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  • Ethel G. Coleman, educator

    Ethel G. Coleman, educator
    Ethel G. Coleman, a retired city public school teacher, died Jan. 14 of heart failure at the Hillcrest Convalescence Center in Durham, N.C. The former Ashburton resident was 98. The daughter of William Henry Gillis, a farmer, and Barbara Goins Gillis,...
  • CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'

    CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'
    CONCACAF general secretary Enrique Sanz said Wednesday that despite a low number of advanced ticket sales for Sunday's Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium, he expects the number of tickets to spike dramatically now that local soccer fans know...
  • Tattoos, technology converge at Baltimore body art convention

    Tattoos, technology converge at Baltimore body art convention
    Not even getting stabbed repeatedly by a needle could get Danielle Cromb to put down her smartphone Saturday afternoon. "I've been on Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest," said Cromb, of Charleston, S.C., who clutched her iPhone as she was having ink injected...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Erik C. Fleming, 26, of the first block of Emerson Street, was arrested on two bench warrants Thursday in cases in which he was charged with failing to register a dangerous dog,...
  • Crazy Whist catching on at senior centers

    There's a card game that is gaining popularity, especially among senior citizens, including those at the Vernon Senior Center. Ed Zinky runs the Crazy Whist tournaments every six weeks in Vernon. On July 30, 28 players turned out, which he said was about...
  • Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past

    Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past
    There’s no question that East Hartford has grown more urban over the last generation especially along Burnside Avenue.  But where the avenue takes a bend, at the entrance to Martin Park, just past the World War II memorial, three small buildings...
  • East Hartford Fire Switching To iPads, New Online Communications Program

    East Hartford Fire Switching To iPads, New Online Communications Program
    EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips. "See, we just heard [the operator]...
  • Former East Hartford Officer Gets Two Years For Possessing Child Pornography

    HARTFORD — A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two years in prison for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Andrew W. Nielsen, 50, of South Windsor, pleaded guilty in March...
  • Ex-Police Officer Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for possession of child pornography. Andrew W. Nielsen is accused of ordering the pornography over the Internet in 2010 and 2011 while working as a police officer. He...
  • State Bond Commission approves grant for artificial turf field at EHHS

    The town of East Hartford announced on July 25 that it has received a $1.5 million state grant to help fund a new synthetic turf field at East Hartford High School. "This is a phenomenal opportunity for our student athletes," said EHHS Principal...
  • Town of East Hartford launches new website

    Local residents and businesses can now pay their taxes, see land records, apply for permits and even request a public appearance by Mayor Marcia Leclerc from the comfort of their own home. The town's new website – easthartfordct.gov – went...
  • READER SUBMITTED: American Heart Association And UnitedHealthcare Seeking Nominations

    The American Heart Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare. This annual recognition celebrates individuals who have made significant healthy lifestyle changes. Up to three nominees will...