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  • State Contractor Charged With Stealing Metal From Vacant Cedarcrest Hospital

    NEWINGTON — A Manchester man caused $220,000 in damage and losses to the vacant Cedarcrest Hospital in Newington by stealing metal from the facility and selling it for scrap, state police said. Jacob Hawkins, 32, of Birch Street, worked for Triad...
  • Blood Test Helps Transform Prenatal Screening

    A simple blood test is transforming the world of prenatal screening, offering women a risk-free way to learn about fetal abnormalities early in pregnancy. The test, one local hospital says, has drastically reduced the demand for amniocentesis, an...
  • Simsbury Students Create "Rolling Art"

    Simsbury Students Create "Rolling Art"
    SIMSBURY — National Art Society Students at Simsbury High School have teamed up with Simsbury Free Bike to create rolling art. Larry Linonis, director of the bike-share program, said he was inspired by a Peugeot bike that was decorated by a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Happy Birthday USA!

    The Farmington Historical Society invites you to our 5th Annual "Happy Birthday USA" event on Sunday, July 6, 2-4 p.m., Farmington Senior Center, 321 New Britain Ave., Unionville. There will be a patriotic sing-along with Tom Callinan (song-books will be...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital's CPAP Support Group Meeting On June 25

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut's Sleep Disorders Center CPAP Support Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 25. David Schwaber, D.D.S., will discuss oral appliances as an alternative to CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure). The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Paint, Sip, FUNdraiser At Arbor Rose Benefits Alzheimer's Association

    The Paint, Sip, FUNdraiser will be held Tuesday, July 22, 5 to 8 p.m., to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, CT Chapter. The event will be held at Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave. in New Britain. Tickets are $45 per person. Participants...
  • Money Better Spent

    Wouldn't it have made more sense to repair or replace the Walk Bridge over the Norwalk River with the millions spent on the busway between Hartford and New Britain? Just asking. S. A. Smith, Wethersfield
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • Police Charge Man With June Bank Robbery

    Police Charge Man With June Bank Robbery
    HARTFORD — Police have arrested a man they believe robbed the People's United Bank on Franklin Avenue earlier this month while wearing a pink wig and sunglasses and using a handwritten note asking for money. Festim Shyqeriu, 21, was arrested...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Seven Students Graduate From Concast - Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Program

    Twenty-five very excited third, fourth and fifth graders from New Britain's Lincoln Elementary School gathered recently at Comcast's Western New England Regional Office for the final session of the "Beyond School Walls" mentoring program for this academic...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gardening For Health Lectures

    Two Gardening for Health lectures, led by horticulture therapist Jeff Eleveld, will be held Thursday, July 17 and Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 6:15-7:15 p.m., at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. The July 17 topic is herb and container gardens and the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jennifer Heppner And Keonna Yearwood Of New Britain Receive Awards

    The Comcast Foundation, which provides charitable support to local communities, is pleased to announce that New Britain residents Jennifer Heppner and Keonna Yearwood are two of 44 Connecticut high school seniors to have been awarded a Comcast Leaders and...