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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Hartford Snaps Branford's Legion Win Streak

    Branford's 58-game win streak against Connecticut American Legion teams is officially over. Led by closer Neffy DeLacruz and timely hitting, Hartford snapped the longest Legion win streak in the state Thursday night with a 3-1 victory over previously...
  • Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project

    Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project
    CANTON — A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project. U.S. Sen. Christopher...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Guide For Greater Hartford And Connecticut's River Valley

    People can discover hundreds of attractions, restaurants and lodgings in the new "2014-2015 Greater Hartford & Connecticut's River Valley Visitors Guide." The glossy 64-page guide is produced by the Central Regional Tourism District, the leisure travel...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Roll Over Mets

    Rock Cats The Rock Cats scored five runs on five hits in the first inning, including a solo home run from Eddie Rosario, on their way to a 9-5 win over the Binghamton Mets Tuesday night at New Britain Stadium. New Britain's Mike Kvasnicky also had a two-...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Awards Three Scholarships

    Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...
  • Avon Barn, Farmhouse Put On State Register Of Historic Places

    Avon Barn, Farmhouse Put On State Register Of Historic Places
    AVON — An farmhouse and nearby barn that have been fixtures of West Avon Road for more than a century are now on the state's Register of Historic Places. The Derrin House and the barn, used by the First Company Governor's Horse Guards from 1954 to...
  • New Britain High School Students Wins Award For Pinocchio Performance

    NEW BRITAIN - Student Julia Leitao of New Britain High School won a Halo Award for theater excellence, the school system reported. The awards are sponsored by the Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury. On May 28, the school's production team along with 20...
  • Mystic Cheese

    Mystic Cheese
    Salem native Brian Civitello is out to reshape the cheese industry. It's a whale of a task, one the proprietor of Mystic Cheese is pursuing through both his product and the way it's manufactured. “I ran into the same problem time and time again...
  • Ellen McCormack dies at 84; antiabortion presidential candidate

    Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84. McCormack died of...
  • Bountiful Plant Sales, Tree Tour, Floral Design Techniques

    Bountiful Plant Sales, Tree Tour, Floral Design Techniques
    Garden Club Events A perennial plant sale will be held Saturday, May 17, at the Church of St. Ann, corner Arch and West Avon roads, Avon, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A variety of plants from members' gardens will be offered. Wallingford Garden Club's...
  • 2014 Summer Films In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Films In Connecticut
    There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...