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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester

    Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester
    North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Easing Tribal Recognition Standards A Bad Idea

    Unless it can be stopped, Connecticut is about to get rolled by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is so angry about this that he hand-delivered a letter about it to President Obama last week. Everyone ought to be angry. The BIA is...
  • Vehicle runs into Frank's Pizza [Harford police blotter]

    Aberdeen Charles Glenn Wade Jr., 39, and Edward C. Wade, 36, both of the 1500 block of Union Road, were charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute narcotics. An air conditioning unit was stolen Thursday in the 1500 block of Mitchell Lane. A...
  • Cunningham's, an American grill, set to open in Towson City Center

    The high-flying Bagby Restaurant Group has set Nov. 22 as the opening date for Cunningham's, its first restaurant in Baltimore County. Cunningham's, which will open in the newly renovated Towson City Center, follows Bagby's other restaurants, Bagby...