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  • Harford County police blotter: Shots reported fired in Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police report: A brush fire was reported last Thursday at Route 715 and Hickory Drive. Someone broke a windshield on a vehicle Friday at West Bel Air Avenue and Baltimore Street. Money and medicine were stolen by a known suspect...
  • New Britain's Behind-The-Scenes Struggle Over $4.4 Million

    NEW BRITAIN — A perplexing dispute over accounting practices at city hall is likely to result in a major hit to either the municipal budget or the school system. At issue is $4.4 million: School board President Sharon Beloin-Saavedra maintains the...
  • Bill To Restore Unemployment Benefits Stalled

    The U.S. Senate passed a bill this week that would retroactively pay the long-term unemployed from January through the end of May, or until the point they found jobs. At the end of last year, the amount of time the unemployed could collect benefits in...
  • Massachusetts Man Charged With Making Phony Emergency Radio Calls In Litchfield County

    LITCHFIELD — A Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with several phony radio transmissions that interfered with fire department and ambulance calls during December and January, state police said. Adam Perelli, 35, of Great Barrington,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Union Savings Bank Provides $10,000 Sponsorship To After School Arts Program

    Union Savings Bank has continued its support for the After School Arts Program (ASAP) into 2014, recently presenting the organization with a check for $10,000. The sponsorship supports ASAP's The Dream Lives On event, the annual Pilobolus performance...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Receives $15,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized today during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Hill Receives $10,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized Monday during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • Gail Gerber, Actress in Elvis, Beach Films, Dies at 76

    Actress-dancer Gail Gerber, a vivacious blonde with a shapely figure and a flair for comedy remembered most for her appearances in a few beach and Elvis films during the mid-'60s, died from complications of lung cancer in Sharon, Conn., on March 2. She...
  • Writers' Kent Kitchen Overflows With Stories

    Writers' Kent Kitchen Overflows With Stories
    KENT — Several of best-selling Irish writer Frank Delaney's novels begin with storytelling in a kitchen. An unannounced visitor trudges up through the Irish countryside to a house with "calm light in the window," and then, after a meal, seated...
  • Readers offer New Year's resolutions on pet care

    Here are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page: "My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...
  • A Simple Design Philosophy: 'Love Where You Live'

    A Simple Design Philosophy: 'Love Where You Live'
    Joan Osofsky hears it all the time. Customers walk into one of her three Hammertown Barn stores and say, "Oh! I wish my house looked just like this." Osofsky decided to try to distill the philosophy that has guided her choices for Hammertown Barn, a...
  • Connecticut Has Seen a Rash of Fraud and Theft Involving Fine Art

    Connecticut Has Seen a Rash of Fraud and Theft Involving Fine Art
    Connecticut seems to be riding a wave of art crime. A Madison gallery owner pleaded guilty earlier this month to selling fake Chagalls and Picassos. In August, an assistant to Jasper Johns was charged with stealing the Sharon, Conn.-based pop artist's...