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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Serious Business: Canine Cakes And Pet Pastries

    Serious Business: Canine Cakes And Pet Pastries
    On an otherwise quiet Thursday evening in the center of Avon, the action unfolds at Brownstone Bakery for Dogs as one canine after another makes the scene until the small store fills with a dozen or so mutts and purebreds. It’s a well behaved...
  • Avon VFW Makes Grant To Tunxis Community College Program

    Avon VFW Makes Grant To Tunxis Community College Program
    AVON — The Gildo T. Consolini Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has donated $1,000 to a program at Tunxis Community College in Farmington that helps veterans get a college education. Members of the post announced the donation recently...
  • Local Author Festival Is On Tuesday At Avon Library

    Local Author Festival Is On Tuesday At Avon Library
    AVON — Dozens of published authors from throughout Connnecticut will be at a book fair at the Avon Free Public Library on Tuesday, the library has announced. Tonight's event is free and will be from 7 to 8 p.m. at the library. People can meet...
  • Wrought Iron Works: New Owners, Old Character

    Wrought Iron Works: New Owners, Old Character
    Nothing much has changed at the quirky Wrought Iron Works shop on Albany Avenue in West Hartford, just past Bishops Corner heading toward Avon – except the name of the business and the owners. That’s the way people here want it. The barn-...
  • Local News In Flux In West Hartford

    Local News In Flux In West Hartford
    Passing through my adopted hometown of West Hartford, I had a nice conversation with Ronni Zimbler Newton about the town and the news business. The former seems stable and healthy while the latter remains in flux. Newton became the founding editor of...
  • O'Neill's Chevrolet Dealership Has Roots In Nearby Barn

    O'Neill's Chevrolet Dealership Has Roots In Nearby Barn
    Sullivan’s O’Neills Chevrolet-Buick, a 90-year-old institution in the middle of Avon, has its roots in a white barn just a few hundred feet across Route 44, behind the Congregational Church and East Avon Cemetery. Nora O. Howard, the town...
  • It's All About Advertising On Route 44 In Avon

    It's All About Advertising On Route 44 In Avon
    In Avon, as it happens, two of metro Hartford’s significant advertising, marketing and communications firms  – Mintz + Hoke and Adams & Knight -- are located a mile or so apart. Both are co-owned by husband-and-wife teams. And both are in...
  • In 1960s, Synagogues Moved From Hartford To West Hartford

    In 1960s, Synagogues Moved From Hartford To West Hartford
    In West Hartford, halfway between Avon Mountain and Bishops Corner, Beth El Temple stands as a living monument to the great suburban migrations of the post World War II era.  Its architecture — a round sanctuary with lots of glass and steel, along...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Avon Dental Group Presents Four High School Scholarships

    As part of their ongoing commitment to charitable endeavors, Avon Dental Group's five dentists have expanded their mission of providing scholarships to local high school seniors. This year, four scholarships were awarded to students in the towns served by...
  • Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production

    Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production
    WEST HARTFORD — Before it can appear on television screens across America, this clip must pass inspection in an editing room in West Hartford Center. Footage of Germany's Thomas Muller and Brazil's David Luiz course across the screen, the...
  • All-Courant Girls Tennis

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM SINGLES Riya Abraham, Newington, Sr. Meredith Aird, Old Lyme, Jr. Alexandra Barmore, Southington, Jr. Casey Burns,...