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Middlesex County (Connecticut)

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Arthur And Edythe Director Family Fund Awards Grant to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

    The Arthur and Edythe Director Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County has generously awarded a grant of $847 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters. The award is to be used to support mentoring programs for children and youth in Middlesex...
  • UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco And The Q&A From Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce Breakfast (Part III)

    Part III from Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Breakfast where UConn Football coach Bob Diaco was guest speaker. Here he takes a few questions from the crowd...   First question, after all we were in Middlesex County, was about quarterback Tim Boyle...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • The Stately Trees Of Middletown's Indian Hill Cemetery

    The Stately Trees Of Middletown's Indian Hill Cemetery
    There once was a beautiful, sprawling sycamore in what is now Middletown known as "Mamoosan's Tree." According to legend, Mamoosan – a Wangunk Native American who sold his land to the colonists – would return in spirit to the tree every autumn...
  • Local Chambers of Commerce to discuss possible merger

    Representatives of the South Windsor, Tolland County, East Hartford and Glastonbury Chambers of Commerce released a statement on July 30 which said that, in the best interest of their members, they have begun discussing the formation of a regional...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...