The Rare Reminder Local Sports Fall Preview JOSH HOWARD The summer is officially over for thousands of disappointed students and teachers. As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler it signifies that fall is near and that the high school sport’s season is upon us. We covered footba... FULL STORY | MORE ROCKY HILL NEWS
Cedar/Alumni Intersection Plan Back to Drawin... MARK DIPAOLA An early stage blueprint for widening Cedar Street and adding a traffic signal where the busy state road meets Alumni Road will not make it to a Town Council discussion. Residents from surrounding neighborhoods voiced concerns that th... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Eagles Marching Band Tunes Up for a New Seaso... MARK DIPAOLA They start each day with stretching and breathing exercises. Then they’ll break into groups for position-specific work, and then the full squad take the field until practice ends at 4 p.m. And they do it in the heat and humidity of... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Cromwell Gymnast Places 2nd in National Compe... Tisha Donlon, 14, of Cromwell, recently took second place all-around with a score of 37.075 at the USAG Level 9 Gymnastics Nationals in Kissimmee, Fla. Donlon was the top finisher in the Junior 7 age division for the Region 6 Team. S... FULL STORY | MORE CROMWELL NEWS
NEWINGTON - The Newington Town Planning and Zoning Commission (TPZ) has gotten some insight pertaining to transit-oriented development in the town of Windsor and now it wants Newingt...
WETHERSFIELD - An annual Wethersfield tradition will once again pay tribute to three town residents and accomplished athletes who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, World Trad...
WETHERSFIELD - At the Town Council meeting two weeks ago, Wethersfield Independence Party Chair and Founder Paul Copp announced that his party would be making a run for Town Council ele...
NEWINGTON - The Newington girls joined the Northern Connecticut Girls Softball League 13 Team High School Division in 2014 and immediately demonstrated that they were a force to be r...
Business Spotlight
Kathy’s Urgent Care
WETHERSFIELD - Throughout his medical career, Dr. Thomas Brown has been dedicated to thorough patient care. He continues that commitment with the opening of Kathy’s Urgent Care in Wethersfield. Named in honor of Dr. Brown’s mother, who passed away a few years ago, Kathy’s Urgent Care is a patient-centric walk-in clinic, focusing on providing exceptional customer service in the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries as well as routine care. Dr. Brown completed his medical training at the West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University College Dublin School of Medicine in Ireland. He completed his clinical training in internal medicine at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. Dr. Brown served as the medical director of Doctors Express in West Hartford and Danbury. In practice since 2004, Dr. Brown has a wide range of experience that spans from primary care to urgent and emergency care, as well as having served in an academic capacity. As an internal medicine physician, he focuses on not only treating current ailments, but preventative care for his patients. Construction crews put the finishing touches on the brand new, state-of-the-art Kathy’s Urgent Care office this week, which features a comfortable waiting area and large exam rooms. The clinic will host a grand opening celebration Thursday, Aug. 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the office’s Silas Deane Highway location, adjacent to the TD Bank at the intersection with Wells Road. The public is welcome to attend. From Friday, Aug. 28, through Thursday, Sept. 3, Kathy’s Urgent Care will be offering free physicals, no appointment necessary. The medical staff will perform back to school and sports physicals and Dr. Brown is also authorized to perform immigration physicals. Kathy’s Urgent Care also offers immunizations and vaccinations; can perform x-rays and lab work on site; and specializes in treating colds and allergies; ear, eye and throat problems as well as fractures. Almost all insurances are accepted at Kathy’s Urgent Care, including Husky/Medicaid. Bilingual staff are on-hand. Appointments are not necessary and patients can expect to be seen within 30 minutes. The office also keeps electronic medical records for privacy, security and convenience. Kathy’s Urgent Care, 672 Silas Deane Hwy., Wethersfield, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Parking is located in the rear of the building. The office can be reached at 860-967-3600 or visit www.kathysurgentcare.com.

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