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Windsor (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Gina Barreca - A Woman Of Wit And Wisdom

    The old axiom that "when they made her, they broke the mold" applies to Gina Barreca, Ph.D., English Professor at UCONN, author of 8 books and multi-published columnist. Exuding warmth and enthusiasm, Gina is the friend you want to have and despite her...
  • Windsor Board of Education appoints new Poquonock School principal

    Upon recommendation of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Craig A. Cooke, the Windsor Board of Education recently appointed a new principal of Poquonock School. The Board appointed Tracie Peterson as the Poquonock School principal, effective immediately....
  • Malloy Awards Two Dozen Grants For Housing Projects

    Windsor is among two dozen Connecticut municipalities to receive almost $13 million in housing and community revitalization grants. Windsor received $400,000, which will be used to continue its housing rehabilitiation loan program to help low and...
  • Chamber climbs rocks, accepts ice bucket challenge

    The Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce's monthly Business After Hours event took on a decidedly more adventurous spin, at the Central Rock Gym on Aug. 13. Several Chamber members tried rock climbing – most for the first time. Central Rock Gym manager...
  • Simsbury's Pemberton Takes Control In Showcase Game

    WATERBURY — Elijah Pemberton was the player to finally take control Wednesday night — becoming the star among stars, so to speak — with a scoring splurge in the fourth quarter of the GHPA Topflight High School B-Ball Showcase at Crosby...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Art Center Hosts Panel Conversation On Collecting Art

    Whether you're a longtime or an aspiring collector of fine artwork, you'll find The Windsor Art Center's panel discussion about collecting art is a must-do on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., Windsor. The current...
  • Windsor school district welcomes new employees

    As the school year begins, Windsor parents will be getting to know new members of the district leadership team, hired just before the end of the last school year. The entire district adminstration will be up and running on day one with full-time,...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Region Is Becoming A Bigger Deal

    Hartford Region Is Becoming A Bigger Deal
    If there were no such thing as history, Greater Hartford probably would be one municipality. There might be villages or boroughs here and there, but there'd be one chief executive and one legislative body. That of course did not happen; the region...
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...