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>Coupons galore this weekend

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>The print edition of tomorrow’s Register Citizen will have a different front page than your used to seeing.
Wrapped around the paper will be 10 coupons featuring great discounts from a number of local merchants.
And as always, pick up Sunday’s paper for our regular package of manufacturers’ coupons.
Your 50 cents tomorrow will more than pay for itself!

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May 29, 2009 at 2:07 pm

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>Mom site on Channel 3

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>LitchfieldCountyMom.Com got some great attention recently on Channel 3, the CBS affiliate in Hartford.
CLICK HERE for the video.

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May 28, 2009 at 3:50 pm

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>Online moms’ business directory launched

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>A new feature has been launched at www.litchfieldcountymom.com … a directory of resources for local moms including classes, camps, daycare centers and more.
CLICK HERE to check it out.
Listings are available at an extremely affordable low monthly rate, and you can upload the text and graphics for your listing yourself online.

Written by mattderienzo

May 27, 2009 at 6:15 pm

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>LitchfieldCountyMom.Com magazine on the way

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>The second issue of LitchfieldCountyMom.Com, the magazine, is due to come out on Friday, June 26, with more than 23,000 copies distributed via The Register Citizen, Litchfield County Times, Housatonic (New Milford area) Times and the Thomaston Express, as well as at local newsstands.
To advertise, call Natalie at 860-489-3121, ext. 312.
In the meantime, check out www.litchfieldcountymom.com for DAILY links to local news, features and calendar items of interest to Litchfield County moms.

Written by mattderienzo

May 26, 2009 at 7:21 pm

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>Honoring Fallen Soldiers

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>A limited number of extra copies are available of the special Memorial Day section that appeared in today’s Sunday Register Citizen, which listed the names of the nearly 5,000 American soldiers who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can pick up extra copies at The Register Citizen office at 190 Water St. in Torrington, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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May 24, 2009 at 5:30 pm

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>Free summer events magazine available

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>If you missed yesterdays’ Register Citizen and the free 68-page glossy-covered local summer events guide magazine, “Every Town Has a Green,” you can pick up a copy for free at The Register Citizen office at 190 Water St. in Torrington between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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May 23, 2009 at 5:32 pm

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>Register Citizen honored for reporting on police scandal, Wilber resignation

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>I couldn’t be more proud of our newsroom for picking up 13 awards last night at the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists annual editorial contest banquet.
Receiving particular recognition was the newspaper’s reporting on a sex scandal that rocked the Torrington Police Department, and on revelations the newspaper brought to light about former state Rep. George Wilber paying a woman $100,000 to keep sex abuse allegations quiet.
CLICK HERE to read The Register Citizen’s story about the awards (and find some links to the stories that won), and here’s a list:
* First Place, Best Investigative Reporting, David Hutter, Torrington police sex scandal.
* First Place, Best Feature Series, Tracy Kennedy, domestic violence series.
* First Place, Best Feature Photo, Mic Nicosia, young golfer.
* First Place, Best Opinion Column, Jordan Fenster, FOI requests.
* Second Place, Best General Reporting Series, David Hutter and Ronald DeRosa, Torrington police sex scandal.
* Second Place, Best Spot News Reporting, Jordan Fenster, state rep sex abuse settlement.
* Second Place, Best Feature Photo, Sonja Zinke, Nutmeg dancers.
* Second Place, Best News Photo, Sonja Zinke, storm damage.
* Second Place, Best General Reporting, Walt Gogolya, mice downs plane.
* Second Place, Best Editorial, Torrington police sex scandal.
* Honorable Mention, Best General Reporting Series, Ronald DeRosa, Walt Gogolya and Jordan Fenster, state rep sex abuse settlement.
* Honorable Mention, Best Spot News Reporting, Tracy Kennedy, man sentenced for killing wife.
* Honorable Mention, Best News Photo, Sonja Zinke, Bush’s visit.

And CLICK HERE for the full list of awards.

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May 22, 2009 at 9:08 am

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