In case you missed anything, here's some of the top stories from last week:
Photo of the Week: Tony Healy submitted a colorful fall photo to our Community Photo Gallery. Thanks, Tony!
Monday, Oct. 1
- It would have been hard to predict the murder-suicide that happened in Simsbury two weeks ago. Patch takes a look at the warning signs of domestic violence.
- As of last week, it's legal in Connecticut to buy and sell marijuana for medicinal purposes, in theory, at least.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
- After a non-fatal but serious two-car crash on Hedgehog Lane, Simsbury Police are taking another look at the posted safety recommendations and speed limits for a stretch of road that has become known for accidents.
- Simsbury Police released new details about the tragic murder-suicide two weeks ago.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
- They call him Dr. Flush. Don Rethke, a Granby resident, was a driving force behind the creation of a functional space station toilet concept as well as essential life-support equipment for NASA’s Apollo program.
Thursday, Oct. 4
- Before President Barack Obama (D) and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) took the stage in Denver Wednesday for the first in a series of presidential debates, two local candidates for Connecticut's 8th Senate District participated in Patch's Voice of the Voter debate at Eno Memorial Hall in Simsbury.
- The three candidates for state representative in the 16th District squared off in the first portion of Patch's Voice of the Voter Debate at Eno Memorial Hall Wednesday night.
Friday, Oct. 5
- Nearly 60 million people tuned in on Oct. 3 to watch the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.