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  • Mandee to Close Bristol Plaza Location

    The parent company of clothing retailer Mandee will close its Bristol location by the end of next month according to staff members. The retailer is offering deep discounts before its closure. Mandee is a budget brand targeting people aged 18 to 25. Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores or declaring bankruptcy in recent months amid sagging sales in the ...READ MORE
  • Central CT Gigs — 3/17

    Welcome back to Central CT Gigs  — your source for finding current job openings in the central CT area. Whether you are searching for a part-time position or full-time, let The Roundup connect you with your new local job. Employers, looking to hire a talented millennial? Send us your job postings! Pharmacy Technician – new Stop & Shop Supermarket Forestville, CT Additionally ...READ MORE
  • Wolcott Country Fair Promises to be Bigger & Better

    The 2019 Wolcott Country Fair promises to be Bigger & Better than ever. Friday August 16th 4pm-10pm. Saturday August 17th 10am-10pm and Fireworks Sunday 10am-10pm!. The fair offers the best of the best from live entertainment all weekend long, awesome carnival rides with wrist band times, agricultural exhibits for the kids and a one of a kind exclusive and new Food Truck selection for 2019. ...READ MORE
  • Legalizing Recreational Cannabis in CT — Another Step Closer

    CT News Junkie reports “There are still unknowns, but the Democratic co-chairs of three committees said Thursday that they’ve come up with a framework for recreational cannabis in Connecticut. The separate pieces of legislation, which are so new they don’t have bill numbers, would create a five-member Cannabis Control Commission to oversee the regulation of the industry. Another set of ...READ MORE
  • Census Bureau to Host Job Fair in Burlington March 16

    The U.S. Census Bureau is now accepting applications at job fairs across the country for the 2020 census. On Saturday March 16, 2019 at the Burlington Town Hall, the Bureau will hold a job fair from 11 am – 2 pm. The jobs include census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors. The census affects many aspects of Connecticut, including congressional representation and the ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Mayor Reflects on the Passing of a Mum City Native: They Broke the Mold with Bogey

    Bristol native Mike Boguslawski, former Bristol City Councilperson and WTNH consumer reporter has died. He was 78. Mike is best know for his catchphrase “I’m Mike Boguslawski and I’m in your corner.” as a consumer reporter. Boguslawski was known as “Bogey” to so many fans. Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu became close friends with Boguslawski in recent years. “I met Bogey in 2015 ...READ MORE
  • BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report Reveals Employment Scams Were Riskiest Scams of 2018

    Employment scams were the riskiest scams in 2018, according to the latest report from the Better Business Bureau. 2018 BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report (BBB.org/RiskReport). Employment scams had more instances and higher losses than in previous years when it ranked the third riskiest. The report is based on data supplied by consumers to BBB Scam Tracker (BBB.org/ScamTracker) and is based on the BBB ...READ MORE

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Baby beating the odds after undergoing open fetal surgery for spina bifida

Baby beating the odds after undergoing open fetal surgery for spina bifida

PALM COAST, Fla. – For the Trinkle family, baby boy Parker is a miracle. Expectant mom Jessica Trinkle received shocking news at a routine OB exam and ultrasound check-up last fall – her baby, Parker, was diagnosed with myelomeningocele (MMC), the most common and most severe form of spina bifida, after a sac was found on his spinal cord. The disease prevents the backbone from properly forming and can cause disabilities – intellectual or physical. Trinkle was halfway through her pregnancy […]

Watch: Emergency crews rescue couple from fast-moving waters in California

Watch: Emergency crews rescue couple from fast-moving waters in California

PACOIMA WASH, Calif. – A man and a woman were rescued from the fast-moving waters of the Pacoima Wash Monday morning. The couple, identified only as a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, entered the wash near Foothill Boulevard and were swept several miles downriver, the Los Angeles Fire Department stated. While being swept away the 20 mph waters, one of the two managed to call 911 and speak with dispatchers. Eventually, the man and woman managed to grab onto […]

Colorado company creates app that will detect credit card skimmers

Colorado company creates app that will detect credit card skimmers

BOULDER, Colo. – A company based in Boulder has created a new app that can detect a credit card skimmer at gas stations. SparkFun Electronics was contacted by local law enforcement and provided with skimming devices. With information from those devices, they designed an app for your phone that can be used to detect skimmers. The app is called Skimmer Scanner and is available for Android devices. It works by searching for bluetooth transmission, which is how skimmers typically transmit your credit card information. […]

Three teens die in ‘crush’ at St. Patrick’s Day disco in Northern Ireland

Three teens die in ‘crush’ at St. Patrick’s Day disco in Northern Ireland

COUNTY TYRONE, Northern Ireland – Three teenagers have died in a crush at a St. Patrick’s Day disco at a hotel in Northern Ireland, according to police. Mark Hamilton, an assistant chief constable with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), confirmed that a 17-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy had died in the incident, which took place at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, County Tyrone. Another girl, 16, was in a stable condition, while two other […]

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Kelly AuCoin On ‘Billions’, Playing Dollar Bill & Working With Robert De Niro

Kelly AuCoin On ‘Billions’, Playing Dollar Bill & Working With Robert De Niro

Dollar Bill has been one of the breakout stars of “Billions”, which returns to TV this weekend.

