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  • Burlington Reminds Resident to Pay Their Taxes

    According to Allison Tharau Collector of Taxes, you need to pay your taxes. Tharau says “Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the Town of Burlington that the second installment of taxes for Real Estate, Personal Property and Supplemental Motor Vehicle on the October 1, 2017 Grand List is due and payable on the 1st day of January, 2019. If taxes are not paid or postmarked on or before ...READ MORE
  • What Do We Do With Dead and Dying Malls?

    Susan Bigelow writes the tiny mall in her town survived through economic recessions and department-store closing and consolidation, but now the end is on the horizon. All of the anchors except for Target and the movie theater are gone, killed off by the retail apocalypse, and last week it was sold at auction. It’s a sad story being repeated all across the country. So, now what? What do we do ...READ MORE
  • The 12 Scams of Christmas

    ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and those last minute consumers who frantically search for the best deal possible. Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut urges consumers to be prepared, and lookout for scammers hoping to take a bit of your holiday cheer. BBB shares “The 12 Scams of Christmas” and ways to identify and avoid them. Look-Alike Websites – Many consumers will ...READ MORE
  • Beyond The Political Headlines: Local Manafort Family Donates 100 Bikes to US Marines Toys for Tots Program

    While Paul Manafort has “breached” his plea agreement with the Justice Department by lying to the FBI, the entire staff at Manafort Brothers Inc. brightened the holidays for local children in need by donating 100 new bicycles to the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program to commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary. The Marines picked up all of the bikes at the company headquarters ...READ MORE
  • Pedestrian Struck on Rt. 229 — Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

    Police say on Saturday night a vehicle versus pedestrian crash was reported at the intersection of King Street and Bernside Drive. The pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to St. Francis Hospital. The Bristol Police Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and took over the investigation of the crash. Anyone with information regarding this ...READ MORE
  • Russian Spammers Cause Bomb Scare at Bristol City Hall

    Russian spammers appear to be the source of email bomb threats that hit Bristol and blanketed the region and nation. City Hall had a quick bomb scare this week after another email was received that demanded a ransom in exchange for neutralizing the phony bomb. Law enforcement officials across the country responded this week to a recent string of threats, sent to numerous people via a spam-like ...READ MORE
  • Lamont Selects Paul Mounds Jr. for New Role

    Governor-elect Ned Lamont today announced that he has selected Paul Mounds Jr. to fill the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Office of the Governor. Mounds, who will report to the Chief of Staff, will oversee all agency commissioners and work with them to translate the governor-elect’s strategic agenda into operational initiatives. Mounds will also drive cross-agency collaboration ...READ MORE
  • Zoppo-Sassu Campaign Promise to Tackle the Opioid Crisis in Bristol Exceeds Expectations

    Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu today announced the receipt of a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that will enable the City of Bristol to directly address the opioid crisis with a $150,000 grant. The “How Can We Help?” recovery support services will be provided by Wheeler Clinic to Bristol residents from January 2019 to September 29, 2020. ...READ MORE
  • Yule Ball and Magical Marketplace Dec 15

    On December 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at The New England Carousel Museum 95 Riverside Avenue, a magical afternoon for muggles and wizards alike! This family friendly event has something for everyone! Put on your finest wizard attire or come in muggle garb – whatever puts you in the most festive mood! Come enjoy some (non alchoholic) butterbeer or polyjuice potion (included with your wizard ...READ MORE
  • United Way Presents Webinar for Nonprofits

    United Way of West Central Connecticut’s Productions for Change Initiative is kicking off 2019 with a new webinar for nonprofits – “How to Create an In-House Video Marketing Strategy for Your Nonprofit”.  The webinar will run on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 12 PM to 1:30 PM.    In this webinar, led by MazzMedia, participants will learn how to: tell their story, share their ...READ MORE
  • Box Turtles Slow Down Development of Property Across From ESPN

    BRISTOL — Back in 2016, the Bristol Development Authority announced a grant from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development that will enable Bristol to clean up the property across the street from ESPN at 894 Middle Street. The $1.3 million grant will focus on removing PCBs and other contaminants from the 17-acre, Bristol owned property. The grant enabled the ...READ MORE

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Hebron community comes to the rescue after Grinch steals Christmas gifts

Hebron community comes to the rescue after Grinch steals Christmas gifts

HEBRON —  A video showing what appears to be the Grinch stealing Christmas gifts from a Hebron home, made a lasting impression on the community. Maria McKeon said the man seen in the video stole all the Christmas gifts from her home, and many of them were supposed to go to a needy family in New London who McKeon adopted for the holidays. The children are ages three, five, and 10 and a newborn. The community wasn’t going to let […]

Rocky Hill mother wants school to help stop her son from getting bullied

Rocky Hill mother wants school to help stop her son from getting bullied

ROCKY HILL – Christine Deziel said she’s running out of options to help her son. “For the past two years my son has been getting bullied,” she said. Her son goes to Griswald Middle School in Rocky Hill and said he’s stopped doing homework and all of his normal activities. She said he’s been bullied so much that just a few weeks ago her son said something no parent ever wants to hear. “He actually last year came to me […]

Connecticut State Police deliver toys to patients at CCMC

Connecticut State Police deliver toys to patients at CCMC

HARTFORD – A 22-year long tradition hit Hartford once again where Connecticut State troopers traded police work for playtime. A group of State Police troopers showed up at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with lots of toys in tow, part of their annual toy drive for the kids at the hospital. “It’s great to give back to the community and to these kids,” said Trooper First Class Jim Nolting who mentioned he had been part of the toy drive for a […]

Cemetery manager arrested for piling graves on top of one another in Bridgeport, appears in court

Cemetery manager arrested for piling graves on top of one another in Bridgeport, appears in court

BRIDGEPORT — A former Bridgeport cemetery manager appeared before a judge Tuesday. She was arrested after a police investigation found new grave sites were placed on top of old ones in the city’s Park Cemetery. Dale LaPrade, 64, appeared briefly in Bridgeport Superior Court, requesting representation by a public defender, which was granted. However, FOX61’s interview request was tersely denied by LaPrade, who said, “Don’t take my picture. I’m telling you right now,” as her husband, Daniel LaPrade, the longtime former […]

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Boomer Esiason: Colts, Chargers Playing Best Football In AFC

Boomer Esiason: Colts, Chargers Playing Best Football In AFC

Inside the NFL analyst Boomer Esiason looks at the playoff races in the AFC and NFC going into Week 16.

Brea Engineer Gets Revenge On Porch Pirates With Glitter Bomb

Brea Engineer Gets Revenge On Porch Pirates With Glitter Bomb

The former JPL scientist spent several months creating a fake package that, once opened, showers a thief with glitter and a fart spray that would deploy the moment it’s opened. The package was also rigged with several phones with cameras to capture the thief’s reaction.

Thermostats Recalled Due To Potential Fire Hazard

Thermostats Recalled Due To Potential Fire Hazard

Some 150,000 Emerson Sensi WiFi thermostats sold in the U.S. and Canada are being recalled because they may pose a fire hazard.

Deer Poacher Sentenced To Repeatedly Watch ‘Bambi’

Deer Poacher Sentenced To Repeatedly Watch ‘Bambi’

A Missouri man has been ordered to repeatedly watch the Disney movie “Bambi” as part of his punishment for illegally killing hundreds of deer.

Polar Vortex Could Unleash Harshest Winter In Years

Polar Vortex Could Unleash Harshest Winter In Years

If you think it’s cold now, brace yourself.

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