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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Fugitive Charged In Elaborate Copper Scrap Scheme

    Fugitive Charged In Elaborate Copper Scrap Scheme
    HARTFORD — A man who police say posed as a member of the Cherokee Nation in order to steal more than 21 tons of scrap copper wire from a Washington state electric utility was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Farmington police Friday....
  • West Hartford Mother Calls For Epilepsy Awareness Around Water

    West Hartford Mother Calls For Epilepsy Awareness Around Water
    WEST HARTFORD — In a split second, Sandrine Baun's son Jeremy was in crisis. The 8-year-old was playing at the water's edge of a local swimming area with his two sisters when he began convulsing. Baun said she had turned her head for a moment...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Circus Fire At 70: A Closer Look

    The Hartford Circus Fire — 70th Anniversary Commemoration July 6, 2 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. Authors Stewart O'Nan, "The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy," and Mike Skidgell, "The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...