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  • Festival on the Green enlivened by annual muster

    The Festival on the Green - the Colchester Historical Society's annual arts and crafts show - is nearing a quarter-century tradition, and the ninth annual Colchester Continentals Fife & Drum Corps muster helped to liven things up on July 26. The patriotic...
  • Author trail

    COLCHESTER- The Connecticut Author Trail comes to Cragin Library on Monday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The guest will be Matthew Dicks, author of the novels "Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend," "Something Missing" and "Unexpectedly, Milo."
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
  • All-Courant Boys Track And Field

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM 100 Meters: Fitzroy Miller, East Hartford, Jr. 200: Johann Charles, University-Hartford, Sr. 400: Jermaine...
  • All-Courant Boys Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIE Brendan Casey, East Catholic-Manchester, So. DEFENSE Pete Sconzo, Simsbury, Sr. Joe Voss, East Catholic, Sr....
  • Tribal Tweak Could Spare State From More Casinos

    The good news is that new federal rules for tribal recognition might not mean more casinos and potentially ruinous land claims for Connecticut. That's been the fear as the Bureau of Indian Affairs has worked for more than a year to revise its...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?

    Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?
    Q: "When I figured out the cause of the big increase in my electric bill in December, I quickly chose another provider at a fixed rate. This provider assured me that their rate would take effect with my next billing. But when I received January's bill...
  • Removing An Eyesore And Giving The Future Of Migratory Fish Hope

    COLCHESTER - When you look at the numbers it can be a daunting task: more than 4,000 dams span streams and rivers across the state – a testament to the power of the state's early industries. The Connecticut River watershed? The most dammed watershed...
  • Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail

    Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail
    The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
  • Eastern Pequots 'Outraged' At Provision In Proposed Federal-Recognition Changes

    NORTH STONINGTON — In their first public reaction to the U.S. government's proposed reform of the federal recognition process for Indian tribes, the Eastern Pequots say they're "outraged" by a provision that would enable third parties to prevent...