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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • 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...
  • Driven to the edge

    Driven to the edge
    Among their family and friends, Karen Morales and her husband, Ken, are notorious for their fights. Not at home, or at parties, or anywhere else but in the car. She's the self-admitted instigator, letting him know that he's driving too fast or too slow....
  • Living the ice cream dream

    Living the ice cream dream
    Dick Royce is living his dream — heck, it's almost everybody's dream. Royce owns his own Good Humor truck, a vintage 1969 Ford, which he uses to raise money for charity. Truth be told, he's also in this to have a good time. "I have a lot 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...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • 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...