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  • Local "Skirt" Tale Left Out Of "Titanic"

    They called him ``Skirts'' behind his back and he had to build a high fence around his Kensington home to ward off curiosity seekers.     The local legend of William T. Sloper has prompted unabashed giggles and piqued the curiosity of area residents ever...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • 1995: A HORRIBLE END TO A TROUBLED LIFE WOMAN DRAGGED TO DEATH BY CAR BATTLED ADDICTION

       Robert Baskin thought his daughter was finally getting her life back on track. She had successfully completed a drug rehab program in Middletown this summer. She attended Narcotics Anonymous meetings and spoke of plans to get her high school...
  • Man In Custody In Woman's Death In New Britain

    Man In Custody In Woman's Death In New Britain
    Police have identified a woman who was found dead in a home in the Stanley Quarter neighborhood this morning and are preparing to charge her husband. Police were called around 8:15 a.m. after a relative found the body of Dia Palafox, 30, in the home at...
  • Suddenly, It All Adds Up

    I am just wondering now ... firstly, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his minions push through a busway from downtown New Britain to Hartford over the befuddlement of many. Then, a year or three later, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his minions entice the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Hospital Of Central Connecticut Offering Gentle Yoga Classes

    A 10-week series of gentle yoga classes will be offered by The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) starting Thursday, Sept 4. Certified yoga instructor Jeff Zweig, who teaches many levels of yoga, will lead classes. Classes will continue on...
  • Keith Rocco Wins At Waterford

    Rocco Wins Again At Waterford Keith Rocco of Wallingford went past Ed Puleo for the lead with three laps remaining and held on through four green-white-checkered restarts to win the 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified feature Saturday...
  • Coach Diaco On The Level Discussing Huskies

    Coach Diaco On The Level Discussing Huskies
    STORRS — UConn football coach Bob Diaco has been talking a bit lately about levels of where the players, the entire team, could be — 100, 200, all the way up to 400. The Huskies, coming off a 3-9 season and hungry with a new coach and staff,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hair Cuttery Donates Back To School Haircuts To Children In Need

    Hartford area Hair Cuttery salons launched its 15th annual Share A Haircut program to provide children in need with a fresh haircut to start the new school year. Through Aug. 31, every time a child 18 years old or younger receives a haircut at the Hair...
  • New Britain Looks For New Deal For Patton Brook Well

    NEW BRITAIN — Now that the sale of the Patton Brook well has fallen through, Mayor Erin Stewart's administration is hoping to negotiate a long-term lease for the well with Southington, instead. But it's unclear whether Southington will be...
  • BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists

    BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists
    Ralph Gagliardo's grandfather had a garden at his home in South Windsor, and today, Gagliardo tends some vegetable gardens himself. They're in two big pots outside the First Presbyterian Church next door to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in...