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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...
  • Arrest Made In Attempted Robbery

    Arrest Made In Attempted Robbery
    HARTFORD — A city man has been charged with taking part in a 2013 attempted robbery that resulted in a man suffering a serious gunshot wound to the stomach. DeShawn Jennings, 36, was charged by warrant Friday with first-degree assault, criminal...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist

    Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist
    Letitia Baldrige, an etiquette maven who served as social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and later wrote books and a syndicated column advising readers on good manners in contemporary America, has died. She was 86. Baldrige died Monday at...
  • State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch

    State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch
    This comes as no surprise to anyone who has to drive on Farmington Avenue in Hartford, but Connecticut's roads are in rough shape. According to a report released Monday by the White House, 41 percent of the state's roads are in poor condition, which...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Water @ 226

    The newest exhibition Water @226 in Windsor features the work of three Connecticut visual artists; Holly Pelton, Luciana Heineman and Linda Lilling. The show opens with a public reception on August 7 from 5-7 PM and runs until September 14th. Work can...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Solar Home Tour: Residents Can Hear First Hand about Neighbors' Solar Experience

    WHAT: Solar Open House Tour for Solarize Farmington Program WHERE: Solar Homes in Farmington WHEN: Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. - 1p.m. The Town of Farmington is hosting a solar open house home tour on Saturday July 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 1p.m....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Visit Geissler's Supermarket to Meet Special Olympics Athletes, Pets Available for Adoption, July 26

    All are invited to Geissler's Supermarket located at 40 Tunxis Avenue, Bloomfield, on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to greet Special Olympics Athletes and meet dogs available for adoption through The Simon Foundation. Geissler's will also be...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Puddletown Was Once 'A Dynamic Center Of Development'

    Puddletown Was Once 'A Dynamic Center Of Development'
    The Pine Meadow section of New Hartford between the town center and Canton, where Blue Sky foods and other retail businesses are located, shows little sign of old industry today.  But during the mid-19th century, this was the location of an iron furnace,...
  • 86-Year-Old Faces Judge In Double-Fatal Farmington Crash

    Warrant: Man, 85, Thought Red Light Turned Green Before Double-Fatal Crash
    HARTFORD — Robert Carroll turned left at a red light in front of an approaching van in Farmington last year because he thought the red arrow had turned green, according to a report released Tuesday. But the arrow had not turned green, witnesses...