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Store supports local veteran

October 7, 2015 WEATHERSFIELD — A Vietnam War veteran had the outside of his home transformed Sept. more »»

Niles council OKs lodging tax

October 7, 2015 NILES — City officials took yet another step to improving the city’s finances by establishing a 3 percent lodging tax for hotels and motels within the city. more »»


October 7, 2015 NCS accepting applications Niles Community Services will accept 2015 Christmas applications to sign up for the food and toy program 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. No. more »»

local news in brief

October 7, 2015 New Hope accepts order for Smart Choice Food New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is accepting orders for Smart Choice Food with cash, check, money order or EBT card 6 to 7 p.. more »»

school lunches

October 7, 2015 Niles City Schools The basic menu is the same for all buildings. There is a daily ham sandwich option available at the Niles Intermediate and Primary schools. more »»

police blotter

October 7, 2015 McDonald McDonald police activity for September: Sept. 30, noon — Intimidation reported at 630 Illinois Ave. after a man advised police a known woman threatened him. Sept. 26, 7:49 p.m. more »»

Area groups make a difference

September 30, 2015 NILES — Marking the 13th annual Make A Difference Day, area agencies and clubs are preparing for the national day of caring and volunteerism by donating goods, sewing blankets and simply helping... more »»

Festival funds remodel office, build ramp

September 30, 2015 NILES — Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish has been working to provide more accessibility to individuals with disabilitie. more »»

Church caters to kids

September 30, 2015 NILES — With the message ‘‘Because Kids Matter to God,’’ a weekly children’s program called Awana Club recently formed at the Niles First Baptist Church, 26 E. Church S. more »»

Thunder roars into village

July 22, 2015 McDONALD — Cars of all styles, makes and colors will be covering the lawn and under the trees of Woodland Park on Sunday for the 21st annual Thunder in the Park car show hosted by the McDonald... more »»

Software delay sets Niles back

July 22, 2015 NILES — Based on the current levels of spending and staffing, city coffers will run dry by the end of year unless something is done, state auditor Nita Hendryx told the city’s fiscal commission July... more »»

Historic home holds more open houses

July 22, 2015 MINERAL RIDGE — The historic Moss Ancestral House, 1499 Burnett St., has expanded its open houses to include one each month through November. more »»


July 22, 2015 Summer Food Taste to be held in Girard St. Rose Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard, in conjunction with Girard’s End of Summer Parade, will have a summer food taste and raffle 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. more »»


July 22, 2015 • NILES KIWANIS CLUB meets noon Wednesdays at Shepherd of the Valley-Niles community room. • NILES ROTARY CLUB meets noon Thursdays at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre. more »»

New worship service offered at Niles church

July 22, 2015 NILES — Praise Assembly of God, 1004 N Main St, Niles, wants to reach the unchurched or those willing to attend a service on a day other than Sunday by offering a 5 p.m. more »»

church news

July 22, 2015 FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) 33 N. Arlington Ave. • Today: Kids Evening in fellowship hall; • Thursday: Boy Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m.; • Sunday: Worship service at 10 a.m. more »»

on the record

July 22, 2015 McDonald WHAT: McDonald Village Council meeting July 15 PRESENT: Glen Puckett, Brian Fisher, Mike O’Brien, Paul Stitt and Scott Seitz ABSENT: Richard Harvey Council: l Gave second reading to... more »»

police blotter

July 22, 2015 Weathersfield Police activity July 8-16 July 16, 1:21 p.m. — Suspicious person was reported at McDonald’s parking lot, 2796 Robbins Ave. July 15, 1:23 p.m. more »»

Schools seek release from fiscal watch

July 22, 2015 NILES — At Frank Danso’s last Board of Education meeting as Niles’ superintendent on Thursday, the board voted to apply for release from the state auditor’s fiscal watch — a move that board members... more »»



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