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  • Historic Thanksgiving Feasts: A Helping Of History

    Historic Thanksgiving Feasts: A Helping Of History
    Looking for an old-fashioned Thanksgiving experience? Pull up a chair to a re-creation of an early American holiday dinner or open hearth cooking demonstration. You'll get a savory journey into the past — along with a heaping helping of history....
  • West Hartford Library Director To Retire

    West Hartford Library Director To Retire
    WEST HARTFORD — After 40 years working in libraries across the state, Pat Holloway says she's looking forward to relaxing with a good book. "I don't get much chance to do it. I've got books and books and books that I'd love to sit down and have the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Senior Historian At Mystic Seaport To Discuss "Connecticut And The War Of 1812"

    Dr. Glenn S. Gordinier will discuss Connecticut and the War of 1812 on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Killingworth Library. The illustrated talk "The Rockets' Red Glare, Connecticut, And The War Of 1812" will examine how that oft forgotten war...
  • Bristol Show Portrays Work Through Music

    BRISTOL - The public library will host what it calls "a musical representation of work in America" presented by musician Rick Spencer.  It is scheduled for Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. "On the Job: Historical Songs of American Work and Trades" presents music...
  • The 'Morgan' Sails Again

    "'Tis advertised in Boston, New York and Buffalo a hundred hearty sailors, a whalin' for to go ..." As the Charles W. Morgan was towed past the New London Light last weekend to begin its 38th voyage, it took only the barest pulse of imagination to evoke...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92. Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...
  • Whale Of A Sail: The Charles W. Morgan's 38th Voyage

    Whale Of A Sail: The Charles W. Morgan's 38th Voyage
    For one of the world’s oldest whaling ships, it must have felt like going home. Although it had been nearly a century since its last journey, the Charles W. Morgan recently sailed serenely among the whales at the Stellwagen Bank National Marine...
  • Amistad Has To Change Its Course

    Amistad Has To Change Its Course
    It's been a bad week for a good ship. The head of the nonprofit that operates the Amistad, Connecticut's official flagship and Tall Ship ambassador, notified New London officials that the schooner would not be visiting Sailfest in the Whaling City this...
  • Still Time To Get The Kids In Summer Camp

    Still Time To Get The Kids In Summer Camp
    Toward the end of the school year, we're really looking forward to those long, lazy days of summer. But perhaps all too soon you'll realize you should have planned something to keep the kids, and yourself, from going crazy. No worries. There are still...
  • Local woman sings the national anthem at Fenway

    As she stepped foot onto the turf at Fenway Park, lifelong Red Sox fan Sharon Brouillard paused for a moment and remarked, "you know, this is sacred ground." But tread upon it she did, as she marched up to the infield to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" in...
  • Editorial: As Amistad Foundered, State Had No Clue

    Editorial: As Amistad Foundered, State Had No Clue
    For those who believe the state gives away money to organizations with little oversight, an unquestioning attitude and scant due diligence, look no further than Connecticut's bumbling actions regarding the tall ship Amistad. The Freedom Schooner Amistad...