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  • Montgomery County shooter went from house to house in less than two hours

    Montgomery County shooter went from house to house in less than two hours
    An Iraq war veteran from Pennsburg methodically killed his ex-wife and five members of her family in a shooting rampage that started around 3:30 a.m. Monday in Souderton, then spread as he went to Lansdale and finally Lower Salford an hour and 45...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal

    Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal
    The proposal for a 218-unit apartment complex, commercial site and new American Legion building on Route 17 in Gloucester County will move forward. Thursday night, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of 38 acres across from the...
  • Clermont library offering free holiday programs of music, film

    Cooper Memorial Library will offer free holiday programs at the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. •The holiday music series will feature the Paul De Ritter Duo from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday performing seasonal music. DaVida, a Christian...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
  • Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1.       PUDDLES PITY PARTY Puddles Pity Party is no joke. Yes, it’s funny in a weirded-out way — a 7-foot clown from Atlanta, Ga. with a golden voice sings operatic versions of songs...
  • Three weeks after Pearl Harbor, grief turns to joy (photos, video)

    Three weeks after Pearl Harbor, grief turns to joy (photos, video)
    When Thomas Reinsmith and his older sister found a letter from Pearl Harbor in late December 1941, they feared what new pain it might bring to their family. Their brother Vincent "Buddy" Reinsmith, then 19, had been reported lost in action and was...
  • Yankee Polecat Insulator Club collectors gather

    For more than a century, glass and porcelain insulators graced the tops of most utility poles. Now that they are no longer used, they have become collectors' items. One group of insulator collectors, called the Polecat Insulators Club, recently held a...