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Darnell Davis (Courtesy Farmington Police)

Police Say Man Texted Threats Referring To Newtown, Columbine

Farmington police say they arrested a man who invoked the Newtown elementary school massacre in text messages he sent threatening to shoot an ex-girlfriend.

12/28/2012

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Salvation Army Contributions Reach About $200,000

This year’s Salvation Army WTIC Holiday Store collections totalled about $200,000, according to Major Brian Glasco.

12/24/2012

Thomas Mortimer IV (Middlesex County, Mass., District Attorney's Office)

Former Avon Man Pleads Guilty In Family’s Murders

A Massachusetts man who crew up in Avon pleaded guilty to the murders of his wife, two children and mother-in-law Wednesday and was sentenced to life in prison.

10/03/2012

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Magellan Health Second Quarter Profit Falls 21 Percent

Magellan Health Services Inc.’s second-quarter earnings fell 21 percent as the cost of care and other expenses countered revenue gains for the health care management company.

07/27/2012

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Computer Tech Charged With Planting Spy-Phone Camera In Lavatory

An IT Department employee at Apple Health Care in Avon is charged with using his company-issued iPhone to stream live video of people using the restroom at the Waterville Road facility.

05/25/2012

Plainville's Memorial Day Parade.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Parade Listing

‘Dozens of Connecticut communities have parades and ceremonies scheduled to observe Memorial Day, many on Monday, but some in the days before or after. Check here for the time and route of your town’s parade.

05/24/2012

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Phones Back In Avon After Suspected Fiber Break

Most telephone service has been restored after an apparent break in a fiber line affected service to a large part of Avon, including police, town hall, and businesses along Route 44.

04/30/2012

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Storm Poses Tough Choices For School Districts

Officials in the handful of Connecticut schools still closed after last month’s snowstorm are hoping power is restored quickly enough to resume classes Wednesday.

11/08/2011

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Police: Avon Juvenile Shot Helmet Himself

Avon police now say a juvenile who told them he had been fired on by two people with a handgun, and that his bicycle helmet had been hit, actually pulled the trigger himself.

07/29/2011

Silver Star for Avon Sailor

A 31-year-old sailor from Avon has been awarded the Silver Star for his actions in combat in Afghanistan.

07/01/2011

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