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Secret Santa's layaway gift humbles mom of 3
Danielle Dubois figured that when a Wal-Mart employee called her earlier this month, it was a friendly reminder that she had to put some more money toward the Christmas gift she put on layaway for her 10year-old son.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Warner Theater in Torrington is presenting the first performances of a new musical version of the best-selling children's book "Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens" on Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21. A new musical about Charles Dickens and the holiday season -- "Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens" -- will be ... (more)
Snow storm prompts school closings in...
A storm expected to dump two to six inches of snow across Connecticut has prompted school closings across the state.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Snow falls across southern New England
Seven inches of snow or more has fallen in parts of southern New England as a plodding storm moves through the region.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
In its 30th year of bringing the story of Clara and her heroic Nutcracker to the stage, Connecticut Ballet promises a dash of the new with the splash of the familiar when it opens for two weekends at the Palace Theatre.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Torrington hardware store catches fire
The 3-alarm fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday, at Carl's True Value located at 78 North Elm St. The sign at Carl's True value now says temporarily closed.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Lending Warm Helping 'Hands' To Those Who Need Them This Winter
PayHub is collecting new or gently used mittens to donate to the Susan B Anthony Project in Torrington .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
DEEP: State Agencies Celebrate New Wastewater System at Southbury Training School
Commissioners from Connecticut's Departments of Energy and Environmental Protection , Developmental Services and Construction Services on Tuesday celebrated the benefits of a modern state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system at Southbury Training School, Southbury.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Police Arrest Avon Postal Worker on Voyeurism Charges
Last Updated on Dec. 6, 2013 at 2:34 p.m. Police arrested a Torrington man Friday following an investigation into a complaint of voyeurism incidents involving a coworker while he was employed at the Avon Post Office.
'Orange Is New Black' Author Piper Kerman Will Speak At Hartford Stage
Piper Kerman did 15 months in Danbury 's Federal Correctional Institution for her brief involvement in the drug trade.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Torrington Man Sentenced To Five Years For Bank Fraud
A Torrington man was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison for bank fraud and for violating the condition of his supervised release following a previous federal conviction, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
The Hartford Courant
Torrington Man Faces Child Porn Charges
Michael Sykes, of 259 Prospect St., apt. 319, was in possession and had been viewing child pornography from that residence, according to a release from Torrington police.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sawitzke Had Significant Impact on Simsbury During 33 Years as Town Engineer
During 33 years as Simsbury Town Engineer, Rich Sawitzke had a hand in countless projects including The Hartford Campus, converting an old school into town offices, school renovations, open space purchases and much more.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
New MORE commission group to examine special education
House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and state Rep. Timothy Larson , chairman of the bipartisan Commission on Municipal Opportunities and Regional Efficiencies , announced the formation of the MORE Special Education Select Working Group.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Burglary Investigation Leads to Drug Bust
What started as a burglary investigation ended with two arrests and the discovery of $4,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine in Torrington.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Firefighters Sent to Wrong Address
Firefighters rushed to an address on Highland Avenue on Tuesday afternoon when they should have been heading to a home on the Harwinton side of the city, where the call for help had been placed.
Julie Craves explains what red and orange feathers say about birds
In every issue of BirdWatching, Contributing Editor Julie Craves answers readers' questions about birds and bird behavior in her column "Since You Asked."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
CT State Police Releases Confidential Info, Detective Barbara Mattson ...
In Middletown, Connecticut on November 25, 2013: During a Board of Firearms Permit Examiners meeting on November 14, 2013, Detective Barbara Mattson of the Connecticut State Police disclosed the name and the active permit status of at least one Connecticut State Pistol Permit holder on the public record.