New Canaan wrestlers open with a big weekend

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The New Canaan wrestling team was double trouble for opponents this weekend as the Rams starred in two tournaments in two states. New Canaan had five wrestlers capture weight class championships at the annual Mike O’Keefe Holiday Tournament at Pomperaug High School in Southbury on Saturday, as Luigi DeRubeis, Nate and Christian Sibbett, Nick Kortman Read More

The Local Scene on the Best Music of 2017

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After a full year of highlighting the works of local musicians, club promoters, DJs and producers, we thought it would be enlightening to learn what some of those same people picked as their favorite albums of 2017 — for both local and nonlocal releases. So we asked them. We also asked them to tell us Read More

The Local Scene on the Best Music of 2017

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After a full year of highlighting the works of local musicians, club promoters, DJs and producers, we thought it would be enlightening to learn what some of those same people picked as their favorite albums of 2017 — for both local and nonlocal releases. So we asked them. We also asked them to tell us Read More

RIP Ralph Carney: Celebrated Musician, former SF Bernal Heights neighbor

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SAN FRANCISCO — Career musician and former Bernal Heights resident Ralph Carney has passed away at the age of 61. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Carney succumbed to head injuries he received after falling at his home in Portland, Oregon. Carney, whose primary instruments were the saxophone and clarinet, collaborated with a wide range Read More

RIP Ralph Carney: Celebrated Musician, former SF Bernal Heights neighbor

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SAN FRANCISCO — Career musician and former Bernal Heights resident Ralph Carney has passed away at the age of 61. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Carney succumbed to head injuries he received after falling at his home in Portland, Oregon. Carney, whose primary instruments were the saxophone and clarinet, collaborated with a wide range Read More

Dominica: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 20 December 2017)

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SITUATION OVERVIEW Three months after Hurricane Maria struck Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, the Government and humanitarian actors continue to work together to address the needs of the most affected. Even though the situation is normalising throughout the country, Dominica remains seriously impacted. Over 80 percent of houses still have inadequate roofing, many children Read More

Canada’s Trudeau broke ethics rules with visit to Caribbean island

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OTTAWA,  (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke some conflict of interest rules when he accepted a vacation last year on the Aga Khan’s private island, the ethics watchdog said today, the first time a prime minister has been found to have committed such a transgression. While the finding could tarnish Trudeau’s popularity half-way Read More