Kensi And Deeks To Be Married On An All-New NCIS: LA This Sunday Night

Kensi And Deeks To Be Married On An All-New NCIS: LA This Sunday Night

Kensi and Deeks finally tie the know after months of planning on an all-new episode of NCIS: LA. This Sunday night at 9:00 PM ET/PT, only on CBS.

Stunned Man Finds Bright Green Iguana In Toilet, Calls 911

Stunned Man Finds Bright Green Iguana In Toilet, Calls 911

What’s bright green, about two feet long, and something you don’t want to find in your toilet?

The Best Warm Weather Destinations For Spring Break

The Best Warm Weather Destinations For Spring Break

Although there may be several books in the world, we find the best stories are those found between the pages of a passport. This spring break, let the sunshine in as you jet set across the globe to some of the world’s sunniest destinations. Whether you choose to celebrate in the islands of the Caribbean […]

Asia Kate Dillon On ‘Billions’, Taylor Mason & ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Asia Kate Dillon On ‘Billions’, Taylor Mason & ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Asia chats about their groundbreaking career and what to expect on the new season of “Billions.”

U.S. Postal Service Reveals ‘Sesame Street’ Stamps

U.S. Postal Service Reveals ‘Sesame Street’ Stamps

“Sesame Street” stamps will be available at a post office near you sometime this year.

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A Strong Earthquake Turned a High-Powered Telescope Into a Seismograph

A Strong Earthquake Turned a High-Powered Telescope Into a Seismograph

The images show Earth’s heartbeat inscribed in the sky

Ex-Pediatrician Gets at Least 79 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 31 Kids

Ex-Pediatrician Gets at Least 79 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 31 Kids

Dr. Johnnie Barto’s victims typically ranged in age from 8 to 12. One was an infant

‘Immigration Is a Blessing.’ George W. Bush Welcomes New U.S. Citizens in Naturalization Ceremony

‘Immigration Is a Blessing.’ George W. Bush Welcomes New U.S. Citizens in Naturalization Ceremony

Bush said that we’re in a ‘boisterous democracy’ and encouraged voting

Foxconn Says Its Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility Will Be Operational in 2020

Foxconn Says Its Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility Will Be Operational in 2020

‘It’s an exciting time for the entire state’

U.K. Speaker Says Lawmakers Can’t Vote on Theresa May’s Brexit Deal For a Third Time

U.K. Speaker Says Lawmakers Can’t Vote on Theresa May’s Brexit Deal For a Third Time

He said a new motion would have to be ‘fundamentally different’

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Celtics’ Gordon Hayward Enters NBA Concussion Protocol, Doubtful For Next Game

Celtics’ Gordon Hayward Enters NBA Concussion Protocol, Doubtful For Next Game

Gordon Hayward might not return to the Boston Celtics lineup right away. The Celtics announced the forward is doubtful for… Read More »

Red Sox Announce Dustin Pedroia Will Begin 2019 Season On Injured List

Red Sox Announce Dustin Pedroia Will Begin 2019 Season On Injured List

Dustin Pedroia got some tough news Monday, but things still are trending upward for the Boston Red Sox second baseman…. Read More »

NFL Rumors: Patriots Interested In Free-Agent Receiver Jordy Nelson

NFL Rumors: Patriots Interested In Free-Agent Receiver Jordy Nelson

The wide receiver-needy New England Patriots reportedly are interested in one of the top wideouts left on the open market…. Read More »

Johnny Manziel Signs With AAF, Joins Memphis Express In Return To U.S. Football

Johnny Manziel Signs With AAF, Joins Memphis Express In Return To U.S. Football

Will Johnny Manziel add stardust to the Alliance of American Football? The upstart league announced Saturday night it has signed… Read More »

Why Red Sox Top Prospect Darwinzon Hernandez Has Real Shot At Making Team

Why Red Sox Top Prospect Darwinzon Hernandez Has Real Shot At Making Team

As Boston Red Sox spring training winds to a close, keep an eye on Darwinzon Hernandez. The 22-year-old left-handed pitcher… Read More »

VSiN’s ‘Follow The Money’ Sports Betting Show To Air Weekdays On NESN, NESNplus

VSiN’s ‘Follow The Money’ Sports Betting Show To Air Weekdays On NESN, NESNplus

LAS VEGAS and BOSTON — March 18, 2019 — NESN, the television home of the Boston Bruins and Boston Red… Read More »

Printable 2019 College Basketball Tournament Bracket: Make Your Picks Here

Printable 2019 College Basketball Tournament Bracket: Make Your Picks Here

Bracket season is back, so let the madness begin. The NCAA Tournament bracket is set after the 68-team was revealed… Read More »

NASCAR Fans Will Either Love Or Hate Kyle Busch’s Reaction To Winning At Fontana

NASCAR Fans Will Either Love Or Hate Kyle Busch’s Reaction To Winning At Fontana

For better or for worse, Kyle Busch is NASCAR’s most unique personality. The ever-controversial NASCAR driver won Sunday’s Auto Club… Read More »

Assessing Patriots’ Needs Following First Week Of NFL Free Agency

Assessing Patriots’ Needs Following First Week Of NFL Free Agency

While the rest of the NFL was spending oodles of cash and valuable cap room on free agents over the… Read More »

Dustin Pedroia Focusing On ‘Big Picture’ In Return From Knee Surgery

Dustin Pedroia Focusing On ‘Big Picture’ In Return From Knee Surgery

Dustin Pedroia had been well on his way to getting back on the field for the Boston Red Sox in… Read More »