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  • 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...
  • Rita Golden Retires After 47 Years Of Work And Volunteering At Newington VA

    NEWINGTON — A brick in the building: That's how Assistant Director of Volunteer Services Joe Canzanella at the Newington Veterans Affairs Hospital describes super-volunteer Rita Golden. For 47 years, Golden has worked and volunteered at the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Keeney Manufacturing Company Honors Retiring Employee

    On July 3 John Siena retired from The Keeney Manufacturing Company after 33 years of service. Beginning his career in the automotive field, John had a natural talent for fixing, maintaining, and creating mechanical things. He began his employment with...
  • VA Care Excellent Here

    As a patient receiving services at Veterans Affairs facilities in Newington and West Haven, I can't say enough about the quality of care. I'm always seen precisely on time for appointments; specialist appointments and routine diagnostic tests are arranged...
  • Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated. In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...
  • Amateur Baseball: Sweeps All Around

    Dan Paul pitched a shutout, striking out six batters and giving up three hits to lead Unionville to a 13-0 win over Winsted in the first game of a Zone 1 doubleheader. Paul also hit a home run and had 3 RBI. Tyler Johnson had 3 RBI and Jack Roy was 2-for-...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any

    Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any
    Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy. Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
  • After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

    After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money
    NEWINGTON — James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business. It was a terrible time for employment, one of only three months in the...
  • Young magician delights patrons at Willington Public Library

    "How did she do that?" Amazed children whispered to each other as they watched Marissa Michaels present her tricks in a magic show at the Willington Public Library on July 8. "Abracadabra," Michaels intoned, to get the right magical spirits to do just...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Boy Scout Service Project In Gettysburg

    Members of Boy Scout Troop 347 of Newington traveled to Gettysburg, PA in June. The trip included a service project at Culp's Hill, where Scouts cleared 5 feet on both sides along an original 500-foot stone wall used by Connecticut troops on July 2, 1863.
  • New Britain Community Foundation Awards $175,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced recently that it has awarded 56 students more than $175,830, the most in its history of longer than 70 years. Four students each received two awards, making the total of...