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  • Coordinate I-84, Rock Cats' Plan — Or Else

    Coordinate I-84, Rock Cats' Plan — Or Else
    Of all the issues raised in the last week about the prospective arrival of the New Britain Rock Cats in Hartford — whether the city can afford it, the chimerical jobs numbers, the robbing of the team from a sister city, the 17 months of secret...
  • Families Enjoy Carnival At St. Bernard Church

    Families Enjoy Carnival At St. Bernard Church
    It was a soggy week, but the three-day St. Bernard's Church Carnival - which ran from Thursday, June 12, through Saturday, June 14 - ended on a sunny note with crowds of pleasure-seekers descending on the church grounds for an evening of wholesome...
  • Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds

    Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds
    Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Residents, Divided On Rock Cats Stadium Plan, Criticize Deal, Job Estimates

     Hartford Residents, Divided On Rock Cats Stadium Plan, Criticize Deal, Job Estimates
    HARTFORD — City residents fumed Wednesday over what they called a lack of transparency and inflated job and visitor projections for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Hartford. The more than 250 residents who attended a hearing at the...
  • 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...
  • Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield

    Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield
    Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
  • 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...
  • 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   ...
  • A Different View Of Course For Race's Top Survivor

     A Different View Of Course For Race's Top Survivor
    NEW BRITAIN — Kristin Kelleher had run the Race in the Park 5K to support breast cancer research in the past. But this year was different. On Saturday, she ran as a breast cancer survivor. Kelleher, 44, of Cromwell was the top survivor to finish...
  • It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved

     It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved
    WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days. "Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...