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  • Sanctuaries Of Stone In Winsted

    Sanctuaries Of Stone In Winsted
    Winsted’s stone churches along the north side of Main Street – Route 44 – impart on the town a timeless grace that defies the ravages of economic swoons, ‘70s architecture and even the flood of ’55. Furthest west is the...
  • 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...
  • Feds Seeking To Pay Connecticut Nuclear Workers

    Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago. At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...
  • Litchfield County's Branchwater Take Blues Off The Grid

    Litchfield County's Branchwater Take Blues Off The Grid
    Blues-rock quartet Branchwater has reached a crossroads of sorts. As high school students, they gigged quite a bit and self-produced two excellent albums: the studio recording "When the World Seems Cold" and "Live at the Warner Theatre." They've become...
  • James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'

    James Earl Jones Talks 'Star Wars,' Retirement And 'Love Letters'
    For many James Earl Jones is best known as that distinctive voice of Darth Vader in "Star Wars," Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King" or as the older version of author Alex Haley in the television mini-series "Roots: The Next Generations." But the veteran...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Meriden Steel Company Buys Torrington Competitor

    A Meriden steel company has purchased a smaller competitor in Torrington in a bid to expand its market into Upstate New York and Western Massachusetts. Logan Steel Co. said Tuesday it has acquired Cesco Steel Co. of Torrington, helping the Meriden...
  • A 'Secret Corner' Politician Feuds With Telecoms

    A 'Secret Corner' Politician Feuds With Telecoms
    State Rep. Roberta Willis treks to Hartford from the state’s most sprawling district, stretching from Kent up through Sharon to Salisbury, on Route 44 all the way to the Winchester line. And they threw in Torrington for good measure. So the 7-term...
  • Lower Sales At FuelCell Energy Widened Losses In Second Quarter

    Slightly larger than expected losses at FuelCell Energy Inc. in the second quarter left investors disappointed, pushing the company's stock down in trading Wednesday. Lower sales than last year and higher engineering and administrative expenses widened...
  • 22 alumnos, conductor del Jeep trasladados al hospital tras accidente envolviendo un autobús escolar en Torrington

    22 alumnos, conductor del Jeep trasladados al hospital tras accidente envolviendo un autobús escolar en Torrington
    Foto:  Nicholas Rondinone El Hartford Courant TORRINGTON Veintidós estudiantes y la conductora de un Jeep fueron trasladados a un hospital el martes por la tarde después de una accidente envolviendo dos autobuses escolares y otros tres vehículos en...
  • Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly

    Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly
    Date: March 29 Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air. His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....