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Windsor Locks

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  • WFSB Takes Avon Officials To Court Over Denial Of Plans For Doppler

    AVON — Members of the planning and zoning commission improperly relied on personal knowledge rather than experts when they rejected WFSB's request to put a weather radar system on Deercliff Road, the station argues in court documents filed earlier...
  • 'Telescope Nuts & Bolts' workshop introduces kids to astronomy

    Local telescope expert Bill Fournier presented a "Telescope Nuts and Bolts" workshop for kids at the Windsor Locks Public Library on July 24. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA ambassador brought his various telescopes to introduce the world of...
  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • Windsor Food Bank hires its first executive director

    The Windsor Food and Fuel Bank has hired a part-time executive director for the first time in its history. The food bank in Windsor serves hundreds of local residents and conducts several types of outreach programs to put nutritious food into the hands of...
  • Perseids meteor shower viewing party attracts local star-gazers

    Star-gazers were in for a great show on the night of Saturday, Aug. 9, as the skies darkened and the moon rose. Besides the stunningly bright moon, which was on the verge of a "super moon," everyone who came out to Windsor Locks Public Library was not...
  • Windsor Locks starts school year with new staff members, new website

    With the beginning of school just around the corner, the Windsor Locks school district has been working over the summer to prepare a challenging and exciting school year for students. Hired at the end of last school year, new Superintendent of Schools...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Avon Fire Department Golf Tournament Helps Training Facility

    Avon Fire Department Golf Tournament Helps Training Facility
    AVON — More than 100 golfers turned out on Monday for a tournament put on the Avon Volunteer Fire Department that raised money for a new training facility. The event was held at the Farmington Woods Country Club. Fire department officials are...
  • Windsor Locks Students Plan For The Inauguration

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Food Pantry Dangerously Low

    The Windsor Locks Food Pantry is dangerously low. We are in need of canned tuna, canned chicken, canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, rice, box potatoes and mac & cheese. Donations can be dropped off at the Windsor Locks...
  • Volunteer drivers needed

    SOUTH WINDSOR - What if you could make a big difference in someone's life….in just two hours a week. You can save seniors and the visually impaired from isolation in their homes. Become a volunteer driver for the Independent Transportation Network&#...