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  • Water pressure, idle hydrant eyed in destructive condo fire

    Officials are investigating why water pressure was inadequate for firefighters battling a fire that destroyed a condominium complex in Warwick. The remains of the three-story, 38-unit building was knocked down. The Providence Journal reports (http://...
  • Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91

    Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91
    Robert Franklin, former president of the Connecticut Public Expenditures Council, died on Feb. 21. He was 91. Franklin, who worked for the nonpartisan agency for 26 years, was a budgetary watchdog who researched state and local governmental issues....
  • Blood banks work to rebound from February donation drop-off

    Blood banks across Indiana are struggling to recover from a winter that saw hundreds of blood drives canceled and donations fall. The American Red Cross reports February was a tough month for donations across the country. The agency says it is down...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news: Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby

    Volunteer Income Tax Program WINDSOR LOCKS - Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA) will prepare Windsor Locks residents' taxes if income is under $52,000 on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from 6-9 p.m., through April 15, at Town Hall, 50 Church St,...
  • Firefighters rescue 2 dogs, cat from burning home

    Firefighters rescue 2 dogs, cat from burning home
    Firefighters rescued two dogs and a cat from a house that caught fire Wednesday afternoon in Wilton Manors. It took firefighters from Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park about 10 minutes to put out the blaze, which was reported at 2:30 p.m. in the 1600...
  • Smoking around oxygen tank eyed as cause of fatal fire

    Smoking around oxygen tank eyed as cause of fatal fire
    The fire in Rolling Meadows that left one man dead and more than 100 residents displaced last week may have been caused by someone smoking near oxygen tanks, authorities said Tuesday morning. The three-alarm blaze is still under investigation, but it...
  • 'The smoke detector saved our lives'

    'The smoke detector saved our lives'
    We want to thank everyone for their support during this emotional time. We especially want to thank all of the firemen and emergency responders who came out in the middle of a cold winter's night on Feb. 25 to try and save our house from the fire. Our...
  • Designers decorate Birthday Cake Castle to help Red Cross

    Designers decorate Birthday Cake Castle to help Red Cross
    A group of 20 designers and construction workers recently were busy putting together the finishing touches on their rooms for the preview day of the 39th Designers' Show House benefiting the American Red Cross. "It's a great fundraiser for the Red Cross...
  • Hebron-Columbia edition community news

    Andover Fire Department Plant Sale ANDOVER – The Andover Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual Easter Plant Sale from Thursday to Saturday, April 2-4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Easter Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon, at the firehouse...
  • Electrical short causes fire at North Newport News apartments, 8 people displaced

    Electrical short causes fire at North Newport News apartments, 8 people displaced
    Eight people, including two children, are without a home after fire burned through their Newport News apartments Sunday night, an official said.  Firefighters were called to the Waypoint apartments in the 800 block of Lucas Creek Road just before 9:30...
  • 3 homes damaged in Jersey City fire; no injuries reported

    Seventeen people were displaced by a fast-moving fire that damaged three homes in Jersey City. No injuries were reported in the fire, which was reported around 10:20 a.m. Sunday at a home on Stevens Avenue in Jersey City. It was brought under control...