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New Britain man who was Hartford drug dealer gets 10 years in prison

A New Britain man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for trafficking fentanyl, according to federal authorities. Armando Gonzalez, 40, also was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to four years of supervised release, according to federal authorities. Authorities said, citing court documents and statements made in court, that the DEA Hartford Task Force ...
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New Britain man pleads guilty to trafficking narcotics

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) – A New Britain man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for trafficking narcotics into the state. The DEA Hartford Taskforce began investigating a Mexican-based drug trafficking organization in 2019 that distributed both fentanyl and heroin into the state, according to court documents. The investigation revealed Armando […]
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Community mourns loss of three teens killed in weekend crash in Brimfield

First big steps taken to address Roderick Ireland Courthouse health concerns. The Roderick Ireland Courthouse in Springfield will close its doors later this week as state officials prepare to conduct a deep clean of a building plagued by dangerous mold. Springfield Fire Commissioner Calvi speaks on increase in mental health...
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Police: Woman seriously hurt after shot in leg in Vernon

VERNON — A woman has been hospitalized with serious injuries after she was shot in the leg near Talcott Avenue Monday, police said. Hartford Hospital informed police just after 2 p.m. about the shooting victim, Vernon Police Lt. Robert Marra said.
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Katharine Hepburn Museum Holds Its Grand Opening

The Katharine Hepburn Museum held its grand opening Monday in Old Saybrook. Dedicated to one of Connecticut's most celebrated actresses, the museum was renovated during the pandemic and features photos, home movies, film, and television clips in the new exhibits. In addition to these and her wardrobe pieces, the museum...
OLD SAYBROOK, CT
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Coast Guard Academy Welcomes Class of 2026

The United States Coast Guard Academy in New London welcomed the class of 2026 on Monday. Made up of 303 students, the newest class of cadets kicked off an intense seven-week training called 'swab summer'. "Day one is definitely intimidating for a lot of people," said Maria Del Rosario Chan,...
NEW LONDON, CT

MA police release names of teens who died in car crash

Massachusetts State Police on Monday released the names of the three teenagers who died in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend. Vincent J. Ardizzoni, 17, of Holland, Shane M. Douglas, 18, of West Brookfield, and Dominick P. Gardner, 17, of Oxford died in the crash reported at about 1 a.m. Sunday in Brimfield. Police have said that Ardizzoni was believed to be driving.
WEST BROOKFIELD, MA

Letters, photos, film clips and many, many pairs of pants: Katharine Hepburn Museum opens in Connecticut

When she was filming her movie debut, “A Bill of Divorcement,” in 1932, Katharine Hepburn wrote her mother a letter: “This is such a scream. ... I’m gathering so many interesting and amusing facts about this business that I can hardly wait to get back to make you all pass out with hysterics.” As the world knows, Hepburn made that interesting and amusing profession her life’s work, starring in ...
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Monday afternoon news update

In this update, three teens are dead and one is seriously injured after an early morning crash in Brimfield, community members gathered today to raise money for a man injured in a motorcycle accident, and Westfield Police took to Facebook to share that Lloyds Hill Road will be closed tomorrow through Wednesday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. due to construction. Plus, Meteorologist Don Maher has your latest forecast.
WESTFIELD, MA
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SRX Returns To Stafford, Where It All Started

For the first time in the Superstar Racing Experience, the series will make a return to a track they competed at during the inaugural season — Stafford Motor Speedway. The Stafford Springs, Conn., track played host to the first SRX race last year, where six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion and local favorite Doug Coby topped the field.
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