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  • Give Armored Vehicle Back

    After witnessing the troubling antics of police in Ferguson, Mo., the town of Newington should reject the "gift" of an armored vehicle from the federal government via Manchester and show the people of the town that there has to be a more constructive...
  • 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....
  • Shad Row In Rocky Hill Looks To Expand, After Successful First Season

    ROCKY HILL – The weather was rainy, business was slow and Shad Row owner Jenna Cavalieri wondered if she'd made a mistake opening her first restaurant at the well-worn seasonal eatery site at Ferry Park. "The first couple weeks were on and off. I...
  • Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential

    Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential
    As opening day for the CTfastrak approaches, state transportation and economic development officials are working to attract business and housing growth along the 9.4-mile corridor. A busload of state officials toured the route Monday, stopping at several...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kevin Hunt: Back-To-School Financial Aid Scam; E-Zpass 'Unpaid Toll' Virus

    Kevin Hunt: Back-To-School Financial Aid Scam; E-Zpass 'Unpaid Toll' Virus
    Summer's not the time to relax, at least when the next phone call, email or letter could be part of a criminal conspiracy to steal your money, your identity or threaten to send your children to foster care. Do not resume normal leisure activities...