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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
  • State Purchase Of Hartford Parking Garage A Mixed Blessing

    In the short term, the sale of the Morgan Street parking garage to the state looks like a good deal for Hartford. Though the deal is still being negotiated, details reported thus far indicate the city will receive a total of $26.2 million for an asset...
  • UConn Makes Water Choice Wisely

    Sprawl follows the pipes, planners have observed. So in choosing a shorter pipeline for bringing water to campus, the University of Connecticut will limit low-density development in eastern Connecticut and save money to boot. School officials have...
  • Must Keep Moving On Water Plan

    Water is a vital resource and also a local one, so the horrid droughts afflicting the far West have no immediate impact on the Northeast. Nonetheless, Connecticut should pay attention. Drought can happen here, especially in an era of increased climate...
  • Preserve Savin Farm and Farmington Avenue Gem

    Two preservation efforts that deserve strong support: •There's a bill before the General Assembly that would permanently protect the Savin Farm, 575 acres of prime state-owned farmland in Lebanon. As a recent report from the state Council on...
  • Five Houses Make Connecticut Our Home

    Americans move on the average every five years, or so I read this week, and this got me thinking that my wife and I have lived in Connecticut for 28 years and at six different addresses, so we're about at the average. All of these addresses have memories....
  • Rethink West Hartford Walgreens' Design

    Last week, West Hartford gave tentative approval to a redevelopment proposal that raises this question: Why would West Hartford — of all municipalities — approve a highway-strip type project at the principal urban gateway to the town? Its...
  • State Youths Vulnerable To Marijuana Abuse

    Marijuana use among teenagers has climbed steadily since 2007, surpassed tobacco use in 2011 and is expected to supersede alcohol use in 2020. This trend is mainly attributed to the growing belief that marijuana is not harmful to youths' health and...
  • 10/14/2011-Occupy This

    10/14/2011-Occupy This
    I strolled over to the Occupy Hartford site on Broad St. and Farmington Ave. Thursday. The movement is spreading all over the country and I wanted to check on the local scene. The site is just down the street from The Courant, so I used the opportunity to...
  • Circus Fire At 70: A Closer Look

    The Hartford Circus Fire — 70th Anniversary Commemoration July 6, 2 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. Authors Stewart O'Nan, "The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy," and Mike Skidgell, "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....