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  • 'National Night Out' Set For New Britain Tuesday

    NEW BRITAIN -— Police will sponsor their local version of the National Night Out next week with a change: There will be two locations instead of one. Activities are planned Aug. 5 at Willow Street Park as well as at Walnut Hill Park. Around...
  • Interim Principal Appointed At Roaring Brook School In Avon

    AVON — An interim principal has been appointed for Roaring Brook School after the finalist to take the position decided not to take the job. Superintendent of Schools Gary Mala has announced that Thomas F. Russo, a former teacher and school...
  • Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built

     Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built
    For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret. "It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Beetlemania: The Hunt For The Emerald Ash Borer & Asian Longhorned Beetle

    On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Vernon Greenways volunteers will conduct their fourth annual tour of Vernon's Rail Trail looking for a possible infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle. These invasive species have been found as close as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 'Touch-A-Truck' At Wethersfield Library

    As part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program Fizz, Boom, Read!, the Wethersfield Library Children's Services presents 'Touch-A-Truck,' Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Climb on board town vehicles which MAY include a backhoe; bulldozer;...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bubblemania At Wethersfield Library

    As part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program "Fizz, Boom, Read!" the Wethersfield Library Children's Services will host a special summer program for children of all ages. Join us Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Silas Deane Middle School Auditorium...
  • Four Taken To Hospital After Wethersfield Motorcycle Crash

    WETHERSFIELD — Four people were taken to nearby hospitals after a motorcycles crash on northbound Route 15 Friday morning, state police said. The accident near Maple Avenue was reported after midnight, according to state police. Three of the four...
  • Wethersfield Putting Its History Down In Panels For Interpretive Trail

    WETHERSFIELD — America's first cavalry unit mustered in Wethersfield, the nation's first and second presidents both visited First Church, and the most famous elm tree in America once stood on the Broad Street green. Those are just a few of the...
  • American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent

    American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent
    WETHERSFIELD -- After almost a century of ownership, American Legion Bourne-Keeney Post 23 is selling its building at 275 Main Street in Old Wethersfield. The post, however, isn't going anywhere. The veterans will rent the building's basement and...
  • Chrysler Car Show Rescheduled

    WETHERSFIELD -- The 29th annual Chrysler Automobile Festival has been rescheduled for Sunday. Originally set for last weekend, the event was postponed because of rain, organizer John Paul DiGrazia said. The festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...
  • RCP Primed To Meet Cheshire In American Legion State Championship

    Every player on the American Legion team known as RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Portland) has already won some sort of title. The Cromwell crew, which makes up the core of the unit, won as Little Leaguers and took the 2012 Class S championship as high...
  • Police: Man Head Butts Another Man During Argument Over Parking Spot

    FARMINGTON — A Wethersfield man was charged Tuesday night after he head-butted a man during an argument at Farmington Sports Arena, police said. Curt Jensen, 48, of 77 Greenfield St., and another man were arguing over a parking spot when Jensen...