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  • Discover Burlington: Farmington River Trail

    The Roundup has put together a special section called Discover Burlington. It highlights the people, places, history and all things Burlington. Running north from the Yale University campus in New Haven through the heart of Connecticut, to Northampton, Massachusetts — the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail stretches uninterrupted for more than 80 miles. Whether you’re biking, hiking, or ...READ MORE
  • Bristol Public Works Means Business

    The Bristol Public Works Department — the workhorse of the city, says now that the weather is getting nicer, they have been receiving a lot of illegal bulk complaints. “Public Works and the City of Bristol has zero tolerance for trash and bulk on the curb as it makes our town look bad and does not fit in with our Clean and Green motto.” These are before and after pictures from last ...READ MORE
  • Hope Street & Hospital Building Set to Open Soon, City to Offer Full Transparency Going Forward

    Mayor Ellen-Zoppo posted on social media “Hope Street got spruced up for Spring and its eventual opening in conjunction with the new hospital building opening.” The new road is about 1,000 feet long and has streetscape components including trees, brick pavers, a center median made of “stamped asphalt,” decorative lights, landscaping, granite curbing, and a bus stop location. The ...READ MORE
  • Connecticut Dems Rewrite Bill That Would Have Allowed Bear Hunting

    CT News Junkie reports the Environment Committee Democrats flexed their muscles Monday and completely rewrote a bill that would have allowed a black bear hunt in Litchfield County. The new bill expands the current law for issuing permits to deal with nuisance wildlife. Rep. Michael DeMicco, D-Farmington, said the new language adopted by the committee amends current law which already allows the ...READ MORE
  • CT Housing Crisis Support Still Available for Those Evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria

    Funding is still available from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) to help people who have been evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria who are continuing to experience a housing crisis. This funding can be used to help stabilize housing through support such as rental assistance, security deposits, moving costs, utility assistance, credit repair, bus passes to ...READ MORE
  • 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

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Hartford Internal Audit Commission pushes for answers on COO placed on leave during investigation

Hartford Internal Audit Commission pushes for answers on COO placed on leave during investigation

HARTFORD – The Chief Operating Officer of Hartford Public Schools is still on leave pending the outcome in an investigation. Ever since, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez has been quiet on the matter and that has not been sitting well with other city leaders. Sources close to the Board of Education said the investigation has had to do with the misappropriation of computers and tablets intended for students. However, the Board of Ed and the superintendent have refused to comment on […]

BREAKING: Crews battle flames at recently renovated beach structure at Silver Sands

BREAKING: Crews battle flames at recently renovated beach structure at Silver Sands

MILFORD — Several recently constructed buildings on a popular Milford beach went up in flames late Tuesday night. Fire companies responded to Silver Sands State Park after learning that a massive fire broke out in several beachfront structures. The affected buildings were part of a recent $10 million renovation effort that was just weeks away from completion. Restrooms, a bath house and concession stands were being built in an environmentally friendly manner. A FOX 61 crew is on scene — […]

Advocates push for universal helmet law at State Capitol hearing

Advocates push for universal helmet law at State Capitol hearing

HARTFORD — A group of bikers, doctors, law enforcement and lawmakers spoke out on Tuesday in support of a “Universal Helmet” law in Connecticut. “When you look at all causes and preventable causes of death, traffic causes are a leading cause,” Dr. Gary Lapitus said. Lapitus is the director of the Injury Prevention Center at Hartford Hospital. He said motorcycle crash related deaths are a leading part of that. “If you take two motorcycle riders, one wearing a helmet and […]

Day care provider charged in death of 6-month-old, accused of giving her antihistamine

Day care provider charged in death of 6-month-old, accused of giving her antihistamine

RUTLAND, Vt. – A 53-year-old Vermont woman was arrested Monday and charged after the death of a 6-month-old baby girl. According to Vermont State Police, Stacey L. Vaillancourt was taken into custody on suspicion of manslaughter and cruelty to a child. The charges stem from the January death of Harper Rose Briar at Vaillancourt’s in-home day care facility, which authorities say was state-certified. State police say her arrest came following a continued investigation and the completion last week of a […]

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Student Who Refused Chickenpox Vaccine Sues After Being Barred From Playing Basketball

Student Who Refused Chickenpox Vaccine Sues After Being Barred From Playing Basketball

A high school student in Kentucky is suing his local health department after he was barred from playing basketball because he’s not vaccinated against chickenpox.

‘Disgusting’: Young Whale Dies With 88 Pounds Of Plastic In Its Stomach

‘Disgusting’: Young Whale Dies With 88 Pounds Of Plastic In Its Stomach

A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines on Friday died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 88 pounds of plastic bags, scientists said.

Woman With Previous DUI Gets Two Days In Jail For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

Woman With Previous DUI Gets Two Days In Jail For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

A Kansas woman convicted of killing a 35-year-old man while driving under the influence was sentenced last week to serve two days in jail, five days of house arrest and a year of probation.

