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Holly Piirainen: New Evidence Released in 30 Year Old Unsolved Murder

This is the story of the unsolved murder of 10-year-old Holly Piirainen, who would be abducted and murdered during a week-long summer vacation at her grandparent's home in Sturbridge, Ma. In August of 1993, she was taken from this small rural community while she was waiting near a neighbour’s home to see the puppies she was promised. Only one of Holly's shoes would be found by the side of a road - but no sign of Holly.

Full House Cast Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier And Andrea Barber To Reunite At 90's Con In Hartford

The Full House cast are all confirmed to attend the That's 4 Entertainment 90s Con event at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut, from March 17th to 19th. The close-knit former cast, who all appeared together in the TV sseries from 1987 to 1995, will be attending all weekend for photo opportunities, autograph signings, selfies and a Full House talk panel.

Connecticut Restaurant 'Woke Breakfast & Coffee' was Getting Complaints on Town Forum After an Innocent Mistake

A restaurant owner made an honest mistake by naming her new business "Woke Breakfast & Coffee." She immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico 17 years ago, and did not know that the term "woke" is a common reference to "liberals," whcih received complaints in a Facebook forum, The Coventry CT Citizen's Open Forum. It is a good example of why people should not just assume before making a judgement call.

Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash and Elisa Donovan Will Reunite At 90s Con For 'Clueless' Reunion

Are you a fan of the 90's hit movie Clueless? Well, three stars of the iconic, cult-classic film, Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash and Elisa Donovan will be reuniting for That's 4 Entertainment 90's Con March 17 - 19 at The Connecticut Convention Center. According to their press release they will be "participating in a special Q&A panel, guests will have the chance to meet and greet with the cast for autographs, selfies, and professional photo opportunities, Saturday and Sunday (March 18-19)."

A Wilbraham High School is Costing Taypayers an Estimated 'Thousands of Dollars per Month' with 7,000 Lights 'Always On'

Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts was built over 10 years ago, with a smart lighting system that runs an estimated 7,000 fluorescent and LED smart lights. It worked fine until 24 August 2021, when the software for the lighting system failed. Since then, the lights have burned bright around the clock, costing taxpayers 'thousands of dollars per month' according to an estimate by the assistant superintendent of finance at Minnechaug Regional High School.

USA's Biggest Lottery Winner

The biggest lottery winner in the United States is currently Mavis Wanczyk, who won the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot in August 2017. The 53-year-old Massachusetts resident was the sole winner of the prize, which was the largest single-ticket payout in U.S. lottery history.

Gordon Parks Celebration at the Valley Photo Center

Springfield MA – February is Black History Month and what better way to celebrate it than dedicating an exhibit and activities to Gordon Parks. The Valley Photo Center located on the upper level of Tower Square, 1500 Main St., in Springfield, Mass. will have a photo exhibit all month and a reception and special lecture on Sunday, February 19th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM about Gordon Parks by the director of the Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott, Kansas, Parks’ home town. It’s all free, but pre-registration at is recommended.

Call for Images - Gordon Parks "From the Heart"

The Valley Photo Center will celebrate Black History Month in February, 2023 with a tribute to Gordon Parks. As part of the celebration we'll be displaying photographs inspired by Gordon Parks in a special juried photo contest exhibit. Deadline for on line entries is now January 27, 2023 so enter now.

UConn Plans Human Rights Summit for October 2023

The Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut, which houses UConn’s Human Rights Institute (HRI), is planning a Human Rights Summit for October 25-27, 2023, to fill what is described as the pressing need for more open dialogue, cross-sector collaboration, and innovation in the field of human rights.