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No Deaths On State Roads During Holiday Travel Period

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police have released final number from their busy Memorial Day holiday traffic enforcement. For the four day period that ended at midnight, troopers logged 301 motor vehicle accidents, 54 with […]

05/27/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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Holiday Traffic Statistics

State police say they investigated 281 motor vehicle accidents on Connecticut highways during the Memorial Day driving period, 59 of those involving injuries.

05/28/2013

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Sub Base to Fire Off Gun Salute for Memorial Day

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Navy base in Groton is planning to fire off a 21-gun salute on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the armed […]

05/27/2013

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Troopers Report More Than A Hundred Crashes So Far, This Holiday Weekend

So far, troopers report 133 accidents. People were hurt in 26 of those crashes.

05/25/2013

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Memorial Day Events, 2013

Cities and towns around Connecticut have scheduled events to mark the holiday. Here is a listing of some of them.

05/20/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

A color guard at West Hartford's 2012 Memorial Day parade. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Celebrations In Connecticut

From parades to parties, races to food events and from the simple to the sublime, there’s a lot to do on this most memorable day in Connecticut.

05/13/2013

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