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Suspected Saudi-led airstrike kills 23
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SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Suspected Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have killed at least 23 people, including prisoners, and wounded dozens in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, rebel officials and eyewitnesses said Wednesday. The airstrikes, which took place late Tuesday and early…

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Southington police blotter
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icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [11:17 PM]

Southington police report the following: Michael Criniti, 44, of 140 Collins St., New Britain, was charged Nov. 29 with third-degree larceny.…

City woman steals guitars from paralyzed man
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [11:08 PM]

@MUSZYNSKIBP SOUTHINGTON - A New Britain woman has been accused of stealing two guitars from a Southington man who is disabled. Barbara…

Robberies up this holiday season
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icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [11:07 PM]

@LbackusNBH NEW BRITAIN - The holiday season usually brings good cheer but also a spike in robberies, according to police.…

New Britain police blotter
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [11:05 PM]

New Britain police report the following: Przemyslaw W. Kondracki, 34, of 244 Stanwood Drive, was charged Dec. 8 with two counts violation…

Hospital for Special Care neuromuscular team grows
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [11:01 PM]

@ADeRosaNBH NEW BRITAIN-Hospital for Special Care announced Wednesday that neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist Dr. Sadaf Khorasani has joined the Charles H. Kaman…

Museum hosting ugly sweater party
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:59 PM]

@ADeRosaNBH NEW BRITAIN-Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, whatever you celebrate get those not-so-pretty festive sweaters out of your grandparent’s closest or purchase one from…

Southington Drive-In screens successful year
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icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:57 PM]

@brianjohnsonBP SOUTHINGTON - Southington Drive-In saw a successful season this year, bringing in more than $68,000 and awarding $35,000 to host organizations…

Historical Society ornaments still for sale
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:55 PM]

SOUTHINGTON - Christmas ornaments continue to be sold at the Southington Historical Society. The ornaments featured include red or blue showing the…

Stephen Buczek
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:49 PM]

Stephen Buczek, 87, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. He was a lifelong New Britain resident and…

Joanne (Saraceno) Kuzniecki
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:49 PM]

Joanne (Saraceno) Kuzniecki, 59, of Kensington, loving wife of Steven Kuzniecki, died Monday night at home with her family at her side.…

Mark K. Smith
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:49 PM]

Mark K. Smith, 59, of New Britain, Conn., died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New…

Joseph Liudzius
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:48 PM]

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Joseph Liudzius, 85, of New Britain passed away peacefully, holding his…

Tillerson's diplomatic offer depends on N. Korea, Trump
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [10:18 PM]

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s surprising diplomatic offer of unconditional talks with North Korea hinges on two big X factors: Does the North even want talks, and is President Donald Trump fully behind his top diplomat? Tillerson’s…

When just saying 'I'm from Newtown' can be a cross to bear
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:34 PM]

NEWTOWN - Suzanne Davenport still wears a memorial bracelet and has a green ribbon with a “Be Kind” magnet on her car to honor the 26 children and educators killed at the local elementary school. A resident of Newtown's Sandy…

Democrats see lesson from Alabama win
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:33 PM]

MONTGOMERY, Alabama - To Democrats, Senate candidate Doug Jones’ stunning victory in reliably Republican Alabama is more than a quirky one-off. Instead, party leaders cast the upset as a sign of growing nationwide momentum among voters opposed to President Donald…

Would-be suicide bomber in NYC faces court
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:29 PM]

NEW YORK (AP) - The man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City’s subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher, Bangladeshi officials said Wednesday in the hours before the…

AP: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:28 PM]

WASHINGTON (AP) - House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses, give many Americans modest cuts and…

Parents, please stop turning your children into viral sensations
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:26 PM]

I realize that turning your kids into viral content can be a lucrative line of work. A family that films their child unboxing toys on YouTube pulled in $11 million last year; a far more insidious family that filmed their…

The attacks on Mueller push us closer to the precipice
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:26 PM]

Our democratic republic is in far more danger than it was even a few weeks ago. Until this point, there was an underlying faith in much of the political world that if Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian collusion…

Time to protect the 'dreamers'
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:22 PM]

Quick, name a major public policy issue on which overwhelming numbers of Americans are united. Stumped? (Granted, it’s a short list.) Here’s one answer: allowing “dreamers” - young undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children - to remain in…

Alabama has elected an honorable man
icon Posted: 13 December 2017 [07:22 PM]

THANK YOU, Alabama. In Tuesday’s special election, the state by a narrow margin chose to spare the nation the indignity of seating an accused child molester in the U.S. Senate. Though the stain of electing Republican Roy Moore would have…

Tuesday 12/12/2017
Medical specialists have new Southington offices
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:24 PM]

@brianjohnsonBP SOUTHINGTON - Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group has opened its new office on Main Street, providing residents with services targeted to the…

New Britain police blotter
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:19 PM]

New Britain police report the following: Carmen Adorno, 45, of 15 Beatty St., first floor, was charged Dec. 8 with sixth-degree larceny.…

Ralph Arthur Haithcox
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:02 PM]

Ralph Arthur Haithcox, 73, of New Britain, Conn., was born Jan. 23, 1944, in South Bend, Ind., to the late Harold Haithcox…

Veronica Hiraldo
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:02 PM]

Veronica Hiraldo, 36, of Bristol passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, she…

Mark Smith
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:01 PM]

Mark Smith, 59, New Britain, CT died Dec. 8, 2017. Arrangements: Funeral Friday 11 a.m. at Spottswood A.M.E. Zion Church, New Britain. Calling hours Friday 10 to 11 a.m. Burial: Fairview Cemetery. Service of Comfort provided by the Paul A.…

Leocadia Zera (Januszewski)
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:01 PM]

Leocadia Zera (Januszewski) passed away on Dec. 10, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. She was the beloved wife…

Anthony C. Colagiovanni Sr.
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [10:00 PM]

Anthony C. Colagiovanni Sr., 75, of Plainville passed away in the comfort of his home on Dec. 11, 2017, with his loving…

Salvatore Marino
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [09:59 PM]

Salvatore Marino of New Britain entered into eternal rest peacefully at his home on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, with his beloved family…

Stanley Ernest Chapman
icon Posted: 12 December 2017 [09:59 PM]

Stanley Ernest Chapman, 89, of New Britain, Conn., died Monday, Dec. 11. He was the son of the late Ernest and Sarah…