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Farmington Valley Libraries, Children's Museum Among Locations To View Solar Eclipse

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Farmington Valley Libraries, Children's Museum Among Locations To View Solar Eclipse

- The Farmington Library, the Simsbury Public Library, and the Children's Museum, in West Hartford, are among the places the public can safely view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. At the Farmington Library, an event will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Leah Farrell, the library's community services coordinator, said the peak of the eclipse is expected to be around 2:30 p
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911 CALL: Bear follows bicyclist while on Farmington trail

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911 CALL: Bear follows bicyclist while on Farmington trail

- A man on a bicycle was following by a bear while riding on the Rails to Trails path in Farmington on Monday afternoon, according to Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection off
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Farmington burglary suspect arrested after vehicle pursuit

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Farmington burglary suspect arrested after vehicle pursuit

- FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police arrested a Waterbury man after he allegedly stole from a home on West District Road in Farmington on Monday morning. The owner of the home interrupted the burglary and then the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, according to Farmington Police. At first, the suspect tried to avoid officers as they chased him on Route 177 but then he eventually stopped
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Farmington Resident Lends Strength To Heart Transplant Recipients

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Farmington Resident Lends Strength To Heart Transplant Recipients

- Andrew Jones never let his hereditary heart condition keep him from achieving his fitness goals and now he is on a mission to help others in a similar situation. In 2012, Jones was diagnosed with myocarditis which quickly turned into cardiomyopathy. Jones made headlines last summer as "The Bodybuilder with his Heart in a Backpack," because of the shoulder pack he had to carry with the battery pack and controller for his LVAD — a left ventricular assistive device
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New details released in Farmington stabbing case

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New details released in Farmington stabbing case

- YEAR-OLD TIMOTHY VERRILL ISCHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREEMURDER, ACCUSED OF STABBING TODEATH TWO WOMEN IN FARMINGTON INJANUARY.AT HIS BAIL HEARING, A STATEPOLICE INVESTIGATOR DESCRIBESHOW DEAN SMORONK, THE OWNER OFTHE PROPERTY AT 979 MEADERBOROROAD IN FARMINGTON CALLED 911 3:00 A.M., ON THE 29TH, SAYINGHE'D JUST ARRIVED HOME FROM ATRIP, HIS GIRLFRIEND CHRISTINESULLIVAN WAS MISSING, AND HEBELIEVED THERE HAD BEEN AMURDER.>> IN THE UPSTAIRS BEDROOM HESHOWED WHAT APPEARED TO BE ALARGE AND STAIN -- BLOODSTAIN ONA MATTRESS
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Victims in Farmington killing stabbed multiple times, officials say

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Victims in Farmington killing stabbed multiple times, officials say

- Suspect seeks to have bail reduced. . Victims in Farmington killing stabbed multiple times, officials say Suspect seeks to have bail reduced WEBVTT 34-YEAR-OLD TIMOTHY VERRILL ISCHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREEMURDER, ACCUSED OF STABBING TODEATH TWO WOMEN IN FARMINGTON INJANUARY.AT HIS BAIL HEARING, A STATEPOLICE INVESTIGATOR DESCRIBESHOW DEAN SMORONK, THE OWNER OFTHE PROPERTY AT 979 MEADERBOROROAD IN FARMINGTON CALLED 911 3:00 A
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Farmington Police investigating after suspects attempt to steal steal lawn tractors

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Farmington Police investigating after suspects attempt to steal steal lawn tractors

- FARMINGTON — Farmington Police are looking for two suspects they say attempted to steal lawn tractors from a nearby business. The attempted theft happened on July 10th around 3 a.m., according to police. The suspects were captured on a camera at a nearby convenience store. Police are asking if anyone happens to know the identity of either individual to call Farmington Officer Bianchi at 860-675-2400 or leave a tip on our tip line at 860-675 BITE (2483)
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PD: Officer struck by dump truck while directing traffic in Farmington

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PD: Officer struck by dump truck while directing traffic in Farmington

- FARMINGTON — Police said an officer sustained non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a dump-truck Saturday morning. Farmington police said the officer was directing traffic in a construction zone on Route 4 near High Street. The officer was transported to the hospital by ambulance for evaluation. Police said the dump truck is currently being inspected by DMV officials and the driver was been cited for striking an officer while directing traffic
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Farmington Police Officer Hit by Dump Truck While Directing Traffic

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Farmington Police Officer Hit by Dump Truck While Directing Traffic

- A Farmington police officer is recovering after being struck by a dump truck while directing traffic on Route 4 Monday morning. Police said the officer was on Route 4 near High Street directing traffic around construction when the accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. The injuries were not life-threatening. The driver of the dump truck was cited and the truck is being inspected by Department of Motor Vehicle inspectors
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People for July 28, 2017

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People for July 28, 2017

- Bow Alina Pinney was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She studies international relations. Jaclyn Langevin was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, Maine. Kescia Belbin was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at MCPHS University in Boston
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Boil water notice for some Tualatin Valley Water District customers

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Boil water notice for some Tualatin Valley Water District customers

- BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Tualatin Valley Water District issued a boil water notice for customers who live south of Farmington Road. The affected area includes about 5,650 customers. A 12-inch water main valve broke Wednesday afternoon, causing a loss of pressure to customers south of Farmington Road. The water district says the problem is being fixed and water will be tested to make sure it is free of harmful bacteria
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FOX61’s Sarah Cody emcees Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at Hill-Stead Museum

