- A local family formed their own cricket instructional academy – Premier Cricket Academy - during the pandemic and is looking for a permanent home for it.
- Claiming that Farmington wetlands officials were biased in favor of the developer, a homeowner filed suit Friday to block Carrier Group LLC's plans to build houses on land near the Bristol line.
- The family of John Berry, a former teacher at Irving A. Robbins Middle School, is pulling together to help him get the expensive medical care he needs as he battles non-Hodgkin lymphoma and gamma-delta T-cell lymphoma, a rare, aggressive form of cancer that led to a stem cell transplant.
- Farmington homeowners near the Bristol border are organizing to block a 25-home subdivision planned along Morea Road, and have begun a GoFundMe campaign to raise money. The tract is along Swamp Scott Brook and contains extensive wetlands.
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- A developer is proposing 30 apartments in two three-story buildings that he plans to construct on a wooded lot a little east of where Route 44 and Route 202 merge in Canton.
- Luke Roux was just two miles away from home and two months away from starting his adult life at the University of Connecticut when another vehicle collided with his on a summer night in Farmington, cutting his young life short. Roux will be remembered by family and friends at services on Thursday and Friday.
- LGBTQ activists and allies hung pride flags in Farmington Wednesday to spread a message of pride and visibility in a community where they say they often feel neglected.
- Farmington has appointed a 23-year department veteran as the town’s new chief of police. Captain Colin Ryan will replace the current Chief Paul Melanson, who, after 13 years in the position, is leaving to lead Avon’s department.
- The proposal for a massive apartment complex near UConn Health in Farmington has suffered a setback in court, but theoretically could be back on track as early as late this week.
- More than a dozen members of the Farmington High School Gender Sexuality Alliance Club walked out of school Monday morning in protest of having their requests denied to raise a Pride flag on the flagpole in the school courtyard.
- The Farmington Historical Society is launching its new program, “The Odyssey of The Amistad: A Trail to Freedom,” a unique, live presentation looking back at Farmington’s connection to the Amistad and the Mende people of modern-day Sierra Leone.
- Just before a massive funeral procession of tow truck drivers Wednesday, veteran driver Joe Weeks of Bristol made a plea to the public: “When you see yellow lights, slow down and move over. We have families too.”