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  • Newington Nursing Home Workers To Hold Rally At Picket Line

     Newington Nursing Home Workers To Hold Rally At Picket Line
    Newington nursing-home workers who have been on strike almost six months are holding a rally at their picket line Saturday. The event, to thank supporters and members of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 of the Service Employees...
  • Gun Retailers Busy As Conversation About Gun Control Is Renewed

    Some gun retailers this week are reporting a spike in store traffic, in excess of the usual holiday rush, driven at least in part by fears of future firearms bans and other restrictions in the aftermath of the Newtown murders. But even as foot traffic...
  • How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings

    How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings
    In the aftermath of last week's mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, it's natural for children all over Connecticut to be anxious and even frightened, not just about going to school but about life in general. Child guidance experts...
  • Newington Awash With Green Ribbons As Students Go Back To School Monday

    – Staff at town schools and the central administration offices came in Sunday to make white and green ribbons, school colors for Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, according to Superintendent William C. Collins. Thanks to their efforts,...
  • Vigil At Newington High School Wednesday

    An interfaith vigil service for the victims of the Newtown shooting will be held in the Newington High School auditorium on Wednesay at 7 p.m., the town and the Interfaith Council of Newington annouced Monday.
  • Should Civilians Be Allowed to Carry Tasers?

    Should Civilians Be Allowed to Carry Tasers?
    It's legal in Connecticut to carry a killer handgun powerful enough, in the immortal words of Dirty Harry, "to blow yer head clean off." What you can't have on your person or in your car as a private citizen in this state is a (theoretically) non-lethal...
  • Hartford Flick Fest Celebrates the Film Scene in Hartford and Connecticut at Large

    Hartford Flick Fest Celebrates the Film Scene in Hartford and Connecticut at Large
    Hartford Flick Fest Dec 6-9, various film times throughout the weekend Spotlight Theater and Wadsworth Athenaeum hartfordflickfest.com   Connecticut's indie film community and fans come together this weekend at the new Front Street theater....
  • Hartford Mayor's Shift On Flower Street Closure Upsets Business Owners, Residents

    Hartford Mayor's Shift On Flower Street Closure Upsets Business Owners, Residents
    Virginia Iacobucci said business declined at her coffeehouse when busway construction in December blocked cars from reaching it by using Flower Street. She now wonders if her business, La Paloma Sabanera, will survive if pedestrian and bike traffic from...
  • Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years

    Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years
    Sometime in coming weeks, in one of the grand spectacles in all of nature, an insect called the periodical cicada will appear by the millions in much of central Connecticut after spending the past 17 years underground. "It is amazing to see millions and...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Photography Services/Studio

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Photography Services/Studio
    1) Rachel Adele Studios (413) 885-3530 racheladelestudios.com   Voters Said: Rachel is an amazingly talented photographer and will capture the images of your special day. Rachel is hip and professional.   2) Cynthia Lang Photography 144...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Weight-Loss Center

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Weight-Loss Center
    1) Big Sky 58 Commerce Court Newington (860) 667-3200 526 Hopmeadow St. Simsbury (860) 651-3701 1185 West Main St. New Britain bigskyfitness.com   Voters Said: Your goals are their goals.   2) Weight Watchers 26 Fenn Road...