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West Hartford Chamber Of Commerce Offering Grants To Nonprofits

The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce is looking for local nonprofits to award grant funding to. The chamber has $5,000 worth of grants to distribute this year and is seeking applications for that money, through April 30.


Simsbury Boys Lacrosse- Senior Spotlight - Spencer Meace

Most influential person: John Brown because he was able to score and find players so easily. Most memorable moment in lacrosse career: Winning the Championship in 6th Grade. Favorite class in high school: AP Calculus with Mr. Fleet.


2 Severely Injured in Stabbing at Newington, Conn. Restaurant

Two people were admitted to the hospital with severe injuries after a stabbing at a restaurant in Newington early Saturday morning, according to police. Officers were called to Plaza Azteca on the Berlin Turnpike around 2:45 a.m. after getting a report of an assault.


Numerous Delays On CT Roads As More Rain Is Forecast Today

CONNECTICUT — Good Monday morning. In case you missed it, the Stop & Shop strike is now over as employees are reporting back to work this morning. A tentative agreement was reached on a new three-year deal for employees.


Hearing set on Earth Day for elephants rights case in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn . - An effort to protect the rights of elephants. The Appellate Court of Connecticut will hear an oral argument Monday about why three elephants in a Goshen-based traveling circus should be released.


Gas prices on the rise in CT

HARTFORD -- The pain at the pump continues. Gas prices have been steadily going up over the last 14 weeks. Gas has risen .60 cents since mid-February and is up .25 cents just this month alone putting a pinch on your wallet.


2019 Connecticut Truck Driving Championships

Where: FedEx Freight facility, Windsor Locks, Conn. After placing first in the Sleeper Berth division in the Connecticut State Truck Driving Championships in 2016-17, Mark McClure came back in 2018 to win it all.


5 New Properties For Sale In The Farmington Area

FARMINGTON, CT — When you're looking for some new digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.


Make Music Day West Hartford 2019 - Harmonicas!

From the West Hartford Public Library Foundation: International MAKE MUSIC DAY is celebrated yearly on Friday, June 21. This year, West Hartford will host three performances outdoors on the Blue Back Square Plaza (behind the Noah Webster Library, 20 S. Main Street) starting at 4:00pm. All shows are


Maple View Farm Readies For Brewery Grand Opening

Jason and Kate Bogli see the brewing of beer as a natural extension of what their farm, Maple View Farm in Granby, means to them. “We kind of make everything around here,” Jason Bogli said. “We grow our own food. We have a garden. It’s an extension of that, making our own food, which stems from our


Fight to Free Zoo’s Elephants Stumbles in Connecticut Court

HARTFORD, Conn. (CN) — An activist group fighting to free three elephants from a Connecticut petting zoo urged an appeals court Monday to revive their case. In the underlying case, the Non-Human Rights Project is challenging the captivity of the elephants Beulah, Karen and Minnie at the Commerford Z


Capitol Report: several proposed state laws targeting younger parents

Lawmakers are targeting the younger generation! We're talking about the changes they're trying to make in Hartford.


Kolot – How learning to defend myself became a transformative experience

“Transformative!” “Inspiring!” Those words jump to mind when I reflect on my experience in the Hartford Legion’s first self-defense program. The program’s main component is Krav Maga, the Israeli martial art, but also requires classes in situational awareness, the law of self-defense, active shooter


Lawyer for Alex Jones faces possible censure for submitting false affidavit in Sandy Hook lawsuit

A Superior Court judge Monday accused Norm Pattis, the lawyer for Alex Jones, of submitting a false affidavit allegedly signed by the controversial radio show host, and took the unusual step of referring him for possible disciplinary action.


UTC's 1Q profits up 4%; separation on track

Farmington conglomerate United Technologies Corp., which is still on track to split into three separate companies by 2020, on Tuesday said its first-quarter profits climbed 4 percent on continued high demand for aeroparts.


CT health experts: Gun violence should be treated like an epidemic

HARTFORD — While Connecticut has passed legislation in recent years to strengthen laws on gun ownership, those who champion the issue concede there is only so much a law can do to stem gun violence.


West Hartford Weekly Weather Forecast

WEST HARTFORD, CT — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area, beginning Sunday at 11:44 am and ending Monday at 11:44 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


The Phantom of the Opera VIP Ticket Sweepstakes

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside the WVIT Terrestrial Geographic Viewing Area (defined below) and where prohibited. The Phantom of the Opera VIP Ticket Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on April 22, 2019 at 5:00 A.


Granby-East Granby Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

GRANBY-EAST GRANBY, CT — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area, beginning Sunday at 11:44 am and ending Monday at 11:44 am. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.


Simsbury Kindergartners and Fitzgerald's Team Up to Help Earth

Simsbury Public Schools kindergarten classes have partnered with Fitzgerald's Foods, on Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury, to help raise awareness about Earth Day. This year the event lands on Monday, April 22nd, and Simsbury kindergartners and their teachers are doing all they can to promote environment