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An anonymous, two-page flyer mailed to residents just before Wednesday's referendum on a proposal to renovate the old Litchfield County Courthouse into a new town... [Read More]
An anonymous, two-page flier mailed to residents just before Wednesday's referendum on a proposal to renovate the old Litchfield County Courthouse into a new town... [Read More]
Town residents will vote Wednesday on the future use of two important pieces of property: the vintage courthouse on West Street and the old Bantam... [Read More]
Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, a service dog organization tucked in the hills off Newfield Road, welcomed staff members, volunteers and clients Friday for a... [Read More]
EbLens, a clothing retailer with 48 stores in Connecticut, Boston, Westchester County, N.Y, and Rhode Island, closed its Torrington store in 2007. Now, the owners... [Read More]
It's been said that Americans have an overabundance of "stuff" that is evidenced by the growth of antique stores, overstock businesses and flea markets, as... [Read More]
Federal legislation aimed at helping communities that are beset by the opioid epidemic to gain more oversight over addiction services is expected to be approved... [Read More]
Steph Burr, a professional artist and graphic designer, was among three winners of a statewide art contest sponsored by Two Roads Brewing Co., and was... [Read More]
Mayor Candy Perez, a Democrat running for the legislature's 63rd District seat, began her campaign with a headquarters opening Monday. Her campaign slogan... [Read More]
Here's a little-known fact: Many members of Torrington's immigrant population were soldiers during World War I. As was the case in many growing... [Read More]
The Pleasant Valley Drive-In will hold a special car show Aug. 25 to benefit Special Wishes, a local organization that grants wishes to children... [Read More]
CHICAGO- When he was a child sitting around the dinner table with his family during the holidays, Wayne Brazeau often heard the story of his... [Read More]
Democrats Mary Glassman and Johana Hayes, competing for the party primary Aug. 18 for the congressional 5th District, will take part in a candidates... [Read More]
William G. "Bill" Battle, a Torrington resident who was often an outspoken advocate for children, economic development and education, died Friday. Battle was a... [Read More]
A fast-moving rainstorm struck Torrington in the early afternoon Wednesday, and organizers of Main Street Marketplace, which kicked off the 2018 season at 5 p.m.,... [Read More]
For nearly 25 years, Forbes School physical education teacher Janice Harrington has led the Forbes Flyers jumprope team in local, regional and national competitions as... [Read More]
The forecast for rain didn't dampen anyone's spirits Friday, when Prime Time House celebrated its 30th year in the city with a picnic on the... [Read More]
Sunday's weather report looks promising for a road race - temperatures in the mid-70s, some sun and clouds, but no rain and not much humidity.... [Read More]
Immigration remains a hot topic around the nation and across the globe, and a new book filled with photographs of Torrington's past has captured the... [Read More]
Blue cheese is an acquired taste - a salty, tart crumble over salad, a delicious slice with an apple and a savory bite with a... [Read More]
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