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Avon Library to host Nat King Cole tribute

AVON — The Friends of the Avon Library announces the next concert of its popular music series, “Sundays at Three” on Sunday, Jan. 27 with a performance by John Brighenti, Mike Asetta and Orice Jenkins. John Brighenti is a native of Connecticut and is well known to many. He is a graduate of the Hartt


TRENDING NOW: Buzzer beater, elk crossing, CT Pariots lights

A buzzer beater in western, MA, elk crossing and a house in Berlin, CT lights up for the Patriots. Those are the stories trending on Jan. 17.


18-year-old charged in fatal shooting of New Britain man

NEW BRITAIN - Video obtained by police shows Justin Hapgood, 18, and a 17-year-old casually chatting with 34-year-old Erik Rivera on North Street minutes before Rivera was shot Tuesday evening, according to an arrest warrant.


Court stays eviction of Connecticut herbalist's widower

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - An appeals court has temporarily stopped the eviction of the widower of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons from her once-acclaimed Connecticut farm after agreeing to hear his case.


'Sounds Of China' Coming Up At Avon Church

AVON, CT - Music in The Valley presents instrumentalist, vocalist and composer Esther Shuyue CaoSounds of China, traditional Chinese music, featuring a variety of different instruments.


Bloomfield man dies in five-car crash on Route 185

A Bloomfield man died in a five-car crash Thursday night on Route 185 in Bloomfield near the Simsbury line, police said. The identity of the 70-year-old man, a driver of one of the vehicles, was not immediately released. The man was transported to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford,


Food Events In CT This Weekend

January 18-20 It’s your last chance to check out Middlesex County’s and West Hartford’s Restaurant Weeks! And while you’re in Hartford, why not check out their first ever brunch crawl?


Man Shot At Gas Station In West Hartford: Police

WEST HARTFORD, CT — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Wednesday night at a Sunoco in West Hartford. Police responded to the Sunoco, located at 956 New Britain Ave., at about 11:40 p.m. on Jan. 16 on the report of a shooting. The male victim told police that he had been shot abou


East Hartford PD need assistance in identifying the suspect of a robbery

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The East Hartford Police Department are looking for assistance to identify the suspect of a robbery. Police are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a man who is the suspect of a robbery that took place on 218 Main Street in East Hartford. The robbery ha


Foodshare provides food for TSA agents impacted by government shutdown

WINDSOR LOCKS — The government shutdown in Washington D.C. has been ongoing now for almost 28 days. A pay period has already passed, and some essential federal workers are continuing to work without pay.


Springfield Police arrest convicted rapist wanted in Connecticut

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield Police were able to track down and arrest a man convicted for child rape and wanted on a warrant out of Connecticut Thursday night. According to Springfield Police, 44-year-old Ronny Smoot was taken into custody at Mercy Hospital.


Cruisin' Connecticut - 50th Annual Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun

Whether you're a novice navigator or a seasoned skipper, the 50th Annual Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun has something for you to climb aboard. At the show, you'll find 35 boat dealers and nearly 400 various vessels. From fishing boats, to ski boats, and pontoons, now is the best time to buy with


Woman Rescued From Ice In West Hartford: Report

WEST HARTFORD, CT — Firefighters rescued a woman from the ice on Wood Pond Thursday afternoon in West Hartford, according to We-Ha.com. We-Ha reports the woman had fallen on, not into, the ice and sustained injuries to her leg that were extremely painful but not life-threatening.


SNAP benefits released two weeks early

HARTFORD — The Department of Social Services announced that due to the federal government shutdown, February SNAP benefits, food stamps, will be issued two weeks ahead of schedule.


PD: 1 dead, 2 injured in Bloomfield crash

BLOOMFIELD, CT (WFSB) – One person has died and two other were injured after a crash in Bloomfield Thursday night. The multi-car crash happened on Route 185. Route 185 is closed while police investigate the crash.


Ceremonies, events honor Martin Luther King Jr.

WINDSOR — Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration for the community on Monday, Jan. 21, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Windsor Town Hall Council Chambers, 275 Broad St.


DeFronzo off Connecticut Lottery board

HARTFORD — Donald DeFronzo, who was appointed chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s board of directors in 2017, is no longer on the board, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned.


West Hartford Police Investigating Shooting

A man contacted police and said he had been shot at a gas station in West Hartford. West Hartford Police are investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday night at the Sunoco gas station at 956 New Britain Ave., during which a man reported that he had been shot by someone he knows.


Thursday's Top 5: Shots Fired, Skier On US Team, Bread And Milk

Here's a glance at the top stories for Thursday in Patch towns in Hartford and Tolland counties. Click on the headlines to see the stories in full.


This Weekend: Concerts, comedy and boats

The Hartford Boat Show runs Jan. 17 to Jan. 20 at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville. Tickets are $14. For more information, visit hartfordboatshow.com. Jerry O’Sullivan will perform on Jan. 17 at 7:45 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Church Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. The concert is free. For more in