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Simsbury, Connecticut is located in Hartford County. Zip codes in Simsbury, CT include 06070, 06092, and 06089. The median home price in Simsbury is $329,900 which is roughly $151/per square foot. More Simsbury information.

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14 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

CT Swat Challenge 2014

Hartford police officer Brian Sulliman emerges from under an electrified low crawling obstacle during the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge at Metacon Gun Club in Simsbury.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Police Receive National Reaccreditation

The town first received its accreditation from the Commisson on Accreditations for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. in 2011.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty , D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Man Writes Book About Self-Defense For Women

Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense.

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The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Town Hall Adopts New Operating Hours

First Selectman Mary Glassman told selectmen Aug. 11 that her office received few complaints about the change in hours over the summer.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Lap Swimmers Criticize Simsbury's Pool Decision

Alisa Blitz says she has been swimming laps for many years at the Simsbury Farms pool and doesn't like the town's decision to move lap swimming to Memorial Pool.

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The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Police Receives Speeding Enforcement Grant

The Simsbury Police Department received a $22,000 federal highway safety grant from the Department of Transportation to monitor speeding and enforcement efforts in the town.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Gets New Dial-A-Ride Bus

The social services department has bought a new Dial-A-Ride bus, thanks to a bequest from Miriam H. Nichols.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Popover, A New Bakery And Cafe Opens In Simsbury

The sweet smell of baking ingredients and fresh produce linger on the air at Popover, a new gluten-free bakery and cafe that opened in June.

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The Hartford Courant

Jazz 'N' Blue Festival In Simsbury To Benefit Autism

Ed Tankus, owner of president of Blue Plate Radio, has teamed with Autism Speaks to organize the first Jazz 'N' Blue Festival at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 16. Tankus said he was inspired to hold an event at the Simsbury theater after seeing West Hartford musician Doug Jones perform there.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Hartford Courant

SWAT Teams From Around The Country To Compete In Simsbury

The 10th annual Connecticut SWAT Team Challenge, a three-day training event that will bring 32 police and military SWAT teams from around the country to the Metacon Gun Club in Simsbury , starts Aug. 18. The West Hartford Police Department has been organizing the event since 2005.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants.

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The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Police, Fire, ER Services Stage Drill

The police and fire departments, along with the town's emergency services, staged an active shooter drill recently, said Capt.

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The Hartford Courant

A Short Stretch In Simsbury, But A Big Economic Punch

Among 22 minicipalities that lie along Route 44 in Connecticut, Simsbury covers by far the shortest stretch 500 yards, almost exactly.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Farmington Valley Gets A New Farmer's Market

When a Simsbury farmer and an Avon resident heard that the Hill-Stead Museum was canceling its farmer's market this summer, the news didn't sit well.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Hear Me Roar - Aurora Women And Girls Dragon Boat Race

The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, Inc. will be participating in the Riverfront Recapture Dragon Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 16, by hosting the only all-female boat raising funds for women and girls in the greater Hartford community.

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The Hartford Courant

Eno Farms Evicts Tenants For Failure To Submit Income Reports

The owners of the Eno Farms housing complex on Monday evicted five tenants who had failed to complete an income certification report.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her number yet.

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The Hartford Courant

Residents Unsure Of Big Y Development

Town residents seem to have mixed feelings on the Big Y World Class Market, which is slated to open next fall at the former Wagner Ford site on Route 10. Jean Hecht, a Simsbury resident for 13 years, believes small grocers in town might suffer slightly from the larger supermarket chain.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Simsbury Zoning Board Approves Location For MLK Memorial

The zoning board last week approved the location for a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

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