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  • BEST BETS

    BEST BETS
    Music Heart: Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the 70's charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more. 7 p.m. Sunday, Hard Rock Live,...
  • 218-apartment complex, commercial space proposed for American Legion property

    218-apartment complex, commercial space proposed for American Legion property
    GLOUCESTER – Plans for a 218-unit apartment complex, commercial site and new American Legion building on Route 17 in Gloucester were postponed Wednesday night. The Gloucester Board of Supervisors tabled action on the rezoning of 38 acres across...
  • Bristol, New Britain Hold Veterans Day Events

    Central Connecticut will mark Veterans Day with activities and ceremonies in Bristol and New Britain beginning on Sunday and concluding Tuesday. The Holiday Showcase of Stars organization will put on a USO-style show called "God Bless America" on...
  • Several events on the Middle Peninsula to observe Veterans Day

    There are several events set on the Middle Peninsula in observance of Veterans Day on Nov.11, including: • The Marine Corps League Middle Peninsula Detachment  #1317 is holding a Memorial Ceremony in honor of Lt. General Lewis B. “Chesty&...
  • Supporters flip for breakfast

    Supporters flip for breakfast
    The sun hadn’t peeked through the scattered clouds Saturday morning, but the handful of volunteers flipping pancakes said they didn’t need the natural light at 6:30 a.m. Preparing for the seventh annual Community Pancake Breakfast was...
  • Veterans Day events around the Lehigh Valley

    Veterans Day events around the Lehigh Valley
    LEHIGH COUNTY American Legion Post 16. Slatington, will hold services at 10:30 a.m. today at Northern Lehigh Bible Fellowship Church, 840 S. Best Ave., Walnutport. Legionnaires, Auxiliary, and Sons of the Legion should meet at the post home at 10 a.m....
  • After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving

    After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving
    Verna L. Jones, the Maryland woman who started this month as new executive director of the American Legion office in Washington, assumes the job as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tries to work through the management problems that have been blamed...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...
  • VA head outlines fix for troubled agency

    VA head outlines fix for troubled agency
    The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs described the broad outlines Monday of an overhaul of the agency, which has been battered by scandals over lengthy delays setting up doctor's visits and attempts to cover up those backlogs. Advocates...
  • State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War

    State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War
    Howard Swanson was just a little tyke when he and his father went to New Britain General Hospital to visit his Uncle Jake. It was a long time ago, the mid-1930s, but the 82-year-old Plainville resident vividly recalls his uncle, Jacob (Fred) Bernasconi,...
  • Event to raise awareness of vision loss

    White Cane Safety Day, which is Oct. 15, is a national awareness day to make the public aware of special accommodations and traffic laws for blind and visually impaired pedestrians and sighted drivers. New Vision for Independence Inc., a nonprofit...