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  • Volvo XC60

    By Jim MacPherson With its abundance of safety features, it can be easy to lose sight of the actual car when evaluating the Volvo XC60. Among those safety measures available include active cruise control with “Queue Assist,” which stops...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'

    Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'
    The West Hartford area's talented teens take to the stage for "On The Town," this year's West Hartford Summer Arts Festival production, which runs July 31 to Aug. 3. The festival, often referred to as SAF, began as an opportunity for high school and...
  • Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'

    Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'
    Amy Bloom, the best-selling Connecticut author beloved by readers and critics alike, will give a free talk on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, about her new novel, "Lucky Us" (Random House, $26). It's the story of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Avon Dental Group Presents Four High School Scholarships

    As part of their ongoing commitment to charitable endeavors, Avon Dental Group's five dentists have expanded their mission of providing scholarships to local high school seniors. This year, four scholarships were awarded to students in the towns served by...
  • Simsbury Apple Barn Now Available For Private Parties

    SIMSBURY — The town-owned Apple Barn, located on the Simsbury Farms property, is now available for rental to private parties. The Apple Barn was previously available only to civic organizations and nonprofit groups since its renovation in 1986,...
  • Simsbury Man Digging Into History Of His 1969 Pontiac Firebird Racer

    Simsbury Man Digging Into History Of His 1969 Pontiac Firebird Racer
    SIMSBURY — It was late in 1958 when Bill Eckstrom returned home to Connecticut after four years in the Air Force during the Cold War. At the time, drag racing was sweeping the country, and Eckstrom quickly got involved in the sport. "It's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Arts Academy To Perform Honk! JR.

    After 14 days of intensive, joyful training, a cast of 20 Simsbury Arts Academy (SAA) students in grades 6-10 will perform the critically acclaimed musical Honk! JR. on Friday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Simsbury High School Auditorium. There is no...
  • Mormile Leads Middletown Over Westport In Amateur Baseball

    American Legion Middletown 6, Westport 0: John Mormile pitched seven innings, striking out four, allowing three hits and a walk while earning the win. Laurence Hill had a 3-run double in the seventh inning. Jared Pflaumer was 2-for-4 and Will Woods was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Glastonbury Auxiliary Donates $92,000 to Support The Village's Mission

    For 54 years, the volunteer-run Glastonbury Auxiliary of The Village for Families & Children has been supporting programs that build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children. This year, the Auxiliary contributed $92,000...