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Plainville's Memorial Day Parade.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Parade Listing

‘Dozens of Connecticut communities have parades and ceremonies scheduled to observe Memorial Day, many on Monday, but some in the days before or after. Check here for the time and route of your town’s parade.

05/24/2012

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Phones Back In Avon After Suspected Fiber Break

Most telephone service has been restored after an apparent break in a fiber line affected service to a large part of Avon, including police, town hall, and businesses along Route 44.

04/30/2012

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Storm Poses Tough Choices For School Districts

Officials in the handful of Connecticut schools still closed after last month’s snowstorm are hoping power is restored quickly enough to resume classes Wednesday.

11/08/2011

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Police: Avon Juvenile Shot Helmet Himself

Avon police now say a juvenile who told them he had been fired on by two people with a handgun, and that his bicycle helmet had been hit, actually pulled the trigger himself.

07/29/2011

Silver Star for Avon Sailor

A 31-year-old sailor from Avon has been awarded the Silver Star for his actions in combat in Afghanistan.

07/01/2011

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Avon Investor Accused Of Embezzling From Elderly Women

U.S. financial regulators have accused an Avon investor of misappropriating more than $1 million from two ailing, elderly women and using the money for travel and other personal expenses.

06/21/2011

Bear Kills Dog At Avon Home

A cocker spaniel tied up at a home on Stonefield Road in Avon was killed in an encounter with a large bear late Friday morning.  Avon Police and Department of Environmental Protection Conservation Police called […]

06/03/2011

Thomas Mortimer IV (Middlesex County, Mass., District Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors Want DNA Sample From Former Avon Man

A Massachusetts man who grew up in Avon has been ordered to submit a DNA sample to prosecutors in the fatal stabbing of his wife, children and mother-in-law.

04/22/2011

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