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Avon (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Avon Historian Finds Leverett Holden's Legacy With 29th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers

    AVON — There are few records documenting Leverett Holden's life in 19th-century Connecticut. He was born in 1825, lived in Hartford for a while and later moved to Avon. Little is known about what jobs he had, or whether he had a family. He died in...
  • Magellan Health To Move Headquarters From Avon To Arizona

    Magellan Health Services Inc. announced Tuesday it is moving its headquarters in the next few months from Avon to Scottsdale, Ariz. The change follows a shift in leadership to a chairman and CEO who lives in a Scottsdale suburb. The company also has a...
  • Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors

    Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors
    Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co. And in the two decades since...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • Children's Boutique Drains Owner's Pockets But She Perseveres

    Children's Boutique Drains Owner's Pockets But She Perseveres
    Naomi Stanhope loves children. She loves their tiny onesies, their soft toys, puzzles and trains. Stanhope, 27, has been a nanny for years, and worked part time for a children's boutique in Avon that closed after three years when the owner decided she'd...
  • Best Hotel

    Best Hotel
    1) Hartford Marriott 200 Columbus Blvd Hartford (860) 249-8000 marriot.com   2) Avon Old Farms   3) Simsbury Inn  
  • Best Plumber

    Best Plumber
    1) Avon Plumbing & Heating 124 Simsbury Rd Avon (860) 677-9721 avonplumbing.com 2) Macca Plumbing & Heating   3) Aiello Home Services  
  • Best Laundromat

    Best Laundromat
    1) Rosie's Laundry 192 W Main St Avon (860) 404-5572 www.rosieslaundry.com 2) Battiston's   3) Best Cleaners  
  • Best French Fries

    Best French Fries
    1) Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries 255 W. Main St. Avon (860) 409-9100 278 Scott Swamp Road Farmington (860) 677-7600 fiveguys.com   Voters Said: Ask for extra crispy, incredible!   2) Plan B Burger Bar   3) Corey's Catsup & Mustard...
  • Best Locally Made Donuts

    Best Locally Made Donuts
    1) Luke's Donut Shop 395 W Avon Rd Avon (860) 673-0622 2) Tastease   3) Elmwood Pastry Shop  
  • Best Place To Buy Coffee Beans

    Best Place To Buy Coffee Beans
    1) The Coffee Trade 21 West Main St. Avon (860) 676-2661 thecoffeetrade.com   2) Dunkin' Donuts   3) Daybreak Coffee Roasters