Closure of an iconic pizzeria Indoor dinner + expansion of the dessert shop

There was a lot of news across Connecticut on Thursday. If you missed one on your local Patch, here’s a recap of some of the best stories.

A Facebook post alerted people the store would close “temporarily” at 2 p.m. for “cleaning, sanitize” and reopen on Friday. >>> Read more.

The Connecticut resident founded the beloved department store chain in 1951, according to his obituary. >>> Read more.

The iconic pizzeria is temporarily closing its indoor dining room, the owners announced Thursday. >>> Read more.

The man is accused of illegally fabricating a positive COVID-19 test notification in order to avoid appearing for a duty review hearing. >>> Read more.

Dave’s Gourmet Paletas, which opened less than a year ago in the city center, has announced plans to expand into an adjacent town. >>> Read more.

Over 800 residents have welcomed 11-year-old Ben Marek into their home. >>> Read more.

The Connecticut Tax Services Department plans to issue checks before the end of February. >>> Read more.

The coronavirus infection rate hit a new high in 2021 on Thursday as the state continues to wait for its supply of test kits. >>> Read more.

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