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  • Torrington Man Charged In Assault On Grandmother

    Torrington Man Charged In Assault On Grandmother
    TORRINGTON — A 43-year-old city man was charged Friday in connection with an assault on an elderly person. Alfred Columbia of 180 Greenridge Road struck his grandmother, police said Sunday. He was charged with third-degree assault, third-degree...
  • Dog Much More Valuable Than Chickens

    Regarding the article “Dog Killing Raises Questions” [Aug. 2, Connecticut]: A man shoots his neighbor's pet dog five times, killing it, while protecting his chickens. Was this his livelihood, hobby or just a future BBQ? Shooting a firearm in city limits...
  • Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families

    Goshen Animal Kingdom A Refuge For Tech-Addicted Families
    For many years I had driven by the story-high stone mountain on Route 4 in Goshen and wondered "What is that?" And while I would also catch a glimpse of a sign proclaiming "Action Wildlife," there never seemed to be any animals around as I quickly drove...
  • Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising

     Key Decision Nears In Probe Of NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising
    Arguably the biggest "pay-to-play" controversy of the current gubernatorial campaign detonated last Dec. 4 with The Courant's revelation that Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May, had asked about 50 company managers to contribute...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • As Osgood Shootout Grows, Community Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Windsor school district welcomes new employees

    As the school year begins, Windsor parents will be getting to know new members of the district leadership team, hired just before the end of the last school year. The entire district adminstration will be up and running on day one with full-time,...