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TripAdvisor's Top Picks For Cheshire

CHESHIRE, CT - Thanksgiving weekend is finally here. If you've had your fill of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, you might want to get out of the house. But you don't have to go far to find something fun to do. Here are TripAdvisor's top picks near your town.

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Cheshire Places in Top 10 of Final Field Hockey Poll

Last weekend's three state field hockey championship matches were all exciting, with just a one-goal margin deciding each contest. That closeness carried over into the final coaches poll of the season, with three different schools receiving first-place votes. Class M champion Daniel Hand garnered si

PATCH - 2017-11-23 17:30:00

Cheshire Resident Celebrates Grandparents' Day At Sacred Heart

HAMDEN, CT - (Contributed press release): Sacred Heart Academy recently held its ninth annual Grandparents' Day, sponsored by the Office of Mission Advancement. Sophomores invited their grandparents to campus for the morning and together they enjoyed breakfast, songs from the recent musical, Chitty

PATCH - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Fire Destroys Home In Cheshire

CHESHIRE, CT - A vacant home was destroyed in a Tuesday night fire that also damaged a neighbor's house, according to the Meriden Record-Journal. The Record Journal reports the fire, which occurred at 1379 Cheshire Street, is under investigation by the fire marshal. The neighbor's garage caught fire


Business Sewer Costs To Increase Under Cheshire Plan

CHESHIRE, CT - The town is mulling a plan to increase sewer rates for business customers, according to the Meriden Record-Journal. Currently, businesses contribute a greater percentage of the load than they pay in revenue, with residential customers bearing the heaviest burden. Under the new plan, s


Fire destroys vacant home in Cheshire; cause under investigation

CHESHIRE - The fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of a Tuesday night fire. Shortly before 8:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a structure fire at 1379 Cheshire St. Firefighters found the vacant home fully engulfed in flames on the first and second floors and fire coming from the neigh


Naugatuck Police Find 2 Men Sleeping In Car, One Is Charged: PD

NAUGATUCK, CT - Naugatuck police say they responded to Walmart for a suspicious motor vehicle complaint at 7:36 p.m. on Nov. 20. When officers' arrived they found two men sleeping in a vehicle, police said. When the officers interviewed Kurt Drew, 32, of Funston Avenue, he gave a false name, police

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

Waterbury Police investigate homicide after double fatal crash

Police say a Volvo sedan hit a utility pole in Waterbury on Tuesday, knocking out power, before crashing into the home. No one inside the home was injured. Related: Officials identify two dead in Waterbury crash The vehicle's occupants, identified as 22-year-old Clarence Lewis and 20-year-old Antoni

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 17:56:47

Shop Small: Spending money here at home is good for our community

Well, it's here. Thanksgiving was Thursday and yesterday was "Black Friday," a day that some dread and others welcome with anticipation. We know some of our readers were out shopping on Friday and took full advantage of the bargains available in Texarkana stores. Others stayed far away from the traf

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 01:40:34

Little revenue to fix streets in Arkansas

A city official recently made clear how little funding is available to spend on Texarkana, Ark., streets. Public Works Director Jeff Whitten told a Nov. 14 meeting of the Joint Texarkana Community Committee that all the resources now available to him would pay to replace only a few miles of roadway

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 05:54:12

Area children can write to Santa Claus

Main Street Texarkana and the Texarkana Gazette are sponsoring Letters to Santa for area youngsters. "Letters to Santa" gives children a chance to write to Santa and get a letter back. Santa's Express Mail box can be found in the lobby of the Gazette and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 05:54:01

Delay not bad, director reasons

The delay of a feasibility study to determine if the water level could be raised on Wright Patman Lake could be a positive thing, according to Liz Fazio Hale, executive director/CEO of Riverbend Water Resources District. "I'm not surprised," she said of the pause in the study being performed by the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:57

Device lets rescuers fire on all cylinders

This promotional photo shows a thermal imaging camera. (Photo courtesy MSA) Seeing the invisible is now a lot easier for Texas-side firefighters, thanks to a recent equipment donation. Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department recently bought 11 thermal imaging cameras with grant funding from the ArkLaTex

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:52

Four States exhibit up at A&M

The many talented artists involved with the Four States Regional Art Club show their work at an exhibition now up at Texas A&M-University's John F. Moss Library. Displayed through Dec. 15, the exhibit features member work in several different categories, including animal, abstract, floral, genre, la

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:17

Nutcracker: Christmas dreams brought to life

Roughly 200 local dancers will be on stage as they re-create "The Nutcracker," the timeless ballet about a girl's Christmas Eve dreams, with four shows on Dec. 1-3. (Submitted photo) A beloved classic for the Texarkana Christmas season, "The Nutcracker" presented by Texarkana Community Ballet brin

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:15

Proposed Senate tax plan would hit North Texans hard

If you own a home or pay for health insurance, you'll probably pay more to fund tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans if the Senate tax plan becomes law. Homeowners have a big reason to be skeptical of Washington's latest promise of tax cuts for the middle class, especially those in North Texas, due

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Shakopee 'Wow!' House: Greenbriar Curve

SHAKOPEE, MN - This house has been on the market for just two days. It's an updated two-story. Here's a quick preview before you check out the full listing: There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a half bath over 2,980 square feet. The updates include new counters, a backsplash, and applianc

PATCH - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

South metro news briefs: Shakopee namesake to welcome visitors

Shakopee will unveil a statue Tuesday of its namesake, Chief Sakpe, as part of a historic downtown improvement project to honor the city's heritage. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community provided a $50,000 grant to help restore the artwork they found in storage depicting Chief Sakpe, leader of a

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 04:43:00

Shakopee Recycling Company Reveals State-Of-The-Art Sorting Robot

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - What might be considered the future of the recycling industry has found a new home here in the Twin Cities. Dem Com Companies is a recycling plant in Shakopee. It recently installed a robot to help sort items - only the second plant in the country to have the new technology. WCC

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 19:15:13

Burnsville small business attracts big box-sized crowds on Black Friday

It was a typical scene on Black Friday morning - more than 150 customers, mostly men, waiting for the doors to open at 6 a.m. But the crowd in Burnsville wasn't at Best Buy, Target, Kohl's or Macy's. They were at MN Home Outlet, a home improvement, home goods and electronics liquidation retailer tha

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 21:11:00