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  • Wreaths Across America Day observed in Windsor cemetery

    National Wreaths Across America Day was observed on Dec. 13 at the Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The event was hosted by the Hispanic-American Veterans of Connecticut, Inc. (HAVOCT), Windsor's American Legion Post #59, and Carmon Community Funeral...
  • O.C.-area Pearl Harbor survivors group holds its last gathering

    O.C.-area Pearl Harbor survivors group holds its last gathering
    The three elderly men walked slowly to the front of the American Legion hall and settled into a row of chairs by the podium. They wore Hawaiian shirts, and white pants and shoes, and the words emblazoned on each of their caps noted their place in history:...
  • Regional Digest: Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp

    Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp The Southington Blue Knights, the No. 1 team in the state's high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation's choice to receive the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which is awarded...
  • Regional Digest: Six To Get Good Sports Awards At April Gold Key Dinner

    Six To Get Good Sports AwardsAt April Gold Key Dinner The Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance has announced that six people will receive the John Wentworth Good Sports Award in 2015. Glynn Baron of West Hartford, Jerry DeJulia of Danbury, Jane Pinho...
  • Former Angels infielder John McDonald retires after 16-year career

    The 2014 season John McDonald spent as a valuable late-inning defensive replacement for the Angels turned out to be his last. The popular 40-year-old infielder announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 16-year major league career in which he played...
  • American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service

    American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service
    The Griswold Board of Selectmen voted Dec. 15 to contract with American Ambulance Service Inc. of Norwich to provide the town's emergency medical response, ending its seven-decade arrangement with Griswold Ambulance. First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck said...
  • Budget victory for veterans

    The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
  • Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road

    Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road
    Another specialty license plate will be hitting Florida roads with the addition of a plate for Keiser University. The plate was one of four new plates passed by the 2014 Florida Legislature and signed into law with presales beginning in July. The Keiser...
  • Bruce E. Garner, Aberdeen city councilman, dies at 67

    Aberdeen City Councilman Bruce E. Garner, a Harford County businessman who fought for a county hotel tax and negotiated amendments to a controversial Ripken Stadium deal, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, according to his wife. He was 67. Garner, a...
  • Vets honor Battle of the Bulge's 70th anniversary

    Vets honor Battle of the Bulge's 70th anniversary
    The Boynton Veterans' Council and the city of Boynton Beach honored the veterans who fought in the World War II Battle of the Bulge, 70 years to the date after the anniversary of the battle – Dec. 16, 1944. At the Boynton Beach Veteran's...
  • Albert M Irwin February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014

    Albert M Irwin<br/> February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014
    Newport Beach’s beloved “Coach” and Lifeguard, Albert M Irwin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014.  He will be remembered as a gentleman who changed the course of many lives bringing out the best in others. During the weeks prior...