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  • Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 ½ acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
  • Correction Officer Accused In Hartford Rape

    HARTFORD — A correction officer assigned to Hartford was arrested early Thursday on charges that he raped a woman at gunpoint on Huyshope Avenue. Kelvin Grisales had agreed to pay the woman for sex, but instead pulled a gun on her and sexually...
  • Vernon Police Honor Citizens, Officers

    VERNON — The police department on Wednesday honored citizens for going to the aid of people in need and just for simple good deeds. The department also recognized officers for saving lives and solving crimes in 2012 and 2013. Richard Harrison...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Reception Celebrates Art Installation At Tunxis

    An opening reception for the new public art installation "Passing Through," was held recently at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. "The theme of 'Passing Through' is of a hiker treka community of people on a common path overcoming obstacles,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 18th-Century Horsemanship And Attack By British At Revolutionary War Encampment

    Thundering across a field at a full canter toward his "adversary," an 18th-century soldier raises his sword and slashes through a melon? Horseman David Loda will reenact this and other mock battle scenes as Lieutenant Colonel David Humphreys, aide-de-camp...
  • Company Seeks To Open Marijuana Dispensary In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD -- A Rocky Hill company wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary on the Silas Deane Highway and is seeking a zoning amendment allowing it to do so. Biorelief Pharmaceuticals LLC hopes to operate in the shopping plaza at 125 Silas...
  • Pavement Upgrade Adds To Costs Of Wethersfield School Renovation

    WETHERSFIELD -- At the recommendation of the town's fire marshal, the school building committee voted Monday to beef up the pavement at the high school's northwest corner. The thicker asphalt – to be four and a half inches compared to the...
  • Former Police Chief, Town Manager In Rocky Hill Dies

     Former Police Chief, Town Manager In Rocky Hill Dies
    ROCKY HILL – Fair, honest, compassionate, calm, innovative. Those are among the adjectives used by those who knew and worked with Philip R. Dunn to describe the former police chief and town manager who died Monday after battling lymphoma. He was...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)

    Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)
    Nancy Eaton, unhappy with mail delivery in Glastonbury, asked The Bottom Line (read the Feb. 16 column here) if anyone else had complained about the United States Postal Service. Well, not really — until now. Here is a sampling of responses,...
  • Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops

    Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops
    Garden Club Events The Simsbury Garden Club's annual herb luncheon is Monday, March 17. Members will bring their favorite herb dishes and recipes to share. Marcia Lahens, cooking teacher and caterer, will discuss "Flavor Exploration — Exploring...
  • Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Offering $160,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - Application deadlines are approaching this month for more than $160,000 in scholarships available through funds managed by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Scholarships are available to high school seniors in New Britain,...