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Family of Man Murdered in Groton Offers Reward for Info That Leads to Arrest

The family of a man who was murdered in Groton last year is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. City of Groton Police received a 911 call reporting someone shot near the Forty Thieves Bar on Bridge Street on December 12, 2021, at 1:30 a.m.
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Family of Groton homicide victim offering reward for information

GROTON, CT (WFSB) – The family of a man killed in Groton last December is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest. City of Groton police said Ronald Whitfield Sr, 59, was shot on December 12, 2021, in the area of Forty Thieves Bar. Whitfield was transported...

Mystic drawbridge tender retiring after 33 years

Mystic — When Rod Coleman was in elementary school and his family was getting ready to move from Navy housing in Groton to California, his parents' car pulled up to the Mystic River bascule bridge. That's when he saw it go up for the first time. He remembers asking...
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2022 John Deere Classic odds, field notes, best bets and picks

Before the best players in the world head across the pond for a few weeks of links golf, a field of PGA Tour pros is in Silvis, Illinois, for the John Deere Classic. Webb Simpson, who’s coming off a tie for 13th at the Travelers Championship, enters the week as the betting favorite at +1300. Adam Hadwin follows him at +1500 while Sahith Theegala, who suffered heartbreak once again, this time in Cromwell, Connecticut, sits at +2000.
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VIDEO: Book pulled from library shelf in Colchester

NEWS CONFERENCE: Family and attorney of man paralyzed in New Haven police custody. The family and legal team of a man paralyzed while in New Haven police custody are demanding justice. Updated: 3 hours ago. Planned Parenthood preparing for patients from out-of-state. MORNING BUSINESS REPORT: American Airlines pilots, IBM workers...

North Branford Town Manager Leaving for Plainville Post

North Branford Town Manager Michael Paulhus, shown here at the June 21 Town Council meeting, will leave his post of 9 years on August 5 in order to take on his new role as town manager for the Town of Plainville. Image Capture from Totoket TV/Facebook) After doing his part...

Kristin Cavallari Is ‘Really Comfortable’ in Her Skin After Putting on ‘A Lot of Weight’ in a ‘Good Way’ While Training

Feeling good! Kristin Cavallari opened up about her fitness regimen — revealing why she looks at weight gain as a positive but won’t step on the scale. “My goal is sort of, right now, just to maintain the muscle that I have. I'm not trying to lose weight,” the 35-year-old designer exclusively told Us Weekly […]

Blacksmithing bishop turns guns into plowshares in Connecticut

Episcopal bishop Jim Curry lights the furnace of his portable blacksmith’s shop in the parking lot of Christ Episcopal Church in Guilford, Connecticut. The furnace glows orange and lets off a low roar. It’ll get up to 2,000 degrees — hot enough to soften the metal of a tray of disassembled shotgun parts so they can be hammered against an anvil and remolded.

Igniting Talent offers students success after school

(WTNH) – A new program in Connecticut called Igniting Talent aims to help high school students prepare for a career after graduation. We sat down with Meghan Abate, founder of the Joe Abate Charitable Foundation, and Trevor Green, a 2022 graduate of North Branford High School, to learn more about the program and what it […]

Star Teacher Moves Up To Assistant Principal

Veteran Clinton Avenue School teacher Lauren Sepulveda will leave her ​“home” to become the next assistant principal of John S. Martinez School. That administrative promotion was approved at Monday’s Board of Education meeting, held via Zoom. Sepulveda will fill the last vacant administrative appointment as of...
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Hot vs. cold lobster rolls: At CT eateries, warm and buttery reigns supreme

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Connecticut lobster roll lovers' preferences may be summed up in two words emblazoned on a T-shirt: "NO MAYO." Employees at Liv's Shack in Old Saybrook and Liv's Dockside in Clinton wear black T-shirts with the sentiment, designed with a graphic of a lobster and a stick of butter. The apparel reflects the restaurants' position that butter is best when it comes to lobster rolls, but the idea initially came about as Robert Marcarelli and other Liv's employees were serving the seafood sandwiches at farmers' markets.

Brescome Barton Highlights Bourbons at Cigar Pairing Dinners

Brescome Barton showcased several fine bourbons in its portfolio during two May bourbon-and-cigar pairing dinners, the first at Red Fox Restaurant in Middletown on May 9 and the second at Powder Ridge in Middlefield on May 20. The Red Fox guests enjoyed a multi-course meal beginning with a Red Fox Barrel Manhattan cocktail featuring the venue’s own selected Bulleit Private Barrel Bourbon. Courses were paired with Ruffino Prosecco Rosé, Penelope Single Barrel Bourbon and Serial Cabernet Sauvignon capped with a dessert and private barrel selection. On May 20, guests enjoyed a three-course meal prepared by the culinary team at Powder Ridge’s Fire at the Ridge Restaurant & Tavern, alongside tastes of Penelope Barrel Strength Bourbon, Kentucky Owl The Wiseman Bourbon and a cocktail featuring Connecticut brand Up n’ Down Rock and Bourbon. A variety of cigars were available at each dinner through The Cigar Social in Middletown.

JMTP Pro Am Returns to the Hamptons for 8th Year

John and Patrick McEnroe have announced that they will be joined by Bob and Mike Bryan, the Bryan Brothers, at the 8th Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The Bryan Brothers are the all-time winningest ATP doubles team and their...