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  • Avon Scout Troop Names Eight Members As Eagle Scouts

    Avon Scout Troop Names Eight Members As Eagle Scouts
    AVON — Eight members of Boy Scout Troop 274 were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony held on Aug. 17, a record number for the troop, its leaders said in an announcement. Eagle Scout is the highest rank in scouting. "The eight of...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Split Doubleheader

    Rock Cats Gain Split The Rock Cats split a day-night doubleheader against the Flying Squirrels in Richmond Tuesday. In the first game, the completion of a game suspended on May 22, the Flying Squirrels used a four-run fourth inning to beat the Rock...
  • Simsbury Grange Sets Date For Fair

    SIMSBURY — The Simsbury Grange and Agricultural Fair is scheduled for Saturday Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will include bake and craft sales, children's activities, hayrides from Flamig Farm and contests. It will be at the Simsbury...
  • Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

    SIMSBURY — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River. Esty met in town...
  • Connecticut Growers Tending Marijuana Crops, Preparing For Sales Starting In September

    Connecticut Growers Tending Marijuana Crops, Preparing For Sales Starting In September
    For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
  • 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,...
  • In The Name Of Amor, A Vegan Food Truck Is Born

    In The Name Of Amor, A Vegan Food Truck Is Born
    Gabriella daSilva-Taylor has been a vegetarian since before birth, dating back to her vegetarian mother's pregnancy. Later, she discovered she had an allergy to eggs, which left plenty of foods off-limits, including birthday cake. But instead of feeling...
  • Avon's Gifts Of Love Needs Donations To Food Pantry

    AVON — Gifts of Love, a town-based non-proft group that provides social services to thousands of people in the area including the Farmington Valley, is appealing for donations to help stock its food pantry. The appeal was sent out directly by Gifts...
  • Simsbury Town Hall Adopts New Operating Hours

    SIMSBURY — What were temporary summer hours for town hall and Eno Hall will now become the permanent operating hours. First Selectman Mary Glassman told selectmen Aug. 11 that her office received few complaints about the change in hours over the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gina Barreca - A Woman Of Wit And Wisdom

    The old axiom that "when they made her, they broke the mold" applies to Gina Barreca, Ph.D., English Professor at UCONN, author of 8 books and multi-published columnist. Exuding warmth and enthusiasm, Gina is the friend you want to have and despite her...
  • Lap Swimmers Criticize Simsbury's Pool Decision

    SIMSBURY — Alisa Blitz says she has been swimming laps for many years at the Simsbury Farms pool and doesn't like the town's decision to move lap swimming to Memorial Pool. She and a small group of other residents complained to selectmen about the...