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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • When it's too hot to trot

    Will Graustein describes himself as a "fair-weather runner" who avoids exercising in brutal heat. On the other hand, he finds he competes pretty well in crummy weather, from blizzards to heat waves. Graustein, 40, of Harwinton, is president of the...
  • Canton: Water And Helicopters

    I was 9 years old, living in Canton during the Flood of '55. The things I remember are the helicopters landing in the area of the now Saybrook Fish House with evacuees from all around because all the bridges were destroyed and there was water everywhere....
  • Burlington: Trapped At Camp

    I was at New Britain Fresh Air Camp in Burlington in August of 1955. I was trapped along with 100 other campers. I was 12 years old. The water wasn't drinkable and there was very little food to eat. I remember how frightened we all were because we didn't...
  • Farmington Tweet Among "Top 10 Most Powerful Of 2010"

    The social networking site Twitter has released its list of the "Top 10 Most Powerful Tweets" for 2010 and a tweet from Connecticut was listed at No. 3. Leigh Fazzina, a healthcare PR/social media communications consultant, was biking in Winding Trails...
  • Fury Unleashed

    On the morning of Aug. 18, 1955, Waterbury wakes up to pouring rain, but hardly anyone notices. What has their attention on this soggy Thursday morning is the "Today Show," hosted by Dave Garroway, which is being aired live from the Elton Hotel downtown....
  • Now, Dams And Reservoirs, Doppler And Satellites

    After a flood in 1936 caused widespread devastation from Maine to Maryland, federal officials drafted a plan to prevent a similar disaster. But the effort languished - until the flood of '55 came along. The devastating deluge that claimed 87 lives and...
  • AP: 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. The report cites an official with knowledge of the situation. Sources told The Courant that there are at...
  • 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  Many of the...
  • 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
  • A State Of Shock

    By early afternoon on Aug. 19, 1955, the rain has stopped, the clouds have parted, and the sun is shining on Friday. Ed Durant, who has been sitting naked in a tree amid the roiling brown waters of the flooded Farmington River for several hours, welcomes...
  • Feminism Isn't Over For Young People

    Considering that gender equality still doesn't exist, why isn't the women's movement more visible and why aren't more young people identifying as feminists? Are all the women out there OK with the status quo? I have read and heard all sorts of things...