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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'

    Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'
    The West Hartford area's talented teens take to the stage for "On The Town," this year's West Hartford Summer Arts Festival production, which runs July 31 to Aug. 3. The festival, often referred to as SAF, began as an opportunity for high school and...
  • September Hearing Proposed For Canton Industrial Park Plan

    CANTON — A public hearing on plans to turn a vacant, wooded parcel on Rte 44 into an industrial park could be held on Sept. 17. That date is suggested in a report from Town Planner Neil Pade to the planning and zoning commission on an application...
  • West Hartford Coach A Contestant On Competition Show 'The Quest'

    West Hartford Coach A Contestant On Competition Show 'The Quest'
    "Game of Thrones" fans, are you having withdrawal symptoms as you wait for the HBO series to resume? Then take this in the meantime: on July 31, "The Quest," billed as "a competition taking 12 unsuspecting contestants to an imaginative realm where ogres...
  • Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out

    Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out
    In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states. Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
  • Five Houses Make Connecticut Our Home

    Americans move on the average every five years, or so I read this week, and this got me thinking that my wife and I have lived in Connecticut for 28 years and at six different addresses, so we're about at the average. All of these addresses have memories....
  • At Harts Corner, Change Isn't Always For The Better

    At Harts Corner, Change Isn't Always For The Better
    The intersection of routes 44 and 179 in Canton raises a question. Anyone who’s been here 20 years can remember when Harts Corner, as it’s known to oldtimers, was fairly quiet. Now Route 44 widens to a whopping four lanes on the eastbound...
  • Warrant: Man, 85, Thought Red Light Turned Green Before Double-Fatal 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...
  • Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music

    Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music
    NEW HARTFORD — The last guitar was long gone by late-morning Friday at the Ovation Instruments plant. Just about everyone had said farewell a few weeks earlier, when production stopped. Back on that glum day, six or eight guys had climbed up...
  • 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,...