Don’t let your dog overheat this summer

An Easton woman reported a dog left in a parked car at Village Square Shopping Center, 401 Monroe Turnpike, Wednesday afternoon. Police said an officer checked and determined nothing was wrong with the dog, but advised its owner not to…

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State Hockey Champs! Masuk wins title game

As the final second ticked off the scoreboard clock, Masuk High hockey players raised their arms, the bench spilled out onto the ice, and the celebration was underway. Masuk, the Division III State Tournament’s top seed, topped off a nearly-flawless season with an oh so perfect finish — a 6-3 win over No. 3 Newington co-op in the championship game, held at Quinnipiac University’s M&T Bank Arena in Hamden Monday night. Drew Scalia broke a 2-2 tie in the game-changing second period with his second of three goals, and the Panthers wrapped up a 23-1-2 campaign in style, with the…

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Wayback Burgers to join Chipotle on Spring Hill Road

MONROE, CT — Wayback Burgers will be the third tenant in the new building that will also house a Chipotle and Jersey Mike’s at 375 Spring Hill Road. The burger franchise announced a lease signing in a press release issued Tuesday. Krishna Desai will be the local franchisee of the new restaurant, which will be the chain’s 21st Connecticut location. The business, which will bring 30 new jobs, is expected to open in late 2023. The commercial building is currently under construction. “We are pleased to continue the expansion of Wayback Burgers in our home state of Connecticut with the…

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Record set as Panther swimmers shine in state championships

NEW HAVEN, CT — Masuk High’s boys swim team put together an impressive showing at the Class M State Championship and State Open meets in mid March. Brendan Kirberger broke the Masuk team record in the 200 yard freestyle race with an All State qualification finals time of 1:46.83, good for third place. Kirberger bested Joey Nizzardo’s 2019 mark of 1:46.90. The Class M finals took place at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven on March 16. Class M highlights, including some season-best results from the preliminaries are as follows: Masuk placed sixth as a team in Class M,…

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