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Chamber Corner: Pratt & Whitney leader to speak at breakfast meeting https://trib.al/zKzgEU2

The month of February comes to a close this week and the lucky month of March begins. Before looking ahead to some of the many happenings of what will be another busy week in Middlesex County, I would like to mention that I very much enjoyed the Cromwell St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee 2018 Marsh...
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Nearly 50 schools, from Ivy Leaguers to public institutions, have taken to social media over the past few days to reassure students that taking part would not jeopardize admissions consideration.

As some high school students face the threat of disciplinary action for participating in gun control demonstrations, dozens of colleges and universities are sending them a reassuring message: It won't affect their chances of getting into their schools.
Nearly 50 schools, from Ivy Leaguers to public...
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Fireworks over the Connecticut River - Finale... Happy Fourth of July Weekend, folks!!
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And so it begins ... Motorcycle Mania on till 9p downtown
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#Middletown marks 14th anniversary of 9/11 at South Fire District memorial where twisted beam rests
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A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months

WASHINGTON (AP) - A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months - that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against President Donald Trump during his presidenti...
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Middlesex Hospital has seen a dozen patients in its temporary emergency department since the space opened at 4 p.m. on Friday

MIDDLETOWN- Middlesex Hospital has seen a dozen patients in its temporary emergency department since the space opened at 4 p.m. on Friday, hospital staff said in a release on Saturday.

In the aftermath of Thursday's car crash and fire, the hospital opened the temporary emergency department in its...
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Jonathan Harris made it official on Saturday morning. He will attempt to parlay past experience as mayor of West Hartford, state senator, and commissioner of the state Department of Consumer Protection into candidacy for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Jonathan Harris made it official on Saturday morning. He will attempt to parlay past experience as mayor of West Hartford, state senator, and commissioner of the state Department of Consumer Protection into candidacy for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

The 53-year-old, who started a stat...
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For nearly nine years, scientists inside the boxy brick Western Connecticut Health Network Research Center have been working to develop a more accurate test to diagnose the scourge of the Connecticut woods: Lyme disease.

For nearly nine years, scientists inside the boxy brick Western Connecticut Health Network Research Center have been working to develop a more accurate test to diagnose the scourge of the Connecticut woods: Lyme disease.

Lyme disease is carried by the tiny blacklegged tick, commonly known as a de...
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In Connecticut, 97 people have died from flu-related illness this season, including at least two children

Noah Joyner, 11, said he just felt bad. Runny nose, cough, fever.

Sure enough, the Tisdale fifth-grader had influenza and this wasn't the first time.

"Every year they get it," Richetta Joyner, Noah's mom said of her son, and two young grandkids.

And while she didn't take any chances - maki...
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We are heartbroken to have to share this news. Jim, you will be missed.

Long-time sports writer and columnist Jim Bransfield died Saturday after a short illness. Branfield had been at The Middletown Press in in different roles for close to 30 years. He was also a retired teacher from the Middletown Public Schools. "Jim Bransfield was an extraordinary man. A loving fathe...
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Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy will delight audiences with a family favorite, Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”

CLINTON - Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy will delight audiences with a family favorite, Disney's "The Little Mermaid," March 9-11.

"The Little Mermaid" is a beloved classic for children of all ages, with songs including "Under the Sea" and "Part of Your World."

With its recent relo...
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Girls Basketball: Cromwell edges Coginchaug in OT, wins third-straight Shoreline championship #ctgb

DURHAM – Perfect. That’s how Cromwell finished the Shoreline Conference regular season. The Panthers put the topper on it with a 55-51 overtime victory over Coginchaug in the Shoreline Conference g…
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There's a mystery afoot in California that may not be much of a mystery at all, if you know how the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system works.

There's a mystery afoot in California that may not be much of a mystery at all, if you know how the latest version of Apple's iOS mobile operating system works.
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MLB honors school shooting victims with special caps

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball coach Todd Fitz-Gerald and his sons were guests of the Houston Astros for their spring opener against the Washington Nationals on Friday as Major League Baseball honored victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, by...
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Millennials made #adulting a thing, but does anyone care?

Some hope that adults would just start adulting silently.
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The federal agency in charge of granting American citizenship has removed a key passage in its mission statement describing the country as a "nation of immigrants."

The federal agency in charge of granting American citizenship has removed a key passage in its mission statement describing the country as a "nation of immigrants."
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A tutu-wearing streaker, his genitals covered by a monkey sock, snuck onto the ice after the Olympic men's 1,000 meter speed skating event on Friday morning.

A tutu-wearing streaker, his genitals covered by a monkey sock, snuck onto the ice after the Olympic men's 1,000 meter speed skating event on Friday morning.
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Jonathan Harris, a West Hartford lawyer who has been exploring a run for higher office, will transition to a full-on campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Jonathan Harris, a West Hartford lawyer who has been exploring a run for higher office, will transition to a full-on campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Harris on Friday morning released a statement scheduling a Saturday campaign announcement. A source confirmed Friday afternoon...
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