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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • Injured Senator Is Moved To Hospital For Special Care

    Sen. Andrew Maynard, who suffered severe head injuries as a result of a fall at his home last month, has been discharged from a Rhode Island hospital and was transferred to a New Britain facility for therapy to continue his recovery. "He is making a...
  • Simsbury Mother Seeking New Rainbow Girls Chapter

    Simsbury Mother Seeking New Rainbow Girls Chapter
    SIMSBURY — A local woman is starting the process of organizing a new chapter of the The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, bringing the group back to the Farmington Valley after several decades. Susan Rossignol took steps to apply for a...
  • A Mysterious Creature That Once Haunted Glastonbury

    A Mysterious Creature That Once Haunted Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — It was a creature that let out "blood curdling yells at night." It was described as witnesses who saw it as a large dog with a cat-like face. Small dogs disappeared or were found mutilated along with goats and sheep. And so the...
  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Albany hires ODU official Benson as athletic director; Tides lose in ninth

    Colleges: Old Dominion Senior Associate Athletic Director Mark Benson was named the athletic director at Division I Albany (N.Y.). Benson has spent the past 13 years with the Old Dominion Athletic Foundation and the last four in his current role....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hair Cuttery Donates Back To School Haircuts To Children In Need

    Hartford area Hair Cuttery salons launched its 15th annual Share A Haircut program to provide children in need with a fresh haircut to start the new school year. Through Aug. 31, every time a child 18 years old or younger receives a haircut at the Hair...
  • New Britain Man Charged With Manslaughter

    NEW BRITAIN — A 23-year-old man who was arrested in February for allegedly hitting another man on the head with a blunt object was charged with manslaughter on Wednesday after a prosecutor told the court that the victim had died. Luis Gonzalez,...
  • Rock Cats Pay New Britain, Averting Eviction

    Rock Cats Pay New Britain, Averting Eviction
    NEW BRITAIN — The Rock Cats won't be getting the boot after all. Owner Josh Solomon showed up at city hall Wednesday afternoon with a check for $164,569, paying off the tax bill on New Britain Stadium and keeping the team's lease valid, city...
  • BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists

    BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists
    Ralph Gagliardo's grandfather had a garden at his home in South Windsor, and today, Gagliardo tends some vegetable gardens himself. They're in two big pots outside the First Presbyterian Church next door to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in...
  • Tuesday's 8/19 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond (suspended game, starting in second inning, then regular game), 5:35 HIGH SCHOOLS Golf Peninsula District regular-season match (at Kiskiack), 10 a.m. King...
  • Rock Cats Defeat Harrisburg 7-2 For Fourth Consecutive Win

    The New Britain Rock Cats defeated the Harrisburg Senators 7-2 Sunday afternoon at New Britain Stadium. The win, the fourth in a row for New Britain, completes a 6-1 homestand. The Rock Cats jumped out 2-0 in the third inning. Eddie Rosario hooked a...