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  • Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry Opening Delayed Due To High Water

    Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry Opening Delayed Due To High Water
    GLASTONBURY — The 359th operating season of the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury ferry will have to wait. The Connecticut River is out of its banks and the flooding is preventing the ferry from making its April 1 debut. When the water recedes and the...
  • Rocky Hill Town Manager To Remain On The Job Until July 1

    ROCKY HILL – After "a lot of soul searching,'' veteran Town Manager Barbara R. Gilbert said she will remain on the job until her previously announced retirement date of July 1. "There is just too much going on. It is in the best interests of the...
  • Recalling A Time When A Stagecoach Ran To The Ferry In South Glastonbury

    Recalling A Time When A Stagecoach Ran To The Ferry In South Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — On March 31, 1962, The Hartford Courant ran a story about a South Glastonbury man's plans to run a stagecoach between the quaint town center and the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury ferry. The headline aptly read: "New South Glastonbury Stage...
  • Manchester To Consider Rules On Panhandling, Loitering

    MANCHESTER — Responding to concerns about what is perceived as a growing problem, particularly downtown, the board of directors is scheduled to consider regulations on panhandling and lolitering when it meets Tuesday. Police would enforce the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Receives $15,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized today during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Hill Receives $10,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized Monday during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • A Photographer With An Eye For High Quality

     A Photographer With An Eye For High Quality
    Arman G. Hatsian, "Hatsie" to thousands of people in Connecticut, was a longtime news photographer for The Courant, well known around the state by politicians, society ladies and athletes. His career ran through the end of one photographic era and...
  • Connecticut's Unfunded Debts: Future Peril

    We all use state services and we are all invested in Connecticut's future. My family's investments are primarily in our home and jobs. Yours may include children in school, a parent in a nursing home, care for a disabled family member, living in a town...
  • Longtime Wethersfield Dem Chairwoman Steps Down

    WETHERSFIELD — The Democratic Town Committee marked the end of an era this week by electing its first new chairman in 32 years. Longtime leader Shirley Steinmetz said she decided to step down after more than three decades at the helm to free up...
  • On This Day In Glastonbury History: Oil Barge Hits Pier

    On This Day In Glastonbury History: Oil Barge Hits Pier
    GLASTONBURY — The 25th anniversary of the oil spill by the Exxon Valdez into Prince William Sound was noted this week. On March 28, 1934, the Connecticut River was the scene of its own potential oil spill when a Glastonbury pier was struck by an oil...
  • Rocky Hill Budget Includes Higher Taxes

    ROCKY HILL – A declining grand list plus a 7 percent increase in spending equals a likely jump in property taxes for local residents and businesses, under the proposed 2014-2015 town budget released this week. The $70.9 million budget is based upon...