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  • Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture

    Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture
    News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
  • Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar

    Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar
    Karen Senich, 40, was appointed executive director of the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism in February 2008 after having served as the commission's acting director for a year. Senich is a Connecticut native who practiced law for 10 years before...
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  • The Market At Hartford 21 Quickly Becomes A Food Lover's Paradise

    The Market At Hartford 21 Quickly Becomes A Food Lover's Paradise
    Tweets and Facebook posts from the Market at Hartford 21 can be torturous at lunchtime if you're hungry and far from downtown Hartford. There's White Bean and Arugula Pizza with a lemon cream sauce, Chorizo and Escarole Soup; Veal Bolognese with rigatoni....
  • Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies
    Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
  • Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea

    Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea
    From the day she was launched in 1841, the Charles W. Morgan has been lucky, not an inconsiderable quality in a small, wooden ship that pursued whales beyond what was then the known limit of the watery world.     It was a freak current, according to a...
  • 'Horse Jockeys' In The West Indies Trade

    'Horse Jockeys' In The West Indies Trade
    In January 1817, the brig Gleaner had the misfortune to leave Saybrook, West Indies-bound with a cargo of horses and other livestock, just as a winter gale hit. By the evening of the second day, the brig was wallowing under waves and the horses...