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Essex (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • 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...
  • Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven
    July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
  • 4 Outdoor Events in the Greater New Haven Area

    4 Outdoor Events in the Greater New Haven Area
    Lighthouse Tours: Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $25-$35. Custom House Maritime Museum Pier, 150 Bank St., New London, (860) 912-6814, nlmaritimesociety.org. Daily River Cruises on the Schooner Mary E: 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-$30. Connecticut River Museum,...
  • The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners

    The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners
    There are hordes of people eating in Connecticut farm fields this summer. They're eating next to pumpkin patches and beside rows of tomatoes, sunflowers, beans and peppers. And the food they're scarfing down like hunger-crazed locusts was pulled out...
  • Monsanto and Malloy: Big Foods Wins a Compromise on GMOs

    If you were to come up with a lobbying Dream Team to defend genetically modified organisms (GMOs) against hordes of foodie reformers, it would probably look a lot like the one that's been operating for months at our state Capitol. And apparently...
  • Anti-GMO Forces Rally to Push for Connecticut Labeling Law

    Brace yourself: a renewed campaign to require the labeling of genetically modified foods sold in Connecticut kicked off Wednesday with a rally, a legislative hearing, and predictions of a fierce lobbying war in 2013. About 50 activists gathered...
  • Our Picks: 3 Outdoor Events in Greater Hartford

    Our Picks: 3 Outdoor Events in Greater Hartford
    1) Burning of the Ships Day, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. Sat., May. 11, 2 p.m. ctrivermuseum.org. Lawn activities are free. 2) True Colors 5K, Wickham Park, 1329 West Middle Tpke., Manchester, (860) 652-8866. Sun., May....
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • Gloucester on list of Virginia counties declared ag disaster area

    Gloucester County joined 32 other Virginia counties that received a federal designation today as an agricultural disaster area due to drought and related disasters during this crop year. The announcement by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and...
  • This weekend's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES: Bethel 20, Warwick 13 Heritage 32, Kecoughtan 17 FRIDAY'S SCORES (from VirginiaPreps.com): Public Altavista 28 Appomattox 19 Amherst County 62 Jefferson Forest 14 Atlee 56 Glen Allen 33 Bassett 23 Martinsville 22 Bath County 38...