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Family gathers to remember man stabbed to death by brother

A mother in Hartford is grieving after one of her sons was killed. Her other son is now behind bars, accused of doing it. Jiram Ortiz, 22, and his brother were outside a Main Street apartment building Saturday night when they got into an argument. The younger brother, who is 17, is accused of stabbi

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 01:19:00

Woman killed in hit and run, Hartford police looking for suspect

HARTFORD - Police are investigating a hit and run crash that left a 61-year-old woman dead. Police were called to 61 Edgewood St. just minutes after midnight on Sunday morning for the report of a woman suffering serious injuries. Miriam Garcia, 62, of Hartford, was taken to St. Francis Hospital and

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-15 13:58:09

Preparations underway ahead of Tuesday's storm

Brody brought a lot of snow to Connecticut over a week ago, but now Winter Storm Clare is creeping in. Business has been busy after Brody at the Scitico Equipment Repair Shop in Enfield. "Been here for four years now and I've been doing this for 24 years so I've seen the good seasons and bad seasons

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:26:00

Tu B'Shevat Dinner held at Temple Beth Hillel of South Windsor

Temple Beth Hillel will be hosting a Tu B 'Shevat dinner on Tuesday January 30 at 5:30 pm . Join us as we celebrate Tu B' Shevat, the birthday of the trees. The price is $6 per person kids under 5 are free menu is... Roasted chicken, Pasta W/ Sauce, Salad, Rolls, Dessert. All are welcome and encoura

PATCH - 2018-01-15 15:29:42

Sam's Club members can get refunds or shop online

Customers who have purchased memberships in Sam's Club stores that are closing, including the Manchester store, have multiple options, a company official said. Sam's Club, which is operated by Walmart Stores Inc., announced Thursday that it would close 63 stores nationwide, including ones in Manches

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-01-15 17:04:00

Enfield Gets Support in Latest Girls Basketball Poll

ENFIELD, CT - A rare two-game losing streak last week cost Enfield High School a top 10 spot in the latest girls basketball poll of coaches and media members. Despite losing its second straight contest Friday night in the HoopHall Classic at Springfield College, the Eagles (8-3) gave a scare to Chri

PATCH - 2018-01-16 04:57:30

Lunch Bunch With Rabbi Glickman is Back

You're invited to an enriching monthly study that brings together adult learners for a lively lunch-hour discussion with Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman. Lunch with Rabbi meets the last Thursday of every month at 12:00 pm. Hope you can join us. No reservation is required. Soup lunch is provided. For more inf

PATCH - 2018-01-15 15:32:46

Busy season for stores selling winter supplies; More snow expected this week

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) - It has been an active snow season so far, and we have more snow on the way. Winter Storm Watch: Late Tuesday into Wednesday When it hasn't been snowing, it has been cold, which means there has been a lot of refreezing going on. 22News went to Rocky's Ace Hardware in E

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-15 20:23:42

Aberdeen schools prepare to upgrade special education offerings

The Aberdeen School District is preparing to revamp its special education programs in the upcoming months, and has compiled an extensive report outlining what changes need to be made to better suit the needs of students with disabilities. Since August, a six-person special education task force compr

DAILY WORLD - 2018-01-16 03:00:00

Aberdeen hospital cuts 21 jobs in move to improve billing services

Grays Harbor Community Hospital cut 21 jobs on Friday after the Aberdeen hospital announced it was outsourcing those services to a company called AVEC Health Solutions. The Daily World reports that business is based in Utah. AVEC took over billing services Friday. "We find ourselves at the point whe

OLYMPIAN - 2018-01-14 19:26:00

REMEMBER WHEN? '70s statesmen

Each week we intend to bring you a rare and vintage glimpse into Malden's glorious past. Rarely seen photographs and images that we hope you, the reader, will enjoy and share with fellow Maldonians. This week's photo is an 8-by-10-inch, black-and-white snapshot from 1970. Pictured, from left: former

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 15:57:15

Gun Possession, Shoplifting, Annoying Calls: SPD Blotter

SOMERVILLE, MA - Editor's Note: This post was derived from information supplied by the Somerville Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a Massachusetts Patch police report. Wednesday, Jan. 10 Ladjuan Guichard, 46, was arrest

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:23:03

Medford Zoning Board approves conversion of Tufts-owned homes to dorms

The Medford Zoning Board of Appeals approved Tufts' conversion of 13 university-owned properties to student housing at its meeting on Jan. 11, ruling that Tufts' requested dimensional changes to the homes to accommodate 145 students are reasonable. The houses, located on Capen Street, Winthrop Stree

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 21:52:28

Medford appoints first Recreation Director for new Recreation Department

Mayor Stephanie M. Burke plans to hire additional staff soon. Mayor Stephanie M. Burke appointed Kevin Bailey as the Recreation Director for the City of Medford on Jan. 2, according to a press release from the Mayor's Office. During her first term, Burke had appointed a Recreation Focus Group to hel

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 21:21:45

Wilmington Church Hosting Chocolate Festival Fundraiser On February 10

WILMINGTON, MA - The Wilmington-Tewksbury United Methodist Woman's Club will hold a Chocolate Festival on Saturday, February 10 at 2pm at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). Come sample over 12 different chocolate treats, prepared by UMW members. The event will also include a

WILMINGTONAPPLE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:08:54

Melrose schools continue shift to new strategies with eye toward competency-based education

Melrose schools took another step toward transforming the way students are taught and evaluated recently, by joining the New England Secondary School Consortium. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education joined NESSC last month, clearing the way for individual districts to s

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 18:38:50

As did Dr. King, religions uphold equality and rights for all

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a holiday celebrated in the US to commemorate Dr. King's important civil rights efforts. As a child, I remember learning about racial equality in school, but on the weekends I would reconcile my faith and secular education during Saturday class at my local mosque. I lea

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:23:55

Off-duty officer witnessed Randolph man fire gun in Boston, say police

The 31-year-old man has a license to carry a gun, but police say he fired it while intoxicated following an altercation. BOSTON - A Randolph man was arrested early Monday morning after an off-duty police officer witnessed gunfire outside a bar. Officers from downtown District A-1 responded to the ar

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-15 19:10:31

Former Hopewell mayor opens chocolate manufacturing facility

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The former mayor of Hopewell, Steve Taylor, and his wife Kim recently opened a chocolate wholesale manufacturing and retail facility, Taylor Made Chocolate, in Chesterfield County. The bean-to-bar artisan chocolate making process that unfolds in the back of the Taylor Made C

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-14 14:01:20

Massive fire burns Petersburg building

PETERSBURG, Va. - Part of a building collapsed as a massive fire burned a Petersburg building early Tuesday morning. The fire, near High Street and Lafayette Street, was initially reported at about 5 a.m. Tuesday. By 6 a.m., numerous fire crews from in and around Petersburg were working to tame the

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-16 11:13:39