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County's Project SEARCH effort off to a good start

"I really think it's going as well as can be expected at this point," said Rob Haude, program director and lead teacher. The goal of the program is to help people with disabilities develop work skills and social skills, within the day-to-day workplace, that will enable them to enjoy a more fulfillin

HILLSBOROFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:51:00

Goessel school board hears of public support

The Goessel school board met Nov. 13 and listened as Scott Boden, junior high/ high school principal, read excerpts of three letters he had received in support of Goessel's volleyball and football teams and coaches and the music department. The first letter was from a "Valley Heights fan" who watche

HILLSBOROFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Shocks come back from 18-point deficit to beat Cal

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FOXKANSAS.COM - 2017-11-21 07:47:01

Kansas waterslide on which 10-year-old boy was killed still stands

The Verruckt water slide was confirmed as the tallest water slide in the world by Guinness World Records in April 2014. Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KANSAS CITY, Kansas (KCTV) -- It has been more

KFDI.COM - 2017-11-21 18:10:25

One person in critical condition after south Wichita stabbing

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Sedgwick County dispatchers say one person is not breathing after being stabbed in the Oaklawn-Sunview neighborhood in south Wichita. The stabbing happened sometime Wednesday morning in the 3300 block of Sunview Avenue. Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene. Expect live

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-22 19:27:00

Family called "fat" on flight to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Megan Bieniek calls it one of the worst moments of her life when a stranger called her family fat and complained about having to sit near her child. Bieniek said it happened last week when she was on a flight to Wichita. "I was in tears," said Bieniek. "I was shaking." Bieniek s

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-21 05:27:00

Man critically hurt in Oaklawn stabbing

An unidentified man in his mid-20s was in very critical condition after a stabbing in the Oaklawn neighborhood. Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies were on the scene in the 3300 block of East Sunview. A man was stabbed several times in the abdomen around 10:30 a.m. No other details have been release

KFDI.COM - 2017-11-22 17:23:48

Man charged in deadly south Wichita shooting

Man charged in deadly south Wichita shootingMan charged in deadly south Wichita shooting Jeremy Honeycutt was charged Monday with second-degree murder in the death of 51-year-old Michael Nelson. Jeremy Honeycutt was charged Monday with second-degree murder in the death of 51-year-old Michael Nelson.

KAKE TV - 2017-11-21 21:17:00

New Milford school board discusses budget

NEW MILFORD - The school board is getting a jump on the budget process by considering possible drivers now so curriculum and budget needs can be weighed before hard numbers are presented this winter. The items highlighted at Monday's school board meeting, which included the potential impact of new l

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-22 19:32:02

New Milford Theatre Company Wins Award

NEW MILFORD, CT - TheatreWorks New Milford has been recognized for its excellent programs by the CultureMAX awards. The company won best cultural organization in the state. TheatreWorks Director Christine Daley told Broadway World: "This recognition means a lot to all of us and we're so grateful to

PATCH - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Ousted New Milford mayor fails in attempt to fill 107 positions in last Town Council meeting

NEW MILFORD - Outgoing Mayor David Gronbach hit several roadblocks Monday night in his attempt to fill 107 positions on 31 town boards at what was intended to be his last Town Council meeting. All the appointments needed council approval to take effect, but the three Republicans and three Democrats

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-22 05:41:03

Deliberations to begin on review of New Milford solar project

The Connecticut Siting Council heard from town officials and opponents last week in its review of a proposal to install about 60,000 solar panels on Candlewood Mountain in New Milford. Members of Rescue Candlewood Mountain, made up of residents who oppose the project, maintained the area was not a g

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-22 05:22:59

New Milford students raise money for animals by reading

Students at Schaghticoke Middle School recently raised $1,300 for animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey with a reading challenge. Through the challenge, sponsors pledged pennies per pages read for each student throughout October. The students decided to tackle the challenge so they could raise money

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-21 22:40:37

New Milford Mayor Tries To Fill 107 Positions: Report

NEW MILFORD, CT - In his final town council meeting, New Milford Mayor David Gronbach tried to fill 107 positions on town boards, but his efforts were foiled, reports the News Times. Gronbach tried to fill the positions on 31 town boards during what was supposed to be his final Town Council meeting

PATCH - 2017-11-21 21:34:30

Victorian Christmas Concert presented by Salsibury Association

SALISBURY - On Saturday Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., The Salisbury Association will present their popular annual Victorian Christmas Concert. The performance will be held at the historic Academy Building, 24 Main Street in Salisbury. The concert will feature: Judith Dansker, oboe and recorders; Christopher Mor

COUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:33:17

Gunn Stairwell Gallery hosts Kwiatkowski black and whites

WASHINGTON - Photographer and poet Ray Kwiatkowski became fascinated by the Litchfield County countryside right after college, when he took a job delivering early morning newspapers. He began taking black-and-white photos of country roads and other rural scenes, discovering new beauty along the way,

COUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:32:06

BG High School students met with religious radicals

Students and parents walking, driving or taking the bus home from Battle Ground High School last Wednesday were met by four sign-waving religious radicals trolling the sidewalks and two parking lot entrances along North Parkway Avenue on the east side of the campus. The black signs held by the unsp

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:20:00

Gee Creek Plateau plan garners resident support

This is a map of the proposed Gee Creek Plateau sub-area plan. The plan had a public hearing Nov. 16 preceding an adoption vote at a subsequent council meeting, with the general consensus of the public being positive toward the proposed plan. Image from the city of Ridgefield If the crowd and testim

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:18:00

Accused poacher worked as campground host for more than a year after first tip

On July 11, 2016, a U.S. Forest Service employee was contacted by a concerned citizen with a tip about an ongoing poaching operation occurring within the sprawling confines of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The tipster said that the campground host at Takhlakh Lake, Eddy Dills, was using his p

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:13:00

Be a Santa to someone in need this Christmas

For the past 10 years, Sue Sutton has helped play Santa to a busy group of elves at Christmastime. As a member of Battle Ground Community United Methodist Church, she has coordinated a group of donors and volunteers to provide food and gifts for up to 60 people in 15 households through the Christmas

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:01:00