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Essex (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • 2014 Summer Jazz Festivals In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Jazz Festivals In Connecticut
    For Connecticut jazz lovers 2014 brings us the summer of our content thanks to annual festivals presenting an array of premier performers ranging from the sensational, young vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant to the brilliant, groundbreaking violinist Regina...
  • Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford

    Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford
    Frances Taylor Dunham Catlett, a social worker, painter and poet, came from an African American family with deep roots in Hartford. Many members of her extended family have made significant contributions in education, social work, the union movement,...
  • Águilas acuden a Connecticut en masa

    Águilas acuden a Connecticut en masa
    Aficionados de aves rapaces están muy entusiasmados con la llegada de un número récord de águilas de cabeza blanca en la parte baja del Río Connecticut donde desembocan las aguas. Estos majestuosos visitantes son comedores de pescado, volando desde el...
  • Preserve-Hopping In Essex Land Trust's Fern Ledge, Heron Pond

    Preserve-Hopping In Essex Land Trust's Fern Ledge, Heron Pond
    One of the questions I find myself answering all the time from readers of this column is: "Where do you find these places?" Most of the time the answer is websites, land trust trail guides, or just looking on maps. But in the case of the Essex Land...
  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...
  • Nancy P. Cooke, real estate agent

    Nancy P. Cooke, real estate agent
    Nancy P. Cooke, who worked for many years in real estate sales for Chase, Fitzgerald and Co. Inc. and was an active outdoorswoman, died March 7 of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 87. "Nancy was a very special person, a great friend and a...
  • State Sliding Down Slope To Video Slots

    Heard about the three new slots casinos being proposed for Connecticut? Probably not, any more than you heard of plans to legalize keno (essentially electronic bingo) before legislative leaders slipped it into the budget in the waning hours of the...
  • 11:59 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, pairings (including complete VHSL football regional matchups)

    Girls volleyball Group 5A South Region quarterfinals: Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2. Atlee d. Manchester 3-0. Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11. Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19. Group 4A South Region semifinals: Jamestown d. Churchland...
  • 'Hippie' fashion -- fun, fabulous and i miss it! The latest on Holland Taylor ... Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer: two champs triumph!

    "So-called fashion rises from the black neighborhoods, is taken up by flamboyant gays and then processed by Madison Avenue!" So went the handed-down wisdom which tried to explain the rise of "Hippie Chic" in the late '60s and '70s when so-called creative...
  • Nostalgia? Is it good for you or bad for you?

    "A writer is someone on whom nothing is lost." -- Henry James My good friend Ralph Graves departed this earth recently and I made mention of it. But then I found a divine photograph of the two of us whooping it up, back in 2001, over the days when we...
  • More Gambling A Bad Bet For Connecticut

    Sixteen years ago, Congress was so concerned about the spread of casino gambling that it set up a commission to study the issue. In 1999, the commission recommended a moratorium on new casinos until the government could get a better handle on their...