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Request To West Hartford Community To Help Elmwood Bloom Again

WEST HARTFORD, CT - From Elmwood Business Association: The Elmwood Business Association is asking for your support. This is the 4th year they are partnering with Knox Inc., Green Crew who will once again help to beautify the Elmwood Community. Knox will deliver Summer and Fall plantings that will be


University of St. Joseph names new athletic director, Cardarelli to take on new role

The University of St. Joseph has named Lou Izzi as its new athletic director. Izzi will replace Bill Cardarelli who spent 26 years in that role and is taking on a new position with the school.


Shooting Investigated In West Hartford: Reports

WEST HARTFORD, CT — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in West Hartford on Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports. NBC Connecticut reports there is a large police presence in the area of Prospect Avenue and Beacon Street in West Hartford. Police received a report shortly afte


Farmington Woman Held On A $200K Bond: Naugatuck PD

NAUGATUCK, CT — A Farmington woman is being held in lieu of a $200,000 bond and has been charged with sale of certain illegal drugs, Naugatuck Police said. On April 20, Amber R. Damiano, 31, of Coppermine Road, was arrested on an active arrest warrant, police said. The warrant was from an incident t


West Hartford Resident Hoping ‘High Viz for Kids’ Initiative Will Catch On

Brian Fulco of West Hartford, a participant in the Parent Leadership Training Institute, is undertaking a community project to promote ‘High Viz for Kids’ to ensure that children are more visible to motorists.


Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72

HARTFORD, Conn. – Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has died. He was 72.


CT teen clings to life after police shooting

WETHERSFIELD — The 18-year-old driver of a vehicle who allegedly crashed into a police cruiser and then drove toward an officer that had gotten out of a police car is in critical condition after being shot by an officer Saturday.


Prescription Drug Takeback Collection In West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, CT — (From West Hartford Police): On Saturday, April 27, the West Hartford Police Department, the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District and the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration will coordinate a collaborative effort to remove unwanted and unused pharmaceutical-controlled sub


Bear Put Down After Entering Simsbury Home

SIMSBURY, CT — Just days after release of the latest Department of Energy and Environmental Protection report indicating Simsbury has become the state leader in reported bear sightings, a bear was put down after entering a local home Saturday morning.


Kiss & Tell: A widow wonders about taking off her wedding ring

My husband of 60 years recently passed away and I’m thinking about taking off my wedding ring. Am I crazy to think I’ll be dating at 80? I haven’t been on a date since the 1960s. What is the widow/wedding ring etiquette?


Conservative Student “Expelled” After English Class Disagreement!!

Theodore and Sonia Mancini are planning to sue Cheshire Academy in West Hartford, Connecticut for “expelling” their son who allegedly used conservative political views in class, according to a report.


Wiz Khalifa's Summer Tour Is Coming To Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT — Wiz Khalifa just announced a new tour and he'll be rolling into Hartford this summer. The Grammy-nominated rapper's jaunt, dubbed "The Decent Exposure Tour," will hit 29 cities nationwide. He'll be joined by fellow artists French Montana, Playboi Carti, Moneybagg Yo, Chevy Woods and D


Manchester, CT Native's EMMY (R) Nominated Film on CPTV April 24

Manchester, CT Native LeeAnn Dance's EMMY ® - Nominated Film Makes Debut on Connecticut Public Broadcasting. "My Dear Children" is the First In-Depth, Scholarly Film About Anti-Jewish Massacres in Eastern Europe Following World War I.


Church in West Hartford holds Easter egg hunt, hides over 20,000 eggs

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Kids all over Connecticut enjoyed Easter egg hunts on Sunday, and in West Hartford, one brought tons of joy to local children. Calvary Fellowship, a non-denominational church, held it's annual easter egg hunt this monring.


KBE VP Appointed to Camp Courant Board

Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation’s vice president of business development, Allan Kleban, was recently appointed to Hartford’s Camp Courant Board of Directors. As a member of the board, he will help ensure that the camp achieves its strategic goals and that more than 1,000 of Hartford’s youn


Barkhamsted holding Earth Day Nature Festival

BARKHAMSTED—The Conservation and Economic Development Commissions will hold its annual Barkhamsted Earth Day Nature Festival, which kicks off its sixth year April 28 from 12:30-5 p.m. at Matthies Grove in Peoples State Forest near and in the Pavilion off East River Road.


Women-Owned Business Day at the state capitol

(WTNH) - The Women's Business Development Council, the the largest not-for-profit organization in Connecticut dedicated to women's economic equality, is honoring women entrepreneurs.


Around Campus - Simsbury College Students

SIMSBURY, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. Claire Sickinger of Simsbury presented the results of her environmental studies capstone project titled, "Property Health Report" in Conjunction with Healthy Homeworks Lewiston.


WATCH: Bears Sighted At Avon Home

AVON, CT - Several bears were spotted in Avon over the weekend. FOX 61 posted a video shot outside of a resident's kitchen window. "Black bears are becoming increasingly common in Connecticut as the population continues to grow and expand," the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection


WorkinCT #CTConfident: Helping women tackle hair loss head on

One look inside The Pretty Face Place in South Windsor, and you’re met with pretty faces featuring wigs. About a year ago, Janice Webber added the wig boutique to the permanent-makeup business she started in 2011.