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  • Power plant proposal divides Oakwood Hills

     Power plant proposal divides Oakwood Hills
    The village of Oakwood Hills hides on the edges of suburbia, away from major roads and huddled around tiny Silver Lake, an enclave of about 2,000 people. There are no sidewalks, stores, churches or factories — just houses, some of them vacation...
  • Weird Pronunciations

     
    Among the responses to my recent column about unusual place pronunciations in the Lehigh Valley were a couple I couldn't fit into my followup column. So I promised to use them here. Let's begin with this story, which relates to......
  • Pro-life, firetruck, and Buffalo: Letters

    Pro-life at all stages For all of us who believe, speak, support and promote the sanctity of life, this is our time to lead. The many children coming to our borders are the fruits of our life, the sign of our achievements in supporting life in all its...
  • State Awards $6.6 Million To 28 Low-Performing Schools

    On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance. The grants, which the state awarded on a competitive basis, will go to schools in 10 districts,...
  • Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown

    Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — A chess board set up outside the North End Action Team office on Main Street has prompted complaints about garbage and loitering, officials said. Two chairs and a table with a chess board printed on its top have been set up for a...
  • East Hartford Fire Switching To iPad-Based Communications Program

    East Hartford Fire Switching To iPad-Based Communications Program
    EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips. "See, we just heard [the operator] say...
  • Middletown Sewer Pipeline Project To Start By End Of August

    MIDDLETOWN — Residents will soon see construction equipment setting up for directional drilling of the new pipeline that will link the city's sewer system with the Mattabassett District in Cromwell. The pipeline is part of a $40 million project...
  • Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built

     Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built
    For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret. "It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
  • American Legion: Cheshire Wins First State Title

    STAMFORD — It was a championship series stained by walks, errors and missed opportunities, but it was still a championship. So after three games, 15 errors and 54 hits, Cheshire pitcher Kyle Waldron let his teammates knock him over and bury him...
  • American Legion Baseball: Big Fifth Inning Propels Cheshire

    STAMFORD – When the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland lost its first game in the American Legion State Tournament on Tuesday, the players and coaches didn't have to search too hard for the cause of their problems. The group, which prides...
  • Refresher Course At UConn As Football Team Starts Practice

    Refresher Course At UConn As Football Team Starts Practice
    UConn opens its first season under coach Bob Diaco against BYU Aug. 29 (ESPN, 7 p.m.) at Rentschler Field. The first practice under the first-time head coach who was hired in December starts Saturday morning. Diaco has been working on minds and bodies,...