Spring Training Report: Japan Opening Series With Mariners, Athletics

Spring Training Report: Japan Opening Series With Mariners, Athletics

The 2019 MLB regular season actually starts this week, with the Mariners and Athletics matching up in the Japan Opening Series.

Tournament Buzz: Let The Games Begin

Tournament Buzz: Let The Games Begin

The NCAA Tournament is here, and the first round features fun matchups like Ja Morant vs. Markus Howard and Wofford vs. Seton Hall.

‘It Got Emotional’: Disney Releases ‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer

‘It Got Emotional’: Disney Releases ‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer

Toy Story 4 hits theaters on June 21st.

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Stadia, Google’s Big Push Into Video Games, Could Change Everything About How We Play

Stadia, Google’s Big Push Into Video Games, Could Change Everything About How We Play

There are plenty of answered questions, but it’s a bold move by the search giant

There Will Be a Super Worm Moon on the Spring Equinox. Here’s How to See It

There Will Be a Super Worm Moon on the Spring Equinox. Here’s How to See It

Another month, another “supermoon”. On Wednesday, the “super worm moon”—the third supermoon of 2019 to be exact— will light up the sky in all its slightly-larger-than-usual glory. What makes this full moon extra special is that it is coinciding with the Spring Equinox, or the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, a rare…

The First Glimpse of the New BTS Dolls from Mattel Does Not Disappoint

The First Glimpse of the New BTS Dolls from Mattel Does Not Disappoint

RM gets a close-up

President Trump Escalates Attack on Late Sen. John McCain: ‘I Was Never a Fan’

President Trump Escalates Attack on Late Sen. John McCain: ‘I Was Never a Fan’

Trump attacked McCain over the weekend for his alleged role in advancing the Steele dossier

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Offered Plea Deal in Case Tied to Florida Massage Parlor

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Offered Plea Deal in Case Tied to Florida Massage Parlor

The plea deal was offered to Kraft and 24 other men charged with soliciting prostitution

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Great Stick Work, Coverage Helps Bruins Start Strong Against Islanders

Great Stick Work, Coverage Helps Bruins Start Strong Against Islanders

The Bruins got off to a strong start in their match against the New York Islanders in Boston on Monday… Read More »

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Rings In 42 By Taking Down Matt Martin In Fight

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Rings In 42 By Taking Down Matt Martin In Fight

It appears that meeting Conor McGregor on Saturday left Zdeno Chara with the urge to fight. Just a couple days… Read More »

Red-Hot Islanders Enter Game Against Bruins Trying To Maintain Momentum

Red-Hot Islanders Enter Game Against Bruins Trying To Maintain Momentum

The New York Islanders enter their tilt Tuesday evening against the Boston Bruins on quite the hot streak, with seven… Read More »

Temple-Belmont Live Stream: Watch NCAA Tournament Game Online

Temple-Belmont Live Stream: Watch NCAA Tournament Game Online

The Temple Owls and Belmont Bulldogs will duke it out Tuesday night at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio, in a… Read More »

Why Danny Ainge Isn’t ‘Panicking’ Despite Celtics’ ‘Inconsistent’ Season

Why Danny Ainge Isn’t ‘Panicking’ Despite Celtics’ ‘Inconsistent’ Season

Don’t expect Danny Ainge to lose faith in the Boston Celtics. Even if the C’s enter the NBA playoffs as… Read More »

NFL Rumors: Randall Cobb Joining Cowboys; Patriots’ Wideout Options Dwindling

NFL Rumors: Randall Cobb Joining Cowboys; Patriots’ Wideout Options Dwindling

Cross Randall Cobb’s name off the list of potential New England Patriots wide receivers. Cobb, who spent his first eight… Read More »

Mass. Senator To Give Robert Kraft’s Campaign Donation To Human-Trafficking Fight

Mass. Senator To Give Robert Kraft’s Campaign Donation To Human-Trafficking Fight

Edward Markey has decided Robert Kraft’s money should help someone else. The U.S. Senator from Massachusetts announced Tuesday he’ll give… Read More »

Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Islanders Lines, Pairings

Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Islanders Lines, Pairings

Just days after gaining back winger Jake DeBrusk, the Boston Bruins’ lineup is expected to take another massive step toward… Read More »

Gordon Hayward Injury: Celtics Forward To Miss Sixers Game With Concussion

Gordon Hayward Injury: Celtics Forward To Miss Sixers Game With Concussion

Gordon Hayward still is a bit too woozy from his collision with John Collins. The Boston Celtics forward suffered a… Read More »

Prairie View-Farleigh Dickinson Live Stream: Watch NCAA Tournament Game Online

Prairie View-Farleigh Dickinson Live Stream: Watch NCAA Tournament Game Online

The Prairie View A&M Panthers enter Tuesday’s First Four matchup as arguably the hottest team in the tournament. Prairie View… Read More »