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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hear Me Roar - Aurora Women And Girls Dragon Boat Race

    The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, Inc. will be participating in the Riverfront Recapture Dragon Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 16, by hosting the only all-female boat raising funds for women and girls in the greater Hartford community. The rowers...
  • 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,...
  • Eno Farms Evicts Tenants For Failure To Submit Income Reports

    SIMSBURY — The owners of the Eno Farms housing complex on Monday evicted five tenants who had failed to complete an income certification report. "These residents chose not to participate," said Lisa Kidder, director of communications for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Historic Fram & Market "New England Cuisine"

    It's green vegetable season in New England and the August episode of "New England Cuisine" will be celebrating when host Chef Chris Prosperi welcomes Joe O'Grady, farm manager from Holcomb Farm in West Granby and Jill O' Coin, pastry chef and bakery...
  • One Taken To Hospital After Simsbury Crash

    SIMSBURY — One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on Route 185 near East Weatogue Street Monday morning, fire officials said. Two vehicles were involved in the crash. One person had to be extricated from a vehicle, according to fire...
  • Form-Based Zoning Opens Door To Better Neighborhoods

    For hundreds of years, cities built buildings that had both commercial and residential uses — often with a store on the first floor and apartments on upper floors. Such "mixed-use" buildings are found all over the world — except in many...
  • Could Farm Surge Help Feed Needy?

    Connecticut has a growing number of farms. The state also has a growing demand for food from food pantries, even in seemingly affluent towns. Is there a way to connect the increasing need with the growing supply? The number of farms in Connecticut...
  • Simsbury's Robert Kalechman, 81: Always A Marine

    Simsbury's Robert Kalechman, 81: Always A Marine
    SIMSBURY — The sacrifices made by his fellow Marines are never far from Robert Kalechman's mind. Kalechman, 81, of Simsbury, left active duty a long time ago, having served during the Korean War. But he always thinks of other Marines and wants...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...
  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...
  • Only Parents Can Keep Children Off Path To Obesity, Ill Health

    Only Parents Can Keep Children Off Path To Obesity, Ill Health
    When parents dream of a future for their children, it doesn't include diabetes, strokes, heart disease, osteoarthritis or several types of cancers. Those are a few of the severe ailments that the federal Centers for Disease Control attribute to adult...