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  • Chasing Dodd, One Sure Step At A Time

    Monica's State Street Diner sits just around the corner from the Merrick For a Change campaign office in New London. The man who would be Connecticut's Democratic senator, Merrick Alpert, likes this no-nonsense eatery, where the clientele is an...
  • It's Worth The Hike To See These Falls

    With summer fading fast, a good bet to enjoy these last warm days may be in the middle of Grayville Falls Park in Hebron where Raymond Brook flows through. The park got its name shortly after the town purchased the property in 1971. In 1972, a contest...
  • Parcel Once Belonged To Legislator

    Those who visit a 121-acre swath of open space in Colchester will get a good sense of who the late Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen were and what they meant to this town. The Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands on McDonald Road was purchased by the town in 2000....
  • State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    The state Supreme Court on Friday delivered gay and lesbian couples the validation they have long been seeking — the right to marry. In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that same-sex couples cannot be prevented from marrying — and that civil...
  • New Suitor Emerges For Haven Nursing Home Chain

    Genesis HealthCare, which operates nine nursing homes in Connecticut, has been in discussions with state officials about buying the bankrupt Haven Healthcare chain, sources close to the negotiations confirmed Monday. Genesis, which was bought out last...
  • Like A Day At The Beach

    Michael Fogg was bummed after watching a backhoe chew up an old house in East Hampton recently. Fogg could have used wood from that tear-down to build cabinets and furniture — maybe a table like the one sitting outside his Colchester workshop...
  • Scag Power Equipment Mower Sweepstakes

    1. TO ENTER: No Purchase Necessary. Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut or Massachusetts, age 18 or older at the time of entry. To enter, go to any participating Scag Power Equipment Dealer (Giant Oak Power, North...
  • Librarians On Loan To Kenya

    Librarians On Loan To Kenya
    Books are in short supply everywhere in Kenya, and that's tough on a population of avid readers. But in its five years of existence, American Friends of Kenya has done more than donate 150,000 books. It has helped libraries organize and share them. Audra...
  • PUBLIC HEALTH CARE FORUMS THIS WEEK IN CONNECTICUT

    WEDNESDAY Congressman Chris Murphy, CityCenter Danbury Green, Danbury, 8-9 a.m. AARP, North Branch Library Community Center, 3455 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, 12-2:30 p.m. (Registration, call (877) 926-8300 or email ctaarp@aarp.org) Congressman John...
  • Connecticut Schools Opt Out of Showing Obama Speech

    Connecticut Schools Opt Out of Showing Obama Speech
    While millions of students across the country tuned in to watch President Barack Obama's back to school speech Tuesday afternoon, some students in Connecticut missed out on Bam's words of wisdom. The speech, which was dubbed by many critics as...
  • Riding The Rail Trail

    Riding The Rail Trail
    Rail trails have become enormously popular in recent years, with good reason: What's better than a place to ride a bicycle, walk, run or roller-blade without having to deal with motorized traffic? So we spend time on the rail trails — stretches...