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Thanksgiving

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  • Cooking with the Kids: Thanksgiving Ideas!

    Cooking with the Kids: Thanksgiving Ideas!
    Are you hosting Thanksgiving? Or maybe you're one of the estimated 46 million Americans expected to travel for the holiday. Chances are, even if you're not making the turkey, you're responsible for making (or bringing) an app, side dish or dessert. ...
  • Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals

    Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals
    Whether you're sick of turkey, catching up with faraway friends or avoiding relatives, several Hartford-area restaurants are extending happy hour and offering dinner specials this holiday week. Fleming's Restaurant & Wine Bar in West Hartford extends its...
  • Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve

    Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve
    As 10 people found themselves homeless after a fire at 80 Prospect Ave in Hartford Wednesday evening, deputy police chief Brian J. Foley took to Twitter to help rescue their holiday. "HELP PLEASE. Bad Fire. 10 residents without a home tonight and on...
  • Acts of Kindness to Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Acts of Kindness to Celebrate Thanksgiving
    I've been trying to teach my children to be thankful for their blessings.  Not just because it's timely, a few weeks away from Thanksgiving, but on a daily basis.  We talk about our family, our friends, the roof over our heads, our health and of course,...
  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • David Prindiville, Longtime Manchester Road Race Official, Is Retiring

    When David Prindiville formed the Manchester Road Race committee with two others in 1977, the race was coming off a year marred by problems. There was a boom of new runners participating in races like the Manchester Road Race, and the organizer at the...
  • Tim Kettle: Project PIN Director

    Tim Kettle has been the director of Project PIN for three years, but it's been a part of his life for nearly 26 years. That's how long ago it was when his mother Irene helped found the food bank. At the time, clergy from All Hallows Church, Central...
  • Medical marijuana regulations advance in state Legislature

    Medical marijuana regulations advance in state Legislature
    Competing proposals to regulate the state's medical marijuana industry advanced in the Legislature on Thursday, capping a week of bustling legislative activity before state budget talks take priority for awhile in the Capitol. Lawmakers also voted on...
  • Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son

    Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son
    The family resemblance is clear from the photograph, even without looking at the name Turner stitched to the front of the two Army uniforms. By chance, the two men had deployed to Afghanistan at the same time — the young son on his first overseas...
  • Jury Selection Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder Trial

    Jury Selection Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder Trial
    HARTFORD — Jury selection began Monday for a man accused of killing his mother and two house guests in East Hartford on Thanksgiving in 2010. The trial for Brett Bednarz, 50, is scheduled to begin May 11. Prosecutor Tom Garcia is handling the...