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Portland (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • Fire staying silent as signing deadline looms

    Fire staying silent as signing deadline looms
    The Chicago Fire still may be looking to secure one or more players before Wednesday night’s transfer window closes, but they’re keeping their cards close to the vest on any progress. With a summer transfer window deadline of 12 a.m. CT...
  • Local teen wins national wakeboard title

    In an interview last spring, Olivia Pease said she was striving to be "queen of wakeboarding." The 15-year-old seems well on her way to realizing her goal, with three big wins achieved this summer. At the sixth annual Rail Jam at Brownstone Exploration...
  • Fugitive Charged In Elaborate Copper Scrap Scheme

    Fugitive Charged In Elaborate Copper Scrap Scheme
    HARTFORD — A man who police say posed as a member of the Cherokee Nation in order to steal more than 21 tons of scrap copper wire from a Washington state electric utility was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Farmington police Friday....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chatham Summer Arts

    Portland Seniors have been teaming up with the children at Chatham Court for a summer arts programs. Having received a grant from The Community Foundation of Middlesex County, the seniors under the direction of Nancy Goodrich have helped the children...
  • What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?

    What Is The Future Of The Old Valley Road?
    Jeanne Davies enjoys the world of transportation and "connecting the dots." But those dots get a little blurred when they run along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad. As principal planner and deputy director for the...
  • ON20's Lizotte Nominated For Food & Wine 'Best New Chef'

    ON20's Lizotte Nominated For Food & Wine 'Best New Chef'
    You've got until March 31 to cast your vote for ON20 executive chef Jeffrey Lizotte, who's been nominated as one of the New England candidates for Food & Wine magazine's People's Best New Chef. Lizotte is the only Connecticut nominee in the category,...
  • Algunos padres se niegan a que sus hijos tomen el examen Smarter Balanced

    Connecticut se prepara para lanzar un nuevo examen estandarizado que se tomarán en computadoras, algunos padres ponen presión para evitar que sus hijos tomen los exámenes. 'Me preocupa que esto no ha sido revisado a fondo,' dijo Candice Cushman, quien...
  • Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test

    Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test
    As Connecticut prepares to launch a new standardized test that will be taken on computers, some parents are pushing to pull their children out of the exams. "I'm just concerned that this hasn't been reviewed thoroughly," said Candice Cushman, who has...
  • 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   ...
  • Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans

    Boys hoops | Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor Tyler Ulis named McDonald's All-Americans
    Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014. All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes. The...
  • Legislator introduces bill to guarantee paid sick days

    SACRAMENTO -- A bill unveiled Tuesday would guarantee at least three paid sick days a year for California workers. "It’s time to have this discussion, to seriously engage on the rights of everybody to take a day off when they’re sick or be...