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  • Should 119 Year Old One-Lane Bridge Be Allowed To Stay In Canton?

    Should 119 Year Old One-Lane Bridge Be Allowed To Stay In Canton?
    CANTON — A 119 year old one-lane bridge that is on the National Register of Historic Places would receive a makeover and be strengthened but keep much of its character under a plan that the town wants to pursue. The bridge was built in 1895 and...
  • Kelly Whaley Dominates Amateur Field

    WALLINGFORD – Kelly Whaley's tap-in birdie putt at the par-5 18th hole Wednesday symbolized her dominance at the Connecticut State Women's Amateur Championship. From her opening tee shot to final putt, Whaley ran away with her third championship....
  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • 'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points

    'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points
    In the Five Points Gallery in Torrington, there's a found-object sculpture made of hundreds of newspapers bound together to form an arch. Half of the papers in the installation are editions of the Hartford Courant. The other half are copies of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival

    Connecticut Landmarks is delighted to host the Smithsonian Institution's The Way We Worked exhibition at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry. The exhibit is part of a year-long conversation about the past, present and future of work life in...
  • A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm

    A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm
    I asked Dave Finn for permission to shoot pictures of the chickens and ducks roaming around in and out of their pen at his Barkhamsted farm, and he said “sure.” So I leaned over the wall, and ZING!!! – got a jolt on my arm. Oh, so...
  • Torrington Artist's Work is Center of Show At Art League of New Britain

    NEW BRITAIN - The Art League of New Britain will present a show by a Torrington artist in August. Carla Lindsey's show of oil paintings is "Dawnscapes & Duskscapes -365 Spiritual Journeys," and runs from Aug. 1 through Aug. 25, 2014. The opening...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vintage Baseball In Torrington

    Vintage Baseball and the Tri State Home Run Derby At Fuessenich Park in Torrington will be held on Sunday Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. An admission of $5 will cover both events. Children under ten receive free admission. A rain date of Aug.10 has been set....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Noted Civil War Historian To Speak In Torrington

    The Vicksburg Campaign: Grant's Military Masterpiece, a lecture by the pre-eminent Civil War historian, Ed Bearss will take place on Tuesday July 29, at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 835 Riverside Ave., Torrington. The lecture is presented by...
  • Torrington Man Faces Workers' Compensation Fraud Charges

    TORRINGTON — A local man was charged Tuesday with workers' compensation fraud after he was seen working for a paving company while receiving disability, officials said. Richard Perry Jr., 54, of Linden Street, had received more than $10,000 in...
  • After Fatal Incident, Torrington Man Asks If It's OK For Someone To Kill Your Dog

    After Fatal Incident, Torrington Man Asks If It's OK For Someone To Kill Your Dog
    Korey Johnson of Torrington is heartbroken after a neighbor gunned down his dog, Zeus. The neighbor says he killed the dog after mistaking it for a coyote that was attacking his chickens. Police say the neighbor will not face charges because of a...