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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Author Jennifer Weiner Comes Home To CT For March Of Dimes Fundraiser

    Author Jennifer Weiner Comes Home To CT  For March Of Dimes Fundraiser
    It's summer reading time and for many, past beach reads have included such books as "Good In Bed" and "In Her Shoes." But what you might not know is the popular author of those best-selling books, Jennifer Weiner, hails from Simsbury and has a hot-off-...
  • 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...
  • Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman

    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman
    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70. The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer,...
  • 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...
  • A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe

    A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe
    New Britain Museum of American Art's executive director Douglas Hyland was getting ready for a trip to Cuba when he found out that Jordan's Caterers, the Cheshire-based food business that ran the museum's successful NBMAA Café on The Park, would be...
  • 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...
  • Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum
    In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
  • A Documentary About the Life and Music of Doc Pomus Plays at The Avon Theatre

    A Documentary About the Life and Music of Doc Pomus Plays at The Avon Theatre
    It’s one of the enduring mysteries of pop music. How something so slight and disposable, a three-minute tune — songs written about fleeting and often trivial teenage emotions — can still somehow be so long-lasting and deep. Doc Pomus,...
  • 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   ...