerto Ricans emerged from their shelters to an island ravaged by Hurricane Maria, family members and friends in Connecticut waited anxiously to hear from their loved ones about the massive storm's impact. "Most of my family is there. I haven't heard from my mother since Tuesday at 2 in the morni

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-21 14:15:00

Fifth man arrested for assault on Lady Slipper Lane

On Monday, Sept. 18, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Jeffery Jimenez, 20, of Bristol, turned himself in to Southington police after learning he had an active arrest warrant for an incident that happened on Aug. 24 on Lady Slipper Lane in Southington. Jimenez is the fifth person arrested for this inciden

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:04:15

Burgoyne Elm Will Be Planted to Honor Dr. Tracey Wilson

'Tracey's Tree' will be planted in Elmwood on Oct. 7 in honor of the former Conard history teacher who serves as West Hartford town historian. Submitted The public is invited to a tree dedication ceremony for a new elm tree in the Elmwood section of West Hartford on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. Ever w

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-20 22:54:38

Drug prevention coalition sees success in 1st year of grant

BRISTOL - The Bristol Prevention Coalition for a Drug-Free Community has achieved several milestones in preventing substance abuse in Bristol one year after receiving a five-year federal grant, according to a press release from the mayor's office. The coalition began in the early 1990s as the Brist

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:21:00