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  • Plainville Nears Purchase Of 1st Of 13 Houses In Flood Plain

    PLAINVILLE — The first of 13 oft-flooded homes on the Pequabuck River that the town is buying to demolish will probably become town property in a month, the town council learned Monday. The purchase comes nearly 2 years after severe floods from...
  • Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers

    Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers
    This summer has been a particularly deadly one for teens on Connecticut roads, with three dying in car crashes. Brothers Robert Swain, 18, of East Hartford, and La'Andrew Evans-Swain, 16, of Manchester died after a BMW driven by another teen crashed...
  • Feb. 3, 2013

    Feb. 3, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS What's in your wallet? -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo. I hope you enjoyed the dinner and the movie. Now, let's get started. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford Now -- what can you do for me? -- Warren Westbrook, South Windsor...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
  • Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition

    Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition
    Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
  • Livestrong Boosts Health And Morale After Breast Cancer Treatment

    Livestrong Boosts Health And Morale After Breast Cancer Treatment
    Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...
  • Companies with Connecticut Operations Among Top Toxic Corporate Polluters, According to New Study

    Five different companies with operations in Connecticut have achieved the dubious honor of being listed among the top toxic “Corporate Air Polluters” on a University of Massachusetts institute’s 100-worst list for 2012. According to the...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares

    Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares
    It’s the weekend. You’re at an outdoor fair, yukking it up with pals, eating bad food and eyeballing that handmade shawl made out of alpaca-fertilized lawn clippings (the alpacas are local). But it’s $89, and you don’t have that...
  • Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern

    Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern
    Post-Modern Panic CD Release Party w/ Farewood, Wess Meets West, June 21, 10 p.m., $7-$10, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com   Bands fronted by singers who haven't been doing it long have a certain...
  • Home Insurance Bill Protects Against Dropped Coverage After Loss From Catastrophe

    A bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature would make it illegal for home insurers to decline or cancel coverage — or refuse to renew a policy — based solely on losses from a tropical storm or other catastrophe. Malloy supports the...