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05
Nov
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Southern Connecticut Voters register in Record Numbers

Connecticut Voters

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

The Trump era has ushered in changes in the political landscape.  One of those changes is a glaring one with more than 2.6 million American registered to vote in the state of Connecticut. 

The 2018 midterms are expected to be groundbreaking.  With important races in both the Senate and the House delegations.  Based on pre-election polls and reports this Tuesday’s voting numbers will be unprecedented.

Many of the newer voters are in place due to disappointment in the sitting president and his crass communication practices.  The Southern Connecticut new voters have openly complained about both Dannel P. Malloy and President Donald Trump.   But its not just democrats according to reports Greenwich Republicans are also excited about the election and are also expecting a higher than normal turnout. 

Wed
12
Sep
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Local Burglary victim needs help Identifying Robbers

Robbers

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

A Chicopee woman returned home from a trip and found her home had been burglarized with a loss of more than $6500 in personal items.  She returned on 30 August and checked her security camera system had recorded two crooks stealing her things from her home. 

Both men nearly posed for the camera, just before realizing it was a camera and tried to block their images with their cell phones. 

Police are asking if you know these men and can identify them to call the detective bureau at 413.594.1740.

Thu
30
Aug
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Democratic 1st Congressional District Candidates Debate

Mass Congressoinal 1st District

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Springfield, MASS --  The 1st Congressional District race feature Richard Neal and Tahirah Amatul Wadud locking horns to be the Democrat to represent Massachusetts 1st District.

On Thursday, they will have their final debate and will be available online.   The district includes all of Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester, Berkshire County and Franklin.   The primaries are scheduled for 4 September.   Both candidates agree something must be done about the opioid crisis.  However, Amatul-Wadud would like to delve deeper addressing disparities of those from different racial and economic backgrounds deal with treatment.  She said in a previous debate, "Until we acknowledge that deep disparity in how addiction is treated, we will not be able to solve the opioid crisis, I promise you that much.”

Wed
29
Aug
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Stewart Weldon -- NO BAIL!

Stewart Weldon

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkeirng.com

 

Stewart Welden who surprised his neighbors and community after authorities found the bodies of three women dead at his home.   Citizen of Springfield were surprised as police pulled out the bodies of Ernestine Ryans, 47, America Lyden,34, and 27 year old Kayla Escalante from the property where he lived. 

He was arraigned on Monday and entered three not guilty pleas before being denied bail and returned to jail.    Weldon’s attorney declined to comment after the proceedings but said before, that his client is looking forward to defending himself.    Weldon is facing 52 charges according to the prosecutor’s office that extend beyond just the three women found in his home in may. 

Tue
28
Aug
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Bride Killed by Husband --Vigil Held

Slyolandra Patterson

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

A Springfield family mourns as newlywed is killed by her husband.  Slyolandra Patterson, 32, was found in her home on Saturday, dead from a single gunshot wound.  She was a mother of four children.  Family and friends gathered outside their family home on Sunday for a candlelight vigil. 

32 year old Husband Bob Houston turned himself in to police and is being held in the Green County Jail on suspicion of second degree murder according to public records. 

The couple was married in July, and people who know the couple said that there were problems, but was surprised of the outcome.  The south Freemont Avenue vigil pinnacled with a balloon release and the family heals.  

Mon
27
Aug
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Protesters amp up as Another Mass Shooting is Announced

Gun Protests Springfield Mass

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.ocm

 

SPRINGFIELD, MASS -- Smith & Wesson was the epicenter of the latest battle between gun reform advocates and supporters of the constitution’s second amendment rights. 

Three days ago a protest began in Worcester, Mass.  The 50 mile march ended on Sunday in Springfield in front of the gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson. 

Triple digit dissenters rallied outside company headquarters.  Marchers pushed against the legendary companies products yes din the February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. 

As the protest developed in Springfield – reports of a new mass shooting developed in Jacksonville Florida announced multiple fatalities and many injured.  The most recent shooting occurred at the madden video gaming tournament.  

Thu
16
Aug
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New Haven County Citizen suffer double digit Overdoses - Emergency workers Overwhelmed

New Haven Green

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass
Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

Citizens of New Haven County are facing a serious threat as nearly 100 people have been treated on the Green in the center of the City of New Haven.  Authorities believe a bad batch of K-2, a form of synthetic Marijuana has sickened 76 people bad enough to have to be transported to emergencies services and many others who recovered without the help of first responders.  

Wed
06
Jun
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New Haven man Arrested after falling Asleep at Intersection

Michael Jones

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

Hamden police arrested a man on Monday after he fell asleep at a stop sign in the early morning hours of 4 June at the intersection of Pone Rock avenue and Woodin Street after a resident notice him sitting for nearly a half hour.

When police arrived they noticed a black handgun in the mans lap, he was then awaken and put in handcuffs while authorities searched the car to find 14 bags of crack coacain a .40 caliber handgun and $875.

Michael Jones of New Haven was arrested on charges of weapons in a motor vehicle, criminal possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and is being held on a $10,000 bond. The 36 year old man is expected to be in court on 15 June. 

Thu
17
May
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Hamden Survives Storm with Tree Topplings

House damaged by Felled Tree

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Hamden, CT –A short freakish storm left five people dead in the Northeast all dying from weather fell trees.

On, Tuesday the Tri-state area was bombarded with thunderstorms, flash flooding, winds gusts up to 80 miles per hour, hail and Tornado warnings. In Danbury, Connecticut, a tree fell on a man’s truck proving fatal, in New Fairfield, Connecticut, where another person died due to a wind undermined tree. An 11 year old girl was killed in Newburgh, New York by a falling tree and her mother was also injured in the incident and finally, in the Poconos in the late afternoon on Tuesday a 31 year old man died when a tree fell atop his car.

The day ushered in more than 100 severe storm reports in the early evening hours including reports of baseball size hail according to the National Weather Service.

Tue
08
May
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Dr. Theodore Blaine opens Whitney Office

Dr. Theodore Blaine

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email; samuel@thehtinkeirng.com

 

Hamden, CT. --The land of the sleeping Giant welcome a new Orthopedic specialist.

Hartford’s Orthopedic Associates announced the arrival of Dr. Theodore Blaine who will be located at 2080 Whitney Avenue. The Orthopedic Associates of Hartford has double digit locations across the state.

Dr. Blaine is the top shoulder and elbow surgeon in the state and is recognized as an expert in the area of shoulder replacements. His expertise makes him a hot commodity in the sports and top flight athletes. The veteran surgeon is widely recognized as one of the best doctors I the country and is recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America.

OAH, has more than 35 orthopedic specialists and is one of the most respected orthopedic groups in Connecticut. Dr Blaine will see patients in Hamden, Hartford, Stamford, Rocky Hill and Greenwich.

 

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