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  • Close-up on Middlefield

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Originally a parish of Middletown settled about 1700, Middlefield was named in 1744, probably after Middletown. It was incorporated in June 1866. HIGBY MOUNTAIN: Located on a trap rock ridge, Middlefield and Middletown's Higby...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.

    Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived. "This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Durham To Offer Public Transit Service

    Durham residents will soon have greater mobility with new access to a regional transit system. Beginning July 1, the town of Durham will begin a contract with 9 Town Transit to provide general public Dial-A-Ride service throughout the town. 9 Town...
  • New York ruling on fracking bans might send tremors across US

    WASHINGTON New York state's highest court ruled Monday that cities and towns have the power to ban fracking, a decision that comes as local governments across the nation are increasingly trying to use zoning laws to stop the contentious spread of...
  • N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking

    N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top state court has held that towns have the authority to ban gas drilling within their borders, giving a boost to opponents of the drilling method known as fracking. The Court of Appeals in a 5-2 decision on Monday upheld...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Winners Of The 2014 Chet Dream Big! Competition

    The statewide CHET Dream Big! Competition, which asks students to share their dreams about life after college through drawings and essays, has selected 63 winners - including three $1,000 grand prize winners - from nearly 4,000 entries. Aspiring doctors,...
  • Opening The Export Door To Connecticut Firms

    Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...
  • Discovering The Headwaters Of The Coginchaug River At Guilford's Northwoods

    Discovering The Headwaters Of The Coginchaug River At Guilford's Northwoods
    One of my favorite things to do when I was growing up was to explore the headwaters of streams that flowed through the woods. Sometimes the journey would end at a small lake or the broken dam of a mill pond. Other times, the journey led me to spring or...
  • Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show

    Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show
    Garden Club Events The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...