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John Gillooly: Westerly-Stonington rivalry has stood the test of time

STONINGTON, Conn. - I drove 50 miles from Providence on Thursday morning to go back to the future. Having covered Thanksgiving Day high school football games for half a century, I've seen a lot of changes in the holiday games, especially in the last decade or so because of the Interscholastic League

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 01:57:41

Mystic Garden Club Greens Sale the first weekend of December

The Mystic Garden Club annual Greens Sale will be held at the Mystic Museum of Art at 9 Water Street , Mystic on Friday December 1 from noon to 3 pm and Saturday December 2 from 9 am to 1 pm. Items for sale include beautifully decorated wreaths, boxwood trees, custom bows, tabletop arrangements and

PATCH - 2017-11-25 00:27:56

2 more Benny's stores closing on Monday, leaving only 3 still open

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The shutdown of the Benny's retail chain continues, as the company announced Friday that two more stores are set to close next week. The locations in East Greenwich and Wakefield will permanently close at 5 p.m. Monday. That leaves just three stores from the iconic sto

WPRI - 2017-11-24 18:53:38

North Stonington residents to vote Monday on proposed budget

North Stonington - Residents on Monday will vote for the first time on the proposed budget for 2017-18. The polls will be open from noon to 8 p.m. at Town Hall. This is the first time the $19.25 million general government budget is being put to a vote this year, as North Stonington officials held of

THEDAY - 2017-11-25 02:49:00

Our View: NPU's long-standing commitment to mutual aid efforts is commendable

Dressed head-to-toe in fire retardant clothing in stifling heat and humidity, crews under the supervision of the Northeast Public Power Association, or NEPPA, spent this holiday week in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Weeks after Hurricanes Irma and Maria walloped the Caribbean area, residents and official

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

A Black Friday tradition focuses on the necessities

New London - Black Friday, a day when many hit retail stores in search for the best holiday deals, was also an occasion to remember the basics. The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council of Connecticut continued its tradition of giving away several thousand coats, sized for toddlers through teens. More

THEDAY - 2017-11-24 18:57:26

Benny's announces latest round of closings

As of Monday evening, only three Benny's stores will remain open. Locations in East Greenwich and Wakefield are set to shut their doors for good by 5 p.m. The last three stores to stay open for the rest of the year include the one on Branch Avenue in Providence, another in Greenville, which is a vil

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-11-24 17:05:07

Benny's down to last 3 stores by Monday night

AND THEN THERE WERE THREE: Benny's anounced another round of closings, bringing the company's total number of remaining stores to three by Monday evening. Above, Arnold Bromberg, co-owner of Benny's. / COURTESY BENNY'S PROVIDENCE - On Monday at 5 p.m. Benny's will close two of its five remaining sto

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:51:41

Shop Westminster During Small Business Saturday

WESTMINSTER, MD - Big-name national retailers take the spotlight on Black Friday as their deep price cuts pull in shoppers in droves. But what about those mom-and-pop businesses in Westminster and beyond that are the backbone of America's economy? Just when do they get their day? Locally owned busin

PATCH - 2017-11-25 05:01:45

Westminster Y Hosting Turkey Trot 5K

WESTMINSTER, MD - On your mark, get set...The 9th annual Turkey Trot 5K is planned to take place this Thanksgiving morning in Westminster. It is a rain or shine event, so before loading up on turkey, families can get outside and get moving. Participants may walk or run the 3.1-mile course, which sta


Pa. Supreme Court: Police illegally seized truck in hit-and-run case

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the Pennsylvania Judicial Center at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Harrisburg) -- The state Supreme Court has ruled that authorities did not have the right to seize a vehicle from the driveway of a hit-and-run suspect without a warrant in Luzerne

WITF.ORG - 2017-11-24 10:12:00

Murder suspect found during welfare check in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE - Police responding to a conduct a welfare check Wednesday morning wound up making a murder arrest. Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Westminster Street about 8:35 a.m. Wednesday to check on the welfare of an elderly man and encountered Curtis Benthall, 49. Police say they de

POCONO RECORD - 2017-11-25 03:06:31

All is calm and bright for Manchester Black Friday Christmas Festival

The colored lights strung across businesses in town mirrored the flashing lights of two Manchester Volunteer Fire Department engines as they drove down York Street on Friday evening to deliver a very special snowy-bearded visitor to the fire hall. Santa Claus was a popular fellow with the children o

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-24 23:59:59

Funeral For Detective Sean Suiter Planned In Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD - Funeral arrangements have been set for Detective Sean Suiter, the Baltimore police officer who died in the line of duty. Suiter was shot on Nov. 15 and was pronounced deceased on Nov. 16. He was 43 years old and leaves behind a wife and five children. He had been with the Baltimore P

PATCH - 2017-11-24 11:01:47

Water-main break has part of Hanover Twp., nearby areas under boil advisory

Pennsylvania American Water issued a precautionary boil advisory late Friday for customers in Sugar Notch, Warrior Run, and the Askam and Preston sections of Hanover Township after a water-main break earlier in the day. There are also water tankers available at the Warrior Run and Sugar Notch fire d

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-11-25 04:47:59

Owner catches man punching van mirror in East Hanover Township

The owner of a Ford Econoline E350 caught Nathan Staley, 36, of Duncannon, punching the vehicle's side mirror with his fist, State Police at Lickdale said. Police were dispatched at 8:23 p.m. Wednesday to the 10500 block of Allentown Boulevard in East Hanover Township, Lebanon County, after Staley p

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:37:48

Live The High Life In Chic South Beach-Style Highland Park Home

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - Nothing about this bold modern design in the High Ridge subdivision is understated, but everything for a fun lifestyle is included. You are unlikely to see all the amenities on offer here in a similarly priced property as this 1990 construction, which hit the market in September

PATCH - 2017-11-25 00:24:32

Highland Park Small Business Saturday Deals, Events

HIGHLAND PARK, IL - If you have the opportunity and you enjoy the small businesses that make up your community, it's a smart idea to make sure to shop local as much as possible for your holiday shopping. That's why Small Business Saturday has caught on so quickly over the past seven years. As big-b

PATCH - 2017-11-24 16:23:27

3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

Small Works opens Dec. 1st at A.I.R. Glencoe

On Dec. 1st from 4-7, forty Artmakers North members will open their exhibit at A.I.R. gallery, 348 Tudor Crt. Glencoe./ Artmakers North is a group of mid career artists who work in a variety of media and who were frustrated by the lack of exhibition opportunities and costly gallery commissions They

PATCH - 2017-11-24 16:26:11