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  • Cheney Rail Trail hike takes in a piece of history

    Nine hikers braved the bitter cold on Saturday, Jan. 31, as members of the Manchester Land Conservation Trust (MLCT) led a free hike along the Cheney Rail Trail in Manchester. The hike began at the railroad tracks on the north side of Farr's Sporting...
  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • Obama proposes more pipeline safety money in new federal budget

    Obama proposes more pipeline safety money in new federal budget
    — Federal pipeline inspectors would see a 20 percent boost in the money available for overseeing those aging networks under the budget proposal released Monday by the White House. That $4 trillion funding plan would provide another $30 million...
  • Transfer of Arizona national forest to mining firm divides blighted town

    Transfer of Arizona national forest to mining firm divides blighted town
    Leslie Martin's boutique is among the few businesses on Superior's Main Street not boarded up, making it one of the last places where locals can still gather to talk. And she plans to keep it that way by asking visitors to leave whenever they bring up...
  • Snowstorms bring out the best in us — snow piles, the worst

    Snowstorms bring out the best in us — snow piles, the worst
    Big snowfalls bring out the best in us. As the flakes fall and the wind whips mounds into drifts, we rally. Those of us who can, shovel off our own sidewalks and maybe go a house or two up and down the street. Snowblower heroes carve pathways down...
  • Watchdog Group Calls For State Invasive Species Strategy

    Watchdog Group Calls For State Invasive Species Strategy
    HARTFORD — The biggest ecological threat to Connecticut's native habitats comes from invasive species of plants and animals, and the state already has a plan for dealing with alien creatures that infest our lakes, ponds, streams and rivers. The...
  • A Visit To Groton's Copp Property

    A Visit To Groton's Copp Property
    Ah, Groton. The hiking opportunities aren't exactly numerous. There's Bluff Point State Park, Haley Farm State Park and the Gold Star Bridge to get you to other hiking spots in other towns. Just passing through, Submarine Capital of the World. But after...
  • Shuster: no hike for gas tax

    The western Pennsylvania congressman who chairs the House Transportation Committee is drawing a line in the sand for the next round of negotiations on a highway funding bill: no hike for the gasoline tax.  In an interview with the Associated Press, Rep....
  • The ironies of oil

    Gasoline prices are on the verge of crashing down to below $2 a gallon. The price of oil may dip below $50 a barrel. Even with renewed demand from a global economic resurgence, energy prices continue to fall. The U.S. has suddenly become the world's...
  • Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences

    Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences
    One of the things I like to find when I'm out exploring are rock ledges that jut out of the forest and provide a panoramic view. One can imagine a wolf sitting on the edge under a full moon, its howl echoing in the distance. The Philip E. Young Memorial...
  • Manchester Directors Award Funds For Farm Purchase

    Manchester Directors Award Funds For Farm Purchase
    MANCHESTER — The board of directors on Tuesday helped close a funding gap in the local land trust's pending purchase of a 63-acre farm in the town's southwestern corner. The board voted unanimously to appropriate $98,000, the remaining money in...