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  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • 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...
  • Bike Shop Owner's Ride Isn't Over

    Bike Shop Owner's Ride Isn't Over
    BLOOMFIELD — Mike Wolf, once owner of the biggest bicycle retail chain in Connecticut, started fixing bikes as a teen in Bloomfield in the 1950s. Bloomfield Bike Shop was really a repair shop at first, with reconditioned bikes for sale and only a...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, Wethersfield

    Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, Wethersfield
    The name Tilted Kilt has always sent my mind spinning a bit. Knitted Kiln? Tilted Windmill? Jilted Kitten? A quick Web search shows that offbeat pub names abound across the Pond, like the Jolly Taxpayer, The Bucket of Blood, The Nobody Inn, The Bull and...
  • Timeline: Evolution Of The Slave Trade

    1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va. 1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass. 1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production. 1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
  • Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out

    Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out
    The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Feb. 16, 2014

    Feb. 16, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Well, this is a new sport for him. He usually skates on thin ice. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford He's a shoo-in to win. I heard he gave the judges $55 each! -- Mike White, Ellington I heard Foley's tricks are even more radical! --...
  • Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design

    Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design
    A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production. Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
  • Fuego en Hartford desplaza a 25 personas

    Un incendio en una cochera debajo de un edificio de apartamentos el domingo en la Avenida Wethersfield desplazada a unas 25 personas, según fuentes oficiales del departamento de bomberos. Los bomberos respondieron al fuego antes de las 6:30am y...