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  • Connecticut's Delightful, Quirky Museums

    Let's say you are not terribly interested in old woodworking planes, radios, locks or clocks. But step into a museum devoted to such collections and you almost can't help being drawn to them. The sheer diversity in similar objects reveals the human...
  • First Day Of School Is Smooth In East Hartford

    First Day Of School Is Smooth In East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — Fifteen-year-old Kacey Megquier walked in to the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy Wednesday morning holding her summer art project. "There are two paths made of stone. Each path is bumpy, like the path of life," she...
  • Four Students Receive Scholarships Through The Hospital For Special Care

    NEW BRITAIN - The Hospital for Special Care recently announced it has provided scholarships to four area students for their academic achievements.  The students each received $2,500 for their studies in the health care field. Sarah Louise Ercorli, a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dog Obedience Classes Offered

    The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its Level 1 & Level 2 Dog Obedience Classes. Pet trainer Laurie Fass of the radio program "Pet Talk" on WTIC-AM 1080 instructs these classes. Basic Dog obedience and manners...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hungerford Annual Tag Sale

    The New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park, 191 Farmington Ave., Kensington, will hold their annual Tag Sale on Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine; free admission. Hungerford is accepting donated tag sale items through Sept. 4...
  • Report: DCF Must Do Better At Tracking Kids Who 'Age Out'

    Report: DCF Must Do Better At Tracking Kids Who 'Age Out'
    Alixes Rosado stopped speaking to his family when his mother threw him out of the family home in New Britain. He was 12. After sleeping in streets, parks and alleys for some months, he called a social worker he knew from the state Department of Children...
  • On The Fly: Florida Might Not Quite Be Rid Of Richie Incognito

    How can the notorious Richie Incognito play for a guy named Lovie? The NFL's well-known bully visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday and could sign with the team. Head coach Lovie Smith said the team is evaluating the offensive lineman, but the...
  • Possible Downtown North Developer Is Potential Buyer Of Windsor Street Property

    Possible Downtown North Developer Is Potential Buyer Of Windsor Street Property
    HARTFORD — Centerplan Development Co., part of a partnership hoping to develop Downtown North, moved to buy a key building in the area soon after plans for a minor league ballpark were announced. The pending sale of the Windsor Street building &#...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Hospital Of Central Connecticut Offering Gentle Yoga Classes

    A 10-week series of gentle yoga classes will be offered by The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) starting Thursday, Sept 4. Certified yoga instructor Jeff Zweig, who teaches many levels of yoga, will lead classes. Classes will continue on...
  • Tuesday's local baseball roundup: Tides begin trip by stifling Durham

    International League: Winner Josh Stinson and three relievers combined to pitch a four-hitter as the Norfolk Tides started a trip by winning 2-1 Tuesday night at Durham, though the Bulls (67-63) still lead the second-place Tides by seven games in the...