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  • All-Courant Girls Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIES Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr. Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. DEFENSE Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
  • Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand

     Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
    Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head. That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...
  • New Britain High School Students Wins Award For Pinocchio Performance

    NEW BRITAIN - Student Julia Leitao of New Britain High School won a Halo Award for theater excellence, the school system reported. The awards are sponsored by the Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury. On May 28, the school's production team along with 20...
  • Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here

    Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here
    State residents, past or present, have left behind nearly enough unclaimed property to pay for a new XL Center, the proposed downtown minor-league baseball stadium and the $55 refund once promised for every current taxpayer in Connecticut. The total,...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut

    Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut
    The kiss was not planned. Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him. One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
  • Property of the Week: Carson Way in Simsbury

    Property of the Week: Carson Way in Simsbury
    Carson Way, a planned community for all ages in Simsbury, incorporates traditional elements with a modern twist, inside and out. The community of 74 homes, currently under construction, will be built in a village-like setting, minimizing impact on the...
  • Recession Was The Mother Of Invention

    Recession Was The Mother Of Invention
    PLYMOUTH — The housing crash devastated firms in construction — site developers, home builders, carpenters, electricians — but the seismic waves went far beyond that epicenter. Kim Pelletier, president of Truck Builders of Connecticut,...
  • Día de los caídos en CT

    Día de los caídos en CT
    Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day. AVON El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...
  • Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets

    Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets
    Maybe you like a lot of variety in each meal. Maybe you want to get the most food for your money. Maybe you just want to consume as much as humanely possible. Whatever your motivation, Connecticut has plenty of all-you-can-eat buffet options for your...