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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show

    Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show
    You’d have to figure a sitcom set in Hartford in the late-19th century would pick Mark Twain’s house on Farmington Avenue as a setting. But a reality show? No question, that’s the Wadsworth Tavern on the corner of Prospect and Albany...
  • A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch

    A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch
    Among 22 minicipalities that lie along Route 44 in Connecticut, Simsbury covers by far the shortest stretch – 500 yards, almost exactly. But in that quarter-mile-plus, the town packs a big economic punch with an unbroken string of retail locations...
  • 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,...
  • #explore44: A Quest Along Our Iconic Highway Kicks Off Monday

    #explore44: A Quest Along Our Iconic Highway Kicks Off Monday
    Think of any major theme in the development of Connecticut and chances are good that if it's not on the shoreline, it has unfolded along Route 44. Starting Monday and through most of July, The Courant will bring to life the iconic, historic U.S. highway...
  • 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...
  • New Hampshire Defeats Fairfield In Little League Regional

    BRISTOL — Getting the nod under the bright lights of the New England Regional, New Hampshire's Derek Steckowych wanted to stay relaxed. The right-handed starting pitcher did just that, appearing cool and collected as he gave Fairfield batters fits....
  • All-Courant Girls Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIES Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr. Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. DEFENSE Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Give Coveted Cup To Bristol Soccer Club

    As the Bristol Soccer Club, 441 Emmett St., Bristol, prepares to kick off its fall season, it's pleased and proud to announce and acknowledge its first ever historic state title which was won by the Bristol Girls U11 "Warriors" team. The club was...
  • Windsor Art Center conversation on collecting art

    WINDSOR - The Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., will host a panel discussion about collecting art on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. The current exhibition, Living with Art: Selected Works from the Margaret Penn Collection of Haitian and African American...
  • West Hartford Wins Amateur Baseball Title

    West Hartford's Noah Fox led the way from the mound and at the plate in the Lightning's 12-1 victory over Coventry in Monday night's Farmington Bank/Vantis Life Baseball League championship final from Northwest Park in Manchester. "He's a gamer. He...
  • Farmington Land Trust Gets $5,000 Grant To Help Organize Its Records

    FARMINGTON — The town's land trust has received a $5,000 grant to help organize its land acquisition and personnel records. The grant came from two organizations, the Land Trust Alliance, a national group, and the Connecticut Land Conservation...