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Pennsylvania Man sentenced to more than 14 years in Fairfield Robbery

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A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison for his role in a 2013 jewelry store robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield. William Davis was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to 176 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, according to Deirdre M. […] [Read More]
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Two car accident reported in Monroe

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Monroe – A two car accident was reported on Monroe Turnpike Friday afternoon. Emergency responders were called to 925 Monroe Turnpike for a two vehicle head on collision with three people trapped in cars. Monroe police say people involved in the accident were transported to a local hospital. [Read More]
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Men denied probation in church sex case

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BRIDGEPORT – Two men accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 13-year-old boy at a local church have been denied probation. “The whole thing happened in a church, a place where this young boy was going for religious services,” said Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin in denying accelerated rehabilitation for 35-year-old Tavone Brown, of Bridgeport […] [Read More]
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Barnum Museum restoration gets a backbone

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BRIDGEPORT — Most property owners would faint if three large, heavy steel girders were brought in through an upstairs window and then lifted into the attic. But something like that at the downtown Barnum Museum — home of a real mummy, a fake mermaid and enough circus equipment to fill three Big Top rings — […] [Read More]
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Stratford dog wanted for biting 81-year-old jogger

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Stratford Animal Control is looking for a dog that bit an 81-year old man who was jogging around 9:30 AM Wednesday on East Main Street, about halfway between Main Street and Wilcoxson Avenue. The man received minor puncture wounds to the right forearm and was treated and released from medical care, according to a press […] [Read More]
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As part of each 3-hour round trip on the Cog, Passengers spend about an hour on the summit, where those ticket holders get free admission to the new summit weather museum created by the Mount Washington Observatory.

Mt. Washington Cog Railway opens April 25th

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From a press release: MARSHFIELD STATION, NH – The Mount Washington Cog Railway, the World’s first mountain-climbing cog railway, will be opening for its 146th season bringing visitors from all over the world to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak on Saturday, April 25. This year, the Cog will once again be offering the […] [Read More]
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Middlesex CC’s Meriden Branch to remain open

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From a press release: MERIDEN– In the wake of strong support from students and Meriden’s legislative delegation, the Board of Regents has announced that the Meriden branch of Middlesex Community College (MxCC) will remain open. The school will begin registering students for classes next week. “This is an incredible victory for the students of Middlesex […] [Read More]
"These students are exceptionally bright and it was a treat to respond to their questions about the State Senate," St. Slossberg said. "I’m sure they’ll one day be back at the Capitol advocating for the issues that matter most to them.”

Slossberg meets with Orange 4th graders in Hartford

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From a press release: HARTFORD — State Senator Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford) met with 4th-grade students from Orange’s Peck Place School Tuesday in the Senate Chamber to discuss civics and the role of the state legislature. “Peck Place School strives to educate productive citizens by teaching students about the importance of civics,” said Sen. Slossberg. […] [Read More]