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Festival of Trees draws record crowds

Junior Teen Miss Southington Haley Derwin, left, and 2017 Apple Harvest Festival Queen Molly Wright, right, showcase the trees on display for the auction. (Photo by Janelle Morelli) By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The United Way of Southington held their annual Festival of Trees, one of their largest f

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 23:32:32

Town Manager says 'farewell' at Forever in Blue Jeans

Former Southington Town Manager Garry Brumback, above, accepts the Compass Award at the YMCA Forever in Blue Jeans event last Friday. The event was Brumback's final appearance as town manager. By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Garry Brumback smiled as Republican Town Council member Victoria Triano presen

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 22:00:42

Tunxis students donate Thanksgiving gift bags

On Thursday, Nov. 16, a group of Tunxis Community College faculty, staff and student volunteers joined together to fill Thanksgiving gift bags for students who use the college food pantry. The bags were filled with donated stuffing, potatoes, gravy, cranberry, canned vegetables and grocery store gif

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 22:00:42

Police: 911 is down in New Britain, back on in Southington

NEW BRITAIN - Police are alerting residents that 911 is down. Residents of New Britain should call 860-826-3000 for all police, fire and emergency situations. Mayor Erin Stewart tweeted minutes ago that the AT&T network crashing causing 911 service in the city and several other areas to not work. P

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2017-11-22 22:17:00

Southington Police Arrest Man for Stalking, Threatening

SOUTHINGTON, CT - A man was arrested for two incidents in which he violated a protective order, police said. At 6:10 p.m. on Sunday, Joshoel Z. Mullen, 33 of Watertown, came to Southington police headquarters to surrender on an active arrest warrant, police said. Mulen was being investigated for inc

PATCH - 2017-11-21 21:29:09

Southington man charged in Lego collection theft won't face prosecution on larceny charge

SOUTHINGTON - A local man accused of stealing a Lego collection from his brother worth nearly $7,000 will not be prosecuted in connection with the reported theft. David Verchinski, 32, of 114 Meriden Ave., accepted a plea bargain Tuesday in Bristol Superior Court, but the deal did not include plead

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-11-21 23:33:00

SPD teams up with Curtis Robinson Center to extend No Shave November

The Southington Police Department has teamed up with the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at St. Francis to benefit cancer research during prostate cancer awareness month as a part of the SPD's No Shave November campaign. The No Shave November initiative will run through Monday, Dec. 11.

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:52:34

Winter registration underway at Tunxis

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will offer accelerated credit courses during a winter session, which runs Dec. 27 to Jan. 12. Registration will be accepted through Dec. 27, prior to the first scheduled class. Courses meet Monday through Friday during the three-week session at a very accelerat

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:37:23

In potential game-changer, Adelanto says $200M secured for entertainment epicenter

The proposal calls for a hotel, convention center, retail shopping, restaurants and entertainment space, including a museum, on roughly 40 acres. It's expected to be done by 2020. ADELANTO - City officials say $200 million in private financing from foreign investors has been secured to construct a m

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 19:10:52

From joy to sorrow: Woman remembers day she met Johnny Unitas, learned President Kennedy had been killed

HESPERIA - Linda McGuyer is celebrating the 54th anniversary of the day she was swept away by euphoria only to be plunged into grief by the news that President John F. Kennedy had been killed. "It was the most confusing and exciting day of my life," McGuyer said. "It was also the most devastating."

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:26:20

Duo connected to multi-car theft spree arrested; officials warn against leaving vehicles running, unattended

HESPERIA - Authorities arrested a man and woman who reportedly stole several vehicles during a two-day crime spree. Eduardo Soto, 26, of Hesperia, and Regina Renee Deleon, 36, of Victorville, were arrested after San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials linked them to a rash of vehicle th

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 21:50:52

Suspect at large after officer-involved shooting Tuesday

VICTORVILLE - Authorities are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting at a WinCo store here Tuesday evening. Details are scarce, but San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol officials confirmed an off-duty CHP officer opened fire on a suspect at the Win

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-23 01:03:05

Off-duty CHP officer fires two shots at alleged assault, hit-and-run suspect in Victorville

Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly tried to assault an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer, who fired two shots at him in Victorville before the suspect fled, San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon about 4:30 p.m. when th

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-23 05:12:16

More than 260 local students participate in STEM conference

Schools in Hesperia, Apple Valley, Victorville, Helendale, Adelanto, Lucerne Valley, Trona and from the Antelope Valley participated in this year's program. Staff reports More than 260 local students and advisers recently participated in the 10th annual Youth Environmental Leadership Conference and

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-21 22:26:48

Evidence against McStay family murder suspect Charles Merritt being challenged by attorney

The attorney for Charles "Chase" Merritt, accused of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the Mojave Desert near Victorville, plans to challenge the evidence against his client in a series of court motions. Merritt's trial, initially scheduled to begin this month, has been pushed bac

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-22 02:18:57

Thanksgiving travel numbers expected to be up along with gas prices

VICTORVILLE - Nearly 50 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home this Thanksgiving weekend, with many of them feeling the pinch of higher prices at the gas pump. The holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in over 12 years, with some 1.6 million mo

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 00:11:25

Two hospitalized after stabbing in Pueblo

Pueblo police investigating a stabbing off Union on November 22, 2017 PUEBLO, Colo. - An argument between a man and a woman in Pueblo escalated into a stabbing on Wednesday. The incident unfolded right in front of the Daily Grind coffee shop off Union. Witnesses told Pueblo investigators that the

KRDO - 2017-11-22 22:34:45

Underage prostitute arrested in Pueblo

The Pueblo Police Department PUEBLO, Colo. - A girl was arrested in Pueblo for underage prostitution last week. The Pueblo Police Department got an anonymous tip about the girl on November 14. When detectives reached out to the juvenile, she offered sexual services in exchange for money. A meetin

KRDO - 2017-11-23 00:24:55

Police investigating after underage prostitute arrested in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - The Pueblo Police Department is investigating after a girl was arrested for prostitution in Pueblo. On Nov. 14, Narcotics and Special Victims Detectives followed up on an anonymous tip regarding an underage prostitute in Pueblo. According to officials, detectives contacted the girl,

FOX21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 00:25:10

Juvenile in Pueblo arrested for underage prostitution

PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Police have arrested a juvenile girl for under age prostitution. On November 14th, Narcotics and Special Victims Detectives followed up on an anonymous tip regarding an underage prostitute in Pueblo. Detectives say the juvenile female offered sexual services in exchange for m

KKTV - 2017-11-23 05:13:00