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  • Festival celebrates Caribbean cultures

    The sights, sounds and smells of the Caribbean filled the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford – just over the Founders Bridge from East Hartford – for the Annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival on Aug. 2. People ate, drank,...
  • Telecommunications Tower Proposed For Northern Glastonbury

    Telecommunications Tower Proposed For Northern Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — Message Center Management is proposing to use stealth technology to help disguise a telecommunications tower it has proposed near the East Hartford line. According to Town Manager Richard J. Johnson, MCM and AT&T have proposed...
  • Carlos Ortiz Opens New Bakery On Manchester's Main Street

    Carlos Ortiz, who recently opened his own bakery in Manchester, spent 16 years learning the trade at his father's business in Hartford. Ortiz, 35, of East Hartford, and his wife, Nereida, opened The Bread Box Bakery and Pastry Shop at the corner of...
  • Six Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care

    Six nursing homes were cited by the state Department of Public Health following lapses in care, including an accidental medication overdose, falls that resulted in injuries and failing to monitor residents. Paradigm Healthcare Center of Torrington was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: YWCA Hartford Region Opening YWCA Nike Tykes Early Learning Center In Manchester

    YWCA Hartford Region is opening YWCA Nike Tykes, an Early Learning Center, in early September. The childcare center is located at 255 Garden Grove Road, Manchester. Enrollment for YWCA Nike Tykes begins soon. Early registration will be available for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: USDA Grant Funds Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development In CT

    Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of...
  • Ferrigno Recovers From Early Crash To Win

    STAFFORD – The custom helmet painting company Shell Shock Designs is one of the supporters of Joey Ferrigno's SK Light Modified at Stafford Motor Speedway. Fittingly so, shell-shocked was a good way to describe Ferrigno's surprise when the SK Light...
  • Crazy Whist catching on at senior centers

    There's a card game that is gaining popularity, especially among senior citizens, including those at the Vernon Senior Center. Ed Zinky runs the Crazy Whist tournaments every six weeks in Vernon. On July 30, 28 players turned out, which he said was about...
  • Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past

    Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past
    There’s no question that East Hartford has grown more urban over the last generation especially along Burnside Avenue.  But where the avenue takes a bend, at the entrance to Martin Park, just past the World War II memorial, three small buildings...
  • Former East Hartford Officer Gets Two Years For Possessing Child Pornography

    HARTFORD — A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two years in prison for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Andrew W. Nielsen, 50, of South Windsor, pleaded guilty in March...
  • Ex-Police Officer Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for possession of child pornography. Andrew W. Nielsen is accused of ordering the pornography over the Internet in 2010 and 2011 while working as a police officer. He...