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  • From Essex To Moosup, Towns' Traditions On Parade

    With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Area School Nurses, Social Workers Get Training On Trauma Symptoms After Newtown Shooting

    School social worker John LaPlante Jr. saw how the Newtown massacre could trigger trauma in children, even among those without a direct connection to the victims. LaPlante recently worked with four students at the Middle Grades Academy at West Middle...
  • Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn

    Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn
    For the last six years, Republican state legislators have put together an alternative budget to the one presented and usually enacted by Democrats, who have strong majorities in both houses of the legislature. This year, however, the GOP declined to offer...
  • Steven Hayes: A Life In And Out Of Prison

    Steven Hayes: A Life In And Out Of Prison
    Throughout his many trips into and out of the state's prison system, Steven Hayes could always count on his mother. Each time Hayes left prison, Diana Hayes took him into her tiny Winsted home. She wrote letters to wardens, parole officers and prison...
  • And the war keeps going on...

    And the war keeps going on...
    Seven more photos of Connecticut's war dead will be going up on the wall at the State Capitol this week. And once upon a time, hardly anyone in this country even knew where Afghanistan was. Here's the full news release from the Lt. Governor's Office:...
  • Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller

    Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller
    Even after he was wounded by enemy fire in Afghanistan, Spec. Philip C. S. Schiller kept firing, his father and his aunt said Monday. "He did his job," Erik Schiller said Monday. "He did his best to protect his unit." "He continued to cover his squad even...
  • Bird watching in Ansonia, Derby, Winsted and Fairfield

    Bird watching in Ansonia, Derby, Winsted and Fairfield
    Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants. June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org. June 23, 9 a.m.,...
  • CIAC Championships, Final Poll

    State Open: Team, Ridgefield; individual, Reid Watson, Glastonbury Class LL: Ridgefield; Watson Class L: Wilson; Brittany Mendelson, Pomperaug-Southbury Class MM: Guilford; Rachael Roscow, Avon Class M: Tolland; Annmarie Tuxbury, Northwestern-Winsted...
  • Top Area Story LInes Of The Girls Cross Country Season

    Glastonbury senior Reid Watson took over where last year's teammate Lindsay Crevoiserat left off, winning the CCC championship and the Class LL title. But Watson won the State Open title, too, something Crevoiserat didn't do last year (she was runner-up),...