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Kingswood Oxford student gets involved to fight voter apathy

West Hartford >> In the last presidential election, only one in four 18 to 24-year-olds voted. Not only are young people not voting, they're not getting involved in politics either. Enter Zora de Rham '23 of West Hartford. She's about to turn voter apathy on its head. Last year, de Rham canvassed fo

WESTHARTFORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:22:41

Oxford Wow House: '4 Bedroom Colonial Tucked Away' In a Cul-De-Sac Neighborhood

Address: 3 Butternut Ridge Rd, Oxford, ConnecticutPrice: $669,900Square Feet: 4025Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 4 BathsBuilt: 2006Features: Stately, well appointed 4 bedroom Colonial tucked away on 3.52 acres in a cul de sac neighborhood. Large, generous size rooms with Brazilian cherry wood floors on main

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Meet Oxford's Newest Police Officer

OXFORD, CT - On Monday the Board of Selectmen hired a state police sergeant as its' newest police officer. Robert C. Desmarais Jr., of Middlebury will join the force as a patrolmanon November 1. He is due to retire from the state police on Oct. 1. He will earn $30.78 per hour and will work the 3 to

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:25:50

New Haven man involved in dirt bike accident on Grand Avenue to sue city

Published 4:25 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 NEW HAVEN-While police continue investigating an accident this summer involving a dirt bike on Grand Avenue, the dirt bike driver is preparing to sue the city alleging the accident was caused by a police pursuit. Leron Stone was seriously injured June

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-22 16:25:32

Early loss a 'wake-up call' for Naugy

Naugatuck's Alex Teixeria (2) and Woodland's Senol Music battle for the ball Sept. 15 in Beacon Falls. Naugatuck won the game, 4-0. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI NAUGATUCK - The Naugatuck boys soccer team has played four matches against Naugatuck Valley League opponents. The Greyhounds have yet to surrender a g

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:34:31

Knights of Columbus Trinity Council #5467 Announces Three Events

Knights of Columbus - Tailgate Party at Yale BowlSaturday, October 14, 2017 Yale Bulldogs vs. Holy Cross Crusaders Sponsored by Trinity Council #5467 Trinity Council #5467 invites you and your family and friends to a fun-filled day at the Yale Bowl. The 2nd annual tailgate party will start at 11:00

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:13:11

St. Francis Confirmation Class Collecting for Operation Christmas Child

The 10th Grade Confirmation Class is collecting items to pack in shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. These shoeboxes are mailed to needy children worldwide. Suggested, but not limited to, items to be packed are toys, deflated balls with pumps, stuffed animals, small musical instruments, person

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:00:58

The Bigger Rig Gig benefit 'Gone South'

"Even though it's completely different, they wanted to keep the name and have some association between the two fund-raisers," said Cameron Sokolik, board liaison for Opus for Person-to-Person. "Even though it's geared to adults and in the evening, it's still out on the field and there's hay, and the

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2017-09-22 17:48:59

Run to end the stigma of addiction

The conversation then turned to his recovery, and he looked at me and said, "Dad, someday I wish that people would realize I am not a bad person, but a good person with a bad disease. I am trying my absolute hardest. I promise." Well...on Oct. 1, Brian's wish will be granted. On this Sunday morning

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2017-09-22 11:00:05

Beacon Falls to hear assessment appeals

BEACON FALLS - The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 to hear appeals related to motor vehicle assessments on the Oct. 1, 2016 grand list. The meetings start at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave. People appealing their assessments must bring documentation supporting their ap

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 11:03:12

A mission to support vets

Naugatuck Mayor N. Warren 'Pete' Hess, second from right, officially declares the Mission 22 Trail open in September 2016 as, from left, veterans Joe Palhete, Chris Edwards and Alex Plitsas look on. The second annual 22 for 22 Hike, which follows the 22 kilometer trail, is Sept. 30. The hike is to r

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 11:00:45

Plane Lands Nose Down In Danbury

DANBURY, CT - An aircraft was damaged after it made a rough landing at Danbury Airport Friday morning, according to the Danbury Fire Department. The Single Engine Cessna 180 airplane landed nose down on Runway 35 at around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning. The pilot, and the man to which the plane was reg

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:25:49

Letter: Town's accounting process is flawed

To the editor, Luke Marshall's article, "Transactions the result of 'human error'" in the Sept. 2, 2017 edition of the Citizen's News regarding the investigation into Prospect's bill paying process failed to highlight relevant information that was learned about Prospect's current accounting and expe

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 11:01:31

Naugatuck's Mayor Not Happy With Littering, Plans To Create Task Force

NAUGATUCK, CT - Mayor Pete Hess isn't happy with what he sees when he looks around certain parts of the town and he wants something done about it. At the most recent Board of Mayor and Burgesses meeting, Hess said he as annoyed about the amount of litter he sees around town. He said there are proble

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:54:01

Sgt. Tillson remembered as a devoted mother, courageous officer

BRIDGEPORT - Sgt. Jessica R. Tillson, who lost a decade long battle with cancer, was remembered as a devoted mother, a courageous police officer and an accomplished cook at her funeral Friday. "Over the last few weeks, her pain was unbearable, said her husband, Steven Lougal, "but she never asked,

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-22 18:07:59

Woman Stole, Pawned Tools From Monroe Home: Police

Police say the woman used the homeowner's car to drive the stolen items to area pawn shops. MONROE, CT A Waterbury woman was arrested Monday after an investigation into a larceny from a home on Jockey Hollow Road in August, Monroe police said. Jennifer Spezzano, 38, was arrested on a warrant Wednes

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:16:26

Woman charged with stealing cash, tools from Monroe home

MONROE - A local couple came home after a 9-day vacation to find their dog dead and more than $600 in cash and a number of power tools missing from their home. Police said the couple had left their Jockey Hollow Road home and dog in the care of a 26-year-old woman they met through a local animal hos

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-22 21:14:09

Invasive plant removed from Monroe

Monroe's Park Ranger and Tree Warden, Dave Solek, pulled and bagged the invasive plants for disposal after the infestation was reported by a research team led by Dr. Carole Cheah from the Connecticut Agricultural Department Experiment Station and the University of Connecticut. Originating in Asia, t

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

2017 Apple Harvest parking restrictions

The Southington Police Department announced the following parking restrictions for the 2017 Apple Harvest Festival: From Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1 and Friday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 8 the following streets will be posted as "No Parking" on either side of the street: Academy Lane,

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-22 15:59:36

Designs Sought For "Peaceful, Contemplative" Sandy Hook Memorial

The group overseeing a memorial to the students and educators killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School has issued guidelines for the memorial's design, inviting proposals that display "an abundance of sensitivity and compassion." After input from victims' families, school employees, first responde

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-22 19:40:00