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For Democrats In Philadelphia, This Convention Will Make History

PHILADELPHIA — From Ella Grasso to Geraldine Ferraro, former U.S. Rep. Barbara Kennelly has been there for pivotal moments in political history, so there's no surprise where she will be when Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman from a major party to be nominated for president. "I wanted so much...More

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  • Cromwell PD: Serious Car, Motorcycle Accident Hospitalizes Two

    CROMWELL — Two motorcyclists were hospitalized after a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Main Street and Shadow Lane. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Saturday and shut down Main Street between Court Street and Oakwood Manor while police from Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield,...

  • Homeless Man Sexually Assaulted Minor In Newington Motel, Police Say

    NEWINGTON — Police have arrested a homeless man who they say repeatedly sexually assaulted a juvenile. Michael Pittman, 52, of no certain address was found in East Hartford Friday and taken into custody, police said. He was arrested on four counts of first-degree sexual assault and impairing the...

  • Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Bus Crash In Montville, State Police Say

    MONTVILLE — Troopers are investigating a fatal crash they say was caused by a wrong-way driver. The crash happened about 3:50 a.m. Monday on Route 2A, Trooper Kelly Grant said. A car and a bus collided, she said. Check back later for more information.

  • State Police: Windham Woman Died In Route 6 Crash

    COLUMBIA — A 24-year-old is dead after the car she was driving went off Route 6 Sunday afternoon, state police said. Jenifer Milhomme of Plains Road in Windham died at the scene of the 4:30 p.m. crash, they said. She was driving a 1996 Honda Civic LX west near the intersection with Oakwood Lane when...

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  • Route 9 Traffic Fix A Bad Deal For Middletown Waterfront

    Route 9 Traffic Fix A Bad Deal For Middletown Waterfront

    The state's plan to eliminate stop lights on the section of Route 9 that passes through Middletown has drawn a great deal of praise as a solution to the traffic jams caused by the signals. Not so fast. Although the proposal will certainly help commuters whose aim is to pass through Middletown without...

  • Heat Wave Continues, Another Strong Storm To Hit Monday

    Heat Wave Continues, Another Strong Storm To Hit Monday

    Just three days after Friday night's storm, another thunderstorm is expected to rock Connecticut Monday, meteorologists say. The anticipated heavy rain will do nothing to end the heat, however: The heat wave is expected to continue — possibly through Thursday — with Monday's high temperature at...

  • Hartford Native Set To Study At Elite NYU Film School

    Hartford Native Set To Study At Elite NYU Film School

    HARTFORD — As the world collapsed around Rashad Frett, a sense of purpose rose within him. On Sept. 11, 2001, as he rode in a helicopter high above the chaos of Manhattan, the North End native found his conviction. It grew stronger as he continued his work on the ground as an Army medic activated...

  • UConn To Demolish Nine Buildings For Campus Green Space

    UConn To Demolish Nine Buildings For Campus Green Space

    STORRS — Plans to demolish nine buildings on UConn's South campus listed on the National Register of Historic Places have sparked concern among preservation advocates. The nine largely abandoned houses are located on Gilbert Road in Storrs, known to many as "Faculty Row." A listing on the National...

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