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Courant Staff WriterLong before dawn, the Marines gather in a parking lot beside their tall hill of identical sea bags. At the start of the last day of deployment on Wednesday, Plainville's Charlie Company waits. Sometimes it seems to them as if a Marine exists to wait,...
Tags: New Britain, Lebanon, Southington, Ozzy Osbourne, Massachusetts
To appreciate how the stomach-turning twists of the world economy are affecting American politics at this pivotal moment, drive west on Route 44, past the strip malls of the Farmington Valley, the postcard-pretty village of Pine Meadow and the shuttered...
Judy Pavak of Winsted was hoping to do her part to preserve a part of time. "I wanted people to see that this was 'The Gilbert Town,' " said the life-long resident as she clutched onto a miniature replica of a clock designed by one of Winsted's most...
Courant Staff WriterPotential finger-pointing between the two suspects in last year's triple homicide in Cheshire and questions about the use of evidence in a single jury trial has prompted both suspects to seek separate trials. New Haven State's Attorney Michael Dearington...
The Hartford CourantThe suspects in last year's triple slaying in Cheshire will be tried separately, the prosecutor seeking the death penalty in the case told a Superior Court judge today. But New Haven State Attorney Michael Dearington said he is considering trying...
The Hartford CourantDown the hill from the state Capitol, Cheryl Lawrence stood in a cluster with her family, her nephew's face staring out from the shirt on her chest. Joel Hightower. He was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot dead 10 days earlier, the city's...
Eddington, MaineI was four. I was standing with my father on the porch of our apartment on the first floor on Union Street in Winsted. I wore my new jacket with the baseball bat and glove on the chest. My father and I were Yankee fans, my Uncle Kenny and my...
Tags: Water Restrictions, Hartland, Boston Red Sox, Rivers, Floods
The Hartford CourantOn the morning of Aug. 18, 1955, Waterbury wakes up to pouring rain, but hardly anyone notices. What has their attention on this soggy Thursday morning is the "Today Show," hosted by Dave Garroway, which is being aired live from the Elton Hotel downtown....
Courant Staff WritersIn the days before being charged with committing a brutal triple murder in Cheshire, Joshua Komisarjevsky was depressed over the loss of his teenage girlfriend and struggling financially because of mounting costs related to his 5-year-old child, a close...
South WindsorI was 11 years old and went with neighborhood kids to see a dam on a stream that ran through Litchfield. At the height of the flooding, we stood by the old dam, and in our curiosity, walked downstream where the water was boiling. Above the dam it was...
Courant Staff WriterIn the Mojave Desert of California, somewhere between Palm Springs and nowhere, is an Iraqi village built for the U.S. Marine Corps. An Iraqi flag jerks in the desert wind above neighborhoods where people in traditional Arab dress walk the dirt streets....
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