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  • 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's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths

    Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths
    When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
  • 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...
  • Mirando el tráfico sexual de niños de Connecticut

    Mirando el tráfico sexual de niños de Connecticut
    La vida de Audrey Morrissey como una prostituta adolescente en antigua área de Combate en y la forma en que eventualmente ella misma se salió, resonó entre los trabajadores sociales y los policías en Connecticut que están aquí luchando contra el tráfico...
  • 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...
  • Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop

    Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop
    WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested. Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
  • 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...
  • The Barter Economy Chugs Along While Paying Jobs Remain Hard to Come By

    The Barter Economy Chugs Along While Paying Jobs Remain Hard to Come By
    What would you trade for a copy of the New York Times, Nov. 19, 1863, which includes a report on Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address? Or maybe you're in the market to exchange theater tickets for some single-malt scotch? Or need some wallpapering done...
  • Voting On For State's Best Tourism Site

    From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite. From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...