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Eye Exams an Important Part of Back to School Planning

Eye Exams an Important Part of Back to School Planning

One in four children suffer from undiagnosed vision problems that impacts learning.
Windsor to Host Annual Muster on Town Green

Windsor to Host Annual Muster on Town Green

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 Windsor center will come alive with the sounds of colonial America.
Windsor's Stacy Pappano Set to Return Home After Battling California Wildfire

Windsor's Stacy Pappano Set to Return Home After Battling California Wildfire

Area firefighters are part of a Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection crew sent to California.
GFWC Windsor Woman's Club Beginning New Year

GFWC Windsor Woman's Club Beginning New Year

The club meets the second Tuesday of the month, except June, July and August.
Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Plus: Hope the Chihuahua, mother denies giving teens alcohol and condoms, fingerprint scanners in schools, rental scams and more.

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Tom Foley Leads Dannel Malloy in Rasmussen Poll

Tom Foley Leads Dannel Malloy in Rasmussen Poll

Foley received 45 percent support and Malloy 38 percent in the telephone poll.
Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Plus: Hope the Chihuahua, mother denies giving teens alcohol and condoms, fingerprint scanners in schools, rental scams and more.
Mother Starts Blog in Memory of Son Who Died in Hot Car

Mother Starts Blog in Memory of Son Who Died in Hot Car

Ridgefield's Lindsey Rogers-Seitz is using the blog as an outlet for her grief and a means of raising awareness to stop future tragedies.
GFWC Windsor Woman's Club Beginning New Year

GFWC Windsor Woman's Club Beginning New Year

The club meets the second Tuesday of the month, except June, July and August.
Eye Exams an Important Part of Back to School Planning

Eye Exams an Important Part of Back to School Planning

One in four children suffer from undiagnosed vision problems that impacts learning.
Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Also: Cops Say DNA IDs Sledgehammer Jewelry Thief; 3:45 AM Hoax Has Norwalk Cops Out in Force; Branford Firefighters Do Ice Bucket Challenge
Handwritten Bible on Display in New Haven

Handwritten Bible on Display in New Haven

The Saint John’s Bible is a unique project created using traditional techniques.
Windsor's Stacy Pappano Set to Return Home After Battling California Wildfire

Windsor's Stacy Pappano Set to Return Home After Battling California Wildfire

Area firefighters are part of a Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection crew sent to California.
Can You Guess this Gadget?

Can You Guess this Gadget?

The Urban Archaeologist returns with a mystery item found at a Connecticut estate sale.
West Hartford State Rep. Meeting with DOT on I-84 Safety

West Hartford State Rep. Meeting with DOT on I-84 Safety

Verrengia is hoping something can be done to make winding part of highway safer in light of two recent fatal accidents.
Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Plus Ret. Marine Killed in Motorcycle Accident Sunday, Southbury Police Officers Acquiring More Body Cameras, Blood Drive Honors Late Sgt.
Police Officer Seen Hitting Windsor Man on Video

Police Officer Seen Hitting Windsor Man on Video

A police cruiser dash cam video obtained by The Courant shows an Enfield police officer striking suspect.
State's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in South Windsor

State's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in South Windsor

Prime Wellness of Connecticut holds grand opening event Wednesday.
West Hartford's Joe Visconti Qualifies for Ballot in Governor's Race

West Hartford's Joe Visconti Qualifies for Ballot in Governor's Race

Visconti collects necessary signatures, will run as an Independent in November election.
Connecticut Priest Accused of Sexual Assault to Appear in Court

Connecticut Priest Accused of Sexual Assault to Appear in Court

Rev. Paul Gotta, who was an administrator of St. Philip in East Windsor, faces seven counts of sexual assault along with firearm charges.
'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

With back to school time upon us, a Connecticut Police Department reminded people to talk to children about bullying.
Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a handyman accused of forging a deceased woman's checks, a police officer seen on video hitting a suspect, a DUI with two kids in car.
Boy Scouts of America Hosting Local Joining Nights

Boy Scouts of America Hosting Local Joining Nights

The Cub Scouts will hold the event locally on Sept. 10., Girl Scouts will also attend.
Dave & Buster's Restaurant Chain to Hire 200+ for New Manchester Location

Dave & Buster's Restaurant Chain to Hire 200+ for New Manchester Location

More than 200 jobs will be created in Manchester when a Dave & Buster's restaurant/bar/games store opens at the Shoppes at Buckland Hills.
5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

CT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes the ALS ice bucket challenge and a Naugatuck man is charged with sexual assault.