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  • Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here

    Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here
    State residents, past or present, have left behind nearly enough unclaimed property to pay for a new XL Center, the proposed downtown minor-league baseball stadium and the $55 refund once promised for every current taxpayer in Connecticut. The total,...
  • Proposed Solution For Simsbury Senior Center

    Simsbury needs a more suitable senior center with features that Eno Hall cannot offer, and plans for upgrading are considered impractical. A committee of senior citizens evaluated proposed locations for a new center and recommended the site at the...
  • Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut

    Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut
    The kiss was not planned. Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him. One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
  • A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch

    A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch
    Among 22 minicipalities that lie along Route 44 in Connecticut, Simsbury covers by far the shortest stretch – 500 yards, almost exactly. But in that quarter-mile-plus, the town packs a big economic punch with an unbroken string of retail locations...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Social Services Department Offers Its Back To School Program

    The Simsbury Social Services Department is once again offerings it's Back To School Program to Simsbury families. Eligible families will receive a Walmart gift card to purchase school clothes or school supplies for their children. To be eligible,...
  • Simsbury Police, Fire, ER Services Stage Drill

    SIMSBURY — The police and fire departments, along with the town's emergency services, staged an active shooter drill recently, said Capt. Nicholas Boutler. Boutler said the town saw the drill as an opportunity to better prepare all three...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • Company Plans To Open Medical Marijuana Lab In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL — A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala

    Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala
    Simsbury SolarFest A SolarFest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury. Talk with experts on solar, geothermal and wind energy. Tour a live solar photovoltaic and solar thermal facility. Go...
  • Medical marijuana dispensary to open in South Windsor

    With Connecticut becoming one of 23 states licensed to dispense medical marijuana, six dispensaries are preparing to open – one being Prime Wellness of Connecticut in South Windsor, located at 75 John Fitch Blvd., on Route 5. The company was...
  • Medical Marijuana Testing Business Plans To Open In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL – A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...