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Ex-Plymouth finance director charged with embezzling $800K

January 24, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former finance director for the town of Plymouth was charged Tuesday with embezzling more than $800,000. David Bertnagel, 41, was arrested Tuesday morning and presented in U.S. District Court in Hartford on a charge of theft from a local government receiving federal funds. That carries a possible 10-year prison sentence.…

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Connecticut, Tenet agree to renew talks for hospital deal

January 24, 2015
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Tenet Healthcare Corp. has accepted Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s offer to renew negotiations to acquire five Connecticut hospitals in Bristol, Manchester, Vernon and Waterbury. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1t1nq9W ) that Tenet CEO Trevor Fetter told Malloy he’ll walk away a second…

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Weekend storm to bring wet, heavy snow to Connecticut

January 24, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A winter storm hitting Connecticut today is bringing the first significant snowfall of the season. Meteorologist Bill Simpson of the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts, says the storm could drop half a foot of heavy, wet snow in parts of northern…

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Aaron Hernandez associate pleads guilty to federal charges

January 24, 2015
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BOSTON (AP) _ An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has pleaded guilty to federal charges of lying to a grand jury, witness tampering, obstruction of justice and a gun conspiracy charge. Oscar Hernandez’s plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in…

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In honor of Miss Universe, fashions from Miss Connecticut USA

January 24, 2015
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Tomorrow night, Sunday, at 8 p.m., the Miss Universe pageant will be held from Miami. Miss USA Nia Sanchez will vying for the crown. The pageant will be broadcast on NBC. In November, the Miss Connecticut USA and Miss Connecticut Teen USA pageant was held.…

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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Promoting health, wellness in West End, city

January 23, 2015
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UPDATE: Due to the weather, this event has been cancelled By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER From blood pressure screenings to yoga and message demonstrations to health insurance information, the West End Association’s health and wellness expo will help the community get a healthy start to…

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Purveyors of Steampunk crowd in among the carousel horses

January 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Steampunk universe landed among the antique carousel horses in Bristol on a recent weekend when the Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret arrived for an afternoon and evening of Victorian-styled science fiction activities. And the gathering of this pop subculture…

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Eastern takes care of biz

January 23, 2015
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – By the halfway mark of the campaign for the girls basketball squad at Bristol Eastern, the team was truly on a roll. Winners of nine out of its first 10 games, the Lancers took care of business early…

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Health fair cancelled

January 23, 2015
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Due to the inclement weather that is expected tomorrow, the West End Association has cancelled the Health and Wellness Fair that was scheduled

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