It's been a busy few weeks here in Simsbury. A late-season hurricane, a national election, and the first nor'easter of the winter season. In case you missed something, here are the top stories from Simsbury Patch:
Monday November 5, 2012
- A Simsbury resident is caring for a feline friend found in the Barndoor Hills/Firetown Road area and hopes to find his family.
- Simsbury High School officials announced that the practice of random drug sweeps will continue this year.
- A reporter for the Hartford Courant who covered Simsbury and Farmington resigned recently during an investigation into several cases of plagiarism.
Tuesday November 6, 2012—Election Day
- Simsbury poll locations saw a strong voter turnout on Election Day. Read the details about the Simsbury election.
- Simsbury's Deputy First Selectman John Hampton won a close race against Republican candidate Charity Folk. View the statewide election results here.
- The election was called at approximately 11:15 p.m. in favor of incumbent President Barack Obama.
Wednesday November 7, 2012
- On the heels of Hurricane Sandy a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for our region as a Nor'easter gains strength along the mid-Atlantic coast.
- The Town of Simsbury issued a weather alert for the nor'easter that swept throught the region last week.
- The Simsbury Registrar of Voters released the official results of Tuesday's election including the revised Town Charter vote.
- The town of Simsbury is seeking proposals for a new restaurant/concessions business to take its place at the public golf course.
Thursday November 8, 2012
- An Ardsley Way home topped this week's real estate conveyances.
- A Simsbury man is in police custody after he was charged with causing severe injuries to his infant son.
Friday November 9, 2012
- Simsbury Patch asked readers what they think should occupy the former Attilio's Restaurant space at Simsbury Farms. See what other readers said.
- A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in Simsbury and the area.
- Simsbury residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive increased benefits under the program this weekend to replace storm-related food losses, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced.