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  1. Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford Square Off Over Noise ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    Unable to resolve an impasse over noise complaints - and several other issues - with town officials, the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre took its case to the zoning board of appeals Wednesday evening in an effort to resolve a cease-and-desist order that could shut down the popular music venue. But after more than three and a half hours of debate, the five-member Zoning Board of Appeals also failed to reach a consensus on the issue, leaving the order in effect and the Oakdale's fate still in doubt.

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  2. Man Found With Missing Teen Charged With Sex AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CTNow.com

    A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl reported missing this week was located Tuesday in Wallingford and the man whom she was found with has been arrested on a sexual assault charge. Gregory Mooney, 20, of 17 Ship's Wheel Drive in Mashpee, Mass., was taken into custody on Wednesday on a charge of second-degree sexual assault after police located him with the missing teen at the Walmart in Wallingford.

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  3. Wallingford Man Spared Prison For Making Harassing Calls To Sandy HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CTNow.com

    A Connecticut man won't serve prison time for making harassing calls to Newtown schools claiming the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was fabricated. Thirty-year-old Timothy Rogalski of Wallingford received a suspended sentence Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court and was ordered to have no further contact with the schools.

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  4. Local veterans of WWII, Korean War receive patriotic homecoming after seeing D.C. memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Hartford Courant

    After an eventful and emotional day-long journey, a group of WWII and Korean War veterans received a patriotic homecoming celebration on the evening of Saturday, May 2, to rival any ticker tape parade. The 80 local veterans had just returned from visiting the war monuments in Washington, D.C. They flew out of Bradley International Airport in the morning.

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  5. Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid GrowthRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Hartford Courant

    The Anthem logo hangs at the health insurer's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. Anthem of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.

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  6. Wallingford Man Returns Home From Vacation To Find Stolen Car In His Parking SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | CTNow.com

    A Wallingford man returned home from vacation to find a couple sleeping in a stolen car in his parking space WALLINGFORD - A local man called police after he returned home from vacation early Monday morning to his apartment complex to find a couple sleeping in a stolen car in his assigned parking space, according to police. Police said they knocked on the door of the vehicle to wake the suspects inside and that the man driving "became frantic" while the woman in the passenger seat shouted "go, go, go."

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  7. Vinyl Record Fans Up With Sun For Record Store DayRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    As the sun inched above the horizon last Saturday morning, a line of more than 100 people wrapped around a North Colony Road parking lot in Wallingford.

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  8. Anthem Inc. CEO's Pay Was $8 Million Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The CEO and president of Anthem Inc., Joseph R. Swedish, was compensated $8 million last year, up from $7.48 million in 2013, according to a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission . Anthem Inc. of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, the state's largest health insurer by membership, based in Wallingford.

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  9. New Insect Invader In Connecticut: Southern Pine BeetleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    An insect that has chewed its way through pine forests in the South for decades has been found in Connecticut, posing a threat to pitch pines and other pine species, the state's top bug expert said Thursday. "The Southern pine beetle was first detected March 17 in Wharton Brook State Park in Wallingford and has since been found in North Canaan, Simsbury, Barkhamsted and Seymour," said entomologist Kirby Stafford of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven.

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  10. Thoughts Of SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Gilda Wolcott of Wallingford gets a kick out of a giant Amaryllis on display. At left is her friend, Bob Ginter.

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  11. Police: Cromwell Bank Robbery Related To Four OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Police believe the robbery of the Webster Bank on Coles Road on Tuesday afternoon by a woman claiming to be armed is related to four others. This robbery is the fifth in 11 days that may be related, police said.

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  12. Man Sues Southington Restaurant After He's Tossed By Mechanical BullRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    A Wallingford man is suing a local restaurant and bar claiming that he was injured after he was thrown from a mechanical bull named "Old Thunder." Steven M. Saleski, in a lawsuit dated Feb. 6, sued Meadow Muffins LLC, which owns the mechanical bull, and T.C.B. LLC, which owns the restaurant, The Cadillac Ranch Restaurant at 45 Jude Lane.

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  13. Two Connecticut Manufacturing Executives Named To Commerce Department Advisory PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Joe Sylvestro, Pratt & Whitney's head of manufacturing operations, was named to the council, the first United Technologies Corp. executive chosen for the council, the company said. The council advises the federal government on a wide range of issues that affect the success of manufacturing in the United States.

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  14. Multinational Lighting Company To Shutter Wallingford PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Lighting manufacturer Acuity Brands told 93 employees in Wallingford that they will be out of work as it closes its factory there. Acuity Brands is a multinational corporation with 7,000 employees and $51 million in profits in its most recent quarter.

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  15. State Awards Ireland $6 Million For 21 Years' Wrongful IncarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | CTNow.com

    Kenneth Ireland was awarded $6 million from the state on Thursday, becoming the first person to be compensated for a wrongful incarceration claim in Connecticut since a law was passed nearly seven years ago. Ireland, 44, spent two decades in prison for a Wallingford rape and murder he did not commit.

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  16. New Vineyard Stokes Wallingford Area's Reputation For WineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    WALLINGFORD - With the opening of a new winery in Northford, many people are calling the Wallingford area a destination location for wine lovers.

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  17. Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Describes Perspective He'd Bring To Parole BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Kenneth Ireland's credentials for a post on the state's board of pardons and paroles are unlike any of his fellow nominees. During a confirmation hearing Friday before the state judiciary committee, Ireland, imprisoned for more than two decades for a 1986 rape and murder in Wallingford he did not commit, spoke of the extraordinary perspective and experience he would bring to the board.

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  18. Wallingford Man Found Dead In Woods Next To Middlefield RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    MIDDLEFIELD - " A Wallingford man who went missing Thursday was found dead in the woods behind a restaurant on Route 66 Friday, police said.

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  19. Report: State Must Strengthen Bridge to Adulthood For Young People With AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut must strengthen the bridge between the teen and adult worlds for the nearly 12,000 young people with autism, so more can live and work independently as they reach their early 20s. A recent study by the legislature's program review and investigations committee found that "transitional services" - programs that try to prepare teenagers with autism for an independent life - generally start now at 16 in schools, but need to begin years earlier.

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  20. Plans For Newington Development Shift To Assisted Living FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A developer is considering a new plan for a commercial project already under construction at the intersection of East Cedar Street and Russell Road. The company may now scrap that project and partner with Amara Community Living of Mansfield to build an all-inclusive retirement community, according to town officials.

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