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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Property of the Week: 12 Evergreen St. in Southwick

    Property of the Week: 12 Evergreen St. in Southwick
    With a lakeside view available from almost anywhere in the house, it might be tempting to just sit back and relax at 12 Evergreen Street in Southwick, Mass. But then you’d be missing out on all the area has to offer. “All year long there&...
  • All-Courant Boys Indoor Track Team

    The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more: All-Courant Team 55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr. 300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr. 600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
  • Muere conductora del coche que chocó con autobús escolar en West Hartford

    Muere conductora del coche que chocó con autobús escolar en West Hartford
    Una mujer de West Hartford de 64 años de edad murió el martes después de que su coche chocara contra un autobús escolar en las carreteras Mountain y Boulevard. La mujer, que estaba sola en su auto, viajaba hacia el este por Boulevard y el autobús iba...
  • Video: Farmington Home Wins Zero Energy Award

    Video: Farmington Home Wins Zero Energy Award
    FARMINGTON — Even on rainy April mornings, Mike Randich's house is collecting energy. Randich, along with Avon-based building company Wolfworks, completed a home this year that was awarded a $10,000 prize from the Zero Energy Challenge, a...
  • Farmington Avenue Has Become A 'Stroad'

    I was driving into the city on Farmington Avenue a week ago, watching the SUV in front of me pass a snowplow on the right and then cut off a bus. And I wondered, as I often have, whether there was something about this particular street that encourages bad...
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Must Keep Moving On Water Plan

    Water is a vital resource and also a local one, so the horrid droughts afflicting the far West have no immediate impact on the Northeast. Nonetheless, Connecticut should pay attention. Drought can happen here, especially in an era of increased climate...
  • Preserve Savin Farm and Farmington Avenue Gem

    Two preservation efforts that deserve strong support: •There's a bill before the General Assembly that would permanently protect the Savin Farm, 575 acres of prime state-owned farmland in Lebanon. As a recent report from the state Council on...
  • The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism

    The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism
    In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction." Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
  • Rethink West Hartford Walgreens' Design

    Last week, West Hartford gave tentative approval to a redevelopment proposal that raises this question: Why would West Hartford — of all municipalities — approve a highway-strip type project at the principal urban gateway to the town? Its...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...