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  1. Connecticut Snowfall TotalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    The following information is from the state Department of Transportation and does not represent official totals. The data is from 6 a.m.


  2. ASA adds affiliates in Conn., Ind.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Tire Business

    The Connecticut group, formerly known as the Connecticut Collision Repair Specialists, represents the leadership in Connecticut, with a proven track record of working together with all the stakeholders in the industry, according to ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley. "We particularly look forward to assisting ASA-Connecticut's members as they address legislative issues impacting shop owners in that state," Mr. Risley said, noting the Connecticut group is the ASA's 16th affiliated association.


  3. Rutland man caught with $10,000 worth of heroin and cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Rutland City man is behind bars this morning after police found him with $10 thousand worth of heroin and crack cocaine. Police say while responding to a disturbance on Granger street they found Terrance Chipp with 176 bags of heroin, crack cocaine, and more than $35 hundred cash.


  4. Lawmakers Take Up Domestic Workers' CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | New Haven Independent

    A group of domestic workers visited City Hall not to clean, but to ask lawmakers to help clean up a mess: the abuse and exploitation many of them face from employers. The domestic workers testified before the Human Services Committee of the Board of Alders at City Hall this past Thursday night.


  5. Tractor-Trailer Crash Blocks Lanes Of I-95 In GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    A crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer on Monday morning is blocking two lanes of northbound I-95 in Greenwich, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The accident is between Exit 3 for Arch Street and Exit 5 for Route 1. The right and center lanes are closed in the area.


  6. Truck Crash Closes 1 Lane of I-95 in GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a Monday morning crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle on I-95 in Greenwich. According to a Connecticut Department of Transportation alert, the right lane is closed between northbound exits 4 and 5. The crash was reported about 6 a.m.


  7. Supreme Court Issues Split Decision on Juvenile OffenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing on a man sentenced to life in prison for a murder he committed as a minor. But the court left up to the legislature whether similarly situated offenders should be granted parole hearings.


  8. Stonington among towns to oppose tax break for golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Day

    Stonington - First Selectman George Crouse and chief elected officials from several other communities have opposed a proposed General Assembly bill that would reclassify golf courses as open space, a move that would dramatically lower their assessments and the taxes they pay. In Stonington's case, the change would affect Pequot Golf Course, Elmridge Golf Course and the Stonington Country Club, lowering their combined assessments by more than $1,949,420.


  9. Woman's Club Banquet Room Gets a FaceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Westport Now

    A ribbon cutting ceremony today celebrated the reopening of the Westport Woman's Club historic banquet room and performance space, which recently underwent a major renovation, according to Dorothy Curran, WWC president. She said the section is originally the 1866-7 Saugatuck Church Sabbath Meeting Hall, which was moved from Post Road East in 1950 and joined to the main WWC clubhouse, the 1881 Queen-Anne-style Sidney Watts House.


  10. Bracketology: Sunday's risers and decliners, plus Monday's games that mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Post-Standard

    Connecticut and guard Ryan Boatright have won six of eight and could be a factor in this month's American Athletic tournament, which will be played in Hartford, Conn. is not serious at-large material, even if it is closer to the field than you'd think.


  11. USF women get get 2nd shot at UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Tampa Bay Online

    1-ranked Connecticut Huskies, the two-time defending national champions, in tonight's nationally televised regular-season finale at the Sun Dome. After all, the Bulls are 0-15 all-time against Connecticut.


  12. Bill would give terminally ill more treatment optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Greenwich Citizen

    Terminally ill patients would be allowed to receive experimental drugs not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration under a bill that was overwhelmingly supported Monday. The General Assembly 's Public Health Committee received testimony from dozens of people, including legislative leaders and those with friends and loved ones struggling with ALS and Alzheimer's disease.


  13. Snow-Covered Merritt Parkway Blocked By Disabled Vehicle In StamfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Stamford Daily Voice

    A disabled vehicle has closed the southbound Merritt Parkway on a snowy Sunday evening in lower Fairfield County, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The closure is between Exit 36 in New Canaan for Route 106 and Exit 35 for High Ridge Road/Route 137 in Stamford, DOT said.


  14. Conn. Fire Leaves Two Dead, One SeriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    March 01--MIDDLETOWN -- Two women died early Saturday when fire broke out in a Barbara Road home, but the husband of one of the women escaped and their son, about 7, happened to be out at a sleepover and also survived, said Middletown Fire Chief Robert Kronenberger. He praised his firefighters for rescuing that woman, who was the wife, and a family friend from a bedroom on the front left side of the ranch-style after arriving at the fire, which was reported shortly before 2 a.m. But the friend was pronounced dead at Middlesex Hospital and the wife, after being flown from Middlesex to the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital, also later passed away, he said.


  15. Kimbo Slice wanted to fight Ken Shamrock to finally 'close that door'Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. - On Thursday, it was announced that Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice would finally meet some six years after they were originally booked.


  16. New Haven provides ambulance for African sister cityRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A group in New Haven has raised money to pay for a new ambulance for its sister city in the African nation of Sierra Leone. The city's ties to Sierra Leone go back hundreds of years to the revolt aboard the slave ship Amistad, which landed in Connecticut.


  17. Conn. man injured in snowmobile crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News Times

    New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are asking the public's help in identifying two snowmobilers riding on the wrong side of the trail who forced a Connecticut snowmobiler off the trail and into the trees. Sgt. Mark Ober says 38-year-old Jason Jeffery of Newington, Connecticut suffered serious injuries when he was pinned between his rented snowmobile and a tree after he was forced off the road.


  18. Conn. launches new 911 dispatch centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | EMS1

    And while city leaders have faith that the new system will not only save money but be more efficient, there is no need for Danburians to flood the center with calls on Monday to see just how well it works, the mayor said. "What the public out there can count on is quicker response times because all the calls will come directly in here," Boughton said Friday during a tour of the Western Connecticut 911 Communications Center at police headquarters.


  19. On Native GroundTAKE the Profit Out of Guns and ViolenceRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    The Dec. 14 massacre of elementary-school children in Newtown, Conn., created headlines worldwide, yet thousands of other innocents nationwide die needlessly, routinely, with little notice. Many die prematurely because of inadequate regulation, oversight or enforcement.


  20. Connecticut lawmakers seeking humane animal legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WTNH

    Several bills are being considered this session that relate to animals, including one that requires proper shelter for dogs in extreme weather. Other bills would provide court advocates for animals and prohibit the use of the jail-diversionary program known as Accelerated Rehabilitation in animal cruelty cases.