New Haven biotech firm buys building site in Windsor, Bloomfield
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A biotech company contemplating a move into Windsor has paid nearly $4.4 million for a roughly 40-acre building site in Windsor’s Great Pond Village mixed-use development.
Vigils Held Across CT for Lives Lost to Recent Mass Shootings, COVID-19
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People in our state remembered the victims from Texas: 19 children and two teachers who tried to protect them. Many of the kids were fourth graders. Vigils were held across the state to pay tribute. “It’s surreal and it is incredibly painful,” said Rev. Shawn Fisher of the Bloomfield Congregational Church. People came together outside the...
MUSIC: Brass band to perform ‘Hymn of the Highlands’
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The Charter Oak Brass Band, based in Coventry, will perform “Hymn of the Highlands” at its spring concert Saturday, May 21, at 4 p.m. at Bloomfield Congregational Church, 10 Wintonbury Ave.
Car Crashes Into School Bus in Bloomfield
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A car slammed into the back of a school bus carrying children in Bloomfield Tuesday morning, according to police. The crash happened on Blue Hills Avenue. Police said the car drove into the back of the bus. There were about 10 kids on the bus and no one on the bus was hurt, according to police. The age of the...
Gas Prices Soar to Record Levels
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Gas prices have hit record highs across the country with regular unleaded averaging $4.37 a gallon and diesel up to $5.55 a gallon, according to AAA. In Connecticut, the prices are even higher with diesel averaging $6.32 a gallon. Drivers who spoke with NBC Connecticut said these prices are brutal. “Terrible, awful,” said Roy Hernandez, a...
At Least 2 Hospitalized After Crash, Vehicle Fire in Bloomfield
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At least two people have been taken to the hospital after a crash and vehicle fire on Cottage Grove Road in Bloomfield on Thursday morning, according to fire officials. No information was immediately available on the extent of the injuries.   The road was closed but has reopened.
Bloomfield man gets stuck in HVAC unit while trying to avoid arrest
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A wanted man’s extraordinary effort to avoid arrest failed when got stuck in an apartment building’s HVAC unit for two hours, Bloomfield police said.
Bloomfield Man Hides in Wall for Hours to Avoid Bail Enforcement Officers: PD
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Bloomfield Police said a man was hiding inside his apartment’s wall HVAC vent for hours in an effort to avoid bail enforcement officers. Officials said they were called to West Lane to assist 47-year-old Juan Vasquez, who appears to have been stuck in the wall. Bail enforcement officers were at Vasquez’s house earlier in the day Wednesday to...