Tolland County, CT

Tolland, CTPosted by
Journal Inquirer

Bad timing for Tolland's Miracle League field

TOLLAND — Although the Town Council says it supports building a Miracle League field for disabled students where the portable classrooms are now situated at Birch Grove Elementary School, there is consensus that now is not the right time. Council members voiced agreement Tuesday at their meeting that the Birch...
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Hartford County, CTPosted by
Hartford Courant

Heat advisory in effect; schools closing early

A heat advisory is in effect in Hartford County until 8 p.m. Monday as Connecticut enters its second day of a spring heat wave. Dozens of school systems are dismissing early. The heat wave may last until Thursday, one day longer than originally forecast, because of the possibility of 90-degree temperatures stretching into Wednesday, the National Weather Service said early Monday. The heat ...
Tolland County, CTUC Daily Campus

Senior Column: Hey Dave: What’s next?

Well, I guess this is it. My time at The Daily Campus is now coming to an end, and so is my time at UConn. After spending my first two years at UConn’s Hartford campus, I made the transfer request to Storrs for two reasons: the first being the fact that only Storrs offered journalism courses – unlike Hartford – and the second being that I wanted to start writing for The Daily Campus. Sure, you could say I could’ve started earlier, but I didn’t see the point in a one-hour round trip to Storrs for a half-hour meeting.
Tolland County, CTUC Daily Campus

Senior Column: Slowly, But Surely: A love letter to UConn (and by extension, The Daily Campus)

Oh, UConn, my darling, I wish I could say it was love at first sight. But if I did, I would be lying. In high school, I told my friends I would go anywhere BUT the University of Connecticut for my undergraduate degree. The idea of going to a school in the middle of nowhere as a journalism major seemed like an oxymoron. I needed to be in a big city with lots of action in order to become an excellent journalist.
Tolland County, CTPosted by
Hartford Courant

Treasures, fun to be found on Tag Sale Trail

The Tolland County Chamber of Commerce is organizing a tag sale on April 24 and 25, all across Tolland County. The Tag Sale Trail will include approximately 60 businesses and residences throughout several towns. Potential deal-seekers can browse online beforehand, and plan their “route” along the trail accordingly. Not just for selling used items, the chamber is hoping more businesses will see ...
Tolland County, CTNBC Connecticut

Verizon Service Reduction Affecting 911 Calls Resolved

A fiber line cut led to service issues for Verizon customers that affected 911 calls in certain areas. State police said Thursday afternoon the “issue is exclusive to Verizon carriers." As of Thursday evening the issue was fixed. A spokesperson for Verizon told NBC Connecticut a fiber cut Thursday afternoon...
Coventry, CTGreenwichTime

State police detectives investigating 'suspicious incident' in Coventry

COVENTRY — State police detectives have taken over an investigation into a “suspicious incident” at a Zeya Drive home Saturday. Trooper First Class Josue Dorelus said detectives with the Eastern District Major Crime Squad were called to the scene of the “active investigation” there by Tolland State’s Attorney Matthew Gedansky.