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  • READER SUBMITTED: Follow Your Dreams: Nextgen At Work Teen Career Panel

    Trying to figure out what to do after high school? Come to an evening moderated by Susan Muro of CT Humanities and meet some dynamic people who have very interesting careers. Panelists will tell you what their careers are like and what it took to get...
  • Two Simsbury Farms Use Agritourism To Boost Revenue

    Two Simsbury Farms Use Agritourism To Boost Revenue
    SIMSBURY — Leah Black, 11, held a baby bottle for the pink and brown-spotted baby pig she was cradling in her arms. "The last time I did this and he kept following me around," Leah said. "He's Paul the baby pig." Feeding the pig was part of a...
  • Rep. Hampton Holds Office Hours Tonight

    SIMSBURY — State Rep. John Hampton will hold office hours tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hampton will be at the Village Green Gazebo on Main Street in Tariffville. Some refreshments will be served. According to a press release, Hampton will provide...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Awards Three Scholarships

    Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...
  • New Athletic Director, Assistant Principal At Avon High School

    AVON — Two new administrators have been hired for Avon High School, including an athletic director. High school Principal Christopher Tranberg has announced that Eileen O'Neil, who has been coordinator of special services for the Simsbury schools,...
  • 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...
  • Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives

    Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives
    The voluntary busing program was pitched in 1966 as a two-year experiment for the underprivileged elementary school children of Hartford. "The initial reaction was fast and negative," the associate dean of the school of education at the University of...
  • Amateur Baseball: Rosado Has Big Day In Hartford's Win

    Ed Rosado had two hits and two RBI as Hartford defeated Newington 9-3 in an American Legion Zone 7 game at Legends Field in Newington. Glynn Baron and Ralph Ramos each had two hits and an RBI for Hartford (4-4). Elvin Gonzalez had two hits and scored...
  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Resident Graduated From The US Naval Academy

    Brian Alexander Fritz, of Simsbury, graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy on May 23. He is a 2010 Simsbury High School graduate and the son of Beatrice Fritz of Simsbury and Joseph Fritz of New Jersey. Ensign Fritz graduated...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Informational Session For Prospective Foster Parents

    Wheeler Clinic will offer an informational session for prospective foster parents on July 10 at the Simsbury Library, 725 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, from 6-8 p.m. This no-obligation event provides information about Wheeler's foster care program. Mature...