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Enfield

Enfield is a suburb located in Hartford County, 18 miles north of Hartford and 18 miles south of Springfield, Mass. Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. The town is comprised of 33.8 square miles with a population of approximately 45,000 residents.
Enfield is a suburb located in Hartford County, 18 miles north of Hartford and 18 miles south of Springfield, Mass. Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. The town is comprised of 33.8 square miles with a population of approximately 45,000 residents. « Show less

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  • Connecticut's Story Key To Cultural Tourism

    Culture, tourism, placemaking and economic development are four concepts that belong together. Good public policy requires thinking strategically about their interrelatedness. Despite being one of only six states with abundant, on-the-ground and...
  • Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design

    Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design
    A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production. Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
  • Motherhood Jolts Bulimic Into Getting Treatment

    Images of stylish, smiling celebrities are all over the Internet. Sexy, skinny models grace the pages of almost every woman's magazine. The quest to be flawless is all around us, and cases of anorexia and bulimia are growing at an alarming rate. "I...
  • Gun Making Part Of Connecticut's Fabric

    From coast to coast, politicians and pundits quickly grasped the irony when the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown landed Connecticut, the home and birthplace of the American firearms industry, at the center of a national...
  • Tales From A Bloody Battle: "Connecticut Yankees at Antietam"

    Tales From A Bloody Battle: "Connecticut Yankees at Antietam"
    In the years after the Civil War battle of Antietam, John Burnham of Hartford descended into madness. Alonzo Maynard of Ellington, who was shot four times in the struggle for Burnside Bridge, spent the rest of his years in physical agony, sometimes...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • One Woman's Choice Expected To Be Talk Of Tattoo Convention

    One Woman's Choice Expected To Be Talk Of Tattoo Convention
    At Tommy's Tattoo Convention, happening this weekend at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, hundreds of tattoos will be created: skulls, monsters, flames, eloquent mottos, pretty girls, animals, birds. Compared to these, a spray of pink peonies may...
  • Connecticut Lawmakers Push For More Regulations and Permits For Tattoo Artists

    Connecticut Lawmakers Push For More Regulations and Permits For Tattoo Artists
    Thousands of people eager to have their bodies decorated with beautiful and sometimes bizarre images — or at least to admire that sort of artwork — will be coming to Hartford this weekend. And they'll be arriving at this fantasmagorical...
  • Where To Get a Burger A Caballo (a.k.a. With Egg) in Connecticut

    Where To Get a Burger A Caballo (a.k.a. With Egg) in Connecticut
    Every month has some kind of national food designation attached to it. And it seems like every day is national cheese-covered something day, or blank-on-a-bun day. As we gear up for the unofficial start of summer and grilling season, we celebrate National...
  • MassMutual: Former Staff Of The Hartford Will Work In Enfield

    Connecticut won't lose hundreds of workers to Massachusetts as employees transfer from The Hartford Financial Services Group to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Instead, they'll work in Enfield. On Jan. 1, The Hartford completed the sale of its...
  • FCC Opens Up More Spots on Radio Dial for Low-Power Community Stations

    National advocates of low-power, community-oriented radio stations are celebrating a recent Federal Communications Commission ruling that will give these types of little stations a lot more space on the radio dial. The reaction of “Little Radio&...