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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Weatogue Storytellers Seek Community Recollections For Upcoming Book

    Weatogue Storytellers Seek Community Recollections For Upcoming Book
    SIMSBURY — Mary Pringle Mitchell, 90, and June Hogblom Mackay, 79, and Helen Musznski are the Weatogue Storytellers. The lifelong Simsbury residents and childhood friends said their idea to collect stories and photographs for a book on Weatogue...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Split Doubleheader

    Rock Cats Gain Split The Rock Cats split a day-night doubleheader against the Flying Squirrels in Richmond Tuesday. In the first game, the completion of a game suspended on May 22, the Flying Squirrels used a four-run fourth inning to beat the Rock...
  • Kelly Whaley Wins Third Women's State Amateur

    WALLINGFORD – Kelly Whaley carded a final-round 75 to win the Connecticut State Amateur Championship at The Farms Country Club on Wednesday. Whaley of Farmington seized her third title with a 54-hole score of 218. She was not challenged seriously...
  • Affordable Housing Isn't A Problem — Not Having It Is

    By now nearly everyone's heard of the infamous "poor door" in New York City, the luxury 33-story Upper West Side condominium project, called 40 Riverside, that has 55 affordable rental units with a separate entrance. "Poor doors" have also been...
  • 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....
  • Sleep Center In Farmington Dedicated To Treating Children With Disorders

    Sleep Center In Farmington Dedicated To Treating Children With Disorders
    While sleeping, 2-year-old Ashley would shout out, flail her arms and grind her teeth. Her worried mom, Michelle Moon, became accustomed to running into her room multiple times each night, to make sure she was all right. Her intense nerves were the result...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...