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House Tour Aids Society Mission

WATERTOWN - The 12th annual Watertown House Tour will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30, rain or shine. Five properties will be featured in this year's tour including the Buell H. Heminway House at 305 Main St., the Copper House at 28 Nova Scotia Hill Rd., the Henry Long House

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

Household hazardous waste and paint will be collected Saturday at John Trumbull Primary School, 779 Buckingham St., Oakville. The Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is open to residents of area towns, including Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The collection is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:03:40

CALLING ALL PUMPKIN RACERS! -

The Pumpkin Derby, sponsored by the Woodbury Business Association, will again take place at the Woodbury Fall Festival on Sunday, October 1. Residents may enter the derby by creating a decorated pumpkin or gourd on wheels and bringing it to the Fall Festival, where it will be raced down a slope agai

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

CARNIVAL SIGNALS SUMMER'S END

Unseasonably cool temperatures on Saturday, September 2, augmented the end-of-summer feeling at the Woodbury Fire Department's annual carnival. On the bright side, cooler temperatures and the promise of fireworks brought an impressive number of people to Hollow Park. Rides, games, food, music, and a

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Disputes over education funding causes budget bickering to get worse

EAST HARTFORD & HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The lack of a state budget is now turning into a battle over local school funding. With many local school districts bracing for severe and extreme cuts in their state funding in just ten days, the Governor and Republican leaders are arguing over how to avoid

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 22:49:46

'Locked-in' stroke victim lived to serve others

Bob Veillette sits with his family and listens to a child play piano in August 2012 at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library in Naugatuck. The annual recital is a tribute to Veillette, an accomplished piano player who hasn't missed the event since a stroke left him paralyzed in 2006. -REPUBLICAN-AM

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:02:58

Post University Dismisses 5 Associates Amid Investigation Into Theft

Post University in Waterbury has dismissed five associates amid an investigation into allegations about the theft of funds. In an emailed statement, officials from Post University said they discovered "irregular associate activity" in February, immediately started investigating and reported the iss

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-20 14:54:32

Connecticut man charged with running over, killing, 13 geese

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut have charged a man they say intentionally ran over and killed 13 Canada geese. The Republican-American (http://bit.ly/2xgKnKQ ) reports that Anthony Jackson, of Waterbury, faces 13 counts of animal cruelty and other charges in connection with the deaths

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 18:52:50

OSHA investigating construction worker's fall from beam

FAIRFIELD - A 34-year-old Waterbury man was rushed to St. Vincent's Medical Center Monday morning, after he fell 9 feet from a beam to a concrete basement floor at a house under construction at 85 Sasapequan Road. Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials were called to the scene to in

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:09:46

Performance listings for the Sept. 22 edition

SEPT. 22-23 '39 STEPS.' 7:30 p.m. performances at DePaolo Middle School, 385 Pleasant St. Southington Community Theatre presents the comedy, "The 39 Steps." Tickets are $20 ($15 children under 18 and seniors 65 and older) available at Just For You Gift Shoppe, 979 Meriden Waterbury Tpk.; The Music S

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:11

Finance Board Discusses Funds for Emerald Ash Borer in Trees

MIDDLEBURY - The Board of Finance, meeting Wednesday, September 14, discussed the threat of emerald ash borer to local ash trees. Chair William Stowell had discussed the problem with Public Works Director Dan Norton prior to the meeting. Mr. Norton's department is doing its best to deal with the sit

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Leadership Event Kicks Off 2017-18 UWGW Campaign

WATERBURY - The United Way of Greater Waterbury recently kicked off its 2017-18 annual campaign with the Campaign Leadership Breakfast at La Bella Vista, 380 Farmwood Rd. This year's campaign chair is Charles J. Boulier, III, CEO of Ion Bank, who told Voices how his family relied on help from United

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Astorino signs executive order on immigrants

The move comes after the Westchester County executive vetoed a bill that offered protections to undocumented immigrants. WHITE PLAINS - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino signed an executive order today directing county staff not to inquire about a person's immigration status except in specif

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 19:05:47

Save the weekend: 5 terrific events in the region

There is no shortage of fun to be had this first weekend of autumn here in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. From outdoor fests to museum visits and everything in between, the area is hopping. For more ideas be sure to check out Friday's Go! section. Narrowsburg's annual Honey Bee Fest on Saturda

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 22:37:15

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

NEW YORK (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed in a S

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 22:13:36

Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity. In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to scuttle President Barac

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 21:43:35

Fed to reduce bond holdings

In this Thursday, July 13, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Banking Committee. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. (AP Photo/Pablo Marti

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2017-09-20 21:14:31

Jasper Johns to leave Connecticut estate for artists retreat

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama, left, awards the 2010 Medal of Freedom to artist Jasper Johns during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Johns, 87, is planning to leave behind his residence in the hills of Litchfield County, Conn.,

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2017-09-20 19:57:19

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

During his speech at the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on countries to stop trade with North Korea and stop its nuclear program. He also targeted Iran, calling it a "reckless regime" that funds terrorism. (Sept. 19) UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump's threat before

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 19:09:03

Mario Cuomo Bridge: Toll task force has never met, findings late

Westbound traffic is moved from the Tappan Zee Bridge onto the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge at the 41 sec mark in this time lapse video Saturday, August 26, 2017. Peter Carr/The Journal News The committee tasked with helping to price tolls on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is missing in action. C

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03