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Winsted's Mad River Lofts to host next Culture Mix

WINSTED - The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council will co-host a region-wide, free networking event - CultureMIX - on Thursday, Oct.19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Mad River Lofts, 10 Bridge Street in Winsted. Mad River Lofts is a renovated knitting mill offering modern work spaces and offices for small busi

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 04:17:13

Alfano Nissan moves to Winsted Road, continues history in Torrington

TORRINGTON - The Alfano family and Alfano Nissan will enter a new chapter of their long history of association with the city as they take up residence at 525 Winsted Road. General Manager Jon Alfano said Thursday that the new dealership offers advantages over the previous space on East Main Street,

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-22 17:58:34

Altice USA-Disney dispute endangers ESPN in Connecticut

Optimum cable TV operator Altice USA stated it is "hundreds of millions of dollars" apart from ESPN owner Walt Disney in negotiations for a new carriage agreement, and that Walt Disney has threatened to pull other popular networks like ABC and Disney Channel. Optimum holds cable TV franchise rights

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-25 14:06:59

Lincoln College to be reviewed for accreditation

Lincoln College of New England will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit from Oct. 22 to Oct. 25 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven ac

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-25 14:00:06

Larrgest 5K Walk/Run in CT to Support Brain Tumor Patients Comes to Mystic, October 1st

The Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance will host the fourth annual Path of Hope 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, October 1st, in Olde Mistick Village, Mystic, Connecticut. Individuals of all ages and fitness levels are invited to enjoy this fun, family-friendly event, expected to draw more than 800 participant

PATCH - 2017-09-25 02:50:47

How Diverse Is Connecticut?

With matters of race, culture, ethnicity, religion, socio-economics and other hot-button identity issues swirling around, it begs the question, just how diverse is your state? For Connecticut, the state is the most diverse in New England. The Constitution State is the nation's 14th most diverse, a l

PATCH - 2017-09-25 00:12:45

Police: Simsbury man died in Bloomfield crash

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Police say a 63-year-old Simsbury man has died in a one-vehicle crash in Bloomfield. Police tell the Hartford Courant the crash happened about 5 a.m. Sunday in the median where routes 187 south and 189 north split. Police say the victim's Nissan Maxima crashed into a rock fo

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-25 10:26:38

Third History Event in Avon Series Slated

AVON, CT - From the Avon Historical Society:The Special Projects Committee of the Avon Historical Society is pleased to present the third lecture, in a series, entitled "Native American Wills" from a genealogy and research project at Central Connecticut State University on Saturday, October 7 beginn

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:59:11

Torrington teacher finds meaning, passion in running as she overcomes medical challenges

TORRINGTON - Samantha Verbickas, an English teacher at Torrington Middle School and Thomaston native, has made a habit of overcoming challenges. She was born with epilepsy, lung disorders, and an inoperable blockage in her heart, which leads to regular arrhythmia. In college, she was told that she

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 09:56:03

Torrington native aims to bring beauty to lives of city residents with floral shop

TORRINGTON - City native Melissa Bernard is trying to bring beauty to meaningful moments in the lives of local residents with The Honey Bee Florist and More, located on Main Street in downtown Torrington. Bernard opened the shop July 7, in time for the first week of the Main Street Marketplace, and

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 04:16:10

Torrington Board of Education considers data on full-day kindergarten impact

TORRINGTON - The Board of Education considered the effect of all-day kindergarten on the literacy of Torrington students this week. Assistant Superintendent Susan Lubomski presented scores achieved on the Developmental Reading Assessment by city pre-school students and kindergarteners in recent yea

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 04:09:10

Cycling safety signs honor local attorney

MORRIS - The Board of Selectmen in Morris recently accepted a donation of 10 roadside cycling safety signs from Cramer & Anderson, given as part of a multi-town initiative to remember and pay tribute to the firm's late partner David P. Burke. Attorney Burke was cycling alongside Bantam Lake on Route

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 04:18:58

Hartford man sentenced for June 2016 car theft, break-ins in Torrington

TORRINGTON - A Hartford man was sentenced to 18 months in prison this week in connection with a series of car break-ins in Torrington in June 2016. Luis M. Rodriguez, 19, of 162 Bushnell St., Hartford, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary, third-degree burglary,

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-22 18:16:47

In Wake Of Maria, Connecticut Sends More Help To Caribbean

Connecticut sent a second cargo plane and seven more National Guardsmen to the Caribbean on Saturday to help with recovery efforts following the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that another C-130H cargo plane and additional airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing of

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-24 00:15:00

Women's Forum of Litchfield to meet Oct. 5; guests to discuss 'Being Your Best Self'

LITCHFIELD - The Women's Forum of Litchfield welcomes all to what promises to be a lively and informative program, "Being Your Best Self" that will be held at the Litchfield Community Center at 421 Bantam Road in Litchfield on Thursday, Oct. 5, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Facilitator Joseph Montebello wi

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-24 04:45:16

Traffic: Police car crash slows I-684 S/B

There are several state roadwork projects scheduled in Westchester and Putnam counties this week on the Hutchinson River, Bronx River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 6, 9, 9A, 9D, 22, 100, 117, 120, 120A, 127 and 448; Interstates 87, 95 and 684; and state roads in E

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-25 11:37:56

Western Mass. residents line up for ice cream during summer-like weather

SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WWLP) - It was July in late September at western Massachusetts restaurants known for their ice cream. The Summer House in Southwick sold a lot of ice cream Sunday. All day people lined up for a cooling ice cream cone or some other refreshment. Co-Owner Tim Grimaldi told 22News, the

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-24 20:22:11

NOTEBOOK: St. Paul graduate Sturm having success at RPI running cross country and in the classroom

The junior, a graduate of St. Paul, is a chemistry major and a Dean's Honor List student. A medical scribe in an urgent care facility, Sturm is also doing research in improving the synthesis of phosphoaspirin, a drug proven to have anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties, according to the school.

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-24 04:53:00

All Outdoors: Son Doug spends summer battling Lyme disease

Lyme disease has hit home. For the past four months son Doug has been battling an array of sicknesses that at times has knocked him out of the game. Too tired to fish, is that really possible? Tail-dragging, bumping his south end through the spring and summer, was a real job for him. Though he su

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 09:00:00

Candidate forum October 23 at St. Paul

BRISTOL -- The Bristol Chamber of Commerce is hosting a municipal forum in the auditorium of Saint Paul Catholic High School. The forum is set to include a one-minute introduction per candidate, questions and Time for all candidates to express their visions for the city. The forum is slated for 6

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-23 17:57:00