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  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
  • Developer Seeks Redevelopment For 300-Year-Old Farmington House

    FARMINGTON — A local property group has proposed to tear down a 17th century building in order to develop the property for commercial use, but local historical groups say they opposed to the plan. Newington-based One Waterville Road LLC purchased...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 36th Annual CCTC Commences

    The 36th annual Children's Charities Tennis Classic kicked off on Friday, Aug. 8 with an abundance of action in several divisions. The official tournament ceremony took place at 12 p.m. with many city officials and sponsors in attendance including...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Saengerbund Bierfest

    On Friday, Aug. 22, 4-11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2-11 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 12-8 p.m., The Hartford Saengerbund will be holding their Bierfest under the big tent in Newington as they have been doing every other year since 1984. A highlight of the...
  • New Center Needed, Just Not On Mill Pond Fields

    I have lived in Newington for 39 years. I love this town and I am not in favor of building a new community center on the Mill Pond fields. Why our town council would propose building a community center whose goal is to support recreational programs...
  • Hartford Man Charged With Assault

    HARTFORD — A city man was arrested Sunday and charged with assaulting a woman. Eric Peraca-Velasquez was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct, police said. Officers were called to Marion Street at...
  • Accidents Shouldn't Yield Windfalls

    I am validating the opinion expressed by letter writer John N. Michaels of Newington, "Tragic Mistakes Aren't Crimes" [Aug. 4, courant.com], regarding the July 30 news story "Police Make Arrest in Teacher's Death." I have thought the same thing he...
  • Serving Veterans: Van Operator Offers Rides To And From Newington Hospital

    NEWINGTON — For Don Davis, it's all about helping his fellow veterans. The former U.S. Marine is coordinator of the Disabled American Veterans' van service at the VA/Connecticut Healthcare hospital in Newington. Every weekday, Davis and his...
  • Find Another Way To Upgrade Town Hall

    The Newington Town Hall is in desperate need of repair, so much so I almost think it would make more sense to tear he whole thing down and start fresh. I would be voting yes in the referendum on a new community center on Sept. 9 if it wasn't for how...
  • No To Taking Park For Community Center

    The plan for a new community center in place of a high use field and pool in Newington is an abomination. There are quite a few alternate locations, and this plan violates the town's growth and development plan and may also violate wetlands ordinances....
  • Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food

    Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food
    As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....