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Hartford Police investigating Saturday morning shootings

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Two men are hospitalized after being shot in Hartford on Saturday morning. According to Hartford Police, a male in his twenties showed up at St. Francis Hospital at 5:39 a.m. suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Then at 7:02 a.m another male in his thirties showed up at the hospital also […]
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Dogs attack owner, on the loose in Hampden

HAMPDEN, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Hampden Police are warning the public to be on the lookout following a dog attack in the area of Rock-A-Dundee Road. According to the police, two pit bull mixes attacked their owner on Saturday and are on the loose. Hampden Police advise anyone who sees the...
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2 Men Taken to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford With Gunshot Wounds

Police are investigating after two men were taken to a hospital in Hartford after getting injured in shootings early Saturday morning. At this time, authorities are working to determine if the shootings were related. Officers were called to St. Francis Hospital around 5:30 a.m. after getting a report of a...

104-year-old Charlton WWII veteran gives special salute from great grandson

CHARLTON, Mass. — Saturday was a very special day for one Charlton veteran, who gave the salute of a lifetime to a family member. Howard Seifert, 104, is a World War II veteran and the oldest resident in town. His great-grandson Hunter is a newly commissioned second lieutenant in the Space Force. Hunter will be heading to Vandenberg Space Force Base in California to start his undergraduate space training. Family, friends and veterans gathered at Charlton Grange for the first salute, which was put together by Hunter's mom and the local American Legion.
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DEEP: Six state parks close after reaching capacity

Six state parks have closed for the day after reaching capacity, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Silver Sands State Park in Milford was the latest, closed at about 3:30 p.m. Millers Pond State Park in Haddam was shuttered to new visitors soon after 11:30 a.m., officials...

Department of Health advise no contact to lake in Coventry

COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — The Coventry Police Department said the Rhode Island Department of Health advised residents to avoid contact with a lake in Coventry on Thursday. Tiogue Lake has reports of high levels of bacteria. The Coventry Parks and Recreational team made a post on their Facebook advising...

4 people hospitalized after vehicle crash in Glocester

GLOCESTER, R.I. (WLNE) — Harmony police confirmed a vehicle crash on Saturday evening that sent four people to the hospital. Capt. Matthew Fague said the accident happened on Snake Hill Road at Sawmill Road in Glocester around 5 P.M. Four people were hospitalized. Two of the people were drivers,...

An inside look at the logistics involved in running the Travelers Championship

Think moving your ball around a PGA Tour course is tough? Try getting players, fans, workers, volunteers and officials around a venue — never mind to and from it. Yet that’s exactly what every tournament must do. The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, just outside of Hartford, Conn., often has an even tougher job than most, as the event falls directly after the U.S. Open on the schedule.
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Prosecutors: Hartford man gets 44 months for trafficking fentanyl

HARTFORD — A city man was sentenced to 44 months in prison Friday after helping traffic narcotics in Connecticut and beyond, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Connecticut. Henry DeJesus-Morales, 44, previously pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of and possession with intent to distribute, controlled...

Graduates serenaded as they leave Tolland High

TOLLAND — As graduates received their diplomas and flipped their tassels at Tolland High School’s graduation ceremony Friday, they were serenaded by a recent alumnus. Patrick Halgren, Class of 2010, addressed the newest graduating class with a rendition of “I Will Always Love You” as the crowd stood and applauded his singing skills.

Hartley & Parker Raises Funds for Longtime Colleague

Hartley & Parker Limited, Inc., in collaboration with Maximum Beverage, hosted a fundraising event for Hartley & Parker Key Account Manager Drew Hoyle at the Hartford Golf Club on May 16. Industry friends turned out in support of Hoyle, who, after years working in the West Hartford-area restaurant industry, took on several management roles at Hartley & Parker. Doyle has been battling glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, for more than a year. Spearheaded by Marci Naldi-Bienkowski of Hartley & Parker and Brian Whitney of Maximum Beverage, the event featured a buffet, an open bar and cigars, with proceeds from each ticket benefiting Hoyle’s medication and treatment costs. Friends and supporters can make additional donations at GoFundMe, Team Drew.

November referendum on East Hartford charter

EAST HARTFORD — The Town Council unanimously approved the Charter Revision Commission’s recommendations for the town’s governing document on Tuesday, and set a date for a November Election Day referendum for all the proposed changes. The proposed charter revisions include the hiring of a “chief administrative officer,”...

Louisville City FC regain conference lead

HARTFORD, Conn. — Sean Totsch tucked in his career-high fourth goal Saturday, Paolo DelPiccolo came off the bench to score another, and Louisville City FC continued to regain its form with a 2-0 victory over Hartford Athletic. Playing a rare afternoon game at Trinity Health Stadium in Connecticut, the...