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  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • Educational grant awarded

    LEBANON- The Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House and Wadsworth Stable was presented with a $2,500 check from Big Y. The grant is to fund educational events. Trumbull was the only colonial governor to support the American Revolution. The buildings are owned and...
  • Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author

    Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author
    This year's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, held on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, will present its closing event on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Poet, writer and teacher Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be the featured reader, and...
  • Lebanon 'War Office' Played Central Role In Revolutionary War Planning

    Lebanon 'War Office' Played Central Role In Revolutionary War Planning
    "Arrived at Bunker Hill and commenced building a fort … were not discovered until the approach of daylight, when a British cannonade and bombardment commenced … completed the fort about 12 o'clock. It was a poor one ... but better than none....
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • A Connecticut Yankee Looks Back On His Forebear

    A Connecticut Yankee Looks Back On His Forebear
    Jesse Leavenworth here to tell you about Jesse Leavenworth. I write of my Revolutionary namesake with pride, but must admit some truth in the old saying about looking back far enough and finding a horse thief. Old Jess and I share ancestors who came...
  • Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots

    Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots
    Diana's Pool One of the must-see attractions in eastern Connecticut is Diana's Pool in Chaplin, along the beautiful Natchaug River. This fishing, kayaking and hiking spot is also popular as a destination because of its sheer beauty. An almost rite of...
  • Lebanon

    Lebanon
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From the white cedars that reminded the Rev. James Fitch, a founding father, of the cedars of Lebanon mentioned in the Bible. ORIGINS: Incorporated in 1700 from land grants and private land purchased by settlers directly from the...
  • Trumbull

    Trumbull
    ORIGINS: Originally part of Stratford, the town took its current form over a period of years. In 1725, residents in a northern part of town later called Nichols Farm petitioned for and were granted "village privileges" from the General Assembly. The...
  • Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door

    The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82. There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...
  • Chapter Eight: The Debt

    Chapter Eight: The Debt
    James Forman stepped into The Riverside Church in Harlem clutching a cane in one hand and a copy of his "Black Manifesto" in the other. It was May 4, 1969, and the mostly white congregation - 1,500 voices strong - was singing the Sunday service's...