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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center

    McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center
    GREENWICH — Senate Republican leader John McKinney had no idea that Thursday would be among the worst traffic days in Greenwich in recent years. Traffic is often bad in lower Fairfield County, but a tragic accident that killed a Connecticut Army...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Languages Of Love

    The Languages of Love: Showing we care in our most important relationships, is the topic of a three part series of adult learning workshops given by The Emanuel Synagogue, Aug. 18 and 25 and Sept. 8. Each workshop, focusing on different important...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch

    A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch
    Among 22 minicipalities that lie along Route 44 in Connecticut, Simsbury covers by far the shortest stretch – 500 yards, almost exactly. But in that quarter-mile-plus, the town packs a big economic punch with an unbroken string of retail locations...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show

    Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show
    You’d have to figure a sitcom set in Hartford in the late-19th century would pick Mark Twain’s house on Farmington Avenue as a setting. But a reality show? No question, that’s the Wadsworth Tavern on the corner of Prospect and Albany...
  • 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,...
  • All-Courant Girls Golf

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls golf team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: THE ALL-COURANT TEAM Ashley D'Attilio, Berlin, Jr. Kate Fagan, Farmington, Sr. Marissa Grillo, Avon, Sr. Emma Heim, Suffield, So. Julia...