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  • Area High School Boys Volleyball Capsules

    Preview capsules for area high school volleyball teams that responded to The Courant's request for information: CCC SOUTH GLASTONBURY Last year: 19-2 Coach: Pat Ryan Top players: Matt Alvarez, sr., S; Calvin Haught, sr., MH; Shane Harasyko, jr., MH...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Enzo Boscarino Presents "How 2B Italian (As If You Didn't Know)" At Wethersfield Library

    Join us at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 for "How 2B Italian (as if you didn't know)" with Enzo Boscarino at the Wethersfield Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield. This program illustrates Italy's culture, rich history, art, popular traditions,...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • A Tong War Murder At A Manchester Laundry

    A Tong War Murder At A Manchester Laundry
    Of the 55 men who were hanged by the state between 1894 and 1936, 41 were immigrants. Two were Chinese — Chin Lung and Soo Hoo Wing — convicted in 1927 of murdering a member of a rival tong. Ong Ging Hem, 36, was killed in his cousin's...
  • Detour On The Fly Doesn't Stop Top Runners At Middletown Half Marathon

    Detour On The Fly Doesn't Stop Top Runners At Middletown Half Marathon
    MIDDLETOWN — Former UConn runner William Sanders won the Harvard Pilgrim Middletown half marathon Sunday as he had planned. He just didn't run the race he was expecting to run. Nearly two miles in, Sanders and a group of 12 runners went the...
  • Company Will Still Pursue Possible Wethersfield Dispensary

    WETHERSFIELD — The medical marijuana dispensary proposed for the Silas Deane Highway is on hold indefinitely after the company failed to win a state license. Biorelief Pharmaceuticals LLC of Rocky Hill was not among the six firms awarded licenses...
  • Wethersfield Man Prepares For World Boomerang Cup

    Wethersfield Man Prepares For World Boomerang Cup
    WETHERSFIELD -- Random chance set Adam Stankiewicz on the unlikely path to boomerang stardom. One day, Stankiewicz met a man at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, who let him borrow his stunt kite. The man later asked if he'd ever thrown a boomerang....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Bank Community Concert Series Grows To 17 Performances By Simply Swing

    Back for the third year in a row, the 2014 Farmington Bank Community Concert Series featuring Simply Swing has expanded to 17 performances. The series will kick off with a performance on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. at the Town Hall in Newington. "The...
  • Wethersfield Library Sets Book Sale

    WETHERSFIELD — Wethersfield Library will be awash in books for sale this weekend. The Friends of the Wethersfield Library group is holding its semiannual book sale to benefit the library. The event will be 10 to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m....
  • Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Prompts Passionate Response In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD — A proposed zoning amendment that could allow a medical marijuana dispensary to open on the Silas Deane Highway provoked passionate arguments both for and against Tuesday. Speaking at a public hearing before the planning and zoning...
  • Rocky Hill High School Renovation Over Budget

    Rocky Hill High School Renovation Over Budget
    ROCKY HILL – The Rocky Hill High School renovation faces a looming deficit with pre-construction estimates currently running $6.5 million, or nearly 15 percent above the $45 million project budget. Town officials are exploring several options with...