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Litchfield County

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  • House Speaker Chris Donovan, Former Gov. John Rowland On "The Real Story'' On Sunday Morning With Host Laurie Perez On FOX CT

    Two well-known politicians will be among the guests this Sunday on "The Real Story'' on FOX CT. State House Speaker Christopher Donovan will be speaking about his run for Congress in the 5th District, which stretches from his hometown of Meriden to...
  • Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding

    Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding
    The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. The commission voted 8 to...
  • Two Months Before A White Christmas; Storm Hits Connecticut

    Some people dream of a white Christmas. Others think it's cool for Thanksgiving. But before Halloween? An October nor'easter brought heavy, wet snow across the state Saturday, causing widespread traffic problems and knocking down tree limbs and power...
  • Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads

    Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads
    Perhaps too much attention is paid to the peak fall foliage color in New England. To begin with, identifying peak color is an art and not a science and always a bit subjective. Moreover, from one year to the next the peak can come slightly earlier or...
  • Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War

    Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War
    In May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen. A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State

    Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State
    Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year. They just wanted to get married....
  • 8 outdoor events happening this weekend

    8 outdoor events happening this weekend
    It’s supposed to be a beautiful weekend, so why not spend it outdoors?  Here are 8 outdoor events happening around the state this weekend. Friday 6/15 Greenfest City Center Danbury Danbury Festival with booths by environmental organizations,...
  • Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center

    Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center
    There is now a program that will help educate people the safest ways to keep their food fresh. Diane Wright Hirsch, an extension educator with the University of Connecticut, will be leading the program with three workshops: "Home Canning of Fruits and...
  • The Land Of The Ancient Pines

    I now know what the steel ball feels like when it is being whopped around the bumpers in a pinball machine. On a recent visit to the wilds of Litchfield County, I was mesmerized by the sunlight flashing through the breaks in the white pine canopy. My...
  • Hiking With Pride: Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer

    Hiking With Pride:  Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer
    “What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker. Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
  • How Could CL&P Not Know What We Were In For?

    The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe. But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...