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  • READER SUBMITTED: Wheeler To Host Informational Session For Prospective Foster Parents

    Wheeler Clinic will offer an informational session for prospective foster parents on Aug. 23 at the Wethersfield Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, from 1-3:00 p.m. This no-obligation event provides information about Wheeler's foster care...
  • Wethersfield Applies For Grant To Combat Distracted Driving

    WETHERSFIELD -- The state Department of Transportation is inviting town police departments to apply for its first-ever anti-distracted driving grant. The funding would be used for enforcement operations that specifically target cell phone use --...
  • Restaurants Extend Taste of Hartford Menus

    Restaurants Extend Taste of Hartford Menus
    You've got another week to enjoy Taste of Hartford menus at three city restaurants, which have decided to extend the deal through Aug. 10. At Costa del Sol, the $25 three-course menu includes choice of starter and entrees of grilled salmon with orange...
  • "National Night Out" Event In Wethersfield Tuesday

    WETHERSFIELD -- Police are inviting the community to an evening of fun, food and friendship Tuesday. The department is holding its annual "National Night Out" event from 6 to 8 p.m. in Mill Woods Park, Lt. Donald Crabtree said. The nationwide event --...
  • '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...
  • Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance

    Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance
    Jack Forchette and Margarete Attanasio greeted me at the entrance of Infinity Music Hall & Bistro just after the start of open mic night, a weekly event in the bar and restaurant area.  While Attanasio and her husband, Andy, ran the show, Forchette, the...
  • When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape

    When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape
    In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees. "If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
  • 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...
  • Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

    Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive
    At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a salt water view. My preference is the hot version, fresh lobster meat drizzled with butter and piled into a hot dog bun....
  • Hartford Fire Displaces At Least Nine

    Hartford Fire Displaces At Least Nine
    HARTFORD — A fire tore through five apartment units on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford Monday night, leaving nine residents without a place to stay. The call came in just before 2 a.m., and at least 12 people were inside the building at the time...
  • Tree Ruling Protects Against Overzealous Trimming

    Though environmentalists feel it didn't go far enough, the state's recent ruling on tree trimming by utility companies injects balance and common sense into the process. After the major storms of 2011 and 2012 wreaked havoc with the state's power...