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  • All-Courant Girls Volleyball Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package: Hitters Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr. Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr. Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr. Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Caryn...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • Bushnell's Dream: Arts Center Sees A Chance To Create A Real Neighborhood

    The Bushnell, long isolated from any real neighborhood, is now planning one of its own. Think apartments and condominiums, retail shops and restaurants, all lining Hartford's Capitol Avenue in the shadow of the state's gold-domed seat of government....
  • Although The Existence Of Pirate Treasure Is Questionable, Rocky Hill's Bulkley Park Is A Jewel

    It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River. There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
  • Bridal Guide 2013: V-Neck Dresses Are in Vogue

    Bridal Guide 2013: V-Neck Dresses Are in Vogue
    Long a vestige of T-shirts and preppy sweaters, the V-neck style is becoming a staple in bridal dresses, adding a sense of classic design and sensuality. As brides look for strapless alternatives either for novelty or more coverage, V-necks are one...
  • We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots

    We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots
    This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is. In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
  • Nursing Home For Inmates Could Be Asset

    It will be interesting to visit Rocky Hill in a year, to see if townspeople are still vociferously opposed to putting elderly and disabled inmates and mental patients in a skilled nursing facility off West Street. For a couple of months, local officials...
  • Centennial Celebration Is A Walk In The Park

    If you like camping, swimming, hiking, climbing, biking, boating and, of course, history, then you are ready and hopefully eager to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Connecticut's state parks. Their contribution to the quality of life in the state is...
  • Charging People To Look At Police Reports Is A Bad Idea

    State freedom of information laws require state and local police to give the public free access to accident and investigation reports — and last year, a Superior Court judge ruled, in effect, that "free" means "without cost" as well as...
  • WWII Vet Should Follow Smoking Edict

    It's hard not to be sympathetic to Andy Nowicki. He is a decorated combat veteran of World War II and is about to turn 90. He picked up the smoking habit 70 years ago, back when the Army put free cigarettes in C-ration kits. Now he and his wife face...
  • McMahon, Murphy Differ Sharply During First Senate Debate

    McMahon, Murphy Differ Sharply During First Senate Debate
    ROCKY HILL — In a campaign that's been heavy on personal attacks and light on substance, the candidates for U.S. Senate got serious Sunday morning, tackling important issues such as federal spending, tax policy and Medicare. But the first debate...