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  • Genga Urges Residents To Attend CL&P Public Hearing

    EAST HARTFORD — State Rep. Henry Genga, D-East Hartford, is encouraging residents to attend a public hearing Aug. 27 on a request by Connecticut Light & Power to increase its fixed-rate residential surcharge. Joining a push by electricity companies...
  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • New Assistant Principal Appointed At East Hartford High

    EAST HARTFORD — Joseph H. LeRoy, a former athletic coordinator at East Hartford High School, is returning to the school as an assistant principal. The board of education approved the appointment earlier this month. "As the high school continues to...
  • Newborn Baby Found Dead In Trash Can

    EAST HARTFORD — Detectives are investigating the death of a baby whose body was found in a trash can outside a Tolland Street home Tuesday night. Police were dispatched to 1047 Tolland St. at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a check welfare call and after...
  • East Hartford Jewelry Store Remains Community Stalwart

    East Hartford Jewelry Store Remains Community Stalwart
    Back when I covered East Hartford as a reporter in the early '90’s, there would be occasional days when I didn't stop in at town hall. It was even rarer that I failed to check in with Anderson Jewelers on Main Street, where the Agnelli Family...
  • Regional Digest: Kerry Malone Wins At Thompson

    Malone Wins At Thompson Kerry Malone of Needham, Mass., came away with the lead after an early battle and then cruised to his first victory of the season in the 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified feature Thursday night at Thompson...
  • A Happenstance Meeting At The Great Ashford Oak

    A Happenstance Meeting At The Great Ashford Oak
    Among the many coincidences and connections I found along Route 44, one of the best happened at the Ashford Oak, the once-mighty tree that was the largest red oak in the United States. The oak stands just a few hundred feet off the main road, on the...
  • Plans For East Hartford Church Draw Lengthy Public Comment

    EAST HARTFORD — The Pentecostals of Greater Hartford assured the planning and zoning commission and residents during a public hearing that plans to build a church at a residential cul-de-sac won't create traffic problems. "My opinion is that the...
  • Chamber climbs rocks, accepts ice bucket challenge

    The Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce's monthly Business After Hours event took on a decidedly more adventurous spin, at the Central Rock Gym on Aug. 13. Several Chamber members tried rock climbing – most for the first time. Central Rock Gym manager...
  • Comptroller's Race: McLaughlin Wins Easily Over Cadena In GOP Primary

    Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller. "I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...