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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman

    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman
    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70. The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer,...
  • John F. Requardt Jr., businessman

    John F. Requardt Jr., businessman
    John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton. The one-time Trappe resident was 92. The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
  • New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

    New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour
    Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which originally began in New York City and has since expanded to Chicago, New Jersey and Maryland, launches in greater...
  • Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed

    Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed
    A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries. Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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  • Grant To Help Avon Historical Society Restore Barn

    Grant To Help Avon Historical Society Restore Barn
    AVON — A years-long effort to restore a 130-year-old barn on West Avon Road has gotten a boost in the form of a $5,000 grant. The grant from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation will help pay for a new roof on the former Horse Guard...
  • Outdoors Calendar

    Aug. 24: Old Wethersfield 5K & 10K, USAT&F Connecticut State 10K Championship, Cove Park, Wethersfield. 5K and 10K, 8:30 a.m. Kid's Fun Runs, 10 a.m. Benefits InterCommunity, Inc., a non-profit agency that deals with mental health issues in our region;...
  • Two Connecticut Locations Hit In UPS Data Breach

    Two Connecticut Locations Hit In UPS Data Breach
    UPS Store Inc, a unit of United Parcel Service Inc, warned of a potential data breach at about 51 of its franchised center locations in 24 states across the United States. There was no evidence of fraud arising from the incident, the company said. UPS...
  • Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

    SIMSBURY — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River. Esty met in town...
  • Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

    Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease. "We want to introduce high school teachers...
  • Rails To Trails Closure Due To CL&P Work

    FARMINGTON — Connecticut Light and Power will be removing utility poles and wires along the Scoville Road to Griffinville Road section of the rails to trails path in Avon and Farmington. The path will be closed to pedestrians and bicyclists only...
  • State Supreme Court Dismisses Avon Mountain Crash Lawsuits

    State Supreme Court Dismisses Avon Mountain Crash Lawsuits
    The state Supreme Court said Monday that victims injured and killed when an out-of-control dump truck careened down Avon Mountain cannot sue the state based on claims that the design of steeply graded Route 44 was defective and created inherently unsafe...