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  • American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent

    American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent
    WETHERSFIELD -- After almost a century of ownership, American Legion Bourne-Keeney Post 23 is selling its building at 275 Main Street in Old Wethersfield. The post, however, isn't going anywhere. The veterans will rent the building's basement and...
  • Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms

    Congress reaches agreement on VA reforms
    With days left before the August break, congressional leaders unveiled a $17-billion bipartisan compromise Monday to fix the tattered Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal includes $10 billion in emergency funds to allow veterans to go to outside...
  • Williamsburg Post 39 players hope to cap years of success together with an American Legion Baseball state tournament championship

     Williamsburg Post 39 players hope to cap years of success together with an American Legion Baseball state tournament championship
    Well past 10 p.m., long after they had blown out another Third District opponent to earn yet another American Legion Baseball state tournament berth, Williamsburg Post 39's players hung out on the Warhill High baseball field. They had completed field...
  • Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down

    Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down
    Citing family commitments, Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner has stepped down after 281 wins, seven conference and two district titles in 17 seasons. … A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing husband...
  • Tolland Lives Another Day, Thanks To 15th-Inning Walk-Off

    BRISTOL – When Tolland coach Steve Paasch was asked Saturday about the state of his team after a loss to Simsbury to open the American Legion tournament, he didn't hide from the truth. His team was tired. The Zone 8 regular season champions...
  • Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

    Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care
    The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday. With...
  • Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

    Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location
    A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans Affairs will open Wednesday, but at a different location than initially planned. The Veterans Crisis Command Center, operated by The American Legion's...
  • 'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

    'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame
    "Being really lucky is a Hall of Fame credential," former manager Tony La Russa said Sunday during the annual ceremonies in Cooperstown that inducted La Russa and five others into Baseball's Hall of Fame. … The NFL is defending the two-game...
  • Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate

    Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate
    There are several states in the union that allow specialty license plates adorned with the Confederate flag. And now there could be one more, Texas. Will Florida be next? Probably not, but here's why. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District...
  • Tuesday's 7/22 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Edenton, 7 International League: Toledo at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Akron, 7:05 American Legion district tournament: Includes: Poquoson Post 273 vs. Williamsburg Post 39 (at Warhill High)...
  • Mormile Leads Middletown Over Westport In Amateur Baseball

    American Legion Middletown 6, Westport 0: John Mormile pitched seven innings, striking out four, allowing three hits and a walk while earning the win. Laurence Hill had a 3-run double in the seventh inning. Jared Pflaumer was 2-for-4 and Will Woods was...