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  • Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor

    Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor
    This week marks a month and one week since South Windsor lost one of its most beloved members, Cary Prague, at age 58. Prague had a major impact on the community, but more importantly, on the hearts he touched. Prague worked in the computer software...
  • Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn

    Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn
    SOUTHINGTON – Southington's Zac Susi and Liam Scafariello, who play on a team of traditional excellence, signed letters of intent Wednesday with another team of traditional excellence — UConn. "The facilities, coaching staff, the program,...
  • Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks

    Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks
    The volunteers who annually run the Morton Grove Days July Fourth festival have a new challenge this year: to raise an additional $18,000 for fireworks. The Morton Grove Park District opted not to fund the fireworks this year, as it has in many of the...
  • Ladies raise cash for troops by trading cookies at American Legion

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas cookies at the River Grove American Legion, where the post’s Ladies Auxiliary held their fourth annual cookie exchange Dec. 13. The club is made up of women who have one or more family member who...
  • Former Angels infielder John McDonald retires after 16-year career

    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...
  • Veterans Day | War Stories: In Their Own Words: Army surgical technician recalls World War II hospital duty

    Veterans Day | War Stories: In Their Own Words: Army surgical technician recalls World War II hospital duty
    This Veterans Day, Pauline Haydt Minnich remembers growing up in Northampton and her service in the Army Air Forces during World War II. - You know where the new Sacred Heart assisted living is in Northampton, on 21st Street by the Hokendauqua Creek?...
  • Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served

    Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served
    Speakers at the American Legion Post 222 Veterans Day celebration Tuesday seemed to voice a common refrain: Serve the men and women who served the country. It's the best way to say thank you to U.S. military members, past and present, Frank Daniel...
  • 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...
  • Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]

    Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. A 67-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed of her...
  • Rookery benefit set for nature center

    Watch birds return to their night rookery at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis. During the winter months large numbers of double-crested cormorants and anhingas fly in over the lake and settle in bald cypress trees. Wood ducks, egrets, great blue herons...
  • State police cite businesses for liquor law violations

    State police cite businesses for liquor law violations
    State police cited several Lehigh Valley area businesses for liquor code violations. Platinum Plus at 1251 Airport Road in Allentown was cited for allowing women in for free but charging men an admission fee, according a news release issued by state...