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  • Southington Fire Suspect Had Fireworks, Matches, Court Records Say

    SOUTHINGTON — Fireworks and matches are among the items police took from Eric Morelli, who is charged with manslaughter in the predawn fire Sunday that killed sleeping college student Kristen Milano inside her family's apartment, according to...
  • Security, Social Workers Among Uses For Federal Funds In Newtown

    The nine agencies getting the $7.3 million in federal funds in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will use the money to pay for school security guards, social workers and to send one student who witnessed his principal's slaying to a...
  • National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?

    National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?
    Here's a scary thought: One in six people who are HIV-positive are not aware of it. That means they're not getting the treatment they need to stay healthy -- and that they may pass the virus on to others unknowingly. But Friday marks the 20th annual...
  • Century High School student named Board of Education student representative

    Matthew Saxton will officially begin his tenure as student representative to the Carroll Board of Education at Wednesday's meeting and will be the first student elected to two terms in the post.  The student representative serves as a non-voting member...
  • The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked

    The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked
    A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.  Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
  • Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Running Series just for the health of it

    Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Running Series just for the health of it
    Sometimes you just have to stand back and salute the joy in activity. The annual Saturday kids run that was part of the St. Luke's Half Marathon last month is one of those times, when you see youngsters barely out of the toddler stage ambling down...
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  • Report: O.C. economy growing, but residents struggle

    A recent report on the state of Orange County's communities paints a picture of a growing economy powered by job increases in major industries, but with the region's families struggling to keep up. The county's annual Community Indicators Report —...
  • Nursery school truly a community project

    Nursery school truly a community project
    Logs from Highland Park trees provide seating in an outdoor classroom's miniature amphitheater that also has a sandbox and murals at Highland Park Community Nursery School. Various pieces of this outdoor classroom share the distinction of having been...
  • John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser

    John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser
    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85. Claerhout underwent...
  • April Food Day's no joke to the hungry

     April Food Day's no joke to the hungry
    As volunteers unloaded and stacked boxes and bags of food at the Tinley Park Convention Center, Johanns Williams was all smiles -- and not because the teams were responding with the speed and intensity of an Indy 500 pit crew. "There is something...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...