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  • State Sliding Down Slope To Video Slots

    Heard about the three new slots casinos being proposed for Connecticut? Probably not, any more than you heard of plans to legalize keno (essentially electronic bingo) before legislative leaders slipped it into the budget in the waning hours of the...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • Animal Cruelty Cases Deserve Serious Response

    We've read too many of these stories about the torment of animals. In the latest one, a 20-year-old Windsor Locks man was charged last week with seven counts of cruelty to animals, in this case cats. If he's guilty, he deserves time behind bars. In...
  • Feb. 21: Editorial - Board Makes Right Call On Sgt. Koistinen

    Though it is a close call, the state labor board was right Thursday in ordering Windsor Locks to rehire police Sgt. Robert Koistinen. Robert Koistinen was fired in January 2012 for his role in the investigation into the death of 15-year-old bicyclist...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • Connecticut ancla UTC al estado con contrato por $400M

    Connecticut ancla UTC al estado con contrato por $400M
    Connecticut y United Technologies Corp, el mayor empleador privado del estado, anunciaron el miércoles un acuerdo que afianzaría al gigante de fabricación al estado con hasta $400 millones en fondos durante las próximas dos décadas. El acuerdo, que...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • Police Rescue 16-Year-Old From Prostitution Ring

    WINDSOR LOCKS — Local police and federal agents rescued a 16-year-old girl who was being exploited by a prostitution ring in the area, police said. The girl was removed in from Motel 6 in Windsor Locks. She received medical attention and was...
  • Connecticut's A Twister Magnet

    Connecticut's A Twister Magnet
    Connecticut seems to be New England's tornado alley, and the Connecticut River Valley a particularly favorite twister path. Tornadoes like Monday's have become, alas, a familiar sight in this state. Connecticut had the greatest tornado density in New...
  • Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain

     Possible Tornado Sighted Amid Storms, Heavy Rain
    A possible tornado was spotted moving through Coventry into Mansfield Wednesday evening as storms moved across the state, dumping heavy rain, knocking down trees and power lines and prompting tornado warnings in Tolland and Windham counties. The...
  • NWS: Tornado Touched Down In Enfield Monday

    ENFIELD — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a third tornado touched down in the state on Monday, this one in Enfield. The tornado came from the same storm as the twister that hit the Windsor Locks area on Monday afternoon, the NWS...