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  • 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,...
  • Simsbury Man Writes Book About Self-Defense For Women

    SIMSBURY — Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense. The 70-year-old Simsbury man, who started...
  • Anthony Castellani, Well-Known Avon Builder, Dies At 84

    AVON — Anthony "Tony" Castellani, a lifelong Avon resident known for the fine homes he built throughout the Farmington Valley, died on July 26. He was 84. Castellani was born in 1929 and grew up on Old Farms Road on the family's chicken farm. He...
  • 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...
  • Simsbury Police Receives Speeding Enforcement Grant

    SIMSBURY — The Simsbury Police Department received a $22,000 federal highway safety grant from the Department of Transportation to monitor speeding and enforcement efforts in the town. The police department will increase their efforts on speeding...
  • Popover, A New Bakery And Café Opens In Simsbury

    Popover, A New Bakery And Café Opens In Simsbury
    SIMSBURY — The sweet smell of baking ingredients and fresh produce linger on the air at Popover, a new bakery and café that opened in June. Pam Paydos, one of the Hopmeadow Street cafe's three owners, had been at the shop since 5 a.m. preparing...