| Jun 30, 2015
| 12:54 PM
The Somers Senior Center's 25th anniversary celebration on June 29 was done in high style. The dining room was decked out in silver and white, there were refreshments, entertainment and raffle prizes, dignitaries were invited, and the room was packed with...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 3:45 PM
State officials and Connecticut's congressional delegation praised the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold an essential aspect of the Affordable Care Act.
Members of the delegation, all Democrats, took to the Senate floor, MSNBC and to...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 9:00 PM
You wouldn't ordinarily think there's a connection between the abolition of slavery and the beginnings of powered aviation, but news stories over the past year suggest a parallel. The link has nothing to do with actual occurrences and everything to do...
| Jun 15, 2015
Last week, Rep. Randy Forbes found himself in a familiar place: Explaining why Congress should pay for the Navy's top priority outside of the annual shipbuilding budget.
And for the second time in as many months, the Chesapeake Republican got his way in...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 2:08 PM
They don't call it the Greatest Generation for nothing. Men like Danielson's Reginald "Red" Morin even left school early to enlist in World War II, enduring constant danger, deprivation and other hardships in the service of their country. On May 29, Morin...
| May 22, 2015
| 3:00 AM
1. Memorial Day weekend kicks off Friday with visits by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to Hammonasset Beach, a seafood restaurant and a craft brewery. Malloy will take part in a groundbreaking of improvements to Hammonasset Beach State Park at 1 p.m. followed by...
| May 18, 2015
| 8:33 AM
Two-hundred years after its original charter was signed, Griswold residents celebrated by re-enacting the charter ceremony and staging a festive parade through Jewett City's streets.
Four people descended from original charter signers – Mary...
| May 14, 2015
| 7:53 AM
Medals presented to family of World War II serviceman killed in action
ENFIELD – On Monday , May 11, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) presented two service medals to the family of Private Patrick O'Brien, who served in the U.S. Army in France and...
| May 11, 2015
| 8:48 AM
CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...
| May 9, 2015
| 5:55 PM
Sometimes when you lose in politics, you win.
Case in point: Emily Bjornberg, a Democratic political newcomer from Lyme, who was soundly defeated by first-term incumbent state Sen. Art Linares, R-Westbrook, in the Nov. 4 election for the 33rd District...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 2:31 PM
A bill recently introduced in the U.S. House by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, would let those with student loan debt do something they can't do now: refinance their student loans. It's a much-needed measure that, in the long run, would help both...