Farmington River

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Police ID Body Found In Farmington River

Farmington police have confirmed that the body found Tuesday in the Farmington River is that of a man who went missing one week ago. Nasir Alam went missing while tubing with friends along the rain-swollen […]

06/25/2013

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Body Recovered in Farmington

A body  was recovered from the Farmington River behind Tunxis Mead Park in Farmington Monday evening.A passerby noticed the body and contracted police about 6:30 pm. Farmington Fire and Tunxis Hose Fire were conducting training […]

06/24/2013

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Body Found in Farmington River

Police this morning recovered the body of a woman from the waters of the Farmington River. The body was discovered in the waters of the river about three miles downstream from where 33-year old Rachel Greene of New Hartford was reported missing early last Saturday morning.

06/22/2013

Farmington River Fishing Map (credit: frwa.org)

River Presents Dangers

Nearly a foot of rain in June has waterways in the state running unusually high. That’s the case along the Farmington River, where two people have gone missing in the last week. The river tends […]

06/20/2013

An Avon Fire Department boat is brought to the Farmignton River, as rescuers search for a man who fell off an inner tube and went missing. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Tuber Still Missing

Rescuers were searching the Farmington River late Tuesday afternoon after one member of a group tubing down the river did not make it to shore.

06/18/2013

File photo of people rafting in a river. (Photo by DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Searching River Area For Missing Rafter

Police have been searching for a woman who went missing after falling out of a raft on the Farmington River early Saturday.

06/15/2013

Top Connecticut Fishing Spots

Grab the pole, worms and chair and check these spots for those fast swimmers.

07/30/2011

Daniel Vagnini (Farmington Police Photo)

Police: Man Who Claimed Assault Punched Himself

Farmington Police have arrested a local man on reckless driving, evading responsibility, and driving under the influence charges after he allegedly punched himself in the face, ripped his own shirt, and threw his property into the Farmington River to bolster his story that he’d been assaulted.

06/06/2011

(Courtesy: Department of Environmental Protection)

Invasive Species Makes First Appearance In State

The algae “didymo” has found its way to Connecticut waterways for the first time.    The invasive species has been confirmed in the West Branch of the Farmington River. The Department of Environmental Protection says fishermen […]

03/29/2011

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