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Thirty-four years after the birth of the MTV Video Music Awards, the show where anything can happen returned to where it all began for the 2018 show.

NEW HAVEN - Watching Petra Kvitova paint the lines with winners and keep Agnieszka Radwanska on the defensive with her booming serve, it wasn't evident that her career was in question not long ago
Kvitova, who has overcome plenty of adversity in her career, was in top form at a venue she always enjoys visiting - the Connecticut Tennis Center.
A three-time Connecticut Open champion, the third-seeded Kvitova began her journey toward a fourth New Haven title by posting an impressive 6-1, 7-6…

NEW HAVEN - By fall, Audubon Street will be bookmarked at either end with almost matching traffic calming components as the city gets ready for the addition of hundreds of apartments in the mini-city that Spinnaker Real Estate Partners is constructing
Neighborhood residents attended a meeting Monday at City Hall where the particulars of the design were explained by City Engineer Giovanni Zinn
At Audubon and…

More people are deciding to start a farm in Connecticut, a trend seldom seen around the country
Connecticut had a 15 percent increase in beginning farmers between the two most recent agricultural censuses - second only to Rhode Island which had a 27.2 percent growth. Only eight states recorded increases in this percentage during that time.
"More young farmers are realizing they want to start their own farms, or take over a relative's farm," said Kies Orr, chair of the CT Young Famer…

NEW HAVEN - An aldermanic committee Monday took another look at creating laws on controlling dangerous dogs
Members of the alders' Legislation Committee approved amendments to the city's animal ordinance that focus on defining "vicious or dangerous" dogs and leash laws, among other issues
The additions to the ordinance include new language on dangerous and vicious dogs, breeders' permits, requirements for parvovirus vaccinations and leash laws…

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - A woman who often walked her dog near a golf course lagoon across the street from her vacation home was killed Monday by an alligator that dragged her into the greenish water at a private resort on the South Carolina coast
Authorities said 45-year-old Cassandra Cline was trying to protect her pet border collie when she died not far from her home on Hilton Head Island.
Thomas DiMaio, who rents a house across the street from the…

More voters showed up to cast a ballot in last week's primary than have in any primary since 2006 - a sign the momentum picked up by both parties after the 2016 election won't slow anytime soon
"The turnout was higher than average for a summer primary, around 30 percent overall," secretary of the state Denise Merrill said in a statement Friday. "This is consistent with the increase in voter registration since the 2016 election which has also been unusually high."
About 32…

An influential and passionate advocate of art jewelry, Toni Greenbaum is an art historian who specializes in modern and contemporary jewelry.

Officials in Southington are recommending that residents flush their cold water lines now that a water main break has been repaired.

HAMDEN - A Bloomfield man has been charged in connection with a robbery of Hometown Wine and Liquors on Skiff Street
When Hamden Police on Aug. 10 responded to the store, the owner had attempted to detain Olevia Cook, who allegedly tried to leave without paying for four bottles of liquor valued at $84.
A 29-year-old "good Samaritan" of Hamden tried to assist the store owner in detaining Cook, according to a press release.
Cook punched the man in the face, spit on…

The Holy and Great Feast of Transfiguration, celebrated on August 19 (according to Julian Ecclesiastical Calendar) gathered about two hundred people for the Eucharistic Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew The First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ.

Those who donate blood and platelets through the American Red Cross can get a little reward for their efforts - one with real bite
That's thanks to a partnership between the Red Cross and Deep River Snacks, headquartered in the state. Deep River Snacks is donating $150,000 worth of potato chips and salty snacks to be provided at all fixed blood drive locations across the United…

Despite legislative limits on its runway length and shrinkage in the airline industry, Tweed New Haven Airport is eager to pursue expanded carrier routes and Fairfield County passengers.

When receiving long-term opioid prescriptions, black patients are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drugs and to have prescriptions discontinued.

'The tenth season of RuPaul\'s Drag Race is a wrap and now\'s your chance to have a royal audience with the latest bevy of queens. Their War on the Catwalk tour has hit the road and they\'ll be stomping the stage at College Street Music Hall. The show is jam-packed with incredible performances, shining a spotlight on this season\'s most iconic (Vaaaanjie!) queens. Miz Cracker and Monet X Change host the show for this New Haven stop, with contenders Miss Vanjie, Monique Heart…

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