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Litchfield Volunteer Ambulance chief files complaint against Morris Volunteer Fire Department

By Ben Lambert|

Man dies in motorcycle crash in New Hartford

NEW HARTFORD >> A man has died after a motorcycle crash on Route 219 Friday, officials said. ...

By Ben Lambert|

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  • Politics

    New Milford councilman resigns after furor over “furry” activities

    NEW MILFORD >> Town Council member Scott Chamberlain had never made a secret of his deep involvement in Furry Fandom, a subculture of adults who dress in mascot-like animal costumes, attend role-playing conventions and interact regularly online.

    Barry Lytton and Katrina Koerting|

  • News

    Muslim men, boys offer opportunity to get to know Islam in Hartford event

    HARTFORD >> A group of Muslim men and boys will offer a chance to ask believers in Islam about their religion at the second annual Meet a Muslim Day on Saturday.

    By Register Staff|

  • Columns

    John Stoehr: Connecticut is fighting to protect DACA recipients

    It’s happening. One day after the Trump administration announced it would rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the policy shielding the children of undocumented immigrants from deportation, 15 states and the District of Columbia are suing to block the move. Connecticut is one of those states, and because of that, you should be proud.

    By John Stoehr|

  • Editorials

    Editorial: Congress must act to save Dreamers

    It is unconscionable that a U.S. president would play politics with the lives of 800,000 young people who have done no wrong of their own. These young people, 8,000 of them in Connecticut, trusted the government and now are betrayed.

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  • Sports

    UConn and Edsall father-and-son football coaches appeal ethics decision

    HARTFORD >> The University of Connecticut, the school’s head football coach, Randy Edsall, and Edsall’s son, Corey, are appealing a decision by the Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board, which concluded that the elder Edsall violated state ethics laws by negotiating a deal to allow his son to be hired as an assistant coach.

    By Christine Stuart ctnewsjunkie.com|

  • Crime

    North Haven man faces drug charges after rollover crash in Salisbury

    SALISBURY >> A North Haven man is facing numerous drug and motor vehicle charges after State Police responded to a rollover crash Sept. 1 and found drugs in the vehicle, according to a press release from State Police.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Editorials

    Editorial: Opioid report demands our attention

    The findings in a new report on the opioid crisis in Connecticut are chilling and are a call for action that is impossible to ignore.

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  • Health

    Report: Connecticut would be hit hard by ACA repeal

    Connecticut is one of nine states that would be hit the hardest in the latest GOP Senate proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a block grant.

    By Mary O’Leary moleary@nhregister.com @nhrmoleary on Twitter|

  • Health

    West Nile virus found in human-biting mosquito, detected in 20 towns

    NEW HAVEN >> The risk of people contracting West Nile virus may be rising, as a mosquito species that is more likely to bite humans has been found to carry the disease, according to Philip Armstrong, medical entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

    Ed Stannard
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  • Crime

    New Milford restaurant defaced with racial slur, swastika

    NEW MILFORD >> A family that awoke Wednesday to find their Kent Road restaurant had been spray-painted with racial slurs was buoyed as the day progressed by an outpouring of sympathy and encouragement from the community.

    By Dirk Perrefort and Barry Lytton|

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