Top Stories: Sex Assault Suspect Pleads Not Guilty; History of $19.99 Million Avon Estate

Here's what happened in Avon and Farmington Valley news this past week.

Even in the summer, news never sleeps.

A commercial building on Main Street, where businesses like Edible Arrangements and Autumn Light Studio are located, .

and was visted by Mark Twain, Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. It's on the market for $19.99 million. Current owner Michael Konover gave Avon Patch a tour of the property.

In police news, a Fermi teacher, who is an Avon Old Farms graduate and former employee, . Also, the men DEEP EnCon police say stole gears from a flood gate in Avon, .

Avon says "see you later" to Avon children's librarian Amber Wyzik as and hello to .

and said that Farmington Valley votes could determine the winner of the Fifth Congressional District.

As summer ends but the hot weather continues, Sandi Trudeau, of Oma's Pride, showed Avon Patch readers .

Is there something you'd like us to cover? Tell us in the comments or email Avon Patch at Jessie.Sawyer@patch.com.

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