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  • Glastonbury's Monaco Ford Holding Clothing Drive

    GLASTONBURY — Monaco Ford is hosting a clothing drive to help children get ready for back-to-school. The dealership is teaming up with Style Saves for an event on Sunday at Casona, 681 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford. Style Saves will be helping 60...
  • Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

    Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive
    At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a salt water view. My preference is the hot version, fresh lobster meat drizzled with butter and piled into a hot dog bun....
  • Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance

    Open Mic Night Offers Rewards Beyond Performance
    Jack Forchette and Margarete Attanasio greeted me at the entrance of Infinity Music Hall & Bistro just after the start of open mic night, a weekly event in the bar and restaurant area.  While Attanasio and her husband, Andy, ran the show, Forchette, the...
  • Hartford Fire Displaces At Least Nine

    Hartford Fire Displaces At Least Nine
    HARTFORD — A fire tore through five apartment units on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford Monday night, leaving nine residents without a place to stay. The call came in just before 2 a.m., and at least 12 people were inside the building at the time...
  • New Land Allows More Burials At Historic Wethersfield Cemetery

    New Land Allows More Burials At Historic Wethersfield Cemetery
    WETHERSFIELD — The Ancient Burying Ground and Village Cemetery, one of oldest and most historic graveyards in the nation, is running out of room. Cemetery officials recently responded by purchasing a 20,000-square-foot parcel from neighboring...
  • When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape

    When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape
    In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees. "If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
  • Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built

     Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built
    For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret. "It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
  • Connecticut Home Sales Get Boost In June

    Connecticut home sales in June posted the strongest gains so far this year — with Hartford County leading the way — an indication that the well-watched spring home buying season may have been a bit stronger than first thought. Sales of...
  • Tree Ruling Protects Against Overzealous Trimming

    Though environmentalists feel it didn't go far enough, the state's recent ruling on tree trimming by utility companies injects balance and common sense into the process. After the major storms of 2011 and 2012 wreaked havoc with the state's power...
  • Planet Fitness Approved In Wethersfield, Office Depot Expected To Close

    WEHERSFIELD – The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved plans Tuesday for a gym to move into the current Office Depot location at 1295 Silas Deane Highway. The Office Depot in the Goff Brooks shopping center on the Silas Deane Highway...
  • On The Fly: State's Pro Lacrosse Team Needs A Name

    We have a National Lacrosse League team with the Philly franchise moving here. Now we need a name. Edmonton is the Rush; maybe we can be the Connecticut Crush. Or Mohegan Mayhem. After all, the league averages 22 goals a game. Anyway, it's pretty neat...