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Enfield

Enfield is a suburb located in Hartford County, 18 miles north of Hartford and 18 miles south of Springfield, Mass. Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. The town is comprised of 33.8 square miles with a population of approximately 45,000 residents.
Enfield is a suburb located in Hartford County, 18 miles north of Hartford and 18 miles south of Springfield, Mass. Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. The town is comprised of 33.8 square miles with a population of approximately 45,000 residents. « Show less

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  • Helpful Phone Numbers And Local Emergency Shelters

    Toll-free domestic violence hotlines: Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • After Feds Put Connecticut Rail Plan On Slow Track, State Will Seek More Funds

    Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line? Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...
  • Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials

    Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials
    After enduring days of withering criticism for his role in the AIG bonus debacle, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd returned home to Connecticut on Friday in a feisty mood. Dodd expressed frustration that Treasury Department officials "didn't have the...
  • Inspections Find More Than 25% Of School Buses In Connecticut Unfit To Use

    When a state inspector spotted a full-size school bus on the road with no brake lights, he ordered the Specialty Transportation Inc. vehicle back to the company's yard for a full examination. Inside the gates, bus drivers were eager to see him. "While...
  • $75 Million in Prescription Drugs Stolen in Brazen Heist

    $75 Million in Prescription Drugs Stolen in Brazen Heist
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- In a Hollywood-style heist, thieves cut a hole in the roof of a warehouse, rappelled inside and scored one of the biggest hauls of its kind -- not diamonds, gold bullion or Old World art, but about $75 million in antidepressants and...
  • Warehouse Gunman's Chilling Call To 911 Released

    Warehouse Gunman's Chilling Call To 911 Released
    The man who went on a shooting rampage at a beer distributor calmly told a 911 operator that it was "a racist place" and that he had taken matters into his own hands to "handle the problem." Omar Thornton, 34, called 911 after shooting 10 co-workers -...
  • Closeup On Enfield

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Said to be named after the Middlesex suburb north of London. The area was previously called Freshwater. ORIGINS: The area was settled about 1680 by people from Salem, Mass., and made part of Springfield. It was named and...
  • Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut

    Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut
    Hartford Stage 's current production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starring Daniel Davis not enough sturm und drang for you? Even knowing Olympia Dukakis is doing the show this summer at Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires? Then check out...
  • New data on poverty in Connecticut shows more bad news

    Here's a chilling indicator of how nasty Connecticut's recession has been: the number of people living in poverty in the past three years increased in Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, Wethersfield and Windham. That's according to a new...
  • Jim Day at Red Robin

    If your name is Jim, James, Jimbo or Jimmy, Red Robin wants to give you a free burger. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the chain will be introducing their Sweet Jim Beam Bacon Swiss Burger and namesakes get one on the house at participating locations.  (Valid ID...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...