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Thames River

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  • David Beckham practiced driving speedboat before opening ceremony

    David Beckham practiced driving speedboat before opening ceremony
    Remember that scene from the opening ceremony that looked as though it came out of a James Bond movie. It featured David Beckham, looking dapper in a black suit, driving a speed boat down the Thames River, his wake illuminated by blue, pink and golden...
  • This Week's Travelzoo Deals

    Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Kauai Luxury 4-Star property named one of the world’s best 500 hotels by Travel & Leisure Resort finished a multimillion dollar revamp in 2011 and features 6 bars/restaurants and top-rated spa/golf course While there,...
  • A list of wedding halls, caterers, florists, photographers and more around New Haven

    A list of wedding halls, caterers, florists, photographers and more around New Haven
    BANQUET HALLS Branford Bill Miller's Castle 834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551 La Luna 168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995 The Woodwinds 29 Schoolground Rd., (203) 481-6577 Derby Grassy Hill Lodge 77 Sodom Ln., (203) 734-1616 East Haven...
  • Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60

    Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60
    One of the proudest moments in state history occurred 60 years ago Tuesday, when the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, slid into the Thames River at Groton. The christening, by first lady Mamie Eisenhower, on Jan. 21, 1954,...
  • A Better Plan For UConn's Water Needs

    We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office

    Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office
    A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
  • Former New London Pharmaceutical CEO Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime

    The former head of New London-based Sheffield Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty Tuesday to a criminal charge of knowingly allowing the dumping of chemical pollutants into a public sewage system that discharged into the Thames River for more than seven years....
  • Saved From A Life In Slavery

    Though local history contains many accounts of injustice perpetrated against enslaved black people here, the story of one Hebron family illuminates the better angels of Connecticut's nature. Caesar and Lois Peters and their children were the property...
  • New London Towards Africa

    New London Towards Africa
    The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up. Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
  • 2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'

    2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'
    In its opening last weekend at Bowie Playhouse, 2nd Star's production of Ray Cooney's "Funny Money" had audiences in stitches — as this farcical show has done since its 1994 London premiere. Cooney has written 22 plays over the past 50 years,...