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Demolition of Church and Morse building evokes memories

myrecordjournal.com — By Molly Callahan Record-Journal staff MERIDEN - Buildings at the corner of South Colony and Perkins streets began falling in dramatic fashion Monday morning, as the city proceeded with its flood control and redevelopment plan downtown. Progress on the demolition project had some residents feeling nostalgic as they watched the 100-plus-year-old buildings come crashing down.
Sep 23, 2014

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Sep 23, 2014

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Sep 23, 2014

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Nepotism policy moves to final vote

myrecordjournal.com — How they voted Battista (D)Yes Castro (D)Yes Daniels (D)Yes Graham (D)Yes Lowell (D) Yes Brunet (R)No Rich (R)No Williams (W) Yes Shamock (W)No Scarpati (U)Yes By Andrew Ragali Record-Journal staff MERIDEN - Councilors seeking strict anti-nepotism rules that would prevent close relatives from working in the same city department were upset Monday night after the City Council Committee of the Whole approved a more lenient policy.

Music Roundup Sept. 23-29: J Mascis performing in Hamden

myrecordjournal.com — By Eric Vo Record-Journal staff Singer-songwriter and Dinosaur Jr. guitarist, J Mascis, is performing at the Ballroom in Hamden Wednesday. The 48-year-old musician, whose full name is Joseph Donald Mascis Jr., is the founder of Dinosaur Jr. To date, the band released 11 albums. Mascis has also released six solo albums - the most recent being "Tied to a Star."
Sep 23, 2014

Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis performs solo at the Ballroom in Hamden Wednesday. bit.ly/1ogmjLD