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  • A Strange Beginning, But A Great Middle And End On Waterbury's Hancock Brook Trail

    It was the strangest trailhead I've seen in my travels across the state: On one side, a dilapidated iron truss bridge with more air than wood for its walkway and on the other side an unwelcoming fence for the Blue Stone Quarry. But then I saw it. A...
  • Thomaston Opera House - Blue's Clues

  • Stoic In Devotion `Marines Don't Cry'

    Marines don't smile. It's strength they want to show now, as they stand in this field of white marble markers. Strength for Cpl. Jordan Pierson. Strength for his family. Utterly unruffled. So they watch without expression as their friend's casket is...
  • Back home on LI, DiNapoli is "champion" to one group

     
    State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli volunteered Thursday to become the first statewide candidate to opt into a proposed public financing system that would begin with the 2010 election for comptroller. The Long Island Progressive Coalition and other good...
  • Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies

    Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies
    The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall. "I find it bizarre...
  • Parents In Thomaston Want Music Teacher Dismissed

    A school music teacher hits a sour note and now nearly 200 parents are calling for her job. Police say one night in June 26 year old Lindsay Krin got drunk and barged into the home of her ex-boyfriend and his wife. They arrested her for trespassing and...
  • Torrington Crews Fight Fire At Old Factory

    About five dozen firefighters from four departments are still battling a fire at a Torrington industrial complex. The building burning is one of five at the old Stone container complex, so called because it was once home of a Smurfit-Stone box...
  • Salsa Dancing: Passion, Exercise, A Key To Culture

    Salsa Dancing: Passion, Exercise, A Key To Culture
    Music pumped and hips swiveled as Candi and Bob Muro led an enthusiastic group of dancers through another Friday night salsa session at their Platinum Salsa dance company. The sultry dance, which mixes fluid turn combinations with fancy footwork, is what...
  • Thomaston Victim Peter Chepulis Remembered As 'Gentle Giant'

    Thomaston Victim Peter Chepulis Remembered As 'Gentle Giant'
    On the job, Peter Chepulis was regarded as a leader who put others before himself. The 48-year-old, who worked in construction for years, most recently as a pipe fitter, was keen on looking out for the safety of his colleagues, friends said. Chepulis was...
  • Rell: Wednesday Is Official Day Of Mourning

    State flags will be flown at half-staff Wednesday from early morning into the evening in recognition of the five men who died in Sunday's blast at the Kleen Energy Systems power plant in Middletown. The day will be observed as a statewide day of...
  • Mourners Grieve At Funerals For Connecticut Workers Who Died In Power Plant Explosion

    Mourners Grieve At Funerals For Connecticut Workers Who Died In Power Plant Explosion
    Hundreds of mourners attended funerals around the state Saturday for three Connecticut pipe fitters who were killed in the Kleen Energy plant explosion in Middletown Feb. 7. More than 120 people paid their respects for Ronald Crabb, 42, who was active in...