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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • 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...
  • Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum
    In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
  • Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design

    Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design
    A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production. Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
  • The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut

    The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut
    When life gives you snow and cold, go winterfalling. At least I think that's how the phrase goes. In this seemingly never-ending winter, it's important to stay optimistic. And visiting some of my favorite summer waterfalls locked in winter hibernation...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • State Police Merge Dispatch Operations Union

    Over the past two months, the dispatch operations of the four state police troops in the eastern district were consolidated into one barracks in Tolland, a merger that was completed Monday.  State police officials say the consolidation will help...
  • Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion

    Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion
    EAST HAMPTON — A lot of small businesses say "we're like family here," but at Cichowski's Custom Cuts, it truly is relationships, not money, that bring people together to slice fat away from muscle, to saw through the spine of a suspended deer...
  • 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...