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FOX61’s Sarah Cody emcees Sunken Garden Poetry Festival at Hill-Stead Museum

- HARTFORD -- The heat didn't keep the crowds away from the sunken garden poetry festival at the hill-stead museum in Farmington Wednesday evening. Hill-Stead Museum’s Sunken Garden Poetry Festival is an outdoor arts event located on the grounds of the National Historic Landmark in Farmington. According to their website, visitors can tour the museum’s world-class art collection, walk the trails, or attend the prelude conversations with headlining poets
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Camp Courant counselor helps kids see the big picture

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Camp Courant counselor helps kids see the big picture

- FARMINGTON -- Marta Shepard has been on a mission for the past 28 years. She has spent her summers dedicated to making kids happy at Camp Courant. "I started here in 1988," Shepard said on the camp grounds in Farmington. Shepard is being recognized by Camp Courant for her years of service, as the camp celebrates 123 years of being a free summer program for Hartford's youth
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Farmington Council Requests Resignation Of Building Committee Member

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Farmington Council Requests Resignation Of Building Committee Member

- The town council has requested the resignation of Farmington High School building committee member Justin Bernier, who publicly fought against a plan rejected at referendum to build a new $135 million high school. After an approximately two-hour discussion in executive session Monday, the council voted 6-1 to to direct William Wadsworth, chairman of the Farmington High School Building Committee, to ask for Bernier's resignation
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Hometown Heroes: Seven Farmington Cousins Who Care About Others

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Hometown Heroes: Seven Farmington Cousins Who Care About Others

- Most children spend their summers goofing around, playing, going swimming. The children of the Rand, Tabol and Blore families of Farmington do those things, too. But they also spend their summers raising money for worthy causes. Last summer, the seven children raised money for the Blue Bag Challenge, to show their support for the members of the Farmington Police Department. This summer, the kids — who now range in age from 4 to 13 — are raising money to benefit the Bridgeport branch of Homes for the Brave, an organization that provides vocational training and counseling for homeless veterans
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West Hartford Police Chief Delays Decision On Los Imperios Entertainment License

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West Hartford Police Chief Delays Decision On Los Imperios Entertainment License

- Police Chief Tracey Gove said he will not make a decision on Los Imperios Restaurant & Lounge's entertainment license Thursday and that he needs more time to review the case. On Wednesday, members of the police department, Deputy Corporation Counsel Kimberly Boneham, the restaurant's manager Ernesto Leon and its attorney Rodvald Jones met for a hearing on a possible suspension of the Farmington Avenue restaurant's entertainment license
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Contemporary Book Art At Hill-Stead

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Contemporary Book Art At Hill-Stead

- There is a common belief in the Hartford area that if you've been inside the Hill-Stead Museum once, you never need to go back in. This stems from the Farmington house's designer and owner, Theodate Pope Riddle, whose will stipulated that nothing ever could be added to or subtracted from the house's collection. Susan Ballek, the house's director, wants to shake things up and lure people back
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  • Farmington Valley Libraries, Children's Museum Among Locations To View Solar Eclipse
    Farmington Valley Libraries, Children's Museum Among Locations To View Solar Eclipse

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    The Farmington Library, the Simsbury Public Library, and the Children's Museum, in West Hartford, are among the places the public can safely view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. At the Farmington Library, an event will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Leah Farrell, the library's community services coordinator, said the peak of the eclipse is expected to be around 2:30 p
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  • UConn Health agrees to improve services for deaf patients
    UConn Health agrees to improve services for deaf patients

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    FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut Health Center has agreed to improve services for deaf patients after a federal investigation into a discrimination complaint. The complaint was filed by a deaf woman who says she was denied sign-language services in the emergency room at the school’s John Dempsey Hospital, resulting in a miscommunication that led to her suffering a burst appendix. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly’s office says UConn
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  • Man arrested nearly 38 years after baby thought to have died of SIDS
    Man arrested nearly 38 years after baby thought to have died of SIDS

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    FARMINGTON, Maine – Almost four decades after a Maine baby’s death, authorities have charged the boy’s father with murder. On Friday, Maine State Police detectives arrested 62-year-old Burton “Ben” Hagar at his home in Farmington, which lies just over 60 miles north of Brunswick, where he lived when his infant son died, according to the Kennebec Journal. On May 9, 1979, Hagar’s 4-month-old son Nathan was found unresponsive in Hagar’s apartment and later died at a local hospital
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  • Local Science Teachers Get A Lesson At Jackson Laboratory
    Local Science Teachers Get A Lesson At Jackson Laboratory

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    The Jackson Laboratory on Monday kicked off weeklong trainings and lab sessions to bring high school science teachers up to speed on rapidly changing gene research. The Farmington research center brought together more than a dozen teachers from Connecticut and Massachusetts. The focus in the "Teaching the Genome Generation" program is on bioinformatics, the science of collecting and analyzing biological data such as genetic codes, and ethics related to the gathering and use of personal genetic and health information
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  • Miss Porter's Grads Told To Focus On Relationships, Take Risks
    Miss Porter's Grads Told To Focus On Relationships, Take Risks

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    Camila López Debayle spoke to fellow graduates Friday about the lessons she learned from her relationship with her father, Adolfo López, who died four months and four days ago – the challenges of relationships, learning from one another and compromise. "At times we question whether or not we did the best we could with what we had," López Debayle said. "Some of us may have wished that we had been different toward a loved one, or a friend, and some parents might wish that they would have told their children they are proud of them just one more time
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