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Middlesex County (Connecticut)

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  • Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley

    Two Grant Programs Honor Middletown Advocate Katchen Coley
    MIDDLETOWN — Two funds have recently awarded grants in the name of environmentalist and advocate Katchen Coley, who died last year. The Katchen Coley Society has awarded seven grants to clients and programs of the Connection, Inc., and is...
  • Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author

    Sunken Garden Poetry Fest To Close With 'Lucky Fish' Author
    This year's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, held on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, will present its closing event on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Poet, writer and teacher Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be the featured reader, and...
  • Middletown Dig Aims to Discover Details of Historic Beman Triangle

     Middletown Dig Aims to Discover Details of Historic Beman Triangle
    MIDDLETOWN - Behind a series of seemingly ordinary houses, six volunteers crouched in knee-deep holes with small shovels in an attempt to uncover the past. The volunteers are part of an archaeological dig coordinated by Wesleyan University and the Cross...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nails: The Story Of The Modern Manicure Book Event

    The Middlesex County Historical Society will host an evening with Suzanne E. Shapiro, author of the recently published book, "Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure." The program and dessert reception will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Guide For Greater Hartford And Connecticut's River Valley

    People can discover hundreds of attractions, restaurants and lodgings in the new "2014-2015 Greater Hartford & Connecticut's River Valley Visitors Guide." The glossy 64-page guide is produced by the Central Regional Tourism District, the leisure travel...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Basics Of Home Canning Workshop

    As folks look to increase their control over their personal food supply, many are buying locally grown produce and even growing their own. But, a successful garden or trip to your favorite farm market may mean that you have to find a way to preserve...
  • Middletown Sergeant Left Job And Family To Fight The Civil War

    Middletown Sergeant Left Job And Family To Fight The Civil War
    MIDDLETOWN — Sgt. James H. Powers was one of a handful of free blacks from Middletown who volunteered to fight in the Civil War, leaving their jobs and families for the good of the country. Powers was born around 1839 in Saybrook and worked as a...
  • Sworn To Uphold The Law, Lawmen Sometimes Break It

    Sworn To Uphold The Law, Lawmen Sometimes Break It
    An arrogance laces through the episodes of corruption and abuse of office by Connecticut lawmen down through the generations, lending a certain timelessness to those crimes. Middlesex County Sheriff John Lawrence Lewis' coddling of two imprisoned...
  • STORY: Ripple Effect Of Haddam Land Swap: Donor Of Moodus Resort Questions State Assurances [June 5, 2011]

    STORY: Ripple Effect Of Haddam Land Swap: Donor Of Moodus Resort Questions State Assurances [June 5, 2011]
    Bob Johnson is worried. Two years ago, when he sold his 143-acre Sunrise Resort on the Salmon River in Moodus to the state, he told a reporter that, while he would miss seeing all the returning vacationers, he could take comfort in knowing the summer...
  • May 27, 2011

    May 27, 2011
    I'm not a big fan of the Connecticut Siting Council. They rammed super-hot high power lines deep into a quiet Middletown neighborhood right next to homes after a series of sham hearings. It was obvious they planned to do that even before the hearings...
  • ConnectiCare In Fight Over Doctors' Fees

    A contract showdown is building between health insurer ConnectiCare and a group of 154 doctors in Middlesex County, raising uncertainty about whether any members might have to switch physicians. Talks between Farmington-based ConnectiCare and Middlesex...