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Gov. urges caution in storm

With a significant winter storm bearing down on the state, a state of Connecticut press release said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Tuesday night. Governor Malloy, the…

Storm brings foot of snow, airport cancellations

Some parts of the eastern seaboard will see up to a foot of snow, reports AccuWeather. The storm has cancelled many air flights, so check with your carrier.   AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 21 January 2014 — AccuWeather.com reports a snowstorm sweeping…

PARC holding chili, wings contest

Central Café, located at 24 Whiting St. in downtown Plainville, is hosting the Chili Challenge and King of the Wing Buffalo Wing eating contest on Sunday, Jan. 26. The events benefit PARC, Family-Centered Services for People with Developmental Disabilities. Last…

Expect snowy Tuesday, says AccuWeather

 Tuesday looks as if there will be snow in the forecast for Southern New England, says AccuWeather AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 20 January 2014 — AccuWeather.com reports tAlong the leading edge of the invading polar blast, accumulating snow will spread from the…

Gov. takes action in light impending cold temps

With bitter cold temperatures expected to impact the state over the next week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced in a press release that he has activated the state’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol, directing the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security…

Expansion celebration to benefit child with cancer

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER In October, Ethan McGettigan was hospitalized for the third time because of vomiting. After receiving a head scan minutes later, a Life Star helicopter transferred the 2-year-old boy to Yale New Haven Hospital, where an…

Potholes may be in New England’s future, says AccuWeather

The crazy swings in temperature in the northeast make it a ripe season for a bumper crop of potholes, explains AccuWeather. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 17 January 2014 — AccuWeather.com reports another round of frigid air is moving into the United States,…

Town to host tech challenge

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Ever wonder about the technician who was working on your car? There is a good chance he or she was one of the top technical students who competed in the CAR Association State High School…

Snow possible for holiday weekend in New England

There are no monster storms on the horizon this weekend, but snow is in the forecast, says AccuWeather AccuWeather.com reports folks wanting a big snowstorm in the Northeast will have to wait a while longer. However, there will be enough cold…