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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band In Simsbury Tonight

    SIMSBURY — Tedeschi Trucks Band will perform at the Simsbury Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. tonight. The doors open at 5 p.m. No outside food or beverages are allowed into the Performing Arts Center. Food and drink vendors will be inside the...
  • Simsbury's Pemberton Takes Control In Showcase Game

    WATERBURY — Elijah Pemberton was the player to finally take control Wednesday night — becoming the star among stars, so to speak — with a scoring splurge in the fourth quarter of the GHPA Topflight High School B-Ball Showcase at Crosby...
  • Rainaud Wins Rain-Shortened Connecticut PGA Championship

    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Downpours washed out the scheduled final round of the Connecticut PGA Championship at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, but the rain could not slow down Adam Rainaud. He had built a six-shot lead when play was stopped and eventually was...