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  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Simsbury Police, Fidelco Send Holiday Packages to Soldiers, Military Dogs

    Simsbury Police, Fidelco Send Holiday Packages to Soldiers, Military Dogs
    SIMSBURY — Chew toys, tennis balls and dog biscuits lined the walls of the Simsbury Police Department Wednesday, waiting to be packed into hundreds of packages that will be sent to deployed soldiers and their military dogs in time for the holidays....
  • Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini Joins MassMutual's Board Of Directors

    Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini is joining the board of directors for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Springfield. MassMutual announced three new board members Wednesday. All three will be up for re-election at the April 2015 annual...
  • Extraordinary Life: After Retirement, Guide Dogs Were His Vocation

    Extraordinary Life: After Retirement, Guide Dogs Were His Vocation
    Will Fletcher used the 30 years after his retirement to raise service dogs to help blind people, and was that rare kind of person who quietly helps others. "He was a very big presence, and a gentleman," said the Rev. gretchen Sausville, the associate...
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala, Open Studio Hartford, Set To Celebrate Fill A November Weekend in Connecticut

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala, Open Studio Hartford, Set To Celebrate Fill A November Weekend in Connecticut
    We are getting nearly knee deep into the holiday season and that means a lot of weekend choices as the partying factor and beyond starts to ratchet up. If you need some inspiration for those company-suitable tables as you prepare for Thanksgiving,...
  • Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music

    Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music
    NEW HARTFORD — The last guitar was long gone by late-morning Friday at the Ovation Instruments plant. Just about everyone had said farewell a few weeks earlier, when production stopped. Back on that glum day, six or eight guys had climbed up...
  • Hebron Harvest Fair enjoyed great attendance, ducked rainstorms

    Anthony Mastergeorge has been a vendor at 43 out of the 44 annual Hebron Harvest Fairs. "He's our longest-standing vendor," said Bob Carter, fair manager. Mastergeorge runs two food venues at the fair – a sausage and Philly cheese steak booth with...
  • Former Major Leaguer Bill Denehy Says He's Thankful For Fidelco Guide Dog

    Former Major Leaguer Bill Denehy Says He's Thankful For Fidelco Guide Dog
    BLOOMFIELD — Bill Denehy's photograph was once side-by-side with future hall of fame pitcher Tom Seaver on a baseball card featuring two of the New York Mets most promising rookies. Now, almost 40 years later, any photo of Denehy is likely to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Blessing Of The Animals

    Community Celebration of Animals, sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5, 12-3 p.m. on the church grounds and gardens, 124 Maple Hill Ave., Newington. Traditional Blessing of the animals offered at our regular worship service...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Somers Women's Club Meeting

    The Somers Women's Club has scheduled its next meeting for Thursday, Oct. 2. The event will begin at 11:45 a.m. with a finger-food luncheon, followed by a business meeting and a featured speaker. It will be held in the Foundation Room of the Somers...
  • Charles H. Kaman, Helicopter Pioneer, Dies At 91

    Charles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday. Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...