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Car Goes Over Guardrail, Lands Near Busy West Hartford Road
Emergency crews responded after 6 p.m. across from the Shops at Corbin’s Corner in West Hartford to a blue SUV lying on its passenger side. West Hartford firefighters, police, and ambulances blocked the right lane of New Britain Ave. allowing first responders to get to work, using the jaws of life t
Manchester man charged with cashing fake check
MANCHESTER — Police this week arrested a local man who they said cashed a counterfeit check that he knew to be fake at a local bank and then failed to return the money.Anthony Fiano, 53, was charged Monday with third-degree forgery and third-degree larceny.Police began investigating in May, accordin
Sneak peek inside MGM Springfield: Take a tour of the casino, hotel and restaurants set to open Friday (photos, video)
Hundreds of construction workers inside and outside the $960 million complex were putting the final touches on the three-block, 14.5-acre resort, which opens Friday at 11 a.m. They were joined by hundreds of uniformed casino workers who were getting on-site training ranging from dealing cards to car
Kids Identification Day at the Ellington Farmers' Market
Kids Identification Day will be held at the Ellington Farmers’ Market on Saturday Aug. 25th from 9-12 in the big gazebo in Arbor Park, Main St. The CT State Police will be on hand to help prepare emergency identification kits for parents to have on hand in case of an emergency. Having your child’s i
Traffic stop turns into weapons arrests in Hartford
According toHartfordpolice, officers were conducting routine patrols in the north end of the city around 9:50 p.m., when they saw a car run through a stop sign. Police stopped the vehicle, and in the course of the stop, officers found the driver and passenger both in possession of guns, one of which
Motor vehicle stop leads to stolen firearm charges in Hartford
According to officials, around 7:40 p.m., units were conducting patrols in the south district of the city.
St. Mary's Church School Supplies Drive Help Manchester Students
Our annual drive began and we have 1 week left to achieve our goal of 100 back packs, we are half way there. We cannot do this without the support of the community. For those who would like to donate monetarily, checks can be made out to St. Mary's with "School Supplies" in the memo line. Donations
Senators: White House workers shielded by whistleblower laws
The two said White House employees, like all federal employees, are protected if they disclose information about waste, fraud, and abuse.
World’s biggest bounce house comes to East Hartford
“10,000 square feet and 70, 40 feet tall at its highest point,” said The Big Bounce America Tour Manager, Dex.
Weekly Cop Corner: Stories From Greater Hartford and the Region
Father, Son Charged In Windsor Locks Machete, Stun Gun Fight
Trader Joe’s to open first east of the river store in Manchester
MANCHESTER — Trader Joe’s first grocery store east of the Connecticut River will open on Thursday, Sept. 6, a company official said Wednesday.The Manchester store, at 1510 Pleasant Valley Road in the Plaza at Buckland Hills, will be the grocer’s eighth in Connecticut and the second in the Hartford a
WATCH: East Windsor barn engulfed in fire
The call came in shortly before 11 p.m. for the fully involved fire on Barber Hill Road. The Broad Brook and Warehouse Point fire departments were first to respond, but quickly called for mutual aid from surrounding towns including South Windsor, Ellington, Somers, Tolland, Vernon and Crystal Lake F
Police: Manchester man struck relative with glass bottle
MANCHESTER — Police charged a local man with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct over the weekend after he allegedly struck a family member over the head with a glass bottle.Police said Demetrius Mcintosh, 26, of North School Street, was involved in the skirmish.Police initially responded t
Review of 'Social Security' at CT Cabaret Theatre
Berlin, CT - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre continues its season withSOCIAL SECURITY, a comedy by Andrew Bergman. The play was produced and directed by CCT owner Kris McMurray, who mentioned during his curtain speech that patrons had been calling for tickets to a show they referred to as "Oy vey." He a
EW man gets 7 years in drug dealing that embroiled grandma
An East Windsor man who once paid his grandmother $10 to deliver $150 worth of drugs to a customer and who talked on a wire-tapped telephone about robbing a dealer he thought was charging too much for heroin was sentenced Thursday to seven years in federal prison.The sentence, imposed on Antwane Wil
Connecticut Democrats hold rally in Hartford Saturday
Democratic candidate for governorNed Lamontwas there, along with U.S. SenatorChris Murphy, and many others.
1st Connecticut AtHome Store Opens in Manchester
MANCHESTER, CT — The first Connecticut At Home store has opened in the Plaza at Burr Corners, Manchester Economic Development Department officials said.
New Brewhouse in Manchester Schedules Soft Opening
Varieties are chosen with the help of "a tasting panel of beer drinkers with diverse backgrounds" like nationally recognized beer judges, professional brewers, home brewers, beer ingredient suppliers, bloggers, gastropub owners, bar managers and "average Joe" craft beer enthusiasts. The tasting pane
Little Theatre of Manchester Will Host Tap Workshop
The Little Theatre of Manchester is happy to announce a tap workshop on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. During the workshop you will learn basic tap technique and learn some choreography from our upcoming production, Kiss Me, Kate!
Wild Bills Nostalgia in Middletown Closing
Wild Bills Nostalgia, an institution in Middletown, is closing, the company announced on its Facebook page.