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Local Author Speaks At Library

Glastonbury resident Dr. Bridget Cooper spoke about her fifth self-help book, Little Landslides: How We Rise Up From Our Pain, at the Welles-Turner Memorial Library on Sept. 6. Nicole Cignoli, reference librarian and adult programming coordinator at the library, said Cooper's talk kicks off the libr

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-26 12:21:04

Community News For The Glastonbury Edition

Diva Tribute Show Benefits Hurricane Victims GLASTONBURY - The heartbreaking images of devastation in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey touched the hearts of people nationwide. Tribute Artist/Celebrity Impersonator Joni Lambert was moved to organize a fundraiser concert presenting her show, "Barbra

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-26 11:56:06

Bass Pro completes $4 billion acquisition of Cabela's

This slideshow requires JavaScript. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Bass Pro Shops' roughly $4 billion acquisition of rival outdoor retailer Cabela's is complete, but the small western Nebraska town that has been home to Cabela's is still wondering about its future. Monday's closing announcement didn't address h


Disciplinary trial of cop in arrest of tennis pro concludes

NEW YORK (AP) - The internal disciplinary trial of a police officer who tackled retired pro tennis player James Blake concluded Tuesday, but the public - and even Blake - might never learn the details of any punishment. Officer disciplinary records are secret under state law, city officials say. Off

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:38:00

Senate won't vote on GOP health care bill, sources tell CNN

(CNN) -- The Senate will not vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal Obamacare, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Republicans in a closed-door meeting, three sources told CNN. McConnell met with lawmakers Tuesday to take stock of where his members are on the proposal and make the call once and

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:19:00

Dior fuses '60s spirit, women's lib at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) - Eighty-three shows on the calendar, talent coming in from over 20 countries and jet-setting celebrities flocking into the French capital can only mean one thing: It's time for Paris Fashion Week. Here are the highlights of the ready-to-wear spring-summer 2018 collections Tuesday in the

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:18:00

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending September 24, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. It by Stephen King - 9781501141232 - (Scribner) 2. The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille - 9781501101748 - (Simon & Schuster) 3. Enemy of the State by Kyle Mill

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:18:00

ABC's 'World News' breaks a 21-year streak

NEW YORK (AP) - ABC's "World News Tonight" with David Muir has some bragging rights. The broadcast dethroned NBC to finish the television season as the year's most-watched evening newscast for the first time in 21 years, since the late Peter Jennings was anchor. ABC News President James Goldston sai

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:08:00

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 24, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. NBA 2K18, 2K 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Toca Life: Office, Toca Boca AB 5, Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 6. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 7. iSchedule, HotSchedules 8. Sky Guide AR, Fifth Sta

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:08:00

13 more guardsmen from CT National Guard sent to help Puerto Rico

Connecticut's ongoing humanitarian efforts continued on Tuesday morning as more guardsmen from the Connecticut National Guard were sent to help those impacted by Hurricane Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico. A crew of 13 Guardsmen from the Connecticut National Guard were left from Bradley Air National G

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 21:00:00

HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' to end after upcoming fifth season

WACO, Texas (AP) - The husband and wife team behind HGTV remodeling show "Fixer Upper" have announced that the popular series will end after its upcoming fifth season. In a blog post Tuesday announcing the decision, Joanna and Chip Gaines write that they need to catch their breath for a moment. The

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 20:18:00

Martyred priest 'always served those most in need,' says Guatemalan

People hold placards with an image of Blessed Stanley Rother ahead of his Sept. 23 beatification Mass outside Oklahoma City's Cox Convention Center. Blessed Rother, a priest of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese, was murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered. (CNS photo/Steve Sisney,

CATHOLICTRANSCRIPT.ORG - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concern about politicians

Bishop Ramon Castro Castro of Cuernavaca, Mexico, celebrates Mass Sept. 24 outside the city's cathedral, which dates to the 1500s and was badly damaged by the Sept. 19 earthquake in Mexico. (CNS photo/David Agren)CUERNAVACA, Mexico (CNS) -- Donations from Caritas chapters across Mexico started strea

CATHOLICTRANSCRIPT.ORG - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico, while Trump tweets about debt

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck - including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-26 01:18:00

The hot, humid weather continues!

The morning fog and low cloudiness has lifted, allowing temperatures to rise! With the sun out longer inland, as of the Noon hour, many communities were near the 80 degree mark. Conversely, for coastal CT where the fog lingered longer, Noon temps were only in the lower 70s. Temperatures should peak

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-25 23:56:00

GOP reps confront Dems at NCC press conference

Published 6:15 pm, Monday, September 25, 2017 NORWALK - The public got a taste of the ongoing turmoil in Hartford when legislators at a Monday morning press conference couldn't even agree on when the approved Republican budget was first presented to the Senate - and that wasn't even the intended t

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-09-25 22:30:14

Three Whiting Hospital Staffers Disciplined for Violations

Three staff members at Connecticut's maximum-security psychiatric hospital are being disciplined for unspecified work rule violations and reassigned to non-patient care roles. The agency overseeing the Whiting Forensic Division tells the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters that the disciplinary action

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-26 18:17:22

Town Hall Meeting with Senator Doyle

In lieu of the September NE Community Meeting, we encourage everyone to attend the Town Hall Meeting with Senator Doyle. Wednesday, September 27 at 7 PM at Oddfellows Playhouse! In lieu of the September NE Community Meeting, we encourage everyone to attend the Town Hall Meeting with Senator Doyle.

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:09:00

Mom hides art projects on rocks hidden in city

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - Two lifelong city residents have been spreading kindness one rock at a time with a simple craft project that transforms river rocks into tiny works of art. What began as a spark of inspiration for Nicole Bell, 34, a stay-at-home mother of two girls and a boy, after seeing ph

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-25 23:59:59

Portland Hazardous Waste Disposal Day Coming Up

PORTLAND, CT - Portland residents can bring their hazardous waste materials to the Middlesex Community College on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Materials eligible for disposal include furniture polish, paints, toilet cleaners engine degreasers and other toxic materials. There is no fee t

PATCH - 2017-09-26 14:30:00